TopSpeed Rendering: 2013 Land Rover Range Rover
Do you remember the first leaked images of the 2013 Range Rover which surfaced on the internet just the other day? Well, we decided to put our imagination to work and give you a better view of the upcoming SUV. Of course, we won’t need to wait very long to see the real thing because the new Range Rover will be making its world debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show in September.
As you probably know by now, the new Land Rover SUV will be built on a lightweight, rivet-bonded aluminum chassis which will help reduce the car’s total curb weight and as a result, will improve its fuel economy. The engine line-up will include a 5.0 liter V8 offered in both naturally-aspirated and supercharged versions (for the Range Rover Sport version) and a pair of diesel engines for the European market. Land Rover has also promised a hybrid version which will combine a 3.0-liter TDV6 diesel with an electric motor and an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. This version is rumored to deliver an impressive 33 mpg on a combined cycle.