Next generation 2015 Land Rover Freelander spotted in India

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Remember we recently posted that Jaguar Land Rover, the Tata Group’s British premium car manufacturer, has posted a decent sales growth figure? To be frank, we weren’t really surprised to see Land Rover perform really well, what with the great demand for the its new car? (Read: Evoque, new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport)?

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Joining the likes of the above cars will soon be the next gen Freelander. The car was recently caught undergoing road tests on public roads of Kerala! This is the third time in past few days that the car has been spotted running on Indian roads. The test mule that was spotted recently bore local registration plates. Underpinning the new Freelander is a modified Evoque platform and the car will come with two seating layouts- 5 seat and 7 seats. The new car is expected to arrive in 2014 and will offer a set of engine options that will include various four cylinder engines, along with a supercharged petrol motor. The new Freelander is most likely to be sold as a ‘Discovery’ and safely expect the car to be here within a year of its public debut.

Stay tuned for more info on the next gen Freelander. Also, here is a look at the current gen Freelander 2 SE Tech Specs-

Dimensions & Weight
Length4500 mm
Width2195 mm
Height1740 mm
Wheelbase2660 mm
Kerb Weight1805 kg

 

Capacity
Seating Capacity5 Person
Doors5 Doors
No of Seating Rows2 Rows

 

Engine & Transmission
Engine Type4 cylinder inline diesel engine
Displacement2179 cc
Fuel TypeDiesel
Max Power190 bhp @ 4000 RPM
Max Torque420 Nm @ 1750 RPM
Mileage (ARAI)12.39 kmpl
Valve/Cylinder (Configuration)4
Cylinders4, Inline
Transmission TypeAutomatic
No of gears6 Gears
DrivetrainAWD

 

Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDisc
Steering TypeElectric variable type – speed proportional
Front Tyres235 / 65 R17
Rear Tyres235 / 65 R17

via IAB

 

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