Mahwah, New Jersey – The all-new 2012 Range Rover Evoque has been named the Motor Trend 2012 Sport/Utility of the Year.

“It is a significant achievement for the Range Rover Evoque to be deemed the best new SUV on the market by Motor Trend, one of the preeminent brands in automotive publishing,” said Andy Goss, president of Jaguar Land Rover North America. “Our entire U.K. team, responsible for the engineering, design and build of this cutting-edge luxury vehicle, was invaluable in the success of this model. We know our customers in the United States will share our excitement over this award for the newest addition to the Land Rover family.”

Angus MacKenzie, editor-in-chief of Motor Trend, described the Evoque as “refined and capable both on and off the road, it artfully combines the traditional Range Rover values with stunning state-of-the-moment design and impressive efficiency.”

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