RANGE ROVER: A HISTORY
FOR MORE THAN 45 YEARS RANGE ROVER HAS SET STANDARDS IN LUXURY AND CAPABILITY
45 YEARS OF BRITISH DESIGN
RANGE ROVER IS CELEBRATING 45 YEARS OF LUXURY, DESIGN AND INNOVATION
HISTORY OF INNOVATIONS
Over the last 45 years Range Rover has delivered a series of industry firsts as it has evolved into the peerless luxury vehicle we know today
FIRST EVER LUXURY SUV
The original Range Rover was the first 4x4 designed to be as good on-road as it was off-road. It took 4x4s out of the mud and onto the motorway.
FIRST ELECTRONIC TRACTION CONTROL
Range Rover was the world’s first 4x4 to be fitted with Electronic Traction Control.
FIRST PREMIUM DIESEL SUV HYBRID
With outstanding fuel economy and 26% lower C02 emissions than the TDV6 diesel engine, the Range Rover Hybrid became the world’s first diesel SUV hybrid in its class.
FIRST ALL-ALUMINIUM SUV
The Fourth Generation Range Rover is the world’s first all-aluminium SUV.
Range Rover was the first luxury SUV in the world in 1970 and 45 years on it continues to lead the way. The latest model is the most desirable and sophisticated Land Rover ever, mixing peerless comfort with cutting edge technology to provide the ultimate luxury vehicle experience.
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FACTS & FEATURES
The amount of recycled polymer used in a Range Rover is equivalent to 2,137 small bottles.
During the vehicle’s development, computer simulations saved 1,207,000 kilometres of real-world testing. The equivalent distance of the moon from earth.
LESS FUEL CONSUMPTION
Up to 22% less fuel is consumed by the TDV6 engine in the Fourth Generation Range Rover, compared to its predecessor.
The Fourth Generation Range Rover features 50% less switchgear and is up to 420 kg lighter than the previous model.
The Range Rover has considerable towing capability up to 3,500 kg.
675 mm of articulation between the Range Rover’s front and rear wheels enables it to overcome challenging obstacles.
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When the Range Rover was introduced 45 years ago, it changed the way the world went off-road. Over the years, it has come to represent the very height of British design. Keep up with the latest Range Rover developments as they happen.