Range Rover unveils most expensive model
Priced from £140,000
Range Rover has unveiled the most expensive and most luxurious model ever with a price tag to match at £140,000. The range-topping super-luxury Autobiography Black derivative of the Range Rover offers rear occupants fully adjustable reclining first class airline style seats with in-built massager, champagne chiller, individual electronic tables in black leather, mood lighting in ten colours, as well as a range of luxurious leather, wood and other interior trim.
The luxurious model will makes it’s world debut next week at the Dubai International Motor Show, a Land Rover spokesman said “this will be the most expensive and luxurious Range Rover ever.” There is no doubt about that statement when you read about this new model which is powered by a 5.0 litre supercharged V8 petrol engine capable of 0 to 60mph in just 5.5 seconds and reaching a top speed of 140mph. Also for the first time in twenty years Jaguar Land Rover is offering customers a long wheel-base version of the Range Rover which gives five and a half inches of extra legroom to occupants this extra space will help in a bid to capture more of the limousine market for chauffeured VIPs. Range Rover is already the car of choice for the Royal Family and celebrities arriving at red carpet events and film premieres. Jaguar Land Rover hope the long wheel-base and Autobiography Black versions will be ‘even more appealing’ Land Rover said ‘the first Range Rover long wheel-base in twenty years will cater for a growing group of consumers looking for the ultimate sports utility vehicle and a unique alternative to the traditional long wheelbase saloon cars. It represents the pinnacle of desirability to bring even higher levels of refinement to the world’s finest luxury sports utility vehicle.’
Despite its name, it will also be available in white and other colours, as ‘Black’ is a term used in the automotive industry to denote a prestige model. Specification includes leather seating with massager and 18-way adjustment for the driver and front passenger. Lower back massagers in rear chairs which can recline like airline seats, LED mood lighting which allows for ten different settings including footwell lights and rear console, Black leather-coated tables for backseat passengers along with chiller compartment, removable headphone stowage trim that reveals a ski hatch for those heading for the snow plus a large 10.2 inch rear screens fitted to the back and linked to a high quality sound system. The powered side door blinds and a panoramic sunroof also come as standard.
First customer deliveries of Range Rover long wheel-base versions will be from March 2014 with Autobiography Black deliveries commencing in August 2014.