2014 Range Rover to Add Supercharged V6 to Lineup

The 2013 model year Range Rover saw some impressive changes with a complete redesign that also boasted over 700 pounds shed off its body compared to its predecessor.

And while sales has been impressive for the new Range Rover, the British automaker is planning to replace the naturally aspirated V8 for the 2014 model year with a 3.0-liter, supercharged V6 engine that’s currently found in the base Jaguar XJ.

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Boasting 340 hp, the V6 will be found in the base Range Rover and HSE models, while the Supercharged and Autobiography models will continue to use the supercharged V8 powerplant with 510 hp. As for fuel economy, the supercharged V6 is expected to get around 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.

Other rumored changes for the 2014 model year include optional Adaptive Cruise Control for $1,295 while stop/start will be standard on the supercharged V8 model. In addition, the Active Rear Locking Differential will no longer be available as a standalone option, and the Tow Package will be priced at $1,300.

[Source: Autoweek]

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