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2013 Range Rover has fuel efficiency improvements and a hybrid version

The new 2013 Rover, built on an all-new chassis, has lost almost a ton of weight, for massive fuel gains, and can come in an amazing hybrid model.

Jaguar Rover premiered the 2013 Rover today in London, major leaps forward in efficiency, capability and luxury. the company confirmed there be a diesel-electric hybrid version, will not be coming to the U.S.

The big story is the use of lightweight materials and new techniques, resulting in a massive reduction, and much higher efficiency. This is not the gas guzzling SUV of while retaining the drive anywhere mantra of the Range

The new platform for the 2013 Range uses lightweight all-aluminium resulting in a 20% lighter SUV over the generation, and a reduction of 22% in fuel and emissions. Implementation required a investment in manufacturing capabilities, a new aluminium body shop at the Solihull plant. The new facilities be used on not only the Range but other vehicles bearing and Land Rover brands.


Dr. Speth, Jaguar Land Chief Executive Officer, This outstanding new Range symbolises our commitment to investing in and exporting around the world, class-leading performance, agility, and luxury in a model that iconic status in almost market. As the UK’s leading investor in RD we are proud of the work has gone into developing the new and innovations to make the new Range possible. Through a £370m in our manufacturing facilities we have able to build the world’s SUV with lightweight all-aluminium a car that is 20% lighter, with consumption and carbon dioxide reduced by 22%.

The weight reduction means 700 lbs of weight has been cut from the Range Rover. The chassis is and riveted aluminium, resulting in an SUV significantly stiffer than the Range Rover.

The weight helps the company achieve consumption and emissions reduction To get all the way there the company has new engine and train choices, including the parallel hybrid. This is on a new 3.0-liter turbo-diesel V6 engine, a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission with an electric motor. The battery pack sits low in the tucked inside a boron cradle to give the sort of required for use cases the Range is designed to accommodate.

That is, wading depth is by the parallel hybrid drive

The diesel hybrid drive is supposed to deliver 333 horsepower, miles per hour in under seconds and an amazing 45 miles per gallon on the combined European The company does not advise the EPA certified fuel efficiency would be, but it may be as much as 37 MPG.

A parallel hybrid drive has both electric motor and fuel, in this case engine capable of driving the at the same time. The 1.7 kilowatt-hour pack is enough for only distances on electric drive. The collects regenerative braking and can give electric boosts as

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In the U.S. instead of the diesel we will be offered a 5.0-liter V8 in naturally aspirated and supercharged The naturally aspirated version 375 horsepower, a 0-60 time of 6.5 and a top speed of 130 mph, while the engine produces 510 horsepower, 461 of torque, and a 0-60 time of

Why isn’t the U.S. getting the hybrid Range Rover? might be the general low acceptance have for Diesel vehicles. The reason is that the current has an emissions footprint that not meet U.S. standards.

The engine meets the EU5 standard, but isn’t good enough for the and Land Rover expects to this with the 2015 Rover whose engine meet the EU6 standard.

The Range has a serious off-road heritage, and a literally anywhere image to The 2013 Range Rover that image, with to the air suspension and a next-generation Terrain system.

Precise specifications and will be released before the Auto Show.

John Land Rover Global Director, said: Land is a brand with momentum, we ambitious plans for our future and we are our footprint. Land Rover has 12 months of continuous sales up in every region, up 40% in total. Our at Land Rover is to be the world’s SUV of choice for today and tomorrow, a car for all fit for every purpose.

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