Something more to know about the Land Rover Evoque….

Ever since Motor Trend magazine named the 2012 Range Rover Evoque its SUV of the year, a lot of people are finding out why. The Evoque is something of a citizen of the world. Assembled in Halewood England, it includes an engine made in Spain and a transmission manufactured in Japan.  The Evoque is simply one of most luxurious, fun-to-drive small SUVs on the road. It’s styling inside is a blend of high-quality materials and classy design.  The stand apart feature is a standard panoramic tinted glass sunroof that stretches the entire length of the cockpit.

Test drivers have found that driving the Evoque settles a misimpression about a four-cylinder motor not being enough.  Indeed, the torque from the little 2.0-liter turbo is a real kick, rivaled in this segment, only by the VW and Audi turbo-diesels.

The drive is quiet.  Highway travel is very pleasant and while most Evoque’s will never experience it, they are fully equipped with Land Rover all-terrain functions, including all-wheel-drive and traction control.

As Motor Trend says, “Land Rover Evoque hits all the marks. It’s irresistibly stylish and loaded with standard features including Land Rover’s best infotainment system yet. It gets significantly better fuel economy than any other Land Rover product without sacrificing performance; retains an off-road prowess that would embarrass most crossovers; and offers it all in a compact, fun-to-drive, and easy-to-park package.”

The Evoque is the way forward for Land Rover. And while to date, the Range Rover Evoque has been honored with over ninety international awards. This global success has spawned a new concept with an interesting twist: a premium convertible SUV. Introducing the Range Rover Evoque Convertible Concept at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show continues the exploration of new territory in the World of Land Rover.

At present the convertible Evoque is merely a concept, a design study to gauge public response, though the way the automotive industry is these days, with more and more niche products appearing, especially in luxury segments, don’t be surprised if you see it showing up a few years from now.

Land Rover of Richmond
5660 Parkwood Way, Richmond,
BC, V6V 2M4



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Introducing the Future of Supercars: Jaguar’s Project C-X75

The ultimate expression of Jaguar design and engineering innovation Project C-X75 captures the spirit of Jaguar’s tomorrow. It blends design purity with cutting edge powertrain technology to push the boundaries of both performance and sustainability.

778 horsepower/205 mph/0-60 MPH in 3.4 seconds, and Electric

Jaguar’s C-X75 is a plug-in hybrid, two-seat, concept car from Jaguar that produces a whopping 778 horsepower through four electric motors, each of which drives one of the four wheels. You are looking at the future of super cars. The  C-X75 tops out at 205 mph and accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 3.4 seconds and 50 to 90 mph in 2.3 seconds!

Here is the $1.15 – US$1.48 million vehicle taking to the streets of Paris. A maximum of 250 cars will be built in partnership with Formula One team Williams F1 so if you’ve got a bank vault full of money laying around one can be yours. Here is a first look at the car as it takes to the streets of Paris.

Jaguar Richmond
5660 Parkwood Way,Richmond,
BC. V6V 2M4



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Audi A6 Car of the Year

Audi A6 Named Car of the Year by Rocky Mountain Automotive Press

The 2012 A6 3.0 TFSI received the 2012 Car of the Year Award by the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press. Given to five category winners, the 2012 Vehicle of the Year Awards honor new vehicles for sale in the Rocky Mountain region for their value, performance, fuel economy, comfort and safety. The award was presented yesterday to Audi of America during a special ceremony at the opening of the Denver International Auto Show.

The field for the 2012 awards included every significant new car, pickup, crossover and SUV for sale in the Rocky Mountain West. More than 70 models received test-drive evaluations in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming over the past months by members of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press.

Chosen as the best new car to own and drive in the Rocky Mountain West, the all-new 2012 Audi A6 boasts an all-aluminum 3.0 L TFSI® supercharged V6 engine with 310 horsepower. One of Audi’s most innovative and technologically-advanced models to date, the A6 makes up to 2,000 decisions per second to assist the driver. Safety in the all-new Audi A6 is enhanced by a thermal imaging camera with Night Vision Assistant, the Audi Pre-Sense Plus safety system and quattro® all-wheel drive technology. Other intelligent features include head-up display and a MMI® Touch pad that recognizes handwriting in multiple languages. Audi is the first company worldwide to feature factory-installed wireless internet, enabling features such as Audi connect™ for real-time weather, traffic news and live fuel prices, and MMI Navigation with 3-D Google Earth™ images.

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press is a professional association of automotive media representing print, Web and broadcast journalists in the Rocky Mountain West.

Audi of Richmond
Richmond Auto Mall
5680 Parkwood Place
Richmond BC
T 604 279 9663

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Mon-Thr 9:00am-8:00pm
Fri-Sat 9:00am-6:00pm
Sun 11:00am-5:00pm
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The Cowell Auto Group has been in business for over 40 years and is a leader in Automotive Sales and Service – owning four dealerships in the Richmond Auto Mall: Audi of Richmond, Jaguar Richmond, Land Rover of Richmond and Cowell Volkswagen.

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Cowell Auto Group
Richmond Auto Mall
13611 Smallwood Place,
Richmond, BC V6V 1W8
Toll-free: 1 800 252 6352
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