If Prince William swaps his current Range Rover SUV for a 2018 model will find a host of minor technological changes, new equipment, and adjustments to the exterior design, even as the great Range Rover is wading, of rider, The air cushion character is unchanged.
The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover is only a mid-cycle refresh, while the updates are light, they are still quite important. The exterior was lightly massaged with a new grille, different vent graphics and a new rear bump with integrated exhaust outlets. Six new wheel models are also available.
Inside, the front seats are wider to improve entry and exit. The front and rear seat controls have been moved to the door panels for ease of use. The glass is 20% thicker to reduce the noise of the road. An air ionizer helps purify the air, while the sunroof can now be activated with gesture controls.
No changes are planned for the rest of the powertrain range. The Range Rover in the US is currently available with options for a 340-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 supercharged, a 3.0-liter, 254-hp turbocharged V6, a 510 hp 5.0-liter supercharged V8 , and a supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 developing 550 horsepower. All models are equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive.
Prices are rising modestly, although this should not affect the majority of Range Rover owners. The base model 2018 SE starts at $ 88,345, while the HSE is $ 95,045. The Td6 diesel adds $ 2,000 to either trim and brings with it an estimated cruise range of 658 miles. It is impossible to catch a V-8 for less than $ 105,000. The top SVAutobiography Dynamic is almost fully loaded at $ 178,195, although it’s easy to get close to $ 200,000 through optional paints and wheels, and a $ 2,040 carbon fiber engine cover . Deliveries begin next summer, so it’s still time for HRH Prince William to know exactly which model he will choose.