Land Rover has added its new 395 hp Ingenium six-cylinder inline petrol engine to the Rover range. It is available to order now, at a price of £83,655.
Introduced for the first time in Range Rover Sport, the new Ingenium turbocharged engines will gradually replace the old Ford-sourced V6 supercharged engines used in the Jaguar and Land Rover ranges.
However, the 3.0 litre unit does not abandon the supercharger as it uses an electric version to provide more instantaneous response before the double-displacement turbocharger is wound up. It also uses a 48V smooth hybrid system, which increases efficiency by supplying torque to reduce the engines workload.
In the Range Rover, the engine produces 395 bhp and 406 lb ft of torque, making the 2.3-ton SUV capable of 0-60mph in 5.9sec and a top speed of 140mph. Land Rover cites a combined economic figure of 30.4 mpg and CO2 emissions of 212 g/km.
Land Rover has also updated the entire Range Rover range with new features. These include a package of smartphones with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the ability of headlights to dim individual LEDs that could reflect light from signposts and the “Tourist Mode”, which adjusts the beam of headlights to drive on the left or right side of the road.
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