The fifth-generation Range Rover will be unveiled as a combustion engine model with hybrid technology later this year. It will be a key launch for Jaguar Land Rover because of the current model’s profitability.
Bollore said the new version will showcase a new direction for Land Rover. “The new Range Rover is incredible proof of modern luxury by design from JLR,” he said during the strategy presentation.
Electrification “will not compromise” the SUV brand’s off-road performance, Bollore said.
JLR head of design Gerry McGovern described the new Range Rover as being “breathtaking in its modernity,” in an interview with Automotive News last year.
“The current generation moved the game on significantly and this next one will, too,” he said. “This car will communicate a level of emotional connection I don’t think we’ve seen before. It’s going to be jaw-dropping in a very, very…