JLR Reportedly Developing A Range Rover To Compete Against The Likes Of Mercedes S-Class

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Recent reports indicate that Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is planning to build a car which will directly compete against the likes of Mercedes S-Class. The upcoming vehicle, which will reportedly be christened as the Road Rover, is expected to benefit from the craftsmanship and opulence of a Jaguar and the off-roading capabilities of a Land Rover.

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The upcoming car will most likely feature an all-electric motor with a expected driving range of 480km and achieve 0-60km/h sprint in less than five seconds. The decision to make this car all-electric follows JLR’s aim to achieve an all-electric portfolio in the coming years. The Road Rover will share the same aluminium architecture as the upcoming Jaguar XJ.

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The car will make its first public appearance in Los Angeles Motor Show in 2019 and might be priced at £90,000 (INR 78.37 lakh) for the top-end version.

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Source: AutocarUK