The New Range Rover: a Relief!

August 28, 2012 at 12:09

At the beginning of the next year (according to other sources of information – in September!) there will appear a new flagship luxury SUV Land Rover Range Rover fourth generation in sales. Fans of British “rogue” can breathe a sigh of relief – after going under the control of the Indian company Tata, many feared that the proper era of Range Rover came to an end, yet at the end of September during the world premiere of the new items in Paris showed, that nothing happened to the company.

Photo of the new model of Range Rover car

Photo of the new model of Range Rover car

The main highlight of the new car is hidden from view – it is its platform. According to the developers, the new Range Rover was the world’s first SUV, created from a solid aluminum body structure. Thus, front and rear suspension is made out of winged metal components – the refusal of steel will facilitate Range Rover at 420 kg. True, the curb weight of the new flagship is still more than 2 tons. The engine range will include diesel TDV6 and TDV8, as well as the petrol V8 – they have all become more economical and received an increase of power, but the specific characteristics of the English car is not yet known to all. Engines of this generation SUV develop from 256 hp a diesel V6 to 510 with the famous “Eight.” It is possible that in the future under the hood of the new Range Rover there will be the a five-liter V8 power of 385 hp from Jaguar.

Iamge of new Range Rover 4th generation

Iamge of new Range Rover 4th generation

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