More technology and new top version

Schwalbach, 10 August 2016

The 2017 model year Land Rover upgrades its flagship range Rover. It receives new driver assistance systems and a new top trim SVAutobiography dynamic.

New top version with dynamic chassis

The new top is available only with the 5.0 litre supercharged V8 550 HP and only with normal wheelbase. The Sports Department special vehicle operations (SVO) donated a more agile fine-tuning that should not affect the comfort chassis. The body has been lowered to eight millimeters. Outside, the top version has dark grey accents on the side air intakes and the front bumper as well as four highly polished exhaust ports. You have the choice between 21 - and 22-inch wheels; three wheel designs are reserved exclusively for this model. As the first range Rover model receives Brembo brakes with red calipers.

Red rockers and more

Leather seats are of the SVAutobiography dynamic equipment with diamond quilted pattern and contrast stitching. The headliner is covered with perforated leather, dashboard and door panels, there are black piano lacquer elements. The drive-select switch for the transmission, the start-stop button, and the pedals are ribbed design. The Red paddle shifters are for the dynamic character of the model, his noblesse demonstrated a manual in leather-bound.

New wizard

In all versions of the range Rover, an Assistant to reversing complements the program with trailer. He moved the tractor and trailer automatically along the lines in the image of the rear view camera. The driver must provide direction only with the terrain response dial. New is also a speed limiter which automatically assumes the maximum speed of the traffic sign recognition. Blind spot and lane now actively work, that is to say, they not only warn, but drive the car itself back on course. Also low traction launch among the improvements: the selectable function manually with the touchscreen helps when driving on smooth surfaces, such as wet grass, snow, or ice. The system is active up to a speed of 30 km/h.

New Infotainment

The new Infotainment System InControl touch Pro is controlled by a 10.2 inch touch screen with dual-view technology (different images for driver and front passenger). The navigation function dominated now by door to door navigation: the target is chosen it at home on your Smartphone. The app then leads the driver to the vehicle where the built-in navigation system takes over. At the finish the navigation over then goes back to the Smartphone. The commuter mode automatically realize that driving for example in the work and proposes the route with the lowest probability of congestion based on real-time traffic data. If you want you can send for example the estimated time of arrival to friends or relatives. Before air-conditioning, the alarm system and even the motor can be started via Smartphone app.

Market launch in winter

No less than 19 new paint colors were included in the program. All are shiny or satin. Sales start for the modified range Rover is in winter 2016/2017. Prices start at 97.100 euro, 700 euros more than at present. The new version SVAutobiography dynamic will be sure about the 183.500 euro, which are required for the current SVAutobiography with normal wheelbase and 550 HP. (sl)