One of the Range Rovers on the Land Rover stand at Birmingham showcases features from the ‘Autobiography’ personalisation programme. This programme, managed by Land Rover Special Vehicles, offers a palette of 25 special colours, including two chromaflare shades, a colour keyed body kit and ten new interior leather trim colourways. Perforated leather seat panels are available and extended leather trim takes in the lower dash, glove box lid and centre console sides. Four new wood veneers are also available to complement the interior.
In-car entertainment systems available under the ‘Autobiography’ programme include the TV/DVD system that features twin 8.5-inch screens built into the back of the front seats. The system includes a six disc auto changer and is fully versatile in that the rear seat passengers can be watching a movie while a TV programme is showing on the front screen (when the vehicle is stationary). The ‘Logic 7’ sound system was developed specially for the ‘Autobiography’ programme by harman/kardon and features 14 speakers and a sub-woofer specially tuned to the acoustic characteristics of the new Range Rover. The TV/DVD and ‘Logic 7’ sound systems can be combined to form an in-car mobile theatre.
To enhance security Land Rover Supaglass is also available as part of the ‘Autobiography’ programme – this high technology coating offers protection against attempted break-ins and prevents broken glass falling into the passenger compartment. Security against greater threats is offered by the Range Rover Protected Vehicle.Published 22 October 2002