Land Rover Freelander 2 SUV Limited Edition launched

Land Rover Freelander 2 is being offered in a Black and White limited edition. Production is being restricted to only 600 units and will be…

Land Rover Freelander 2 is being offered in a Black and White limited edition. Production is being restricted to only 600 units and will be based on entry level S variant. The new SUVs will be powered by a 2.2 liter turbodiesel engine which will be capable of producing 148 hp and is scheduled to be offered in both two and four wheel drive systems.

The former will be mated to a six speed manual transmission with the four wheel drive will be mated to a six speed automatic transmission. Pricing will be in the range of £22,495 (Rs 19.81 lakhs) for manual and £24,995 (Rs 22.01 lakhs) for automatic and these limited edition models are being produced from the Land Rover Halewood factory.

Where specifications of 2013 Freelander¬†2 is concerned, wheels will be in 17‚ÄĚ split spoke alloys while distinctive LED running lights privacy glass and rear load covers will also be evident. Freelander 2 Black & White limited edition¬†will be Bluetooth compliant and will come with only two color options of Santorini Black metallic and Solid Fuji White.

Engine updates will include 2.2 liter eD4 offering 150 PS or TD4 engines with both manual and automatic transmission choices. Low auto emissions and economical fuel consumption are the highlights of this model wherein the Freelander with eD4 engine will offer 47.1 mpg (16.67 kmpl) and auto emissions at 158 g/km. Cabin area will sport a new console, finished with Ebony black material. Electric windows both at front and rear, air conditioning, 60:40 folding rear seats and an eight speaker audio system with DAB Digital Radio will complete the Freelander 2 interior makeup.

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13/12/12 from Land Rover

2013 Freelander 2 range extended with new high value Black & White limited edition models
Limited to 600 vehicles
Specification includes 17-inch split-spoke alloys, signature LED running lights, Bluetooth, privacy glass, rear load cover and gloss black exterior features
Available in Santorini Black metallic or solid Fuji White, with choice of 150 PS 2.2 eD4 (two-wheel drive) or TD4 (all-wheel drive) engines. TD4 available with manual or automatic transmission
On sale now, priced from £22,495 for the eD4 version, making the Freelander range more accessible to a wider audience

Whitley, Warwickshire, 13 December 2012. Land Rover has extended its sporty and stylish 2013 Freelander 2 range with a new Black & White limited edition model that combines extra equipment with increased personalisation. Taking on board the sharper looks of the 2013 Freelander introduced in the summer, the Black & White limited edition provides customers with extra feature content, and a tailored feel to the already popular SUV.

The Black & White LE takes the specification of the existing S model and adds further features to raise the levels of comfort, convenience and contemporary good looks. On the outside the front grille, side vents and door handles have a distinctive gloss black finish ? shared with the Dynamic model ? plus split-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels. True to its name, the exterior paint choices are Santorini Black metallic or solid Fuji White, with a metallic shade offered at no additional cost. Privacy glass is also fitted as standard and the headlamp units include daytime running lights with a signature arrangement of LEDs.

The cabin displays the new console that debuted in the 2013 model, and is finished with a smart Ebony black cloth upholstery. Bluetooth connectivity and a cover for the rear loadspace are also part of the Black & White LE package.

Features carried forward from the S model include push button start, electric windows front and rear, air conditioning, 60:40 folding rear seats, front rear auxiliary power sockets, eight-speaker audio system with DAB digital radio, heated electrically adjustable door mirrors and a full complement of seven airbags.

There is a choice of two powertrains for the new Black & White LE: Land Rover’s 150PS 2.2-litre turbodiesel unit in eD4 form with two-wheel drive, or the TD4 with all-wheel drive. The eD4 has established its fine credentials for economy and low CO2 emissions, with stop and start technology helping it post official figures of 47.1mpg and 158g/km (combined cycle). The eD4 comes with six-speed manual transmission, while the TD4 unit can be specified additionally with a six-speed automatic gearbox.

Prices for the new Black & White LE start at £22,495 for the eD4 model. Prices for the Black & White TD4 are £23,495 for the manual and £24,995 for the automatic. Built at Land Rover’s Halewood factory, the new models are on sale now.