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2011 Land Rover Range Rover

"The 2011 Land Rover Range Rover keeps its function as one of the international's maximum whole luxurious cars. Its mixture of decreased CO2 emissions and advanced engine overall performance keep to make it a clean enterprise benchmark. And with the advent of our all-new 'exquisite diesel', we see the Land Rover Range Rover turning in over 30mpg for the primary time." Phil Popham, Land Rover Managing Director

A new, class-main V8 diesel engine, new 8-pace transmission, giant Terrain Response® improvements and diffused outside styling all integrate to make sure the 2011 Range Rover keeps its crown as king of the posh SUV segment.

The LR-TDV8 four.four-litre with parallel sequential turbocharging replaces the top notch LR-TDV8 three.6-litre and is particular to the Land Rover Range Rover. An all-new 'exquisite-diesel', the LR-TDV8 combines advanced electricity and large torque with unheard of tiers of refinement. Despite the more overall performance, this elegant V8 engine is cleanser too, turning in even decrease gasoline intake and CO2 emissions than its predecessor and assembly the stringent EU5 emissions standards. The headline news, aleven though, is that the blended cycle gasoline intake of the brand new LR-TDV8 four.four-litre is simply 30.1mpg, making this the primary Land Rover Range Rover ever to higher 30mpg.

With 313PS and 700Nm torque, the Range Rover's new powertrain fits electricity with conscience, decreasing CO2 emissions by means of an outstanding 14 percentage. The new diesel engine is helped on this recognize by means of its marriage to an outstanding new, electronically controlled, ZF 8HP70, 8-pace computerized gearbox tuned by means of Land Rover engineers to mix silky easy transferring with exceedingly speedy reaction and top notch gasoline financial system. This daunting mixture is sufficient to catapult the Land Rover Range Rover from relaxation to 60mph in a trifling 7.five seconds and whole the 50mph-75mph sprint in only five.1 seconds.

Available most effective on four.four-litre LR-TDV8 fashions, this 'clever' transmission integrates with the diesel engine to supply the maximum green running regime in all situations. To replicate the overall performance of the brand new four.four-litre LR-TDV8, diesel fashions are equipped with the equal Brembo-primarily based totally braking machine suited for the five.0-litre LR-V8 supercharged version. Providing the massive preventing electricity required for most effective the best acting cars, the machine incorporates 380mm ventilated the front discs with particular, light-weight aluminium six-piston hostile motion monoblock calipers. 365mm ventilated discs with unmarried piston sliding calipers are equipped on the rear.

For 2011, the Range Rover keeps the equal class-main five.0-litre LR-V8, supercharged petrol engine married to the ZF HP28 6-pace computerized transmission brought in 2010. Developing 510PS and 625Nm torque the Supercharged LR-V8 will take the Land Rover Range Rover from 0-60mph in a breath-taking five.nine seconds.

The 2011 Range Rover is similarly better by means of enhancements to the Terrain Response® machine withinside the shape of Hill Start Assist and Gradient Acceleration Control. Inside the cabin there are elective illuminated treadplates for the the front doorways, new transmission controls for the diesel version, and enhancements to the enjoyment machine. Detail development to the outside encompass new 'Jupiter' grilles and facet vents for the diesel fashions.

A new Exterior Design Pack choice offers clients the danger to offer their Land Rover Range Rover a extra character appearance and new colors and wheels were brought to the variety.

e_TERRAIN TECHNOLOGIES for decreased emissions

e_TERRAIN TECHNOLOGIES are in particular designed to goal emissions and enhance performance of Land Rover cars, with out compromising luxurious, refinement or all-terrain capabilities.

The 2011 Range Rover profits the remarkably green four.four-litre LR-TDV8 engine which realises a discount in CO2 emissions of 14 percentage from 294g/km to 253g/km as compared to the outgoing three.6-litre LR-TDV8 which it replaces. The new LR-TDV8 additionally complies with the cutting-edge EU5 emissions guidelines which appreciably reduces emissions of HC, CO2 and NOx.

Increasing the capability by means of 22 percentage over the three.6-litre LR-TDV8 equates to a decrease precise output than the smaller engine, appreciably decreasing emissions of engine-out NOx. The new ceramic glow plugs perform 250°C warmer than the preceding metal devices and are extra durable. These elements make it feasible to run the glow plugs for an extended length after start-up (a hundred seconds) and extra frequently, enhancing performance and decreasing emissions. The LR-V8 petrol changed into designed to supply advanced low-cease torque from the outset and is filled with brand new performance capabilities.

The new ZF 8HP70 8-pace transmission is tuned to take gain of the LR-TDV8's low cease torque with torque converter lock-up being decided on as early as feasible to lessen slip and strength loss. The wider ratio spread, tall overdriven pinnacle equipment and the truth that no extra than inner clutches are open at any person time all make a contribution to progressed gasoline financial system and emissions.

Transmission Idle Control disengages 70 percentage of the power while the automobile is desk bound and the engine is idling in Drive, appreciably decreasing intake withinside the city cycle. In bloodless situations, the transmission selects a decrease equipment to sell rapid heat up and get the engine as much as its green running temperature as quickly as feasible.

The Land Rover Range Rover's Intelligent Power Management System guarantees the alternator is charging the battery (and drawing strength from the engine) on the maximum green instances, which includes while the automobile is coasting in preference to accelerating. The electric machine is scaled such that the battery most effective desires to be charged to eighty percentage, decreasing the workload at the alternator. It additionally moderates the fee quotes in bloodless climate while the battery is much less capable of deal with excessive fee quotes, growing battery lifestyles for decrease price and environmental impact.


  • four.four-litre LR-TDV8 engine technology
  • Engine optimised for max performance
  • Capacity boom of LR-TDV8 aids decrease emissions
  • Ceramic glow plugs enhance performance
  • Higher torque, tall gearing
  • Reduced torque converter slip on petrol and diesel
  • Transmission promotes rapid engine heat-up
  • Intelligent Power System Management (IPSM) such as clever regenerative charging

Matching electricity with conscience, the all new four.four-litre LR-TDV8

The all-new four.four-litre LR-TDV8, in particular designed for the Land Rover Range Rover, replaces the three.6-litre LR-TDV8 and combines extensively elevated overall performance with substantially decreased emissions. Acceleration from relaxation to 60mph takes 7.five seconds as compared to 8.6 seconds for the preceding three.6-litre LR-TDV8, whilst pinnacle pace will increase from 125mph to 130mph. More essential, mid-variety acceleration from 50mph-75mph has progressed extensively, falling from 6.three seconds to simply five.1 seconds. Yet CO2 emissions have dropped from 294g/km to simply 253g/km as compared to the outgoing LR-TDV8 three.6-litre, a large 14 percentage discount. Most astounding of all, blended gasoline financial system has progressed by means of 18.five percentage from 25.four mpg to 30.1 mpg making this the primary Range Rover to dip above the 30mpg barrier. The new engine additionally meets the stringent EU5 emissions standards, so emissions of NOx, CO2 and HC are the various lowest withinside the international for an engine of this type.

Despite those dramatic reductions, electricity and torque have soared, from 272PS and 640Nm, to 313PS at three,750rpm and a stunning 700Nm torque at simply 2,000rpm. More essential is the manner the electricity and torque have interaction with each other for astounding common overall performance. Maximum torque is to be had from 1,500rpm to three,000rpm however then most electricity kicks in from three,250rpm to four,000rpm generating a wall of overall performance from idle onwards. None of this has been performed on the cost of refinement aleven though and the four.four-litre LR-TDV8's electricity transport stays silky easy and whisper quiet in the course of the engine pace variety.

A new CGI solid iron block bureaucracy the idea for the brand new V8 and even though comparable in layout to the outgoing three.6-litre engine, is taller to house an extended stroke and 11mm longer to make room for duplex timing chains. The strong new engine has a cast metal crankshaft which even though larger than that of the outgoing three.6-litre, isn't anyt any heavier way to cautious optimisation. Aluminium pistons with metal connecting rods include optimised combustion chambers for excessive electricity and occasional emissions.

A particular technique to packaging a number of the ancillaries permits the four.four-litre LR-TDV8 to fit smartly into the engine bay regardless of its large outside dimensions. The oil clear out out, engine oil cooler and EGR (exhaust fueloline recirculation) cooler were designed as one unit which sits withinside the centre of the 'V' taking on the minimal of room. A crankcase breather is included via the centre of the meeting and contains a cyclone layout to split oil droplets from the fumes being ingested again into the engine.

Cylinder heads are every geared up with 4-valves in line with cylinder and dual overhead camshafts and crowned by means of composite cam covers, remoted from the cylinder heads by means of elastomeric gaskets to lessen transmission of noise. The metal glow plugs of the three.6-litre LR-TDV8 were outmoded by means of new ceramic glow plugs which attain a temperature a few 250°C better and offer immediate beginning from key-on in regular situations. Even at ambient temperatures -30°C the brand new layout of glow plug heats up two times as fast as earlier than.

Parallel sequential turbochargers - lightning rapid, extremely green

Key to the brand new engine's overall performance and performance is the Parallel Sequential turbocharger machine which is nearly same in idea to that of the fantastic, 2010 three.0-litre LR-TDV6 brought at the Discovery four. During regular riding, a medium-sized, variable-geometry turbocharger works alone, optimising performance. When the engine revs climb past 2,400rpm, valves withinside the exhaust manifold open and a smaller, secondary faster seamlessly speeds up to complete pace in only 20 milliseconds, complete bi-faster operation being performed in most effective 180ms without a lag or electricity step. This technique permits the second one turbocharger to stay dormant while now no longer required, enhancing engine performance by means of decreasing pumping losses. A stability pipe connecting the 2 manifolds equalises strain among the 2 exhaust structures.

Parallel sequential turbocharging - precis of advantages:

  • Most of the time most effective one turbocharger is in use (as much as dual carriageway cruising speeds and common acceleration). Because it's far a medium, in preference to large-sized faster with variable geometry, reaction is outstanding without a discernable lag.
  • Packaging is outstanding, one faster and manifold beneath every financial institution of cylinders.
  • The mixture of turbochargers makes it feasible to optimise performance and overall performance in any respect instances.
  • Because one turbocharger is in use maximum of the time, pumping losses are decreased.
  • More green than collection turbocharger structures, whose smaller number one turbocharger will increase pumping losses and gasoline intake via raised exhaust again strain.

The 0.33 technology not unusualplace rail gasoline injection machine mirrors that of the three.0-litre LR-TDV6 running at a strain of as much as 2,000bar. Eight-hollow piezo injectors, (as compared to seven hollow withinside the three.0-litre LR-TDV6) are similarly optimised for emissions and make a contribution to the engine's EU5 repute and minimise noise. In the past, not unusualplace rail gasoline pumps had been designed to over-deliver the injector rails, the excess being re-circulated again to the tank. This technique raised gasoline temperature appreciably and supposed the gasoline needed to be cooled earlier than being lower back to the tank, losing strength. The new machine resources gasoline on demand, growing performance and decreasing the quantity of cooling required.

The LR-TDV8's ancillary power-belts were decreased from seven ribs to 6 as compared to the outgoing three.6-litre LR-TDV8, making it feasible to lessen the thickness of the pulleys, enhancing performance, saving weight and decreasing the period of the engine by means of 4mm. The use of a stretch belt to power the fan and a dynamic tensioner for the 6-rib alternator belt does away with any want for adjustment for the duration of servicing in each cases.

The LR-TDV8 is the primary Land Rover engine designed from the outset to apply low SAPS Sulphated Ash, Phosphorus, Sulphur) oil, decreasing the build-up of ash withinside the DPFs (diesel particulate filters) for longer lifestyles and progressed performance. Conventional, near coupled oxidation catalysts are used for exhaust aftertreatment. Lubrication is by means of the cutting-edge low-viscosity 5W-30 oil enhancing performance for the duration of the heat-up phase.

The viscous fan is now no longer installed at the water pump, permitting optimisation of the bearings for more performance and robustness. This additionally permits using a bigger fan, elevated from 500mm to 520mm to offer sufficient cooling for the bigger engine.

The four.four-litre LR-TDV8 has been designed for 'pinnacle-down' servicing and does not want to be lifted on a ramp, even for oil changes. The oil clear out out unit, installed at the EGR unit withinside the 'V', is first loosened to permit the oil to empty into the sump after which unscrewed and changed without a fuss. Under regular circumstances, oil isn't always tired from the sump withinside the traditional manner, however extracted from the pinnacle of the engine by means of a unique carrier pump on the dealer. Service durations are 15,000 miles.

A facility for draining oil from the lowest of the engine has been retained to permit servicing in far off regions without a get entry to to grease extraction equipment. There's no dipstick, the oil degree is monitored electronically by using an ultrasonic sensor, informing the motive force of each the oil degree and the quantity of oil that desires adding.

"The overall performance of our new LR-TDV8 can most effective be defined as awe-inspiring. We are assured that the mixture of decreased CO2 emissions, EU5 compliance and the large boom in overall performance whilst turning in a large development in gasoline financial system, is international class." Paul Walker, Chief Programme Engineer

Smart charging improves performance

Clever strength control method no gasoline is wasted withinside the manufacturing of strength for the Land Rover Range Rover's electric structures. Land Rover's IPMS (Intelligent Power Management System) guarantees the alternator does no extra work - and the engine consumes no extra gasoline - than is exactly necessary. Rather than keeping the battery fee kingdom at an needless a hundred percentage, IPMS targets to keep the battery at eighty percentage fee to keep away from the alternator operating more difficult than it desires to. The alternator is configured to fee anywhere feasible while the auto is slowing (in preference to while accelerating) convalescing kinetic strength withinside the process. Charge quotes from the effective 220amp alternator (which replaces the 150amp unit of the three.6-litre) are cautiously moderated while bloodless to extend battery lifestyles.

ZF 8HP70 computerized gearbox companions four.four-litre LR-TDV8

The first 8-pace transmission ever suited for a Land Rover automobile, the ZF 8HP70 transmission, supplies unrivalled reaction for riding pride whilst riding gasoline intake and CO2 emissions right all the way down to an all time low. Few, if any, computerized gearboxes, such as the ZF 6HP28 suited for the MY10 variety and MY11 petrol fashions of the Land Rover Range Rover, are able to managing the 700Nm most torque that the brand new LR-TDV8 produces. Eight speeds offer nearer ratios and a more common ratio spread, whilst the better overdrive ratio compliments the large torque of the four.four-litre LR-TDV8, decreasing gasoline intake and CO2 emissions. Efficiency is similarly progressed by means of the inner mechanical format of the 8HP70 this means that that no extra than inner clutches are open at any person time.

The 8HP70 is filled with strength saving capabilities. The hydraulic actuating machine is extra green too, the hydraulic pump drawing much less strength from the engine. The torque converter is calibrated to lock-up at decrease speeds and running temperature, decreasing gasoline intake and over again taking gain of the four.four-litre LR-TDV8's stupendous low-cease torque. Transmission Idle Control seamlessly and transparently disengages 70 percentage of the power while the auto is desk bound and the engine is idling in Drive, decreasing drag at the engine and saving gasoline. The 8HP70 has brains too. In warm situations it selects a decrease equipment to run the engine and air con pump quicker to quiet down the cabin fast. In bloodless situations it runs the engine quicker to lessen heat-up time and emissions.

Apart from CO2-busting performance enhancements, the 8HP70 gives overall performance advantages too. Taking simply 2 hundred milliseconds to finish the whole shift event, the 8HP70 ratios alternate with an imperceptible interruption of torque for smoothness equalling that of a dual-grab transmission and the removal of 'head-nod.' The 8HP70 fits the engine pace to its turbine pace in anticipation of oncoming downshifts for an certainly easy transition from one ratio to the next. Closer ratios additionally make a contribution to creating character downshifts smoother as do manipulate structures which pick-up the engine revs for the duration of downshifts.

Driver Type Detection video display units motive force inputs and the auto's structures to optimise the reaction of the gearbox to the motive force's fashion, whilst Curve Detection makes certain the gearbox avoids traumatic upshifts and holds directly to the equal equipment while taking a chain of bends. The gearbox additionally video display units the motive force's use of the brake collectively with the charge of deceleration to installation the ideal equipment for access and go out to the corner. The 8HP70 does now no longer should alternate to a decrease equipment sequentially and might bypass up to 6 ratios if necessary, for a good deal quicker reaction while getting ready to overtake.

Driver controls encompass steerage wheel-installed paddle-shift as widespread allowing the motive force to take manipulate of equipment transferring manually. The CommandShift lever is changed by means of a rotary knob for choosing park, opposite, neutral, power or game modes, the final of those optimising the gearbox reaction instances for max acceleration, progressed reaction and sharper upshifts. The selector knob is flush with the centre console while the ignition is switched off, growing up while it's far switched on. To keep away from confusion, the Terrain Response® Rotary Switch is changed by means of a brand new Terrain Response® Optimisation Switch.

"The new 8-pace gearbox is one of the maximum superior transmissions to be had. Tuned by means of Land Rover engineers, it flawlessly fits the traits of the brand new V8 diesel to acquire most reliable performance, exquisite reaction instances and the last delicate riding experience." Ron Lee, Chief Engineer for Powertrain

World beating LR-V8 engine

The incomparable five.0-litre LR-V8 supercharged petrol engine, present day in 2010 and designed in particular with Land Rover cars in mind, stays withinside the Land Rover line-up unchanged for the 2011 version year. Without doubt, this engine raised the artwork of petrol engine layout to an entire new degree and set new benchmarks for financial system, refinement and overall performance while it first seemed in 2010. The light-weight engine is exquisite-green and meets the stringent EU5 emissions guidelines.

Delivering 510PS and 625Nm, this perfect V8 engine is 29 percentage extra effective than its predecessor and produces 12 percentage extra torque. Such large overall performance permits the supercharged Range Rover to boost up to 60mph from relaxation in a trifling five.nine seconds. It's a exquisite development, however even extra exquisite is the truth that CO2 emissions are simply 348g/km, a discount of 7.four percentage as compared to its predecessor.

The supercharged engine is joined by means of the certainly aspirated LR-V8 generating 375bhp and an identical 375lb ft. These figures constitute an boom of 25 percentage extra electricity and 10 percentage extra torque than the sooner four.four-litre V8 blended with a 7 percentage discount in gasoline intake and comparable reduce in CO2 emissions. 0-60mph takes simply 7.2 seconds, most effective 0.1 seconds slower than the preceding supercharged engine.

Key technology encompass the sixth-technology, dual-vortex Eaton™ supercharger whose excessive helix rotor improves thermodynamic performance by means of sixteen percentage as compared to in advance designs and renders the unit nearly inaudible. The 150bar, multi-hollow, spray-guided direct injection machine absolutely optimises combustion for each electricity and financial system. A range of smart layout capabilities which includes the enterprise-first, torque actuated variable camshaft timing on all 4 cams and opposite cooling all make a contribution to engine performance, overall performance and in-vehicle consolation.

"The advent of the brand new LR-V8 petrol engines set a widespread which we assume to stay a benchmark for a few time. The advent of this type of whole array of superior technology in a single step is uncommon and the overall performance they supply, in reality astonishing." Paul Walker, Chief Programme Engineer

6-pace transmission, the precise partner

The Supercharged LR-V8 keeps the top notch ZF 6HP28 computerized gearbox, included and calibrated by means of Land Rover engineers mainly to healthy the traits of the brand new engine. The transmission has class-main reaction with swift, silken shifts and is optimised to take gain of such large electricity and torque decrease down the rev variety by means of actuating the lock-up grab quicker in every equipment. Doing so reduces slip via the torque converter enhancing each emissions and gasoline intake. Intelligent Sport mode senses and adapts the gearbox traits to match a selected riding fashion. For 2011, paddle-shift is widespread on five.0-litre Supercharged and an choice on five.0-litre Naturally Aspirated cars.

Terrain Response® enhancements

"Land Rover has constantly been in advance of the sport in terms of all terrain overall performance and now we have got brought new features to Terrain Response®, Hill Start Assist and Gradient Acceleration Control, for progressed protection and peace of mind." Nick Veale, Vehicle Engineering Manager

For 2010, the Land Rover Range Rover's award prevailing Terrain Response® machine changed into better by means of the addition of Sand Launch Control for simpler power-away, revisions to the Rock Crawl Program for more composure on rocky terrain and Gradient Release Control, which inhibits the charge of preliminary acceleration while descending steep inclines.

For 2011, there are similarly enhancements, Hill Start Assist and Gradient Acceleration Control. Hill Start Assist keeps the preliminary motive force-generated brake strain, lengthy sufficient for the foot to transport from brake pedal to throttle with out the auto rolling backwards. The brake is launched after a enough time has elapsed or while the engine is presenting sufficient torque to transport the auto up the hill. Hill Start Assist is constantly to be had, now no longer selectable and nor is its operation indicated to the motive force.

Gradient Acceleration Control is designed to offer protection cowl on excessive gradients while the motive force does now no longer have Hill Descent Control engaged. By pressurising the brake machine, GAC slows the auto to a restriction decided by means of the throttle function while the auto is descending the slope withinside the motive force's meant course of travel. This consists of descending the slope forwards in power, or rearwards in opposite. Otherwise (which includes descending whilst going through up the gradient with Drive decided on) GAC restricts pace to 5km/h (three.1mph) for up to twenty seconds, permitting the motive force to regain right manipulate.

Exciting new outside treatments

For 2011, Range Rover clients can pick the elective Exterior Design Pack to be had in a desire of 8 colors. The Exterior Design Pack incorporates a revised the front bumper with fog lamp surrounds, the front grille and facet vents in Titan finish, revised facet sills, rear bumper and stainless-steel exhaust finishers.

The variety of outside paint colors has been multiplied with similarly choices, Fuji White (changing Alaska White) and Baltic Blue (changing Buckingham Blue). From the summer time season of 2011, elective illuminated treadplates becomes to be had on the front doorways most effective, with the Land Rover Range Rover call backlit by means of LED lights.

Safety first and foremost

The Land Rover Range Rover may be optionally geared up with a radar blind spot tracking machine to warn of cars and gadgets withinside the blind spot area. A Surround Camera machine makes lifestyles a good deal simpler in vehicle parks, in addition to for towing and off-street manoeuvring and the patented 'opposite tow assist' gives display-primarily based totally tips to assist with the ones tough reversing-whilst-towing manoeuvres. Emergency Brake Assist and elective Adaptive Cruise Control whole the Land Rover Range Rover's package deal of energetic protection capabilities.

Interiors provide unheard of luxurious

The Range Rover's European leather-based trim for headlining and door casings blended with luxurious leather-based seat trim and upgraded waterfall lighting, cosset the occupants in luxurious. The 12-inch TFT device show gives more versatility than traditional contraptions whilst the 8-inch Dual View infotainment display shows a exclusive photograph to motive force and passenger. This method, for example, the motive force can view the navigation show whilst the passenger watches a video.

Since MY2010, Land Rover Range Rover navigation structures have featured tough power garage for mapping statistics so there may be no want to shop for DVDs, whilst 'in the direction of guidance' helps the junction map and icon-primarily based totally facts with pics of the real street signage you notice en-route. The transportable Audio Interface helps connection to a extensive variety of audio garage gadgets such as USB sticks and MP3 players. There's additionally a committed iPod connector port evolved solely by means of Land Rover to save you the iPod coming unfastened over the roughest terrain.

During MY2010, with chauffer-pushed passengers in mind, the already incomparable degree of exclusivity for rear seat passenger changed into similarly progressed by means of the addition of elective, electronically-controlled, reclining rear seats. Operated by means of the passenger, the seats have inner heating and cooling features in addition to airline-fashion winged head restraints and 4-manner adjustable lumbar support.

The rear seat controls additionally encompass a facility for shifting the the front passenger seat ahead to advantage prolonged legroom while the the front seat is unoccupied. The highly-priced rear-seat passenger surroundings turns into even extra opulent with the addition of laminated rear-door privateness glass which has the brought gain of decreasing indoors noise tiers.

These awesome tiers of consolation are similarly better while clients pick the choice of a Logic 7, 1200W Harman Kardon High Dynamics Audio System. Widely recounted as one of the best in-vehicle audio structures withinside the international, the Logic 7 has 15 impartial channels riding 19 top rate first-class speakers.