Land Rover will launch new Range Rover in 2012

Land Rover is preparing to launch the new generation Range Rover in 2012. It will be a roomier version featuring a super-luxurious interior and, for the first time, a seven-seat interior option (this version will replace the current Discovery).

The next generation Range Rover will feature similar characteristics to the previous models including an upright nose and horizontal, multi-bar grille. It will also receive oblong headlights together with a flat beltline and airy glasshouse. Built on an all new pressed-alloy platform, the future SUV will also offer a more spacious interior package. "The feedback from existing customers was [that they wanted] more rear legroom, so that’s what we’re going to give them." A lower roofline will also give the impressioon of a less bulky look while decreasing the aerodynamic drag. Alloy construction changes will bring a dramatic weightloss of 450kg, allowing for better performance, fuel economy, and CO2 emissions.

At the launch, the new Range Rover will be offered with a choice of a 300bhp TDV8 and a 260bhp TDV6, mated to eight-speed ZF gearboxes with stop-start. Land Rover will also offer a V8 engine at a later date . Additionally, the new Range Rover will use the world’s first alloy-monocoque 4x4 bodyshell.

Stay tuned. We’ll get back to you with more details soon.

Source: Autocar

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7 comments:

Oh! I heard that there Range Rover Sport Hybrid will operate on a 3.0-liter V6 engine, which will work in tandem with a 25KW electric motor

The Range Rover Evoque coupe and five-door will go on sale in more than 160 markets worldwide with fall 2011 deliveries for North American car buyers

This model has power outputs of around 350bhp and 460bhp. The design really looks decent and amazing.

I agree last time in Atlantic challenge the Rover beaten the commander, quite amazing does it?

Pretty neat and decent. I bet the Jeep Commander doesn’t have a chance to win over the atlantic challenge.

Congratulations! I did not expect less than it R.Rover the best 4WD in the world. I wish it would come out a little bit sooner.

Lovely with the success of over 11.000 units in just one month now. They are ready to release the new models of Land Rovers.

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