Land Rover unveiled its latest model last week, the production version of the LRX concept first shown at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. We also finally found out the vehicle's name: Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.
Wait...Evoque? That sounds like the name of a Cadillac concept, not a Land Rover. In fact, it is the name of a Cadillac concept, albeit with two vowels added on -- at the 1999 Detroit show, GM showed the Cadillac Evoq concept, which would later go on to inspire the XLR and start Cadillac's Art and Science design theme rolling. LRX, meanwhile, would have fit neatly with Land Rover's current LR (insert number and/or letter here) naming scheme. And we're also scratching our heads as to why its a Range Rover model to begin with.
If it were up to you, would you have stuck with LRX or gone with Evoque?
By Kirill Ougarov