Range Rover caused a stir by unveiling its LRX concept SUV in early 2008, but automotive journalists know all too well that the lust-at-first-sight is often tempered by engineering and production line realities. Safety standards and tooling costs can conspire to dilute the purity of the designer’s vision, resulting in a disappointing compromise by the time the vehicle is on the market. Thankfully, there are occasions when the process is so well thought out that the transition from design concept to dealership showroom delivers a vehicle true to itself. Range Rover has produced one of the finest examples of this: the 2012 Evoque.
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