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Range Rover review - hugely capable, but can it compete with saloon rivals for luxury? - Design

Everything to everybody, everywhere - the Range Rover is unsurpassed.

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from £74,950
  • Country royalty that’s also at home in the cut and thrust of the city
  • You’ll need to be on the Civil List to buy and run one

Design 

Land Rover understands the strength of its heritage, so the Range Rover’s familial link to the original is as deliberate as it is delightful. The ‘floating’ roofline with black pillars, clamshell bonnet, split rear tailgate and buff, assertive frontage and prominent Range Rover script above the grille and below the rear window are all brand signatures. It’s not backward looking or retro though; it, like its predecessors, is constructed from aluminium and we cannot imagine how much it’d conceivably weigh if it wasn’t.

 Proportionally the standard wheelbase looks better than the long wheelbase model, that 198mm stretch also robbing the Range Rover of some of its legendary off-road ability. Not much though…

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