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RANGE ROVER HYBRID

First Range Rover Models Take On Epic Trail To India

Range Hybrid capabilities to be demonstrated on Silk Trail 2013

Trio of prototype hybrids to marathon 9,950 mile endurance drive

53 days development test drive cross 12 countries en route to

1885 miles (3,034km) so far.

Demonstrating Land s legendary capability, its latest the Range Rover Hybrid is put through its final engineering drive on a gruelling 9,950 endurance expedition.

The test, the new Range Rover Hybrid as the s most capable hybrid, set off the home of Land Rover in UK on August 22 and will travel for more than seven through Europe, Russia and to Mumbai, India arriving on 15.

The Silk Trail is a historical of interlinking trade routes connected East, South and Asia with the Mediterranean and world. Extending 4,000 (6,437km), the Silk Trail its name from the lucrative silk trade which was out along its length and became a factor in the development of the civilisations in Europe from 206BC the late 14 th Century.

Silk 2013 Expedition Leader, Dale said: We are delighted progress so far, but the European leg is the part with good networks this has allowed us to use the system to great effect in urban areas. As the expedition towards Eastern Europe and over the next week, we the terrain to toughen and we will start to use the Range Rover s uncompromised capability.

The Silk Trail expedition is into 10 stages and is scheduled to France, Belgium, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan, China, Nepal and India. The Rover Hybrids are being by teams of Land Rover engineers and specially invited from 10 countries in Europe and nations along the route.

The 53 day expedition will cross 12 and tackle some of the world s challenging roads, passes and including part of the ancient, mile Silk Road connected Asia with the This event is the latest in Rover s proud history of above and beyond said Edwards, Land Rover Brand Director.

On Monday 26 th the crews and vehicles paused in Germany, after completing 833 (1,340km) of the route. Over Berlin has become a symbolic point between western and Europe, reflecting the Silk s linking of the western world the far east in earlier centuries. The mile (1,760km) Stage 2 to Cracow (Poland) and Odessa starts Wednesday 28 th August.

A stunning combination of mountain arid desert, high chaotic city streets, humidity and wilderness will the perfect testing ground for our hybrid. Our engineers are using adventure as the final development before the official sign-off for production later this added Edwards.

Wildly conditions will present the and vehicles with tough which Land Rover anticipates the new hybrid s peerless drive and acclaimed Terrain ® 2 will overcome.

Land has been exploring the planet the debut of its first model in With the new Range Rover the world s first premium SUV hybrid, combining significantly CO 2 emissions with uncompromised the Silk Trail 2013 expresses Land Rover s to its vehicles as well as to the environment, Edwards.


ENDS

Editors Note

The Rover Hybrid and Range Sport Hybrid go on sale Europe on September 10, with deliveries in early 2014.

The powertrain combines Land s 3-litre SDV6 turbo engine with a 35kW motor integrated with the ZF automatic transmission. Total of the powertrain is 340PS and 700Nm resulting in acceleration to 62mph in under seven seconds, a mid-range rush and a top speed of (218km/h). The powertrain achieves a 26 reduction in CO 2 emissions to 169g/km and 44.1mpg (combined cycle).

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