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29th Nov, 2021

New Range Rover to be built at Solihull's Jaguar Land Rover factory

Sarah Mason 28th Oct, 2021

JAGUAR Land Rover has unveiled its newest car to be built at the Solihull factory.

The Range Rover fifth generation luxury SUV includes a number of firsts for the big cat company including seats to transport up to seven people.

It also boasts the simultaneous launch of standard and long-wheelbase versions and the availability of SV versions from launch.

Thierry Bolloré, chief executive at JLR, said: “The New Range Rover is a superb manifestation of our vision to create the world’s most desirable luxury vehicles, for the most discerning of customers.

“It writes the next chapter in the unique story of pioneering innovation that has been a Range Rover hallmark for more than 50 years.”

To start with the car will be made as a hybrid and bosses say a pure electric model will be released in 2024.

Nick Rogers JLR’s executive director in product engineering, said: “The New Range Rover combines supreme on-road and all-terrain capability with electrified propulsion and new levels of connected capability.

“In the quest for comfort, we have been obsessed with human science and understanding brain activity to minimize cognitive impact and ensure these advanced technologies work in absolute harmony, creating a truly effortless driving experience.

“It’s an engineer’s duty to make people’s lives better, and that’s exactly what the New Range Rover will do for you.”

Passengers in the rear can enjoy a new rear seat entertainment (RSE) system, which provides adjustable 11.4-inch HD touchscreens mounted on the rear of the front seatbacks.

The new Range Rover is available in SE, HSE and Autobiography models.

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