At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the Range Rover has added a line and a hybrid model. British automaker promises high performance, improved comfort, better equipment, and of course less power compared to petrol and diesel versions.
The company also said that the 2014 Range Rover hybrid will not lose off-road ability that adorned the company in the past, and to prove it to potential buyers 2014 Range Rover plans 16,000-mile expedition called Silk Trail, which will be driven in the most difficult off-road conditions, from France and all to the registered owner of the company, Tata Motors, India. The expedition is to begin in mid-October and will include a total of 12 countries.
2014 Range Rover Hybrid – engine
In any case, the hybrid is based on the Range Rover with 3.0L V6 diesel engine that has 254 hp and 600 Nm of torque, and thanks to the help of an electric motor maximum power is now 335 hp and 699 Nm of torque. The hybrid system was added to the 120 kg vehicle weight (total 2,395 kg), which is less than the Range Rover managed to save the use of aluminum when developing the current generation. Despite the greater weight of the performance SUV with impressive acceleration to 100 km / h in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 216 km / h, and the numbers above are also better than the model which is a hybrid-based, and provides acceleration to 100 km / h in 7.4 seconds and a top speed of 209 km / h. Combined consumption should be at 6.4 liters per 100 kilometers (16% less compared to the V6 diesel) with CO2 emissions of 169 g / km, we will also mention that the hybrid and able to move only 48 kilometers from the electric motor.
2014 Range Rover Hybrid – design and price
From the design, and the interior of 2014 Range Rover hybrid has no major changes except for some hybrid designation. Range Rover is already receiving orders while sales should start by the end of the year with a starting price of around 100,000 euros (about $ 132.500).