For years, Land Rover’s Range Rover was unequaled in the high-end SUV segment. But with demand for SUVs soaring over the previous decade it was only a matter of time till rivals started to challenge it: Bentley and Mercedes-Maybach have joined the SUV video game and quickly Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce will, too.
The existing, fourth-generation Range Rover is still hard to beat when it comes to an SUV that offers sublime luxury and severe off-roading capacity. Nevertheless, Land Rover isn’t resting on its laurels and will soon upgrade the vehicle.
The Range Rover and its Range Rover Sport cousin are approaching the midway point in their respective life cycles and to keep them fresh Land Rover will present some updates. We’ve already spied a model for the upgraded version of the Range Rover Sport and today it’s the Range Rover which is the focus of our spy shots.
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Design
The shots of the interior reveal 2018 Land Rover Range Rover most current infotainment system which integrates 2 10-inch touchscreen displays will be introduced to the upgraded Range Rover. The system made its debut in the 2018 Range Rover Velar. The controls on the steering wheel also appear to have actually been upgraded.
On the outside, the model is sporting a new grille, a new front bumper and some tweaks to the lights at both ends. The wheel pattern in a few of the shots is likewise one we have not seen on the Range Rover prior to.
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Engine
No modifications are expected for the rest of the powertrain lineup. The Range Rover in the United States is currently provided with choices of a 340-horsepower 3.0-liter supercharged V-6, a 254-hp 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 diesel, a 510-hp 5.0-liter supercharged V-8, and a 550-hp 5.0-liter supercharged V-8. All models get an 8-speed automated and 4×4.
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Release Date
The current Range Rover was introduced for 2013. The upgraded version is expected to be introduced later this year, as a 2018 model.