If you have spent any time at all on Land Rover forums, you'll know that tire selection is a frequent topic of discussion. When our 2006 LR3 needed tires, we researched the topic ourselves and decide to go with all-season Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza rubber, a tire specifically designed for SUV and truck applications.
The poor LR2. With the similarly sized 2012 Range Rover Evoque stealing the show, the LR2 hasn't received much play over the past year. Land Rover doesn't even mention the vehicle in the company's monthly sales releases, leaving it up to the reader to figure out how many buyers took home an LR2. It does not help the LR2's cause that a Range Rover Evoque Pure starts at $43,995.00 while a high-end LR2 comes in with a base MSRP of $41,500.00.
It is no secret that Land Rover offers more options for vehicles in its home market. In this article, we take a look at 10 things that will not be available to U.S. buyers of the Evoque, at least not for the introductory 2012 model year. A few of the items are not available on a trim-for-trim basis. For example, the Grey Oak interior finisher is available on our five-door, but not on our Coupe as it is in the UK.
It is not uncommon for automotive design teams to expand beyond their vehicular pursuits. For example, you can buy a entire host of different Ferrari and Porsche design products that range from electronics to luggage. The first such product inspired by the Range Rover Evoque is a bicycle produced by Karbona, a manufacturer of high-end bicycle, motorcycle, and sporting components.