New Range Rover Plug-in Hybrid delivers electric range of up to 62 miles

The new Range Rover includes 510PS and 440PS plug-in hybrid models that deliver an electric range of up to 62 miles and CO2 emissions below 30g/km. A battery-electric Range Rover is due to premiere in 2024.

The Extended Range Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) powertrains are available as P440e and P510e models.

The new Extended-Range PHEVs combine Land Rover’s in-line six-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine with a 38.2kWh lithium-ion battery – with usable capacity of 31.8kWh – and a 105kW electric motor integrated with the transmission. Together, the powertrain provides up to 62 miles of electric driving. With instantaneous electric torque the new P510e accelerates from 0-60mph in 5.3 seconds.

The PHEVs can reach up to 87mph on electric power. Typical Range Rover customers will be able to complete up to 75 per cent of trips using electric power only if they begin each journey with a full charge. The packaging of the battery, beneath the vehicle and within the wheelbase, ensures both luggage space and all-terrain capability are uncompromised.

The use of advanced eHorizon navigation data also allows the hybrid system to optimise energy usage across a journey, to provide a arrival at a destination on electric power, while also optimising EV usage for travel in low emissions zones.

Four, five or seven-seat interiors will be available across Standard and Long Wheelbase body designs. The new Range Rover is available in SE, HSE and Autobiography models.

The intelligent All-Wheel Drive (iAWD) transmission is controlled by Land Rover’s Intelligent Driveline Dynamics (IDD) system, which monitors grip levels and driver inputs 100 times a second to predictively distribute torque between the front and rear axles, and across the rear axle, for optimum traction on and off-road.

Every Range Rover also features an Active Locking Rear Differential. This optimises traction from the rear axle during high-speed cornering, on slippery surfaces and during off-road wheel articulation.

This technology feeds into Land Rover’s Terrain Response 2 system, which harnesses the various chassis systems to automatically provide the best settings for the surroundings, from a choice of six driving modes, to minimise driver workload across all terrains. Alternatively, the driver can select the most appropriate setting manually or, use Configurable Terrain Response to create a bespoke chassis set-up.

Every New Range Rover features All-Wheel Steering, helping to give a turning circle of less than 11m – the smallest of any Land Rover.

A third-generation Active Noise Cancellation system monitors wheel vibrations, tyre noise and engine sounds transmitted into the cabin and generates a cancelling signal, which is played through the 35 speakers of a 1,600W Meridian Signature Sound System.

The New Range Rover is available to order now, priced from £94,400 in the UK.

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