After Mercedes, it was the turn of Land Rover to return to the six-cylinder in-line, which will replace the groups V6 of the brand. In the case of the firm to the star, this powerplant has been inaugurated by the limousine S-Class, while in the constructor English, this is the special edition “HST” of the Range Rover Sport which has had the inside scoop. Today, this block is available on the range Rover and Range Rover Sport.
Belonging to the family of “Ingenium”, this engine is coupled to a hybridization system light and assisted by an electric compressor. Thanks to this technology, the fuel consumption of the Range Rover lay at 9.3 l/100 km, 212 g of CO2 per kilometer (NEDC). This six-cylinder in-line turbo 3-liter, developing 400 horsepower and 550 Nm of torque, allows the juggernaut of the british show respectable performances.
The 0 to 100 km/h is shot in 6.3 seconds and the top speed announced is of 225 km/h. Beware, however: in some markets the power of this new engine is likely to be limited to 360 horses. A considerable loss that may encumber the performance of the flagship of the Land Rover. The price of this great SUV, and English is not yet well known in France, but it is sold for the equivalent of 97 about 400 euros in Great Britain.
The special edition “HST” of the Range Rover Sport. Land Rover