Land Rover introduces a limited edition of the Range Rover at 2009 Geneva Motorshow along with an updated version of the LR2 Freelander. The “Westminster” Range is basically a Vouge with new 20-inch Diamond Turned wheels and some exterior tweaks.
The car features a number of unique paintjobs and also special trimming for the interior but uses a TDV8 diesel engine! They will only make 300 units of this and the Westminster badge on the tailgate is the only way to tell it from normal Range Rovers. It goes on sale from March and prices start from start from £62,995 (£63,995 for Marina Black paintjob)
The LR2 Freelander also gets a fresh update for the new year. All diesel models will get the start-stop system which betters fuel economy (42.2 mpg). A bunch of new features are now available for the LR2 such as remote locking, seven airbags, auxiliary audio jack, Roll Stability Control (RSC) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), changes in ‘GS’ and ‘XS’ trim levels add a hands-free Personal Telephone Integration (PTI) Bluetooth® system, Alpine In-Car Entertainment (ICE) and heated front seats.
Prices for the new LR2 starts from £21,295 up to £32,595 for the loaded version. Details on each model in the press release below…
LAND ROVER DEBUTS LATEST RANGE AT THE 2009 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
Land Rover is to show the new Range Rover ‘Westminster’ Limited Edition together with the 2010 model year Freelander 2 at the Geneva Motor Show, starting today.
300 Range Rover TDV8 ‘Westminster’ editions will go on sale at Land Rover dealerships in the UK from the end of March. The unique ‘Westminster’ features include 20″ Diamond Turned wheels, an exterior design pack, ‘Westminster’ tailgate badging, half wood steering wheel and stainless steel accents to the brake and accelerator pedals.
It is available in either Santorini Black or Stornoway Grey with Ivory/Jet or Jet/Jet interior colour ways from £62,995, or with a distinctive limited edition metallic paint colour called Marina Black from £63,995 on the road.
John Edwards, Land Rover UK managing director said: “The dramatic visual impact of the ‘Westminster’ coupled with the Range Rover’s supreme breadth of capability and acclaimed TDV8 diesel powertrain, makes this edition an exceptionally enticing proposition.”
Also on the Land Rover stand will be the revised 2010 model year Freelander 2, featuring the acclaimed intelligent stop/start system now standard on all diesel manual Freelander 2 TD4_e’s providing a combined cycle of 42.2mpg and 179g/km of CO2.
The 2010 Freelander 2 includes remote central locking, seven airbags, two ISOFIX points, power steering, heated and electrically adjustable door mirrors, air conditioning, auxiliary audio jack, Roll Stability Control (RSC) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) as standard.
The Freelander 2 10MY line-up also offers modified trim-levels to the ‘GS’ and ‘XS’ specifications including a hands-free Personal Telephone Integration (PTI) Bluetooth® system, Alpine In-Car Entertainment (ICE) and heated front seats. In addition there are two new exterior colours: Bali Blue, replacing Martinique Blue and Ipanema Sand, replacing Nazca Sand (available from June 2009) and a new interior colour of Storm grey.
The new pricing and standard features are now as follows:
TD4_e ‘S’ TD4_e ‘GS’ TD4_e ‘XS’ TD4_e ‘HSE’ 16″ alloy wheels,
single CD with six speakers, Intelligent stop/start,
cloth seats, air conditioning, heated and electrically adjustable door mirrors, two ISOFIX points, auxiliary audio jack, remote central locking, power steering, Roll Stability Control (RSC) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC).
As ‘S’ plus:
17” 6-spoke alloy wheels,
Alpine® ICE with eight speakers,
Automatic Climate Control, remote ICE controls, loadspace cover, automatic headlamps, rain sensing windscreen wipers, cruise control, fog lamps and power wash, rear Park Distance Control (PDC),
Bluetooth® phone system.
As ‘GS’ plus:
17” 10-spoke alloy wheels, cloth/ leather seats with electric adjustment, front PDC, Satin Silver metallic finishers, heated front screen and washer jets,
heated front seats,
auto dimming rear view mirror, DVD touch screen navigation system.
As ‘XS’ plus:
18” alloy wheels,
Premium Napoli leather electrically adjustable seats with memory pack,
six CD Dolby™ Pro Logic Surround Sound ICE, DAB radio, Dark Laurel wood effect finishers, carpet mats and covered stowage, humidity sensing climate control, body coloured side sills, rear roof mounted spoiler, electric front sunroof with fixed rear panoramic roof,
rear centre armrest with cup-holders.
£21,295 OTR £24,525 OTR £27,995 OTR £32,595 OTR
Optional extras include automatic transmission for £1,380.85, Satellite Navigation System (on ‘GS’) for £1468.09, DAB radio (on ‘S’, ‘GS’ and ‘XS’) at £195.74 and an Alpine Dolby Prologic II 7.1 surround sound audio system, with radio and six-disc in-dash CD changer and 13 speakers (on ‘GS’ and ‘XS’) for £1022.77.