Land Rover's flagship Range Rover SUV will arrive with a plug-in hybrid variant for the 2019 model year, after an interior and technology update for the 2018 model year, the company announced.
The Range Rover P400e PHEV will pair a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine (296 horsepower) with an 85-kilowatt electric motor (114 hp) for a system with an output of 398 hp. The vehicle apparently will deliver 472 lb.-ft. of torque.
The Range Rover P400e will offer an all-electric range of 31 miles. It will offer the Parallel Hybrid and EV driving modes.
Land Rover will launch the vehicle in the United Kingdom toward the end of 2017, and roll it out to other markets afterward.
For 2018, the Range Rover will add an updated exterior design, including new LED headlights, and an upgraded Touch Pro Duo infotainment system.
The flagship Range Rover SVAutobiography's supercharged V-8 will now produve 557 hp.
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet