Range Rover gets the much awaited 3.0L diesel in India

Range Rover gets the much awaited 3.0L diesel in India

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range rover diesel 3.0l v6 india launch at rs 1.45 crores (9)The engine is capable of 258 ps power and 600 Nm torque with a capacity to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.9 seconds.

Transmission is taken care by a ZF8 speed automatic gearbox which has been spruced up by Range Rover’s very own engineers, augmenting its smooth shifting and at the same time enabling quick response, not to mention the improvement in fuel efficiency.

A total of three engine choices is now on offer to buyers in India. The second engine option on call will be a 5.0 liter V8 supercharged petrol engine while a 4.4 liter V8 diesel engine is another option. Range Rover with its 3.0 TD V6 diesel engine is being offered on two trim levels – HSE and Vogue.

Range Rover TD V6 HSE comes with an intelligent start/stop system which automatically shuts down the engine in a matter of milli seconds which contributes to better carbon friendliness due to lower auto emissions at 196 g/km. Fuel consumption is pegged at 8.5 liters per 100 km in city limits. You can find more details in the table below.

THE ALL-NEW RANGE ROVER TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

 

3.0L V6 Diesel

4.4L V8 Diesel

 

5.0L Supercharged V8 Petrol

Height mm (in)

1835 (72.3)

Width excl. Wing Mirrors / Wing Mirrors Folded mm

1983 / 2073

Length mm

4999

Wheelbase mm

2922

Approach Angle deg

26.0 (standard height)
34.7 (off-road height)

Departure Angle deg

24.6 (standard height)
29.6 (off-road height)

Ramp Breakover Angle

20.1 (standard height)
28.3 (off-road height)

Wading depth mm

900

Turning Circle m

12.3

Drag Coefficient from… Cd

0.34

0.35

0.36

Weight from… kg

2160

2360

2330

Front Suspension

SLA suspension  with twin lower links with air springs/ Adaptive Damping/ passive anti roll bar

SLA suspension  with twin lower links with air springs/ Adaptive Damping/ Dynamic Response

SLA suspension with twin lower links with air springs/ Adaptive Damping/ Dynamic Response

Rear Suspension

Integral link suspension with air springs/ Adaptive Damping/ passive anti roll bar

Integral link suspension with air springs/ Adaptive Damping/ Dynamic Response

Integral link suspension with air springs/ Adaptive Damping/ Dynamic Response

Brakes mm

380mm ventilated disc front / 365mm ventilated disc rear

Steering

Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) rack and pinion

Engine Type

Longitudinal, V6, 24 valves, two stage parallel-sequential turbocharging

Longitudinal, V8,     32 valves, two stage parallel-sequential turbocharging

Longitudinal, V8,  32 valves, Quad cam DIVCT (Dual Independent Variable Cam Timing)

Four Wheel Drive System

Permanent 4WD via centre differential and optional rear differential

Displacement cc

2993

4367

4999.7

Bore / Stroke mm

84.0 / 90.0

84.0 / 98.5

92.5 / 93.0

Compression Ratio :1

16.1

16.1 +/- 0.5

9.5

Max Power PS (kW)

258 (190)

339 (250)

510 (375)

Engine Speed at Max Power rpm

4000

3500

6000-6500

Max Torque Nm

600

700

625

Engine Speed at Max Torque rpm

2000

1750-3000

2500-5500

Transmission

ZF 8HP70              8-Speed auto

ZF 8HP70

8-Speed auto

ZF 8HP70

8-Speed auto

CO2 EU Combined

196

229

322

Fuel consumption

EU urban /extra urban /combined  mpg (L/100km)

33.2 /40.4 /37.7

(8.5 /7.0 /7.5)

24.6 /37.2 /32.5  (11.5 /7.6 /8.7)

13.7 /28.5 /20.5

(20.6 /9.9 /13.8)

Fuel Tank Capacity litres

85

105

105