The new generation of Range Rover 2022 It hasn’t been the best kept secret in the house. We have known the appearance of the SUV for several days thanks to numerous leaks on the net, but today it is finally a reality. Although its external appearance may disappoint you in terms of evolution, under the skin there are many and profound news.
We start from the base of a new platform. At the front there are new Full LED headlights, a shallow grille and a simpler rectangular lower air intake. The profile has subtle changes, such as revised gills, new colors, revamped designs of alloy wheels up to 23 inches and flush door handles.
The most striking changes have been carried out at the rear. We can see some thin vertical pilots that merge into a horizontal black panel under the rear window. In dimensions, it has also grown slightly, reaching the 5,052 mm long (5,252 mm the LWB), 2,047 mm wide and 1,870 mm high. The wheelbase grows 75mm to 2,997 mm.
Aerodynamic drag is only 0.30.
Moving inside, the most notable changes are to level of quality and technology. The digital instrumentation with display of 13.7 inch and the Pivi Pro infotainment system with touchscreen 13.1 inch. This features haptic feedback for the first time. At the rear we can equip another two 11.4-inch screens.
To level equipment, there is no shortage of Alexa for the natural voice assistant, wireless updates, active noise cancellation, Meridian sound system, electric door opening and closing, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto wireless, air purifier, steering rear axle, air suspension, electric tailgate, adaptive cruise control …
Various finishes for the 2022 Range Rover
The new luxury SUV is available in the trims I KNOW, HSE and Autobiography. They are joined by First Edition, which will be available during the first year of production. Based on the Autobiography, it includes exclusive specifications and a wide range of equipment. It is exclusively available with a finish Sunset Gold Satin.
One step above is the new Range Rover SV, an exquisite interpretation of Range Rover luxury and customization. Manufactured by the division Special Vehicle Operations, is available in standard bodies (SWB) and long wheelbase bodies (LWB), and includes the exclusive SV Serenity and SV Intrepid design styles.
The new Range Rover is now available with a price starting at 143,300 euros.
A four-seat SV Signature Suite configuration will also be available. The standard bodies (SWB) and long wheelbase bodies (LWB) are available with five seats, while the new Range Rover LWB is available with a third row of seats to offer comfort up to seven adults.
New platform, more engines
The 2022 Range Rover is based on the new MLA-Flex architecture from Land Rover, which gives the company’s flagship the ability to accommodate mechanical internal combustion, plug-in hybrids and electric. It will be in 2024 when the Land Rover family welcomes a fully electric model Based on the 2022 Range Rover.
In the range of plug-in hybrids we find the P440e and the P510e. They combine Land Rover’s inline six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine with a lithium-ion battery from 31.8 kWh tools and a 150 kW electric motor integrated into the transmission. This combination allows the engine to offer up to 100 km fully electric driving.
Thanks to the instantaneous electric torque, the new P510e goes from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.6 seconds. The new PHEVs can reach 140 km / h in EV mode, so customers can enjoy the new Range Rover in fully electric mode on most of their trips in town and in the countryside.
The PHEVs are joined by the new six-cylinder mild-hybrid Ingenium diesel engines, D300 and D350. The powerful new gasoline emblem, the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine P530, offers increased performance and refinement and is 17% more efficient than Range Rover’s previous V8 engine. Disburse 530 hp (390 kW) of power and 750 Nm of maximum torque.
They are standard the ZF eight-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel drive, the well-known Terrain Response 2 with various driving modes and an active rear differential to help out on rough terrain.