2016 Land Rover LR4 is Land Rover’s last chance to gain its old glory in the automobile market. Even though this legendary car was once known for its traditional design, today it is obsolete and the market demands a modern makeover. Understanding the market’s demands, this British auto giant has decided to adapt to a more upgraded and modern design. Noticeable upgrades include a new look, headlight redesigns and increased dimensions.
Other than that the company has implemented their new suicide design doors into this car. In 2016 Land Rover LR4 car will be is equipped with the latest technological features and it seems that this car is way ahead of its time. With better off road capability and improved fuel efficiency this new variant will surely be a bestseller.
2016 Land Rover LR4 Engine
2016 Land Rover LR4 is expected to be available in two variants. First one will be a s a Si4 2 L turbocharged engine capable of generating up to 240 HP will have a maximum torque of 340 Nm. It is likely that the second variant will be better. It will probably be a 4 cylinder 2.2 L turbocharged engine capable of generating up to 150 HP and a torque of 190 lb-ft. Other than that both of these variants will be equipped with a start stop system and will be mated with a nine speed transmission. You can get fuel economy in city 15 MPG and in highway 19 MPG, which also very impressive.
2016 Land Rover LR4 Exterior & Interior Design
Spy Shots have revealed a lot about this car and it seems that the LR4 will borrow most of its design from the Range Rover Sport model but the powertrain will certainly be different. This car will come with the Ford EUCD platform but it has been upgraded thoroughly. In spite of increased dimensions the new Rover will only weigh 1817 kg. Based on the new Discovery (Vision) System, this car will be smaller than the Range Rover but will be way more powerful.
In order to keep up with the market’s demands 2016 Land Rover LR4 has decided to implement the latest technologies into this car.
Few such features include hand gesture control, smart glass tint and transparent hood. The new variant also looks more edgy and with a newly added row of seats makes the interior much more spacious. To add to that the last two rows of seats are adjustable and can be folded to create extra cargo space. Land Rover’s new cabin design is exclusively class apart and it has been crafted with the finest standard of materials. Other mentionable upgrades include dual zone air conditioning system, 8 inch touch screen interface and an improved parking assist system.
2016 Land Rover LR4 Release Date & Price
2016 Land Rover LR4 will be priced between $38k to $40k, depending on accessories offered and it will be released by the end of this of this year. This car will be manufactured under the name Discovery, in Europe and will be available in two variants. The first one being a standard variant with three rows of seats and the second one being a smaller variant with two rows of seats. Speculations suggest that this vehicle might be a replacement for the LR2 or the Freelander. It is likely that LR4 will be introduced in the 2016 New York City Auto show. Some of its toughest competitors are Jaguar C-X17, Audi Q5 and BMW X3.