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LAND ROVER REVEALS ALL-NEW RANGE ROVER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE U.S. AND ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING AT EXCLUSIVE RECEPTION AT NEW JERSEY’S STONE MANSION
• All New Range Rover is a modern interpretation of iconic design making it the most aerodynamic Range Rover ever
(MAHWAH, N.J.) – September 13, 2012 – Tonight, Land Rover revealed to loyal U.S. customers the All-New Range Rover, the fourth generation of the world’s most capable and luxurious SUV, and announced that the all new SUV will have a MSRP starting price of $83,500*. The reveal was held at the 30,000 square-foot home on the former Frick estate in New York City suburb, Alpine, New Jersey.
“The debut of the all-new Range Rover is a momentous occasion for Land Rover and our loyal owners,” said Kim McCullough, Brand Vice President, Land Rover, North America. “Our customers are incredible brand enthusiasts so they share in the excitement of the U.S. debut of the all-new Range Rover.”
In front of an audience of individually selected loyal customers, the uniquely capable all-new Range Rover made an appropriate arrival traversing a rocky angled path to enter the stunning backyard gardens of The Stone Mansion, where the guests got their first chance for an up-close look at the highly anticipated new vehicles.
Attendees were also given the opportunity to tour the mansion, which boasts five floors of 12 bedrooms, 19 bathrooms, indoor basketball court, movie theatre, 11-car garage, 4000-bottle wine cellar and elevator, while enjoying the experience of first class catering and cocktails.
The all-new 2013 Range Rover is the world’s first SUV with an all-aluminum unibody structure that is lighter and stronger than ever before, with a weight savings of about 700lbs. Designed and engineered at Land Rover’s development centers in the United Kingdom, the next generation Range Rover will be produced at a new manufacturing facility at Solihull, United Kingdom which employs the latest low-energy aluminum body construction technologies. The model was developed from the ground up and equipped with legendary Land Rover off-road capability and transformed on-road handling and agility. The vehicle is unmistakably a Range Rover in design and performance, still capturing the innovative spirit and iconic design of the original model, but with a more spacious and luxurious interior to enhance the driver’s experience.
The all-new Range Rover will have a starting price of $83,500* and will go up to $130,950* for the Autobiography. It will be introduced in 170 markets worldwide and arrive in North American showrooms this winter.
Sales for Land Rover in North America have been consistently strong in recent years. In 2011, Land Rover brand sales were up 20 percent to 28.038 units. Year-to-date through August, 2012 Land Rover sales are up 22 percent from 2011.
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About Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Jaguar manufactures all their cars exclusively in the United Kingdom, at the Castle Bromwich manufacturing plant in the British Midlands. Land Rover and Range Rover models are built in the United Kingdom at the Solihull and Halewood plants. Land Rover exports to 169 countries and Jaguar exports to 63 countries, with global sales for both brands exceeding 240,000 vehicles annually. The Jaguar Land Rover business employs 16,000 people in United Kingdom, including 3,500 engineers at two product development centers.
Headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC has offices across the USA and Canada and is represented by more than 330 retail outlets.