The British manufacturer Land Rover has to Frankfurt an avalanche of news on most models in the range.
Apart from the Defender, the oldest model of the Land Rover family, all models in the range of the British manufacturer of 4 x 4 and SUV, now owned by the Indian Tata, benefit from new developments. The most important change concerns the development of a diesel hybrid under the hood of the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. Helping to reduce the average CO2 emissions of the range of the manufacturer, the hybrid technology combines the 3-liter V6 turbo diesel engine delivering 292 hp (SDV6) to an electrical module 35 kW (48 hp).
The combined power spring 340 hp while maximum torque stands at 700 Nm Fuel consumption is 6.4 l/100 approved km, CO2 emissions of 169 g / km. The 8-speed automatic transmission also accompanies this engine. To reach this level of performance, we must turn to the version that appears SDV8 higher consumption (8.7 l/100 km, 229 g / km CO2). We can therefore expect that the V8 version of the catalog eventually disappear in some European countries. The diesel hybrid version will be marketed in the first half of 2014.
Also in the Range Rover Sport’s new home under the hood the 4.4 liter SDV8 credited with a comfortable power of 339 hp and torque of 700 Nm. This block has a modified intake system Double exchanger, a new housing and new engine mounts in cast aluminum. Parallel to these developments, Land Rover enrich the technological content of both Range Rover. The benefit of driving pleasure and safety, they will receive a system of autonomous driving in traffic, detect approaching vehicles, panoramic cameras alerting the presence of a vehicle at the output of a parking, warning lane departure, reading road signs and helps the release of the parking and parking assistance perpendicular.
Range Rover Evoque
While it has already sold 170,000 units in just eighteen months and the application does not run out of steam, the small Range will experience its share of changes designed to make it a little less fuel. To record a drop in consumption of up to 10.4%, the Evoque becomes the automatic transmission 9 reports. For the moment, only Mercedes has announced its much speed for E350 BlueTEC launched before the end of 2013. As for Volkswagen, it is currently developing a DSG 10 reports.
The Evoque range therefore sees its CO2 emissions melt. The more sober, the 2.2 liter diesel a fuel consumption of 4.9 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 129 g / km. Furthermore, the Evoque adds new aids also offered on its big sisters conduct. These high-tech equipment will enable him to make a difference with its main German rivals. Finally, the Evoque will be associated with a four-wheel drive system on demand. Below 35 km / h, it automatically re-engages all four wheels in just 300 milliseconds when needed.
Land Rover Discovery
Neither quite another, not quite the same, the Discovery has a facelift. The front takes its references to the family Range Rover while the bonnet welcomes the signature “Discovery”. This new Disco opportunity to incorporate some of the latest Range equipment, such as cameras at intersections aids or Wade Sensing system that analyzes the depth of a ford. Under the hood, the latter appears SDV6 256 hp. This reduces consumption 8 l/100 km and CO2 emissions to 213 g / km instead of 230 g / km previously. Discovery succumbs to the 8-speed automatic transmission.