Land Rover has unveiled the new long wheelbase Range Rover, which is the first long wheelbase Range Rover in 20 years.
Land Rover has unveiled the new long wheelbase Range Rover, which is the first long wheelbase Range Rover in 20 years. The longer wheelbase has increased rear legroom by five inches and boosted recline to 17 degrees, a full eight degrees more than the nine degrees on the standard wheelbase.
The long wheelbase Range Rover is equipped with powered side door blinds and a panoramic sunroof as standard, as well as increased stowage. Range Rover long wheelbase models will carry a distinctive ‘L’ badge mounted into the exterior accents behind each front wheel arch. The long wheelbase will be offered on Range Rover Vogue, Vogue SE, Autobiography and Autobiography Black models. A Range Rover Hybrid derivative will also become available later in 2014.
Land Rover has also announced an exclusive specification – the Range Rover Autobiography Black. A unique design finish has been appointed to the front grille and side vents along with distinguishable badging in black enamel and chrome. Signature rear lamps and auxiliary vents to the front add to the exclusivity of this vehicle with a chrome accent finish to the tailgate. Two new and exclusive Autobiography Black wheel designs accompany the core Range Rover wheel choices. These are 7-spoke 21″ and a 22″ wheels with a high gloss polished finish.
Inside the Range Rover Autobiography Black incorporates a unique seat cover design. This package offers the ultimate in rear seat luxury with two individual fully adjustable seats and a re-designed full extended center console to offer supreme comfort and functionality. Re-designed exclusively for the Autobiography Black, the rear center console includes electrically deployable tables covered in black leather with integrated USB charging sockets and cup holders. The chiller compartment provides additional space for glasses and bottles on the long wheelbase version.
Source: Land Rover