- The most luxurious Range Rover ever makes North American debut at New York Auto Show
- First class levels of luxury for both driver and passengers
- Rear cabin now includes Apple iPads* as standard
- Hand crafted finest soft feel leathers and machined aluminum detailing
- Super yacht inspired teak loadspace floor
- Priced at CDN $188,000 on sale from April 2011, 500 vehicles globally
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 20, 2011 -- The new 2012 model year Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate Edition, a hand-finished exclusive addition, makes its North American debut at the 2011 New York Auto Show and is being priced in Canada with an manufacturer's suggested retail price of $188,000.
The flagship model adds a handcrafted luxury interior, using specially selected soft feel natural leathers, to an interior renowned for being one of the finest in the automotive world.
The driver benefits from the recognizable command driving position offering excellent visibility and comfort, and the rear passengers now experience first-class-style accommodation never before seen in a Range Rover.
Two stand alone electric rear seats enhance space and comfort for the rear passengers, making the Ultimate Edition the definitive chauffeur vehicle. The addition of a rear console extension, including a machined aluminum laptop table and drinks chiller, and two Apple iPads* as standard (the first car to do so), takes the Range Rover rear seat experience to new levels of luxury.
The luxury theme extends to the rear load space, with a super yacht inspired teak floor with metal and leather detailing.
The interior story is completed with high-end semi-aniline leather seating and Oxford leather on the door casings, dashboard top and steering wheel. For the first time, Kalahari wood veneers are used on the fascia and door top rolls and unique interior colourways of either dark cherry or Arabica are available
Two new unique exterior colours, either Roussillon Red or Otago Stone, are available along with body coloured door handles, dark atlas radiator grille and side vents to create a sophisticated finish. This Ultimate Edition is fitted with new and unique 20” multi-spoke diamond-turned alloy wheels, and unique tailgate badging. Customers also have the option of an Exterior Design Pack and deployable side steps.
A 5.0-liter Supercharged V8 engine is standard, delivering 510 hp and 461 lb/ft of torque, which can propel the Range Rover from 0-60 mph in a breath-taking 5.9 seconds.
Like all Range Rover vehicles, this vehicle will be equipped with the lauded Terrain Response system, which optimizes the vehicle set-up for virtually all on-road or off-road driving situations, with five different settings to suit different terrains including new Hill Start Assist and Gradient Acceleration Control.
This Ultimate Edition was designed, engineered and manufactured in the UK and exclusivity is assured as each vehicle will be built to customer order only. 500 units will be produced and sold in over 20 markets globally.
The Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate Edition will be limited to 10 vehicles in the Canadian market.
*iPad is a trademark of Apple, Inc. registered in the US and other countries.
Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s leading manufacturer of premium vehicles showcased its breakthrough Land Rover Discovery Sport and Jaguar XE models today at the Paris Auto Show.
Land Rover Discovery Sport was dramatically unveiled on an 263-foot barge on the River Seine in central Paris
Land Rover today revealed the new Discovery Sport, a versatile premium compact SUV that is the first member of the new Discovery vehicle family.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited: Registered Office: Abbey Road, Whitley, Coventry CV3 4LF Registered in England No: 1672070