New 2013 Range Rover announced

New 2013 Range Rover

On sale in South Africa from January 2013, the new Range Rover will be a global car, available in over 160 markets worldwide.

Designed and engineered at Land Rover’s development centres in the UK, the new Range Rover will be produced in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Solihull, UK.

The world’s first SUV with a revolutionary lightweight all-aluminium monocoque body structure is 39% lighter than the steel body in the outgoing model enabling total vehicle weight savings of up to 420kg.

In addition to the strong and rigid lightweight body, an all-new aluminium front and rear chassis architecture has been developed with completely re-engineered four-corner air suspension.

The interior has been re-designed and is even “grander”than the present model.

Range Rover claims

•    Lighter, stronger and more refined,

•    World’s first SUV with a lightweight all-aluminium monocoque body structure

•    420kg weight saving over outgoing model delivering improved fuel economy and CO2 emissions

•    State-of-the-art adaptive dynamics to further improve peerless ride quality

•    Enhanced all-terrain performance with introduction of Land Rover’s Terrain Response 2 Auto®

There will be a choice of V8 petrol engines and TDV6 and TDV8 diesel engines.

Prices are not yet available.

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