Performance and customization

Schwalbach, July 16, 2014

"Range Rover and Range Rover Sport offer an unparalleled mix of luxury, performance and off-road capability ," says Phil Popham, the Marketing Director of Jaguar Land Rover. The premium SUVs the British were subjected for the coming model year 2015 a revision. So there are some changes for the luxurious Range Rover and its long-wheelbase version, as well as its smaller and sportier brother Range Rover Sport.

More powerful engines

The engines get more power: the 4.4-liter turbodiesel brings out its eight cylinders in addition to 339 hp a maximum torque of 740 Newton meters. In the previous model, there were still 700 Newton meters. Has also revised the eight-speed automatic models. Regardless of the torque increase the fuel consumption and emission values ​​of the V8 diesel engine remain at its current level of 8.7 liters per 100 kilometers, the company said.

More variety in the equipment

Both series received a new environment lighting on the exterior mirrors. It is projected at night, the respective silhouette of the model to the floor of the vehicle environment. For an individual also new paint, new 19 - inch alloy wheels and 22-inch model now also available. The electrically adjustable rear seat also gets even a spark breathed intelligence. During the Umklappvorgangs the front seats move forward automatically to avoid a collision, the front seat back to the rear headrests.

New equipment lines

The Range Rover continues to receive a new and luxurious model variant: " Autobiography Black". This version has, among other numerous bodywork details in black or bright chrome. Tail lights with LED signature, high-gloss polished 21 - or 22 - inch alloy wheels with seven-spoke, leather seats in a new design and additional stocked with quality leather areas of the interior and luggage compartment trim, are in the new line on board. Who likes to travel in the rear, in the rear row of seats can also take on individually adjustable business class seating space. Also, the Range Rover Sport gets put together a new package of equipment options. The " Stealth Pack" the name says it, the new equipment line of sport with many comes in black add-on parts.

Smartphone apps in the center console

In the three models can now be appropriate apps on your smartphone to connect to the vehicle. The apps can be used with touch screen on the center console. The vehicle system can currently connect to Apple and Android smartphones. With the 2015 model year also a 3G hotspot in the vehicle itself is available. This can be simultaneously connected to up to eight devices to surf the web or check emails. This adds to the current online functions, such as a stolen vehicle or discontinuation of SOS emergency calls via the infotainment system detection.

No prices announced

Delivery of the 2015er models takes place from November 2014. Orders involving the German Land Rover dealer orders from now. How much money you should bring for an order that has not yet been announced by the British. (ml )