Range Rover Evoque test drive in off road – Range Rover Evoque is designed as a vehicle for on-road conditions. Status Evoque as SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) the most stylish in the world, designed by Land Rover Design Director, Gerry McGovern, along with Victoria Beckham.
Although the beautiful face, the Range Rover Evoque was not only able to be used in urban smooth highway. Evoque can also play with mud in the wild, with the contours of the steep grades or sharp derivative.
Grandauto Dynamics as sole agent Jaguar Land Rover in Indonesia, held a session test drive and ride all-new Range Rover, Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery, to the 22 national media and automotive journalists, unfortunately car2future editor not been invited.
Mat trial was conducted in the off-road Cikidang, West Java. A sprawling area and is commonly used for the event to show off the cars off-road. Path length of approximately 1.1 kilometers, the track conditions were muddy because it’s just rain.
Four instructors consisting of national off-road driver, responsible for providing guidance as well as guide journalists when tested all-new Range Rover, Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery cars that have this tag of over a billion.
“Try to relax just are not too tense, but stay focused. Relaxed attitude allows us to take the right decisions when you are in danger. Find the best sitting position, and hand position on the steering wheel should also be maintained. Do not circular thumb wheel, there should be on the steering column,” said Odoy, national off-roader as quoted from okezone.com.
We got a chance to try out the Range Rover Evoque, the configuration of the 2.0-liter Si4 petrol engine Fuel Injection, Turbocharger and Twin Variable Valve Timing. Has 240 PS power, with trans system Triptonic six-speed automatic.
Range Rover Evoque test drive in off road
Front seats are electrically adjustable, for the best position in driving. Transmission lever is no longer the model, but the model where the driver lived rotating swivel as needed drive. Rotate the transmission to position D, and stepped on the gas pedal handbrake will open automatically, and roads.
The first challenge is approximately 100 meter high hill with a slope of 40 degrees. Pol stepped on the gas, while keeping the wheel in order to keep the car on the track. Range Rover Evoque has adopted the automatic driving system, where all the sensors on the car will work and provide convenience to the rider.
Range Rover Evoque features include, Hill Start Assis, Hill Descent Control (HDC), Enhanced Understeer Control (EUC), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Traction Control System (TSA). Gradient Release Control (GRC) and Engine Drag Torque Control.
“Easy on the Evoque, the driver stayed in the car, and stepped on the gas pedal. All automatically controlled by the car’s features. When you are on a hill, derivative, or heavy road terrain, the car will adapt itself according to the needs of motorists,” said instructor.
When meeting with a sharp derivative, we try to not step on the brake pedal. Apparently, the car is able to run automatically through the derivative sharply thanks to features Hill Descent Control. All the challenges are provided, can be eaten easily by the Range Rover Evoque, and great just using standard tires, not off-road tires. This proves that the Range Rover Evoque was also able to crush even the worst road conditions.