Choices, choices. When it comes to choosing your wheels these days, you’ve got a lot to pick from. And sometimes you’ve got to please a lot of people – half the family wants a luxury vehicle while the other half wants to have something with excellent serious off-road performance. Is the best compromise one of those pretendy “softroaders” you wouldn’t actually take within a mile of a serious offroad track? No, indeed. The Land Rover Range Rover allows you to have both top-of-the-range luxury and Land Rover’s legendary 4×4 capacity.
The least powerful engine inside the Range Rover Sport is a respectable TDV6 diesel that can put out a top power of 140 kW at 4000 rpm and has a maximum torque level of 440 Nm at a low 1900 rpm. The engine is so refined and has ample power on demand that it seems unfair to mention the new TDV8 motor which boasts a superb 200 kW of power. But just sit down before you consider how much torque the big V8 diesel puts out. Are you ready for this?… The Range Rover TDV8 manages to apply a torque figure of 640 Nm to the wheels! This new engine has been specifically designed to match Range Rover Vogue´s legendary breadth of capability, luxury and performance standards. The new TDV8 Range Rover Vogue offers effortless, refined V8 cruising. The twin variable nozzle, electronically controlled, turbo chargers help provide high levels of torque at low engine speeds that provide enormous low speed power, ideal for towing or low speed off-road operation. Yet it has impressively low fuel economy with a combined average fuel economy of 25.1 mpg. And the most powerful Range Rover? The supercharged 4.2 litre V8 petrol engine packs a 287 kW punch at 5750 rpm and a massive maximum torque of 550 Nm at 3500 rpm. This is Land Rover like you’ve never seen it before: the figures for the best Range Rover Sport are more like what you’d read for a sports performance vehicle.
Some people don’t care so much for sports performance but prefer luxury. If you’re this type, Land Rover caters for you with the Range Rover Vogue. Inside the Range Rover Vogue, you’ll ride in absolutely palatial luxury and comfort. Land Rover have carefully crafted the Range Rover Vogue for quiet driving so you’re able to appreciate every nuance of the 6-disc MP3-compatible sound system. And the other technological and comfort features inside the Range Rover Vogue have to be seen to be believed. Land Rover have fitted even the most “basic” Range Rover Vogue with leather-upholstered seats with heating in the front and memory for the driver’s seat, real wood veneers, a 7″ touch-sensitive screen that displays navigation and 4×4 information, a hybrid digital/analogue TV system, Bluetooth mobile phone preparation and a climate control system that allows separate settings for driver, front passenger and rear seats. And as for the top-level Range Rover Vogue TDV8 Luxury model? You name it, Land Rover have put it in: heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats (all trimmed in ventilated Oxford leather), a twin 7″ rear DVD entertainment system, a very sophisticated tri-zone climate control system with ambient and solar sensors, adaptive bi-Xenon headlamps with turning lamps, front and rear park aids with camera?
But whether you prefer the Range Rover Sport or the Range Rover Vogue, you need to know that your Land Rover is capable and comfortable. And it will be. The Range Rover Sport incorporates Land Rover’s superbly comfortable cross-linked air suspension to smooth out the ruts and roughness and the Terrain Response system that adjusts engine, suspension, traction and transmission to any surface (tarmac, ruts, grass, mud, snow or sand) at the simple twist of a dial. The electronic “e” differential maximises traction anywhere and everywhere, and the Dynamic Response system (in the TDV8 and Supercharged models of Range Rover Sport) reduces roll. The Range Rover Vogue also features the Terrain Response system, the air suspension and the “e” differential found in the Range Rover Sport, and also features electronic four-wheel traction control.
With both models of Range Rover, Land Rover have ensured that those who want it all can have it all: luxury, off-road capacity and on-road performance.
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For anymore information on the Land Rover Range Rover, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quotes requests out to our national network of Landrover dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!
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