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Car news | 23.08.2013 - 08:55

Range Rover is efficient and tangibly better to drive

The most recent edition of Land Rover’s life-sized Range Rover is accomplished with a new aluminum monocoque that cost the company a billion quid to build up.
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The most recent edition of Land Rover’s life-sized Range Rover is accomplished with a new aluminium monocoque that cost the company a billion quid to build up. It’s better-quality but lighter in weight than the outgoing model (up to 430kg less in the case of the all new Range Rover 3.0-litre V6 diesel), more rapidly sprinter but extra efficient and really improved to impel.

It might give the impression of being an innovation and evolution of the previous model because of its  styling, however the new Range Rover is totally fresh underneath, and features so much pared-back frivolous aluminium it’s a speculate it doesn’t just drift away.

New Range Rover steers with more flexibility, controls its body better due to all new updated standard air suspension and ‘active lean’ software and rides with the capability of a Limousine. It’s not a sports car, but it supports comfortable driving and feels built to take care of the whole thing with the bare minimum of commotion. It is also slightly astonishing to drive off-road for what is still a comparatively big and weighty vehicle; this package will dig up the places you wouldn’t think. It’s simple, too. Just depart the new Terrain Response II off-road software in auto, and you can pass through the rivers (up to 900mm), climb mountains and pass through the most disloyal surfaces, all while listening to Radio and wondering what all the excitement is about.

The most powerful option is LR-SDV8 4.4 Litre Diesel Engine designed absolutely for the all new Range Rover; the LR-SDV8 diesel engine puts forward a powerful, graceful driving experience that has an immense torque amount of – 516 Lb-ft, while it is delivering 339hp of power, whilst pulling off 229g/km of C02 emissions. Parallel sequential turbocharging achieves consistent power and performance throughout; and the eight-speed automatic transmission is smooth and quick to respond, offering forceful driving sophistication. However the diesel particulate filter is standard on all models.

The second option is LR-TDV6 3.0 Litre Range Rover Diesel Engine offers natural performance and a maximum torque of 422 lb-ft and a wonderful amount of power and reaction all the way through is delivered by parallel sequential turbocharging. The intelligent Stop/Start system automatically shuts off the engine in fraction of time, helping to guarantee carbon-friendly credentials when the engine is switched off and CO2 exhaust emissions of 196g/km. Active vanes in the main grille optimise aerodynamics by blanking off the grille when cooling airflow isn’t needed.


The Range Rover’s supreme all-terrain ability goes a step advance with Terrain Response® II. The system monitors ground circumstances to decide the most suitable reaction to the terrain and automatically optimises vehicle settings for an improved and solid experience for almost all driving conditions. Intelligent 4WD helps uphold dazzling performance on and off-road, while Adaptive Dynamics (as standard) improves handling and purify ride quality. Transmission class is smooth, natural and has enhanced fuel efficiency.

The vehicle description includes an advanced, all-aluminium structure that is massively strong and weight efficient to withstand the punishing impacts of extreme conditions both on and off-road. The monocoque is optimised to help provide structural integrity, increased stiffness and safety, as well as improved performance and enhanced sustainability.

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