Adventures were not as impressive a sport as it is oday until the renowned British Brand, Land Rover gifted the world with its undefeated series of specially designed 4-wheel-drive automobiles. A well-known and pumped up member of this series is the Land Rover Range Rover. The car is a large luxury four-wheel drive sport utility vehicle (SUV) launched by the company in 1970 and is presently flourishing across the boundaries in its forth generation. In its first generation the car has also served as the base for specialist utility vehicle. The luxurious SUV is available in 5 exclusive variants the HSE variant, Vogue variant, Vogue SE variant, Autobiography variant and the SV Autobiography variant. Along with this these variants are also available in Long Wheelbase variants except the HSE variant, which give you a total of 9 options to choose from. The company presents you a choice between the 4 engine variants namely- TDV6 3.0 Litre Diesel, SDV6 Hybrid 3.0 Litre Diesel, SDV8 4.4 Litre Diesel, and LR-V8 Supercharged 5.0 Litre Petrol variant. The most athletic 5.0 Litre supercharged engine variant squeezes out each unit of energy from the gasoline to churn out a maximum power of 510PS and a maximum torque of 625Nm between 2500-5500 rpm. This engine allows the SUV to establish 100km/hr of speed from rest in just 5.4 seconds.The exterior design of the car displays a perfect blend of robustness with an awe-inspiring elegance. The front look of the car features the signature expressive grille design and with this, the sporty rear design of the car hints the sportiness instinct of an SUV. The driver of the car is gifted with a fascinating authority owing to the purely ergonomic and intuitive control panel. Take a look at the cabins and your eyes will flow with the classy wooden trim running all around the cabins and you will not be able to get out of the ultra-comfortable seats that features their own gravity zone. In order to compliment the off-road capabilities displayed by the off-roader, the car features a large array of safety features consisting of Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Electronic Brake-force distribution, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Electronic Traction Control (ETC), Hill Descent Control and Roll Stability Control.
The art of blending refinement and functionality cannot be made more impressive as displayed in the available engine range of the SUV. Among all the options available the most economic is the SDV6 Hybrid 3.0 Litre Diesel variant available for the Vogue SE variant with a fuel economy of 6.4 litres/100km. The most powerful engine variant the LR-V8 Supercharged 5.0 Litre Petrol variant displays a mileage of 12.8 litres/100km.
This SUV is synonymous to power and capabilities owing to its furious engine variants. Among the equally desirable 4 engine variants available, the most ferocious power-plant sitting down the hood of the car is the LR-V8 Supercharged 5.0 Litre Petrol engine, which gains in supercharging benefits and burns fuel efficiently to give you a power output of 510 PS and a maximum torque of 625Nm between 2500 to 5500 rpm. These values hints infinite capabilities.
The elegant hunk identity of the SUV is complimented by a solemnly impressive acceleration height. The dynamic LR-V8 Supercharged 5.0 Litre Petrol variant is meshed with a 8-speed automatic transmission, which efficiently distributes the highly concentrated power to all the four wheels and allows the car to establish a speed of 100km/h from stand-still in just 5.4 seconds.
Robustness couldn’t have been displayed more elegantly as it is with this dynamic SUV from Land Rover. The elegant bonnet design of the car with the “Range Rover” imprinted on it, the soul signature matrix grille integrated with Dark Atlas surround and Bright Chrome ribs, dazzling Xenon headlamps with LED lighting and a well-tweaked and masculine front bumper, together fetch an authoritative front appearance to the SUV. Contributing towards the sport identity of the SUV, it features a revolutionary lightweight construction and sporty hints like the rear spoiler, stylish and dazzling rear lamps and the uplifted and wide rear bumper design. The three classic lines with gloss black pillars unmistakably indicate the real spirit of the car.
The SUV is dimensioned precisely to display a wide and elongated design. The car is available in standard as well as a long-wheelbase designs, with dimensions reading – 5199mm x 2200mm x 1840mm (L x W x H) for the long wheelbase variant and, 4999mm x 2200mm x 1835mm (L x W x H) for the standard wheelbase variant. While, the SUV offers you a off-road ground clearance of 295.5mm. Other than this the SUV exclusively gifts you a recognizable wading depth of 900mm.
The interior designers have wholeheartedly dedicated their creativity in deriving an ultra-comfortable and soul intuitive interior ambience for the car. The car confidently flaunts the distinctively designed driver's cabin with the attributes like the full TFT/LCD instrument cluster, heated leather and wooden trim covered 4-spoke multifunctional steering wheel which is power adjustable, 'Say What You See' intuitive voice control and Hard Disc Drive navigation system. Further, the interiors are crafted with a pure artistic sense which can be seen by the classy wooden trim running all over the cabins from inlays, centre console to rear seat console and door panels.
The occupants are poured with a solemnly perceptible essence of relaxation with the large semi-aniline leather executive class seats compatible with 8-way power adjustable massage front seats, climate controlled front and rear seats and the rear seats with power recline and massage lumbar functions. The comfort is further accentuated with the features like the winged headrests front and rear, customer configurable interior mood lighting, deployable tables with leather finish, front and rear carpet mats with contrast edge and metal corners, ski hatch, footrest, sliding panoramic roof and purely efficient 3-zone climate control system with front and rear controls. All this luxury is bathed in the soothing exterior LED lighting and extended with the addition of crystal clear Meridian Signature Reference audio system and two 8-inch LCD screens dedicated towards rear system entertainment.
With a comfortable head and leg room the car wholeheartedly presents you a generous cargo volume of 909litres which can be extended further by folding the rear bench seats. Rear executive seats cannot be folded.
The unmatched dynamic capabilities displayed by the powerful SUV is a conduct of the exclusive engine range of the car. The car features 4 engine variants lying in a displacement range of 3.3 litres to 5.0 litre. The most athletic power-mill that injects life down the veins of the car is a LR-V8 Supercharged 5.0 Litre Petrol engine, which uses the supercharging benefits and gulps down a concentrated unit of energy to churn out a maximum power of 510PS and a maximum torque of 625Nm between 2500 to 5500 rpm. This finely-refined power plant is mated to a 8-speed automatic transmission which in-coordination with the engine catapults the car to attain a speed of 100km/h from naught in just 5.4 sec and a top-speed of 225 km/h. Along with these power and acceleration heights the car buys you a distance of 100km for 12.8 litres of fuel.
To add to your part of luxury the Range Rover features a long list of stereo and accessories. This list consists of the Meridian Signature Reference Audio system, which lets you enjoy the pure essence of your favourite genres, auxiliary power sockets in front, second row, and load space 12volt, Bluetooth phone connection and audio streaming and digital TV. The rear entertainment for the passengers is added by the eight-inch screens with remote control and two sets of wireless headphones.
The polished dynamism featured by the car is supported and executed by the tough and exclusively designed wheels. The car is available with some purely impressive wheel designs that comes in 19-inch to 22-inch size models and the tyre dimensions vary accordingly.
The power poured in the elegant hunk SUV is kept well in controls with the installed stability and braking controls. The stability assistance employed in the car comprises of Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Electronic Traction Control (ETC) with available Terrain Response2 system, which performance excellently even on the most demanding and inhospitable terrains, Hill Descent Control and Roll Stability Control. With this the desirable retardation featured by the car is a result of its efficient braking system consisting of disc brakes on all four wheels, which are made to work more conveniently with the assists like the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) and the Electronic Brake-force distribution. The car body depends for its support on the electronic cross linked air suspension with automatic load levelling and multiple modes.
To make you feel the real essence of a responsive dynamism, the SUV gives you a sense of safety by enclosing you in a cozy envelop of safety features. This envelop comprises of the braking assists like the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Electronic Brake-force distribution and the Cornering Brake Control (CBC) and the stability assists like the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Electronic Traction Control (ETC) with available Terrain Response2 system, Hill Descent Control and Roll Stability Control. The other safety features encased to the car are front and rear parking assists, Active Speed Limiter (ASL), perimetric alarm with engine immobilisation, reverse traffic detection with blind spot monitoring and Isofix system.