Land Rover Freelander – compact crossover model, the development of which began in the late 80s of the last century, when the management of Rover Group, conducting appropriate market research, decided to existing filling a niche in the lineup. The project was delayed due to financial difficulties. But after the change of ownership (in the 1994, Land Rover was acquired by the BMW concern), work continued on the creation of a vehicle.
Configuration and price Land Rover Freelander 2.
|TD4 S MT||$24,400||2.2 diesel engine (150 hp)||Manual (6)||full|
|TD4 SE AT||$32,200||2.2 diesel engine (150 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|SD4 SE AT||$34,100||2.2 diesel engine (190 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|Si4 SE AT||$34,100||2.0 petrol (240 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|TD4 HSE AT||$37,100||2.2 diesel engine (150 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|SD4 HSE AT||$37,900||2.2 diesel engine (190 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|Si4 HSE AT||$37,900||2.0 petrol (240 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
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In 1997, the public was presented atypical small Land Rover, which soon became very popular. From their “big brothers” Freelander different monocoque body, all-wheel drive with viscous coupling and a lack of blocking and virtually passenger suspension and not very powerful motors. In July 2006, at an automobile exhibition in London was presented the second generation of the crossover is already known, which became more and “more serious” than its predecessor. The length of the Land Rover Freelander 2 is 4500 mm, width – 2005, height – 1 740 Ground clearance is 210 millimeters crossover wheelbase – 2660 mm. The luggage compartment, depending on the seat position may vary from 755 to 1670 liters.
The modern design of the crossover – so you can characterize the appearance of this Land Rover Freelander 2. The car looks more civilized than the older brothers Discovery, Range Rover, and, moreover, an icon of off-road-traffic – Defender. The outer design is present much more straight lines and faceted forms, than most classmates. False radiator grille and headlamps family-rectangular shapes are not arranged vertically, as in other models of the company, but with a significant slope. Window rack around the perimeter of Freelander 2 does not look massive, shape boards largely determines the horizontal rather than rising as fashionable today, the window line. The rear lights do not look foreign body in the form of car and light engineering resemble luxurious Range Rover.
Form bumpers crossover indicates proper “off-road” pedigree – being short and highly placed, they can give competitors a good head start in terms of terrain. The interior of the Land Rover Freelander II a rich and serious. Freelander is available with both diesel and gasoline powertrains.
Last later gave way to a two-liter Si4 engine with 240 hp (340 Nm). Regardless of the modification, all the options are all-wheel drive SUV.
Dealers offer three standard equipment level for the Freelander 2: S, SE and HSE. The cost of the most affordable car in S configuration starts at $24,400. In the list of installed equipment present 16-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, electronic traction control system controlled movement downhill, intelligent system “Stop/Start” button, the system Dynamic Stability Control, Cornering Brake Control, to prevent flipping, electronic brake force distribution, alarm system, emergency braking assistance, anti-lock braking system, sound system, etc..
The top Land Rover Freelander 2 with a petrol engine by HSE costs from $37,900. Its equipment includes an additional automatic xenon headlights, parking assistance, automatic windscreen wipers, 19-inch alloy wheels, climate control, heated front seats, a multifunction steering wheel (in leather), cruise control, audio system Alpine, etc.
Updated Land Rover Freelander 2013.
In the summer of 2012, the company introduced a new Land Rover Freelander II SUV 2013 model year, which premiered at the Moscow Motor Show. Recall that this is the second restyling of the car since the start of it in the series.
Also this time the automaker spent the modernization of the interior SUV, get changed the center console in the style of the older models of Land Rover, as well as an updated instrument panel with dials located between the 5-inch color display. With regard to technology, the engine is now in the line of gasoline six-cylinder engine capacity of 233 hp gave way to a turbo “four” EcoBoost 2.0-liter, issuing 240 “horses” (340 Nm), is mounted in a pair with a 6-speed automatic.
In addition to the updated Land Rover Freelander in February 2013 became available to new options, including rear-view camera, keyless access system in the room, voice control system “Say What You See”, programmable climate control, an electronic “smart” handbrake (automatically adjusts the effort depending on the angle) and Meridian audio system with subwoofer. The latter can have 11 speakers (output of 380 watts), or 17 speakers (output of 825 watts). For comparison, the standard in music Freelander with eight speakers provides only 80 watts. Also in the panel for an SUV, three new variants of paint finishes.