2017 – RANGE ROVER SPORT  

The Range Rover Sport is now in line with the new Ingenium Diesel SD4 2.0 four-cylinder engine from Jaguar Land Rover, offering a total of 240 hp. This is one of the highlights of the new Range Rover Sport, in addition to new driving assistance systems, as well as improvements in connectivity and infotainment. Regarding the new 2.0-liter engine, despite the lower displacement of the TDV6, its performance is comparable. With 240 hp and 500 Nm of torque, it announces an approved consumption of 16.2 km / l combined cycle, generating emissions of 164 g / km, which represents a 10% improvement over the previous engine. For this, it has a double overcharging scheme in order to increase its efficiency and economy, being the first designed by JLR to incorporate the technology of sequential turbochargers. The vehicles equipped with the new engine are differentiated by their double exhaust tip. In the other versions the current configuration will be maintained, with an exhaust tip on each side of the rear bumper. The new Ingenium Diesel engine will be available on five-seater vehicles regardless of whether they are equipped with helicoidal or pneumatic spring suspension. This new SD4 engine will be available in early 2017 on the Range Rover Sport MY17 line. On the other hand will continue the Range Rover Sport SVR of 550 hp with its acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h completed in 4.7 seconds. Complementing the new engine technology, Land Rover has incorporated a range of driving technologies into the Range Rover Sport. The industry-leading Advanced Towing Assistance system enables the driver to maneuver with large, stress-free trailers. By selecting the reverse gear, the driver can select the trailer trajectory with the Terrain Response 2 rotary selector and the vehicle will adjust the steering automatically as needed.

The Dead Angle Assist and the Intelligent Speed ​​Limiter are technologies that provide additional autonomy to the model. The Dead Angle Assist uses sensors built into the vehicle that detect the presence of other road users approaching the driver’s blind spot. If there is a risk of the driver causing a collision while changing lanes, the vehicle will automatically turn the steering wheel in the opposite direction to maintain its position. The Intelligent Speed ​​Limiter uses Traffic Signal Recognition technology to adjust the speed of the vehicle in response to changes in the speed limit. On the other hand, it maintains its off-road capabilities, with systems such as the Low-Traction Starting System, which allows drivers to start on reduced-grip floors without problems, while the 4x4i menu update presents all the information of the vehicle needed to deal with difficult conditions.

Renewed connectivity systems

The Dual-View touchscreen has been increased to 10 inches for greater ease of use and superior resolution, allowing you to use the zoom features with your fingers, just like on a tablet. Thanks to Land Rover’s InControl Touch Pro technology, the infotainment system integrates the smoother drive controls and the range of connectivity and application options is the most comprehensive yet today. One of the main features of InControl Touch Pro is the ability to zoom in or slide between menu screens like a smartphone or tablet. Now the functions require a lower amount of actions, improving ease of use and minimizing driver distractions. The latest infotainment system allows you to use custom applications for functions such as music playback, contacts and calendars that are displayed on the central touch screen when the driver’s smartphone is connected to the vehicle. The new Pro Services system allows customers to download apps and install them directly to their vehicle’s InControl Touch Pro system, instead of using them via their smartphone, and Live Apps include real-time information such as the weather report and flight tracking. In addition, the InControl Remote Premium feature allows drivers to monitor the vehicle remotely through the specific smartphone application, and can even adjust the automatic air conditioning system. Significant improvements have also been made to the integrated satellite navigation system. Commute Mode technology is an innovative and intuitive function that memorizes the frequent routes so that it is not necessary to configure a destination manually. It recognizes, for example, the route to work and automatically indicates an alternative route to the driver if it detects a traffic jam in the usual route.

2017 – RANGE ROVER SPORT SVR PACE CAR BY KAHN

With almost two decades of market history, Project Kahn has been able to gain a prominent role in the international scenario of car preparers. The British company showed the public its new creation, the Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car. This is an important preparation in the most sporty and radical version that is available in the Range Rover Sport line of Land Rover. According to Project Kahn staff, the new Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car seeks to reach the final stage in terms of luxury and performance. As we can see in the images, the exterior and the interior received a great amount of modifications. All new components were installed in a specific material and care was taken so that none of them could violate existing warranties. Analyzing the exterior, there is a body kit composed, among other elements, by a new front splitter, new wheel arches, a rear spoiler and new air intakes that improve performance. The Range Rover also features 23-inch RS brand light-alloy wheels, while the body is painted ‘Vulcanic Rock’ with an enamelled finish. Combined with the blue details that are present in the front, it offers a very interesting contrast. Inside the British preparer sought to find the perfect balance between refinement, luxury, sportsmanship and radicalism. The sports seats of the SVR version were upholstered in padded and perforated leather. Other specific details are a set of aluminum sport pedals and stainless steel plates for the door sills. In mechanical terms, underneath its hood is a 5.0-liter Supercharged V8 engine with 550 hp and 680 Nm of maximum torque, combined with an eight-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel drive (AWD) system. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 260 km / h.

2017 – RANGE ROVER SVO DESIGN PACK

For those who think their Range Rover is a bit unsalted and would like to give a more aggressive touch without resorting to the immense world of the preparers, Land Rover’s special projects division has just launched the SVO Design Pack. It is a personalization package for the Range Rover, but without renouncing the charismatic style of the vehicles of the British brand and with all the original components. The package was designed by Special Vehicle Operations for Range Rover models with short wheelbase and manufactured after 2013, regardless of finish level and other style packages that have already been installed. However, it is possible to opt for a specific grille, redesigned front and rear bumpers, new side air intakes and quad exhaust outlets. The SVO Design package is now available at British dealers for £ 10,400, approximately 43,500 British pounds, and also adds other car technologies such as Advanced Tow Assist, Driver Condition Monitor, Advanced Blind Spot Assist and InControl multimedia system Touch Pro with a 10-inch double screen.

2016 – LAND ROVER AEGIS CONCEPT

We still do not know if this would be the safest SUV manufactured to date, as the Land Rover Aegis shown in the pictures is not yet real. It is a design created by Matthew Robson, a young student who has just graduated from the Royal College of Art’s Vehicle Design. Robson worked hard for this Land Rover to be seen and felt as a solid and strong vehicle. Its exterior, for example, is made with huge thick panels that can remind the old Volvo with its giant bumpers. This style also continues in the interior, where a large piece of metal surrounds the seats. The Land Rover Aegis claims to be the safest SUV in the world. Therefore, all human errors are minimized by having an autonomous driving system. This car was created to encourage the use of 100% autonomous vehicles. However, even in the event of an accident like the first fatality with the Tesla autopilot, the Land Rover Aegis driver would be immune due to the high protection of his body.

2016 – LAND ROVER DEFENDER ‘THE END’ EDITION BY KAHN

On 29 January, he left the assembly line of Solihull, the last Land Rover Defender. Legend ended its production after 68 years and more than two million units manufactured. A very emotional farewell where you can see the grandfather of the last model, the first Land Rover Series I. Kahn, well-known British coach who has chosen this model for his programs on several occasions, also wanted to pay homage to this authentic legend, presenting a project named Land Rover Defender ‘The End’ Edition. In fact, its full name would be Defender 2.2 TDCI XS 110 Station Wagon ‘The End’ Edition, alluding to the version of the model on which it is based. The body undergoes major modifications that give it a more aggressive and robust appearance, and that definitely give more presence to the all-terrain. This features a wider front, more aggressive bumpers and a redesigned grille. Inside, sport-seat upholstered in leather, a material present almost everywhere in the interior, as in the instrument panel and door panels. The Land Rover Defender ‘The End’ Edition features a dual exhaust system and a raised suspension that improves off-road conditions. On the other hand, the wheels are 20 inches painted in black matching the exterior color.

2016 – LAND ROVER DEFENDER EAST COAST

Unfortunately Land Rover Defender is no longer manufactured, a victim of modernity and environmental laws. But that is not enough reason for the legendary ATV not to remain tremendously attractive to many fans. At the end of its commercial life, Land Rover decided to homologate a small series of 500 copies of the Defender 110 in the United States, with the classic changes required by the American standard: among the most striking are its daytime orange lights. But in the United States, aesthetic and mechanical modifications are always in vogue, so there will not be a few modified Land Rover Defenders, and this East Coast is a good example. Aesthetically, the Land Rover Defender East Coast comes out with a sensational look, thanks to aesthetic details such as grille, protection bars that surround the windows and five-spoke wheels finished in dark graphite color. Underneath the hood and like a good American preparation, a change of engine was made, incorporating a 6.2-liter V8 LS3 coming from a Corvette and associated with a GM 6L60 six-speed transmission. Certainly performance is the least important. But the luxury is also the protagonist, with a leather upholstery throughout the cabin, a Momo steering wheel, rear view camera, an Alpine infotainment system with touchscreen and a JBL 13-speaker audio system. A Land Rover Defender capable of climbing mountains and also offer both luxury and a Range Rover.

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Car Review: 2012 Range Rover

There is no better description to the Range Rover than the king of the land. As an animal it’s bolder than the tiger; the Indian snare will not deter it. Like a fish it’s mightier than the shark; the harpoon will not penetrate its steel. What more do you need to visit the horse behind the ford mustang logo.

Comfort

Even at the extremes of ruggedness the Range Rover is still as sure-footed as a can be, you will have to step out to feel the roughness of the terrain. This car cares for each passenger indiscriminately and with rear air conditioning, residual heat circulation, steering wheel mounted AC controls, express open/close sunroof and trip computer you will be so much taken that you will wish the journey was twice as long, and your passengers will be worse – they will all be asleep.

Handling

No SUV could possibly combine the dynamic cruise control and Terrain response better than this baby. This system allows the driver to customize power train, suspension and electric stability to best handle five predetermined off- road conditions. The best part is that albeit huge in size this true definition of engineering responds like a baby.

Performance

Supercharged models use a Jaguar sourced 510 horsepower V8, while the LR4, Range Rover and Range Rover Sport use a non – supercharged version of the same. The Range Rover Sport delivers a 375 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm of torque and 375 horsepower @ 6500 rpm. The earlier version of 4.6 HSE delivers 225 horsepower @ 4750 rpm, the Evoque outputs 240 horsepower @ 5500 rpm while the full sized supercharged delivers an astounding 375 lb-ft @3500 rpm of torque and a pavement shredding 555 horsepower @ 6000 rpm. Their top speeds are: 4.6 HSE: 124 mph, Range Rover Sport: 140 mph as well as the supercharged version and Range Rover Evoque slightly lower at 135mph.

Mechanics

Ordinary is boring, and Range Rover knows better. Instead of the conventional body-on-frame architecture it employs a anybody construction and a fully independent suspension instead of solid axles. Interesting, huh?

Interior

A masterpiece of art, the interior is simply superb. The old school upright sitting position, blocky dash and large steering wheel together with the contemporary supple leather seats, walnut inlays, voice activation navigation system with on – and off – road mapping gives the best of both times. Other features include illuminated entry, memory seat, overhead console, steering wheel memory, telescopic steering wheel, voice recorder, trip computer and everything to make you sit there longer. The boot space is quite averaged by the high floor, but you could deliver a couple of washing machines if you wanted.

Running costs

You certainly don’t need Richard Branson to tell you flying first class is more costly than other classes, do you? Beside the exorbitant purchase price, the fuel consumption is no trickle. The Range rover does 12 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway. Spare parts don’t come cheap, insurance is very high and the 35 percent company tax is enough to fade your smile.

Conclusion

Decades after its original introduction with Land Rover being the second oldest 4X4 in the world, this off – road marvel is still in a league of its own. It is well know that it takes great courage to kill a lion and an infallible strategy to defeat an army, but it takes a Land Rover Range Rover to beat the world.

Range Rover Sport

The Range Rover Sport is manufactured by Land Rover in its manufacturing plant in the west midlands town of Solihull, close to Birmingham, within the United Kingdom. Introduced in 2005, the Sport is classified as a sports utility vehicle or SUV for short, with its main market being the sport touring vehicles, with the car’s sporty Land Rover has typically focused on both on and off-road capable vehicles, and the Range-Rover-Sport is no exception. It is capable of high performance and endurance off-road just as the other Land-Rover vehicle range.

As debuted in the Discovery Three, the Sport is equipped with the highly intelligent Terrain Response system. This system can make changes to a whole host of driving settings to suit the terrain the car is being driven on. The knob of the car has a number of settings, including; general driving, sand, grass, gravel, and snow. Settings within the; transmission, traction control, suspension height, throttle, hill descend are all tweaked to suit the selected terrain, allowing for greater control, comfort, and performance. As the high powered SUV is styled primarily for those who drive on roads, the Sport received some unwanted attention from global warming protesters, such as Greenpeace. Protestors argue the car is inefficient and will contribute plenty of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. The previous Land Rover models were not attacked in the same manner, with the first generations aimed typically for off-road usage. Some, however, feel the Sport is primarily a road based car which will be hazardous to the environment. The new sporty styling was also met with some disgust by previous Land-Rover owners and enthusiasts.

The transmission is a six-speed automatic. The Sport is a 5 door car, equipped with up to a five-liter V8 engine. The newer model has minor styling changes and is set for release in 2010. With the news headlines shouting about doom and gloom in the motor industry, coupled with stories of financial hardship and global warming, the average Land Rover owner has been forced to become a hard-headed individual to stay comfortably afloat – especially when it comes to replacing their car. Currently, there are all sorts of incentives on offer at main dealerships, through either the government Scrap page Scheme or otherwise. However, there are other avenues a potential buyer should explore before parting with their hard earned cash for a new car.

Searching your local area for a used Land Rover could potentially flag up a few surprises. Yes, the car is pre-owned which can entail a whole new world of questions and issues: what is the past history of the car, what were the previous owners driving styles like, what has the car been used or…etc. However, with many dealers offering comprehensive facilities such as warranties and road tax, if you do your homework right you might just bag yourself a bargain. Three year old, base model Range Rovers can be found for as little as £30,000 – a far cry from the £65,000 upward price tag when it was new. Oozing with style and luxurious ‘expensiveness’, it’s hard to resist the aura that surrounds the Range Rover. The common 4.4litre V8 is more than adequate to tingle the senses, whilst the 5.0 supercharged V8 in the Range Rover Sport is quite simply electrifying. Hey, if footballers drive them, they can’t be all that bad can they?

If huge luxury and style is not what you’re looking for, then you might want to have a look at Land Rover’s Discovery and Freelander models. With base, three year old models fetching around £13,000 and £9,000 respectively, they are a much cheaper alternative to Land Rover’s flagship. Spacious and practical in design, with a huge range of frugal engines to boot, families and farmers alike love these things, so finding a pristine example might prove tricky. However, don’t let this put you off. Have a good look around and you might just bag yourself the ideal family car at an ideal price. Whatever you need it for, there’s almost certainly a Used Land Rover out there to meet your needs. In times like these where cash is tight, it pays to be patient and have a good look around before committing to any big financial decision – especially when it comes to buying a car. But at the end of the day, it is not all doom and gloom. All you have to do is look that little bit harder, and you might just find the ideal used Land Rover for you.

What Makes Land Rover LR2 An Attractive Buy?

If you are considering buying a new Range Rover, the Land Rover LR2 may just be what you are looking for. As one of the first crossover utility cars to be introduced by luxury brand Land Rover, LR2 is a favorite among consumers for various reasons, some of which are:

  • Compact size
  • Easy maneuverability
  • Superior off-road capabilities

The latest Land Rover and its features

Available in a single trim level, the LR2 has a 3.2-liter inline six-cylinder engine, a six-speed automatic with manual shift and all-wheel drive. To maintain its reputation for handling off-road terrain, it has the Terrain Response to adjust the responses of the vehicle to the demanding landscape while enhancing drivability and comfort. A rotary knob offers four driving conditions, enabling the driver to choose the right one. Even though the LR2 is not as luxurious as the other Land Rovers, it scores over its competition. What is optional in competitors’ vehicles is standard in the LR2:

  • Keyless entry and ignition

  • A panoramic dual-panel sunroof

  • Front and rear fog lights

  • Power headlamp washers

  • Rain sensing wipers

  • Rear parking sensors

  • Power leather seats

  • 18-inch alloy wheels

  • Dual-zone climate control

There are optional features like a navigation system, memory seating, adaptive front lighting, heated seats, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio, and a high-performance audio system. One of the LR2’s outstanding features is its complaint suspension suitable for off-road mobility.

The perfect luxury crossover SUV

The LR2 is known for its superior off-road drive and considered one of the best in its range. In spite of the soft suspension settings, it offers high traction and control on any type of trail. The current LR2 Land Rover is similar to the earlier model, the Freelander in size and styling. Currently, there are four LR2 models:

  • LR2
  • SE
  • HSE
  • HSE Lux

The LR2 is ideal for those with an active lifestyle, due to its excellent handling and drivability. It is good looking with a grill surround, grille bars, and fender vents and rear finisher strip. The upholstery options are grained leather in two shades. The SE model is luxurious and boasts exquisite craftsmanship, combining comfort and style. Soft, luxurious interiors have seats done up in supple grained leather. The HSE and HSE Lux area steps above the SE in luxury and comfort. Easy handling and great drivability bring owners the best in cars with more choices in premium interiors, including eight-way driver and six-way passenger electric adjustments, the Meridian audio system with USB, and Bluetooth audio streaming.

The latest LR2

The 2013 LR2 has some upgrades in the form of a turbocharged engine, the same one that powers the new Range Rover. This engine is lighter with a more powerful output, resulting in better efficiency and higher EPA ratings. Its looks are also newer with a brightly finished grille and redesigned taillights and headlights with LEDs.

It is common knowledge that the Land Rover is a very powerful vehicle and can do well whiles off and on the road. Over the years the Land Rover automobile company has made an impact in the motor vehicle industry due to the fashionable, well-organized and presentation based design of its vehicles. The range rover is one of the Land Rover vehicles that are manufactured with Xenon lights before they are taken to the showroom. The rover HID kit transforms the darkest roads into bright roads for motorists this is because they provide a stronger crystal clear beam that has a wider and longer range as compared to Halogen bulbs. In addition, they last for a very long time. You can easily achieve the kind of powerful color you desire by choosing from a blend of various temperatures that come with this kit. The rover HID Kit is complete with everything you need for installation and thus saves you on spending to buy the other necessary gadgets. With the HID Kit, the Land Rover has taken the largest control of the motor vehicle industry as witnessed by the numerous corporate organizations, NGOs, explorers and a number of multinational companies employing the use of the rover in doing their field research and studies.

The rover xenon lights transform dark streets to become bright streets and thus they are adored by people from all diverse walks of life be it the industrialists, environmentalists or the simple man on the street. In addition, this Kit has a xenon converter that regulates the interior temperature of vehicles. This converter is of high quality and simple to operate. Due to this additional quality, the motor vehicle company has seen its sales soar over the years. The best market options for getting a Land Rover HID Kit is going online one can go to the Land Rover stores and after you have selected the kit you want to order it online to get the best alternatives available. They stock not only the HID bulbs but also the headlights and HID Range rover xenon bulbs as well. In conclusion for you to see what everyone in town is making a fuss about I would like to advise you to throw your halogen headlamps in the garbage because that is where they belong then put on the Land Rover HID kits and experience the remarkable difference in clarity and taste that they come with.

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