Launched in 1997 Freelander, was the sales leader in its class in Europe over 5 years, taking advantage of high demand in the UK before the end of 2005. The new Freelander surpasses its predecessor in all positions: on working performance, efficiency, environmental friendliness. Besides the Freelander 2 offers more space, comfort, and certainly of higher quality. Over the past four years, the Freelander 2 – Land Rover fourth car completely new design after the Range Rover (2002), Discovery 3 (2004) and Range Rover Sport (2005). The car can be equipped with two engines – a six-line capacity of 3.2 liters and output of 233 horsepower four-cylinder turbodiesel and volume of 2.2 liters and output of 160 horsepower. The gasoline engine provides acceleration to 100 km / h in 8.9 seconds and a top speed of 200 km / h.
Fuel consumption – 11.2 liters per 100 kilometers. The engine is mounted with the new shestidiapazonnoy automatic transmission manual shift and a sport mode of operation. The engine is mounted transversely, which favorably affected the internal volume and vehicle safety. The diesel engine is also a new design develops a peak torque of 400 N / m, picking up from the bottom (200 N / m even at 1000 rev / min). Average fuel consumption – 7.5 liters per 100 kilometers. Despite the fact that the new Freelander at only 50 mm (length – 4500 mm) longer than its predecessor, the cabin much more room for the head, shoulders and feet of the driver and passengers. Large glass area gives a feeling of spaciousness, and the rear row of seats, located above the front, allows its passengers to fully enjoy surrounding landscape.
Despite the recognition of forms, the new car looks very modern. Car design is simple and stylistically close to Range Rover Sport and Discovery 3, but interpreted in accordance with the requirements of owners of compact SUVs. The five-door body has a very high degree of rigidity. Permanent four-wheel drive. Suspension is fully independent and uses the most advanced management system. Starter button, bi-xenon headlights, the sensor rain, parking sensors, air-conditioning – this is not a complete list of standard equipment Land Rover Freelander 2.