Is it Range Rover Evoque electric or plug-in hybrid?

The clear identity of the Range Rover Evoque being spotted tested in Dubai can’t be established at this moment, it’s quite clear that the model in question isn’t a pure internal combustion engine (ICE). Instead, it could be a pre-production either of a full electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid.

It is unclear, if the model spotted here is a pure electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid.

In April-2020, Jaguar Land Rover announced 1.5L 3-Cylinder Plug-in Hybrid variants of Evoque and Discovery Sport. At the launch, the British automaker revealed there are no plans to bring these latest plug-in hybrids to the United States, the Land Rover twins were designed primarily for Europe and its impending stricter emissions standards.

The baby Range Rover is already on-sale in hybrid powertrain at few European countries.

Land Rover does not have an all-electric model in its lineup, but that could change soon. Various publications have reported that the company is expected to launch the first all-electric Range Rover called the Road Rover in late-2021. It could be lower and more aerodynamic than the current Range Rover models and could be positioned between the Evoque and the Velar.

A report by AutoCar UK magazine say that Range Rover Evoque electric might won’t arrive to the line-up before 2025.

From whatever can be understood from the rather grainy spy images, the upcoming Range Rover Evoque electric will have lower running costs and emission-free. Frankly, it’s a tad too early to make conclusions but we’re hoping that some concrete information would come to light in the days to come.


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