Thursday, 14 March 2013

Land Rover launches Freelander 2 facelift at price of Rs 38.67 Lac



Land Rover, the British born SUV giant has launched the Freelander 2 facelift in India. The Freelander2 is assembled at Jaguar-Land Rover’s assembly facility at Chikli, Pune. The changes included in the new car includes revised exteriors, upmarket sound system, revised center console, reverse camera, navigation system etc.

The Freelander 2 SUV has been launched in 2 variants - SE and HSE variants. The SE variant is powered by a 2.2L 148 bhp-420 Nm engine while HSE variant is powered by same 2.2L engine but with 180bhp-420 Nm engine. The SUV comes with a four wheel drive system as standard. Also, the fuel conserving brake energy regeneration system is standard on both variants of the Freelander2. The other features include

  • 17' alloy wheels on HSE variant
  • Refreshed front grille
  • New center console
  • New TerrainResponse Switch which replaces the older dial
  • New DRL's 
  • Xenon LED headlamps and tail lamps with a revamped design
  • Electric parking brake
  • Reverse camera
  • Revamped navigation system
  • Refreshed infotainment system with Meridian audio system and 7 inch touch screen
  • 11-speaker or 17-speaker Meridian surround sound system with outputs of 380W and 825W respectively that can stream music from USB, iPod, CD, DVD and Bluetooth devices. 
  • Passive start system - You dont have to actually insert key to start the car. The key anywhere in car is enough for it to get started.
  • Seven airbags in all which includes two curtain, two front, two thorax and a driver knee airbag. 

The SE variant is priced at Rs 38.67 Lac whereas the HSE variant is priced at Rs 43.92 Lac. As, a SUV of this range, would carry safety features as standard, Freelander 2 includes 7 airbags, ABS, EBD, Traction Control, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Roll Stability Control (RSC) and Engine Drag Control as safety features.

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