2016 Range Rover Autobiography
|Assembly||Solihull Plant, England|
|Designer||Gerry McGovern (2009, 2010)|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Full-size luxury SUV|
|Body style||5-door SUV|
3-door SUV (SV Coupé)
|Layout||Front-engine, four-wheel drive|
2.0 L L4 Ingenium petrol Plug-In Hybrid 404PS
Jaguar 3.0 L V6, 2995 cc
Jaguar 5.0 L V8, 4999 cc
Jaguar 3.0 L V6, 2993cc TDV6/SDV6 Hybrid
Ford 4.4 L V8, 4367cc SDV8
|Transmission||8-speed 8HP automatic|
|Wheelbase||2,922 mm (115.0 in)|
3,122 mm (122.9 in) (Long wheelbase)
|Length||4,999 mm (196.8 in)|
5,199 mm (204.7 in) (Long wheelbase)
|Width||1,984 mm (78.1 in) (body) |
2,073 mm (81.6 in) (mirrors folded)
2,220 mm (87.4 in) (mirrors extended)
|Height||1,835 mm (72.2 in)|
|Kerb weight||2,160-2,360 kg (4,762-5,203 lb)|
|Predecessor||Range Rover (L322)|
Early models include a choice of two petrol (5.0-litre 375 PS LR-V8 and 510PS LR-V8 Supercharged) and two diesel (3.0-litre 258PS TDV6 and 4.4-litre 339PS SDV8) engines, all with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Japan models went on sale in January 2013. Early models include 5.0 V8 Vogue (375PS), 5.0 V8 Supercharged Vogue (510PS), Autobiography (510PS), and SVAutobiography Dynamic (550PS).
The platform is an all-aluminium monocoque structure which is a first for a SUV, resulting in a reduction of 420 kg (925.9 lb) compared to the outgoing model. The Range Rover has a new version of Terrain Response, dubbed Terrain Response 2.
The Range Rover has two diesel engines options and one petrol engine;
All engines use an eight-speed automatic transmission. Gears are selected from the Drive Select rotary shifter on the centre console or the driver can also manually select gears via the paddle shift controls on the steering wheel.
The car has permanent four-wheel drive with 50/50 torque split and a two-speed transfer case for high and low range options.
|Model||Engine type||Power||Torque||0-60 mph||Max speed||Emissions|
|2.0 L Ingenium Plug-in Hybrid||1,999 cc (122 cu in) I4 + 85KW ELECTRIC MOTOR||404 PS (297 kW; 398 hp)||640 N?m (472 lb?ft)||6.8 secs||137 mph (220 km/h)||72 g/km|
|3.0 L Supercharged||2,995 cc (183 cu in) V6||340 PS (250 kW; 335 hp)||450 N?m (332 lb?ft)||7.1 secs||130 mph (209 km/h)||254 g/km|
|3.0 L Supercharged||2,995 cc (183 cu in) V6||380 PS (279 kW; 375 hp)||450 N?m (332 lb?ft)||6.9 secs||130 mph (209 km/h)||254 g/km|
|5.0 L||4,999 cc (305 cu in) V8||375 PS (276 kW; 370 hp)||510 N?m (376 lb?ft)||6.5 secs||130 mph (209 km/h)||299 g/km|
|5.0 L Supercharged||4,999 cc (305 cu in) V8||510 PS (375 kW; 503 hp)||625 N?m (461 lb?ft)||5.1 secs||155 mph (249 km/h)||322 g/km|
|5.0 L Supercharged SVAutobiography Dynamic||4,999 cc (305 cu in) V8||525 PS (386 kW; 518 hp)||625 N?m (461 lb?ft)||5.4 secs||155 mph (249 km/h)||304 g/km|
|5.0 L Supercharged SVAutobiography Dynamic||4,999 cc (305 cu in) V8||550 PS (405 kW; 542 hp)||680 N?m (502 lb?ft)||4.7 secs||155 mph (249 km/h)||322 g/km|
|5.0 L Supercharged SVAutobiography Long Wheelbase||4,999 cc (305 cu in) V8||565 PS (416 kW; 557 hp)||700 N?m (516 lb?ft)||5.4 secs||155 mph (249 km/h)||307 g/km|
|3.0 L TDV6||2,993 cc (183 cu in) V6||258 PS (190 kW; 254 hp)||600 N?m (443 lb?ft)||7.4 secs||130 mph (209 km/h)||196 g/km|
|3.0 L SDV6 (249 PS)||2,993 cc (183 cu in) V6||249 PS (183 kW; 246 hp)||600 N?m (443 lb?ft)||8.0 secs||130 mph (209 km/h)||200 g/km|
|3.0 L SDV6 (275 PS)||2,993 cc (183 cu in) V6||275 PS (202 kW; 271 hp)||625 N?m (461 lb?ft)||7.9 secs||130 mph (209 km/h)||200 g/km|
|3.0 L SDV6 Hybrid||2,993 cc (183 cu in) V6||340 PS (250 kW; 335 hp)||700 N?m (516 lb?ft)||6.5 secs||135 mph (217 km/h)||169 g/km|
|4.4 L SDV8||4,367 cc (266 cu in) V8||340 PS (250 kW; 335 hp)||740 N?m (546 lb?ft)||6.5 secs||135 mph (217 km/h)||229 g/km|
|4.4 L SDV8 (2018)||4,367 cc (266 cu in) V8||340 PS (250 kW; 335 hp)||740 N?m (546 lb?ft)||7.5 secs||135 mph (217 km/h)||245 g/km|
The Range Rover has electronic cross-linked air suspension with variable ride height. Multiple suspension modes are provided as standard, including: access, normal on-road, off-road and extended height. The car has an automated load leveling mechanism.
Adaptive dynamics continuously analyse vehicle movements over 500 times per second, reacting instantaneously to road conditions and driver actions. Variable dampers adjust to maintain a composed and balanced ride. The dynamic response system independently adjusts and monitors front and rear suspension units, reducing the amount of body roll during cornering, as well as enhancing control and stability at higher speeds.
The Range Rover's all-terrain capability features a new second generation Terrain Response system. The system monitors ground conditions to determine the most appropriate response to the terrain and automatically optimises vehicle settings. The system provides settings for grass, gravel, snow, mud, sand, and rock crawl, Terrain Response technology instantly reconfigures transmission, suspension, and traction settings. Controlled Acceleration Control prevents excessive speeds downhill, and Hill Start Assist prevents the vehicle from inadvertently rolling backwards.
The Range Rover has driver and passenger airbags (side, seat-front, thorax and pelvis), plus airbags to protect rear-seat passengers.
Other safety aids include cornering brake control, which helps to maintain stability when cornering by adjusting the driver's generated brake pressure, along with dynamic stability control to maintain control by reducing engine torque and applying braking to the appropriate wheel and correcting understeer or oversteer.
The vehicles were unveiled at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. Deliveries of long-wheelbase Range Rover models were set to begin in late Q1 2014.
The Range Rover Long-Wheelbase Autobiography Black is a limited version of the 2014 Range Rover Long-Wheelbase for the US market, with the first 25 units in Valloire White pearlescent body colour.
Changes include front grille and side vents and badging in black enamel and chrome, signature rear lamps, a chrome accent finish to the tailgate and auxiliary vents to the front and new exclusive 7-spoke 21-inch wheels with a high gloss polished finish.
More changes are individualized front and rear seating package, bespoke seat cover design, adjustable 18-way front seat, two individual fully adjustable rear seats, new rear center console (electrically deployable tables covered in black leather), 10.2-inch rear seat entertainment screens, tread plates with an illuminated 'Autobiography Black' script, a choice of 3 interior colour schemes (Ebony/Lunar, Espresso/Tan, Dark Cherry/Ivory).
Early models included Supercharged and Autobiography trim levels with either a three-across bench seat or individual rear seats with a center console.
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