have learned to respect the Range Rover as a regal automobile.
The birth of the Range Rover dates back to the '70s,
before the term SUV was practiced. In fact, the automobile
invented the category. From the dirt roads of the Scottish
Highlands to the sands of the Sahara via the Champ Elysées
we have admired the prestigious automobile. Now the
U.S., which constitutes its primary market, is a symbol
of its success. Well-to-do New York developers, successful
Chicago restaurateurs and hip Hollywood directors drive
them. Is it the ultimate coronation of high achievements?
Certainly to own one, it can't hurt to fit into these
new technological developments, the car is far superior
to the one of a few decades ago, and it has to compete
with at least an offering from each of the luxury brands.
It had to be better... and it is. As well, the Ford
Motor Company, which now controls the brand, will
actively market the new model and all of its attributes.
as much a city (in Los Angles) car as it is a country
car. The ride is superb due to the Enhanced Electronic
Air Suspension system with Automatic Load-Leveling.
The Access, Highway, standard and off-road modes are
automated or can be manually selected.
yourself leaving the home in Pacific Heights and reaching
the country estate in Napa at the end of a noble dirt
road. Load up a few cases of wine and drive down the
muddy trail in total safety (see Quick Sheet box below).
You'll simply love the 570-Watt, 15-speaker Harman/Kardon
Logic7 surround sound system and the GSP satellite navigation
system with off-road functionality. We got to use to
the "butler's" direction in proper British
English. The last thing you'd need would be freshly
brewed tea on demand.
test vehicle included the Luxury Interior Package, which
comprises Premium Leather Contour Seats with Center
Fluting, 14-way Driver and 12-way Passenger Seat Electric
Adjustments, Heated Front and Rear Seats, Heated Steering
Wheel, Integrated Ski Bag, Upgraded Leather on Upper
Dashboard, Premium Leather on Seats, Door Pulls and
Cubby Box, and Walnut Wood.
Warranty/Service: Four-year/50,000 Mile New Vehicle
Limited Warranty; Land Rover 24 Hour Road Recovery Service;
Complimentary scheduled maintenance.