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Range Rover Hybrid and Rover Sport Hybrid at Frankfurt motor show

By Kew

First Official Pictures

21 2013 09:00

Land is entering a new hybrid era with two new models: the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport Both cars use an identical drivetrain, post identical and CO2 claims, and should offer performance to their V8 sisters. Too to be true?

Read on the for complete spec.

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What engine do the Range Hybrids use?

As CAR reported in our spy shots story earlier in the Range Rover Hybrid and Rover Sport Hybrid use the 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel engine found in ‘entry-level’ version of the new

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does the Hybrid model

The Range Rover Hybrids use a electric motor integrated into the eight-speed ZF automatic – a set-up that saves and reduces friction. The motor a healthy maximum of 125lb ft of from its first rotation. The torque figure of the hybrid is actually 516lb ft – the same as a Cayenne Turbo’s output, and ft more than Porsche’s own Cayenne S Hybrid.

Sounds pretty powerful for an

It is. With 516lb ft on tap from and a combined power output of the Range Rover Hybrid and Rover Sport Hybrid hit 62mph in less than and top out at 135mph.


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What about the economy

Both hybrid Rangies 44.1mpg, easily outperforming the turbodiesel’s 37.7mpg combined figure, while also a 26% reduction in CO2 emissions, down 27g to The cars’ electric motors are capable of powering them on power alone at up to 30mph, but for one mile. The motor also as a generator when coasting to the batteries.

No doubt those batteries up a lot of space and add weight?

Land claims the entire hybrid adds 120kg to the respective of each car: the Range Hybrid is 2372kg and the Range Hybrid is 2394kg.

The batteries been cleverly packaged to them intruding into the in the event of a collision. Mounted in a boron steel cradle the cars’ floors, the cells are improving their ability to charge in high ambient Slinging the batteries underneath the car a low centre of gravity, while both cars retain cargo space and regular configurations – with seven in the Range Rover Sport an option.

When can I buy one?

Order open on 10 September 2013, and be able to check out your purchase at the 2013 Frankfurt show. First deliveries commence in early 2014, prices expected to be on a par with the petrol V8 models, at around for the Range Rover Sport and £100,000 for a Range Rover


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