Jaguar Land Rover registered a new name for their carsJuly 26, 2018
Company Jaguar Land Rover has registered a new name Road Rover for the cars. According to Autocar, under this name the electric brand of the English brand can go on sale. Earlier it was thought that the name of the Road Rover would be used for a whole line of Jaguar Land Rover cars. There is no official confirmation of this information yet.
According to the publication, Jaguar Land Rover with an electric motor will be installed until 2020. The car will compete with Mercedes-Benz S-Class in terms of luxury and will be focused on the markets of the US and China. Most likely, the public debut of the car will take place at the Auto Show in Los Angeles at the end of 2019. The price for the novelty will be about 101 286 euros.
Road Rover is being developed in parallel with the next-generation XJ sedan. At the moment it is known that both cars will use the new aluminum architecture and be driven by two electric motors. Also, the car will receive the all-wheel drive system. According to unofficial data, the power reserve will be at least 480 km, and acceleration to 100 km per hour will take about 5.5 seconds.
Earlier it became known that in the near future all new cars Jaguar Land Rover will receive fully electric or hybrid versions. Begin the implementation of this program, the British plan to 2020.
The first fully electric model of the Jaguar Land Rover was the crossover I-Pace. The car was built on a new platform, developed by experts of Jaguar Land Rover specifically for fully electric cars. The crossover was equipped with two electric motors, one of which is located on the front axle and the other on the rear.