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Land Rover Freelander 2 Coming Soon

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Land Rover has released some details of its revised Freelander 2, which will make its global debut this Wednesday the 29th August at the Moscow International Motor Show. The Freelander has been given a facelift with new headlights that incorporate a new signature graphic in the front running lights, utilising the latest in LED technology. The rear features new tail lights. The interior sees an upgrade in equipment levels with a new centre console and 7” colour touch-screen present. Land Rover has introduced a new ‘Dynamic’ variant, this is available in a choice of three colours, Ebony, Ivory or Pimento. Optional extras include satellite navigation, rear view camera and ‘Say What You See’ voice activation system. The standard hand brake has been replaced with a new ‘intelligent’ electric parking brake, it adjusts the brake force according to the slope the vehicle is parked on. The model line-up will consist of the entry-level Freelander S, followed by the GS, XS, the new Dynamic variant, the HSE and the new HSE LUX. Powering the Freelander 2 will be a 2.2-litre TD4 diesel offering 150hp and an SD4 diesel with 190hp, both with four-wheel drive. An eD4 150hp variant is also available with two-wheel drive, this is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission and offers an impressive 6.0L/100km (41.7mpg) on a combined run. With C02 emissions of 158g/km, it’s seated in tax band D. This new Freelander 2 boasts an impressive five star safety rating from the Euro NCAP for occupant safety. Prices for the Freelander 2 will be announced closer to its Irish launch, towards the end of the year.