Has it been nearly a decade since the Range Rover Evoque wowed the world with its now iconic design? Seems like just yesterday, but the Evoque debuted back in 2010 carrying the same look as the LRX concept from 2008. Now, after global sales of over 750,000 units, Land Rover is ready to reload the Evoque.

The second-generation Range Rover Evoque is set to make its world debut in London on November 22, and the carmaker has started the countdown with a fleet of wire form sculptures inspired by the new model. Four of the sculptures were parked at high-end addresses around Kensington and Chelsea, finished in distinctive shades of copper, red and blue.

The installations were produced by the same Land Rover design team responsible for shaping the new Evoque and embody the “reductive design” philosophy that has led to its elegant proportions. Blending simple lines with modernity, the 1:1 scale wire forms showcase a fast roofline and rising waistline. Based on the lines seen here, the new Evoque will be an evolutionary design, which is exactly how you replace an icon.

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“The wire forms have been created to preview the new Evoque – which is the embodiment of Range Rover’s modernist design approach. Where better to put these bespoke installations on display than in the heart of London – one of the greatest cities in the world,” said Land Rover chief design officer Gerry McGovern.

The Tata-owned sister company of Jaguar said the new Evoque promises to make a similar impact as the original, introducing new standards of design, capability and sustainability.

Reports mention a significantly upgraded platform called the Premium Transverse Architecture, which will bring better ride comfort and refinement thanks to a stiffer body structure. A 10% reduction of drag and wind noise thanks to improved aerodynamics, and ‘see-through’ bonnet technology were also mentioned by Autocar. Check out the spyshots below for a glimpse of the new Evoque’s interior.


GALLERY: Second-gen Range Rover Evoque spyshots