Next gen 2015 Land Rover Freelander caught testing in India

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Regulars here would remember that we reported in detail when it emerged that Jaguar Land Rover, the Tata Group owned British car manufacturer has posted a decent sales growth figure. We weren’t too surprised to see the popular SUV maker performing really well, what with the range of new cars it has launched in recent times (Read: Evoque, new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport)?

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Also in pipeline is an important new model that will be sold with the Land Rover moniker. The upcoming next gen Freelander has been in works since sometime now and guess what? The car was recently spotted undergoing road tests on public roads of Kerala! This is the second time 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
Length 4500 mm
Width 2195 mm
Height 1740 mm
Wheelbase 2660 mm
Kerb Weight 1805 kg

 

Capacity
Seating Capacity 5 Person
Doors 5 Doors
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows

 

Engine & Transmission
Engine Type 4 cylinder inline diesel engine
Displacement 2179 cc
Fuel Type Diesel
Max Power 190 bhp @ 4000 RPM
Max Torque 420 Nm @ 1750 RPM
Mileage (ARAI) 12.39 kmpl
Valve/Cylinder (Configuration) 4
Cylinders 4, Inline
Transmission Type Automatic
No of gears 6 Gears
Drivetrain AWD

 

Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc
Steering Type Electric variable type – speed proportional
Front Tyres 235 / 65 R17
Rear Tyres 235 / 65 R17

via Exotics and Imports spotted in Kerala

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