Land Rover sounds (and looks) like the type of brand that you can watch “Braveheart” in. But before you go on finding that Mel Gibson vehicle to stream, let’s talk about this vehicle, the 2023 Range Rover PHEV that essentially is able to handle the deepest valleys and the most winding mountains. The 2023 Range Rover can run entirely on electric vehicle capabilities, being that plug-in hybrids are the next big thing in the energy industry.
So what can be said about this newest Range Rover from Land Rover?
The car utilizes a longer wheelbase. There’s three-rows in the interior. Such a Range Rover is idyllic enough to lead you into the future. The Range Rover is capable enough to help you trot down the highway at an easy rate. With it’s design, the Range Rover exudes a precision build, while plenty of effort gets put into slimmming the panel gaps and fastening the flushness tolerances. The body sides can roll about 90 degrees in order to meet the side glass without chafing. In addition, the taillights themselves have black accents at least until they tend to be illuminated. Where they’re able to reveal what they look like.
Through both the long body (LWB) and the standard (SWB), the general wheelbase has been able to be stretched about three inches. In addition, there turns out to be six extra cubic feet of cargo space right behind the second row. Of course, the LWB will let Land Rover have the three-row seating. Proportions themselves are going to stay still however. Overhangs limit the overall length increase to only about 2.0 inches, therefore fulfilling 32-inch tires that fill the enlarged fender openings.
The rear suspension is changed from an “integral link” multilink, complete with a complex lower arm to a valid five-link setup. The setup allows for rear-wheel steering to be possible. With this additional feature, we also have the 31.8-kilowatt hours battery that is estimated to rev up to an EPA range of about 48 miles.
Of course, if you want to stay true to Internal Combustion Engines…
There are still two different Range Rovers with gas engines available. One of them, the P400. The second being the P530. Let’s speak about the differences between the two.
The P400 is great as a 3.0-liter inline-six engine. It’s supercharged enough to give off about 395 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque along with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Whereas the P530 comes as a twin-turbo V-8. It’s built to expel around 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. It also delivers a smooth push of thrust via an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Either way, you’ll likely have a treat. Even if you choose to go with the oft-forgotten battery-electric vehicle version, it’s still relatively valuable. The P400 SE five-seat SWB arrives at a price of $102.350. If you wanted a First Edition, four-seater, the highest you’d end up paying would be $212,550.