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The 2020 Range Rover P400e Plugs Land Rover into the Future | Road Test

There’s a new Range Rover in town, and it’s the P400e. What exactly is a P400e? Well, it’s a plug-in hybrid version of land rover’s flagship SUV. Just another option for a vehicle that was already available with a V8 as well as both regular and diesel V6s. More choices are always good, but let’s find out if the PHEV is a better one.

Motorweek is made possible by tyreq comm and state farm there’s a new range rover in town and it’s the p400 ii what exactly is a p 400 ii well it’s a plug-in hybrid version of land rovers flagship suv just another option for a vehicle that was already available with a v8 as well as both regular and diesel sixes more choices are always good but let’s find out if

The p 400 ii is the better one land rover claims to have created the luxury suv segment with the original range rover in the 1970s like seemingly all things these days that is certainly debatable but one thing is definite range rover is close to the ultimate and luxury off-road transportation and vehicles like this 2020 range rover p400 ii proved that land rover

Continues to look forward rather than rest on their well-established laurels this p atv combines a 2 liter i-4 turbo rated at 296 horsepower on its own with a 105 kilowatt electric motor to produce a combined 398 horsepower working through a true 8-speed automatic and of course standard full-time all-wheel drive energy is stored in a 13.1 kilowatt hour battery

Pack so if there’s an off-road trail close enough for you to get there within the estimated 31 miles of eb range you’ll find that the p 400 ii can perform off-road tasks just as well as all of its land rover brethren without burning any petrol thanks to a two-speed transfer case and the dedicated off-road modes of the terrain response system also like every other

Rover there’s a smoothness to the powertrain that makes knowing where power is coming from a relative mystery but if you insist on staying informed there are plenty of ways to monitor it all there are not too many full-size utility rigs that you’d call lovely but the range rover certainly qualifies no major changes as this is still the 4th generation that debuted

For 2013 but even their integration of the charge port into the grill as a work of art the p400 ii is available in mid-level hse or top autobiography trim this hse comes standard with soft closed doors power gesture tailgate panoramic moonroof and 10h pro duo infotainment system with navigation numerous options including 21 inch wheels 20 way adjustable climate

Control seats and vision assist pack with head-up display allow for quite a bit of customization inside and out basic safety systems are standard the optional driver assist pack adds a 360-degree camera high-speed emergency braking and lane keep assist at our test track the p 400 ii felt a little slower off the line than what we’re used to in a v8 range rover but

Gets up to speed relatively quickly we hit 60 and 6.9 seconds and completed the quarter-mile in fifteen point three seconds at 90 miles per hour government fuel economy ratings haven’t been finalized but we average just nineteen point six miles per gallon however we also drove a lot of miles with little to no plugging in compare that with a 26 point one average

We achieved in the diesel so if long highways logs and lack of charging opportunities of your lifestyle you’d be better off with the diesel but the p hev will pay off big time if you make lots of short trips or commute to a city and and a minimum plug in at home overnight pricing is quite comfortable when equally equipped in hse trim with the p 400 east arting

At ninety seven thousand two hundred forty five dollars the diesel legrand moore at ninety eight thousand two hundred forty five dollars bottom line you have options pick the one that works best for you and speaking of alternatives like the concept but less british electrification and more cylinders for you there are range rover sporting a new six cylinder engine

With mild hybrid assist they have a three liter inline six turbo replacing the brand’s longsuffering supercharged v6 the new six is now available in two versions with 395 horsepower as the p 400 and 355 horsepower in the base p 360 we’re never entirely sure which to be impressed with more the off-road capabilities of the range rover or the sheer luxury that totally

In sconces you now the p 400 e adds another smooth running powertrain into the mix and it becomes even harder to say what it is we like best about the range rover and perhaps that’s what makes this 2020 land rover range rover p400s so impressive it fully encapsulates everything that is so fantastic about range rovers and pushes the brand as well as the rest of the

Luxury suv market towards a truly electric driving future you

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