Now also available as a Plug-in Hybrid

Kronberg, 11. October 2017

The Top model of Land Rover, the Range Rover receives for 2018 a refresher. This includes a variety of technical Updates for all models and a performance boost for the SV Autobiography Dynamic. The most important new feature: the slightly smaller Range Rover Sport gets now, the Range Rover is the name P400e, and for the first time a Version with a Plug-in Hybrid.

Subtle Design Updates

From the front: Because, according to Land Rover chief designer Gerry McGovern, the Range Rover customers don't want the flagship changes greatly, improves the 2018er model only a little. Therefore, the successor looks almost like the current vehicle. Clever observers will detect intakes, revised grille and new Matrix LED headlights and the new front bumper with larger air. To the rear there is an optimized rear bumper with integrated Exhaust and new rear lights.

Networked, and with more Displays in the future

The new front seats are wider and deeper and have a 24-fold adjustment. The stalls can heat on demand, cool, or massage. The electric seat adjustment is either in the new door panels or you can control everything via a Smartphone App. Speaking of networking: The Cockpit features a new 12-inch Display behind the steering Wheel, the centre console is the infotainment system "InControl Touch Pro Duo" with two 10-inch Touchscreens, and for all manner of portable devices, there are USB-, HDMI-, and 12-Volt connections in Abundance. 17 there are, on the whole. Further Technology Highlights? A 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot and the Activity Key is a waterproof bracelet that can serve as a vehicle key.

Plug-in Hybrid model in more Detail

We come to the Plug-in Hybrid, the Range Rover P400e. Such as in the Range Rover Sport also here is a 300 HP strong 2.0-Liter four-cylinder petrol engine is combined with a 116-horsepower electric motor. The system performance is 404 HP, and the system torque of 640 Newton meters. More than enough Power to heave the wheel-giant in 6.8 seconds from zero to 100 kph. The maximum speed is 220 km/h, the energy of the 13-kWh Lithium-ion battery lasts for up to 51 kilometres of purely electric. The combined fuel consumption specified by the manufacturer as 2.8 liters per 100 kilometers. Thanks for the NEDC.

Order start and prices

Ordered the Range Rover in 2018. The starting price is 99.200 Euro for the normal model, in the case of 113.900 Euro for the Version with a long wheelbase and is 186 mm more legroom in the rear. The Plug-in Hybrid model will cost at least 120.400 euros (124.300 Euro with a long wheelbase). The SV-Autobiography-Dynamic model is now 565 HP (up from 550 HP) and is available from 175.000 Euro.(ml)