fresh super-luxury Range Rover SVAutobiography revealed
The Range Rover SVAutobiography costs £148,900
Luxurious Range Rover created by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations division will go on sale which summer, priced by £148,900
Due to go on sale from the UK which summer, the super-luxury Range Rover costs £148,900, as well as is actually billed as “the most luxurious as well as powerful series production Range Rover” from the product’s 45-year history. the automobile replaces the current Autobiography Black trim level, which appeared on Range Rover products in 2013.
Forming part of the MY16 Range Rover line-up, the SVAutobiography will be available in both standard as well as long-wheelbase forms.
Upgrades include fresh two-tone paintwork, which sees the black upper Centeng combined with one of nine colour choices, as well as bespoke badging at the rear as well as fresh lettering on the bonnet. The SVAutobiography also gets a unique front grille, finished in chrome.
Inside, many of the control surfaces are machined by aluminium, while fresh trim features on the centre console as well as armrests. The rear seats currently come with powered deployable tables, as well as passengers can access a chiller compartment. Aluminium coat hooks also feature, along with more luxurious carpets.
some other modifications include the fitting of two extra seats which slot into place on the automobile’s tailgate. Dubbed ‘Event Seating’, the seats are finished in Windsor leather. The boot area also features a sliding floor for the very first time, which Land Rover says will “optimise practicality as well as ease of use for loading as well as unloading.”
Engine options include the same 542bhp 5.0-litre supercharged V8 which appears from the Range Rover Sport SVR, though Land Rover says which has retuned the unit for comfort as well as refinement rather than outright performance. some other powertrain options include the SDV8 as well as SDV6 Hybrid options which already feature on the Range Rover.
Top-spec V8 versions of the SVAutobiography also get quad exhaust tips at the rear.
Speaking ahead of the automobile’s unveiling, SVO boss John Edwards said the SVAutobiography “takes the Range Rover to another level of comfort, craftsmanship as well as refinement”.
Land Rover design director Gerry McGovern added: “With the SVAutobiography we have taken the opportunity to optimise the Range Rover’s luxury execution as well as precision while delivering beautiful detailing which considerably enhances the customer’s experience of our flagship vehicle.”
The launch of the Range Rover SVAutobiography means Land Rover is actually well placed to tackle the onslaught of super-luxury SUVs planned by Rolls-Royce, Bentley as well as Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes has already hinted which a luxurious Mercedes-Maybach SUV, likely to be based on the GLS, forms part of its future product plans. Bentley as well as Rolls-Royce, meanwhile, will have their own SUVs on sale in 2016 as well as 2017 respectively.
The SVAutobiography is actually also the first luxury vehicle to be created by the Special Operations division, with previous offerings being related more to performance. which is actually known which JLR eventually wants its divison to cover three areas: performance, luxury as well as all-terrain vehicles.
Land Rover has also announced which the MY16 Range Rover line-up will go on sale which summer, with prices starting at £74,950. The updated SUV range comes with more efficient powertrain options – with the Hybrid emitting less CO2 as well as the SDV8 currently returning 33.6mpg with CO2 emissions of 219g/km.
SDV8 products also currently get Land Rover’s All Terrain Progress Control system, while all modes come with an upgraded camera system as well as a fresh gesture tailgate, which provides hands-free access to the boot, as well as automatic height adjustment. JLR’s InControl system has also been updated.
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