First Range Rover Evoque delivered, Land Rover has received over 20,000 pre-orders

Land Rover’s brand ambassador Zara Phillips has become the first person to take delivery of the new Range Rover EVoque. She drove away the 5-door Stornaway Grey Evoque from the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, where she was competing this weekend.

“I’ve grown up around Land Rovers and have been an ambassador for the brand for several years – I am really looking forward to getting behind the wheel of my new Evoque,” Zara said. “It looks absolutely fantastic and I am delighted to be the first person in the UK to take delivery of one.”

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Land Rover said it has received over 20,000 pre-orders worldwide for the Evoque – 6,000 of those come from the UK.

Refresher: The 2012 Range Rover Evoque is powered by a 2.0L Si4 turbo (aka 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged Ford EcoBoost) making 240-hp. Mated to a 6-speed automatic, the 2012 Range Rover Evoque 5-doord goes from 0-60 mph in the 7 second range. Prices for the 2012 Range Rover Evoque 5-door start at $43,995 and $44,995 for the Range Rover Evoque coupe.

– By: Omar Rana