Range Rover Evoque XL planned image

Land Rover is planning to introduce a larger version of the current Range Rover Evoque, which is expected to make its way onto the market sometimes in 2016.

The announcement hasn’t been made official just yet but according to a recent rumor, such a model is a possibility. This is backed up by initial rumors which was hinting at an Evoque XL or a Grand Evoque for 2015, but now it seems that the market launch will take place in 2016. The new Range Rover Evoque XL is known internally as the L560 and it will ride on the iq[Al] platform, made by Jaguar, being lighter than the current model, despite its increased size.

According to this recent rumor, the new Range Rover Evoque XL will be produced in the same location where compact Jaguar vehicles will be made, a new facility which is being built at Solihull. The prediction on selling the new Range Rover Evoque is hinting as much as 80,000 units per year finding new customers, as this is expected to become the most popular model made on the new aluminum platform. Different petrol and diesel engines, in various outputs, will be offered for the SUV. Additional details on the model are limited for the moment.

Source: Autocar