The next big news about the all-new Range Rover is the increased comfort brought about by new underpinnings from the dramatic weight loss. In this case, all four corners are literally riding on air with a completely re-engineered air suspension.
Rear passengers also get the added benefit of getting much more space than they've been accustomed to in a Range Rover. How much more? On paper, there's a piddly 119 mm increase in rear passenger leg room. But in reality, that spells the difference between a true luxury vehicle and something trying to be one. Wealthy owners who prefer to be chauffeured around can get even more room by opting for the two-occupant-only rear seating arrangement. How's that for luxury?
To ensure that prospective and future owners have the very best and most durable off-road vehicle in the world, a plethora of Range Rovers traversed a few million miles on all sorts of terrain in 20 countries for an extended durability test. Think of it as a “drive it until it breaks” test. It goes without saying that, if something broke during the test, then it would've been back to the drawing board for them Brit engineers.
The all-new Range Rover is equipped with Land Rover's latest Terrain Response system. This feature is comprised of a myriad of sensors that continuously analyze the terrain conditions and automatically adjusts vehicle's suspension and drive settings accordingly. You're basically paying for a device that makes you look like driving super stars - all while you're basking in the aural nirvana courtesy of British audio specialists MeridianTM.
There has been no exact details yet on what powertrain will come with the all-new Range Rover when it becomes available in December 2012, but Land Rover said that it'll be a selection of V8's.