The New Range Rover Goes On Sale

Range Rover (2013)

Range Rover (2013)

The fourth generation Range Rover has gone on sale from £71,295 for the Vogue 3.0L TDV6 rising to £98,395 for the Range Rover Autobiography 5.0L Supercharged.

Deliveries are expected in early January 2013 for those of you who place their order now after looking through the 18,000 option permutations.

The new Range Rover is the first SUV to use an all-aluminium body which means a weight saving of around 350kg which pays dividends in the fuel and CO2 emissions ratings.

The weight saving helps the 510PS LR-V8 Supercharged model to accelerate from 0-60mph in just 5.1 seconds, a reduction of 0.8 seconds over the outgoing model.  At the same time, fuel consumption is cut by 9 per cent.

It also means that the new Range Rover will have the option of two diesel power units a 3.0-litre TDV6 engine and the current 4.4-litre TDV8. This allows the Range Rover for the first time to achieve 37.7 mpg on the official combined fuel cycle.

Plus there will be a diesel Hybrid model in 2013 that will see CO2 emissions of around 169 g/km, which is ground breaking the Range Rover.

As you would expect the new Range Rover features the latest interior technologies for comfort, convenience and seamless connectivity.  The new and improved features include:

  • Convenience - premium features including keyless entry, soft door close with power latching, power upper and lower tailgates, cooler compartments, and electrically deployable towbar
  • High-end audio from British specialists Meridian - exclusive surround sound music systems with audiophile-quality sound
  • Displays - state-of-the-art high-resolution displays, include the stunning full digital instrument cluster and the central 8-inch touch-screen with Dual-View functionality
  • Voice control and connectivity - a seamless connectivity package for mobile devices
  • Climate control - all-new best-in-class climate control systems, including the powerful new premium four-zone system and Park Heater timer facility
  • Luxurious seating - upgraded seating with luxurious new features such as multi-mode massage, and the exclusive new Executive Class rear seating package
  • Interior illumination - the latest LED illumination for subtle and sophisticated ambient lighting, including the ability to change the colour scheme to suit the driver's mood

To enhance dynamic performance, and to ensure that drivers enjoy a relaxed and stress-free experience behind the wheel, the new Range Rover incorporates a comprehensive range of advanced chassis and driver assistance technologies.  Among the new and enhanced features are:

  • Two-channel Dynamic Response active lean control, and Adaptive Dynamics with continuously variable damping
  • Electric Power Assisted Steering, which enables Park Assist - the latest automated technology to help drivers parallel park their car in tight urban parking spots
  • Adaptive Cruise Control - with new Queue Assist feature which allows the system to continue functioning at low speeds and down to a complete stop
  • Intelligent Emergency Braking (including Advanced Emergency Brake Assist) - to help drivers avoid a collision if the traffic ahead slows quickly or another vehicle suddenly moves into their lane
  • Blind Spot Monitoring - with new Closing Vehicle Sensing feature to detect vehicles which are closing quickly from a further distance behind
  • Reverse Traffic Detection - to warn drivers of potential collisions during reversing manoeuvres
  • Surround Camera System - with T Junction view, Trailer reverse park guidance, and Trailer hitch guidance.
Published 8 September 2012 Staff

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