When the reports first emerged in June, little was known about the potential Grand Evoque aside from its size/positioning in the range. A hint at a possible relationship to a planned Jaguar crossover spoke of a possible sport-focused nature for both, and there has also been talk of a higher-performance Evoque, which could amount to a new line applied to both sizes.
The new report goes a bit farther with the speculation, as Autocar says the vehicle is expected to split the pricing gap between the upper end of the Evoque and the lower end of the Range Rover Sport spectra.
The report also adds some talk about absolute size (300 mm longer) and powertrains, which include a new in-house 1.8-liter turbo four-cylinder rated around 170 horsepower. All-wheel drive is expected to be on the menu, as is a possible front-drive model, like the smaller Evoque.
Should the Grand Evoque make it from rumor to reality, it will arrive sometime around 2014-2015.