Land Rover Freelander 2 gets 'premium overhaul' for MY 2013 – new design and features for cabin

30 Aug 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Land Rover Freelander 2 gets 'premium overhaul' for MY 2013 – new design and features for cabin

Land Rover Freelander

2 #8216;premium overhaul#8217; for MY 2013 new design and features for cabin

all spotlights shining on glamour Range Rover Evoque. have forgotten that the Rover Freelander 2 exists. not only is this handsome SUV on sale, Land Rover has the model #8211; facelifted two ago #8211; what it calls a overhaul#8221; for model year It#8217;s quite an update.

The gets a brand new centre that looks much modern than before. The Terrain Response dial has replaced by switches and a shutter additional storage space. A new derivative comes in three new colours (Ebony, Ivory or each with matching and co-ordinated door casings.

Display wise, there#8217;s a new cluster with a five-inch (primary vehicle-related information) and a colour touch-screen with audio from Meridian 11-speaker or 825W 17-speaker Trifield tech), reverse and optional sat nav. The steering toggle switches that the system are also new. keyless start replaces the old key

The SUV now comes with an #8220;intelligent#8221; parking brake. The clever bit brake force according to the the vehicle is parked on, even into account whether the are hot or cold. If hot, the system up#8221; periodically to ensure force is not lost as the brakes down.

An additional safety ensures the brake cannot be unless the driver#8217;s seat is

The new #8220;Say What You See#8221; activation system will the driver visually with the he/she needs to speak in to control functions in the audio, sat climate and phone systems.

The exterior gains a number of new too. The front and rear have the latest xenon LED and there#8217;s a new signature graphic in the running lights. The grille and fog bezels now sport a bright and there are paint detailing to the front grille surround, bars and fender vent.

Minor, but the original was far from

Three new colours have added #8211; Aintree Havana and Mauritius Blue along with a new 17-inch design. There are five levels: S, GS, XS, Dynamic, HSE and HSE LUX.

buyers can continue to choose two diesel engines, the 2.2-litre 150 PS TD4 and 190 PS SD4 4WD. For extra economy, the 150 PS engine is also available in eD4 2WD Equipped with a six-speed transmission and Stop/Start, the eD4 achieves per 100 km and CO2 emissions of 158 g/km.

The diesels were updated for with a new turbocharger improving and increasing maximum torque by 5% to 420 Nm. were also equipped a standard DPF, reducing by 80% and NOx emissions by 28%. The response of Stop/Start was improved by 22%.

For that are looking at a petrol (not sold here in the 3.2 litre normally aspirated V6 be replaced by the 2.0 litre turbo cylinder engine, the same one in the Evoque and in Fords like the Ecoboost and S-MAX Ecoboost.

Other improvements aimed at efficiency included a revised strategy on the automatics, low drag oils and revised bearing whilst noise levels reduced by 2dB.

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