. Land Rover Canada Announces Pricing For The Range
Rover For 2006
BRAMALEA, ON - Land Rover
Canada today announced Canadian pricing for the Range Rover for 2006. The
manufacturer's suggested retail price for the HSE model will be $99,900
and the supercharged model will retail for $118,900. Both models come
fully equipped, featuring powerful new V8 engines, improved dynamics, and
exterior enhancements, reaffirming Range Rover's position as the flagship
vehicle for Land Rover.
"With the Range Rover
for 2006, the best just got better," said Vic Bernardini, president
of Land Rover Canada. "Although consumer demand has never been
stronger, we continue to improve Range Rover, ensuring that our customers
drive the most premium SUV in the world."
A naturally aspirated
4.4-litre V8 engine with 305bhp is offered in the HSE, while a
supercharged 4.2-litre V8 engine producing 400bhp is offered in the
supercharged model, making this the most powerful Land Rover ever.
Both engines are lightweight
and use advanced torque-based engine management systems that, together
with drive-by-wire throttle control and variable camshaft phasing (on the
naturally aspirated), continually adjust the engine to deliver optimum
performance, fuel economy and emissions. While the result is increased
performance, the upgraded engines achieve better fuel economy than the
Photos: Land Rover/Ford
The Range Rover for
2006 is not only faster - it is quieter. Cabin noise is reduced as a
result of engine changes, laminated front side glass and a modified
Steering is enhanced
and the air suspension with adjustable ride-height is improved, for
even better on- and off-road performance and comfort.
The Range Rover retains
its iconic shape, but there are subtle yet distinct changes. All
Range Rovers for 2006 get a new front bumper design, new headlamps
and taillights, a new front grille, revised power vents and new
19-inch alloy wheels.
The supercharged derivatives
are distinguished by additional styling modifications including
mesh-design front grille and power vents, unique 20-inch alloy wheels, and
special black-on-silver badging.
All Range Rover models come
highly equipped with a list of desirable features and innovative
technologies, including four-corner independent air suspension, Hill
Descent Control, harman/kardon® LOGIC7™ digital surround-sound
AM/FM-stereo audio system with six-disc in-dash CD changer and 14
speakers, satellite radio, tire pressure monitoring, touch-screen
navigation, Bluetooth® telephone connectivity and a rear-view camera.
The supercharged model adds
premium leather, Brembo front brakes, adaptive front lighting, chrome
exhaust tips and the above-mentioned 20-inch wheels.
Sales for Range Rover for
2006 will commence this summer.