• The New Range Rover Sport makes its China debut with a pre-sale price announcement
• 23MY Range Rover 4.4 SV SWB and 4.4 SV LWB are officially launched, representing an exquisite interpretation of Range Rover luxury and personalisation
• 23MY Range Rover PHEV AB LWB is officially launched, offering a fine balance of performance, refinement and efficiency
• 22MY Range Rover Evoque L is officially launched with five trims, and presenting a special Bronze Collection
• 23.5MY Land Rover Discovery Metropolitan Edition is launched, elevating versatility, all-terrain capability and urban comfort to a new level
• 23MY Jaguar F-PACE is officially launched, including the superbly refined 400 SPORT that delivers outstanding performance and agility
(August 26, 2022, Chengdu) The 2022 Chengdu Auto Show (CDAS) kicked off today. Led by its global strategy “Reimagine”, Jaguar Land Rover made a stunning presence at the expo with a number of new models, interpreting the Reimagine Strategy through its powerful product line-up.
At the show, Land Rover launched a number of important new models in the Range Rover family: New Range Rover Sport made its China debut with pre-sale prices start from RMB 970,000, while the New Range Rover Sport First Edition’s pre-sale price starts from RMB 1,290,000; 23MY Range Rover 4.4 SV SWB and 4.4 SV LWB, with an MSRP of RMB 2,888,000 and 3,328,000; Range Rover’s first PHEV in China market – 23MY Range Rover PHEV AB LWB launched, with an MSRP of RMB 2,198,000; 22MY Range Rover Evoque L, with an MSRP from RMB 389,800; and 23.5MY Land Rover Discovery, with an MSRP from RMB 698,800. Jaguar also launched 23MY Jaguar F-PACE with an MSRP from RMB 468,000.
Drive to Another Level: The Dynamic All-New Range Rover Sport
In its third generation, the New Range Rover Sport redefines sporting luxury, effortlessly combining assertive and instinctive on-road performance with trademark Range Rover refinement, progressive design sophistication and connected convenience.
A suite of powerful and efficient powertrains to meet different customers’ need. This power is heightened by a sophisticated exterior with taut surfacing, a dynamic stance and instantly recognisable profile, perfectly accentuated by stealth-like detailing and muscular proportions. Its trademark elements provide a strong and imposing road presence that communicate power and performance. This reductive design extends to its all-new interior, which features the trademark Range Rover Command Driving Position, the latest intuitive technologies and the finest innovative and sustainable materials, which combine for a compelling balance of sartorial elegance and visceral desire.
The New Range Rover Sport introduces more advanced chassis technologies than ever before, governed by the Integrated Chassis Control system, providing a comprehensive dynamic toolkit for the most engaging and dynamically capable driving experience. The New Dynamic Response Pro works hand-in-hand with the latest generation Dynamic Air Suspension, which introduces switchable-volume air springs for the first time. Adaptive Dynamics 2 technology contributes to dynamic capability by continuously controlling the Active Twin Valve Dampers to reduce unwanted body movements. Meanwhile, cornering agility is taken to a new level with All-Wheel Steering, Torque Vectoring by Braking and the Electronic Active Differential.
Enhancing the off-road performance is Land Rover’s latest Terrain Response 2® system, which intelligently applies the most appropriate settings for the terrain. New Adaptive Off-Road Cruise Control makes its debut on New Range Rover Sport and helps drivers navigate tricky terrain by maintaining steady progress according to the ground conditions. Drivers can select one of four comfort settings and the system intelligently adjusts the speed accordingly, allowing the driver to focus on steering.
With this launch, The New Range Rover Sport are also releasing – for a limited time only – the Range Rover Sport First Edition PHEV, the most powerful PHEV that Land Rover has ever made. It offers a combined maximum power of 510 PS and a pure-electric cruising range that perfectly meets for daily needs, with impressive efficiency, making this a more environmental-friendly sporting luxury experience.
“The very best in chassis and suspension technologies makes this the most dynamic Range Rover ever, serving exceptional dynamic range and effortless composure in an instinctive drive,” Richard Shore, President of Jaguar Land Rover Integrated Marketing, Sales and Service emphasized. “This exceptional model sets the standard as the ultimate sporting luxury SUV, effortlessly blending new levels of sustainability with the signature qualities that have made Range Rover Sport so popular.”
The new Range Rover Sport models will also come with “Exemplary Worry-Free Services”, featuring a broad range of significant upgrades from the standard VIP service package already available for the new Range Rover Sport owners, bringing a higher level of customer satisfaction and peace of mind. Customers will enjoy free maintenance up to 6 times, free vehicle pick-ups and deliveries, and free road-side assistance in the first 3 years after purchase. Lifetime accident assistance is also available in the package. Customers can also enjoy tailored service items such as an exclusive 400 service hotline for both 23MY Range Rover and new Range Rover Sport.
The New Range Rover Sport: starts from RMB 970,000
The New Range Rover Sport First Edition: starts from RMB 1,290,000
The 23MY Range Rover Leads by Example across a full breadth of luxurious models
As the flagship model of both Land Rover and the company’s “Reimagine” strategy, the New Range Rover has set the standard in design, driving experience, and craftsmanship with a full breadth of extended trims. It also offers “Exemplary Worry-Free Services” for an enhanced ownership experience.
The Range Rover SV sits at the pinnacle of the Range Rover family and represents an exquisite interpretation of Range Rover luxury and personalisation, with exclusive materials, curated design themes and greater scope for personalisation than ever before from the experts at Special Vehicle Operations.
The SV model is available in both SWB and LWB body designs, with exclusive new features, including the design themes SV Intrepid and SV Serenity – representing the pinnacle of SV interiors. The SV Serenity is centred around an elegant front-to-rear console that runs the full length of the cabin and accommodates an electrically powered Club Table, electrically deployable cup holders and an integrated refrigerator with SV-etched Dartington crystal glassware. LWB customers can also enjoy the four-seat SV Signature Suite configuration, which offers 24-way heated and cooled, hot stone massage electric front seats with Executive Class Comfort Plus rear seats and Fixed Rear Centre Console.
Unique front bumper and five-bar grille designs identify the new flagship model, along with a laser-etched SV roundel on the side gills, new white ceramic SV roundel on the tailgate and optional 23-inch directional three-finish wheels. Exclusive materials include lustrous plated metals, smooth ceramics, sustainably sourced woods and soft near-aniline leather, as well as sustainable non-leather Ultrafabrics™.
The 23MY Range Rover PHEV AB LWB officially launched for China at CDAS today. Its efficient new Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle powertrains elevate the driving experience with a fine balance of performance, refinement and efficiency, enabling owners to complete whisper quiet zero emissions journeys.
The powerful P440e plug-in hybrid powertrain provides elevated refinement and effortless performance. Its combination of a 38kWh lithium-ion battery, 105kW electric motor and 3.0-litre six-cylinder Ingenium engine powers the luxury SUV from 0-100km/h in 6.0 seconds. The P440e Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) offer exceptional efficiency, producing CO2 emissions as low as 18g/km and providing up to 113km (70 miles)* of EV range – exceeding initial expectations and offering customers even greater breadth of capability. For the charging options, the new PHEV model offers 50kW DC rapid charging capability and can charge up to 80 per cent in under an hour, making it one of the fastest charging plug-in hybrids, the other option is 7.2kW AC home charger, 0-100% in five hours. Moreover, the newly-designed wallbox premiered in the 23MY Range Rover PHEV AB LWB.
“The 23MY Range Rover SV is an exquisite interpretation of Range Rover luxury and personalisation, giving customers even more scope to create a truly individual vehicle with a choice of exclusive design themes, details and material choices from SV.” Richard Shore said, “With a suite of efficient mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains – plus a choice of four, five or seven-seat interiors available across Standard and Long Wheelbase body designs, the 23MY Range Rover is at home in any environment. It will Lead by Example just as its predecessors have done for over 50 years.”
• 23MY Range Rover PHEV AB LWB: RMB 2,198,000
• 23MY Range Rover 4.4 SV SWB: RMB 2,888,000
• 23MY Range Rover 4.4 SV LWB: RMB 3,328,000
The Range Rover with More Luxury: 22MY Range Rover Evoque L Launched
Today, 22MY Range Rover Evoque L is officially launched with five trims and presenting a special Bronze Collection, continuing Range Rover’s exclusive exterior to stand out from its segment. Its personalised and advanced luxury interior deliver a Modern Luxury experience that answers the needs of China’s new generation of young customers. Exclusive touches include Ebony grained leather seat trim, plus Range Rover scripts, further emphasizing its Range Rover family identity as well as an air of luxury.
The 22MY Range Rover Evoque L combines a practical space with a spacious luxury interior, offering up to 1,015 mm of rear seat legroom; Meanwhile, the 2nd-row seats with the power recline function can be adjusted forward by five degrees and backward by seven degrees, ensuring great roominess to meet the needs of occupants in multiple scenarios. Thickened seat backrests, 2nd-row winged headrests, and the standard all-new 2nd-row soft headrests are specially prepared for Chinese consumers for enhanced head and neck support. In addition, the rear premium armrest, the rear Three-Zone Climate Control and premium control panel, and the rear Privacy Glass help elevate the privileged experience to a new level.
To support intelligent driving, the 22MY Range Rover Evoque L is equipped with Land Rover’s renowned all-terrain technology, demonstrating the sports DNA of the brand with Terrain Response Gen 2 (ATRS) and All-Terrain Progress Control (ATPC).
22MY Range Rover Evoque L presents itself as the option of choice for young trend-savvy customers who are looking to show a distinctive lifestyle and craving a unique luxury experience.
• MHEV P4 2.0T 200PS AWD R-Dyn Standard: RMB 389,800
• PHEV 1.5T 300PS AWD R-Dyn S: RMB 415,800
• MHEV P4 2.0T 249PS AWD R-Dyn Bronze Collection: RMB 429,800
• MHEV P4 2.0T 249PS AWD R-Dyn SE: RMB 429,800
• MHEV P4 2.0T 249PS AWD R-Dyn HSE: RMB 475,800
23.5MY Land Rover Discovery unmatched in versatility
Since its inception in 1989, the Land Rover Discovery family has inherited Land Rover’s exceptional versatility and pride in its all-terrain capability, while using cutting-edge technology and refinements to create a tranquil sanctuary for customers.
The 23.5MY Land Rover Discovery is the ultimate family-friendly SUV that delivers unrivalled, exceptional long-haul comfort for seven passengers and a confidence-inspiring environment for the driver. It is powered by the Ingenium 3.0T MHEV engine equipped with a twin-scroll turbocharger, generating a maximum power of 360PS and a peak torque of 500 Nm, enabling the special edition to sprint from 0-100km/h in just 6.5 seconds. The engine uses a battery to collect and store the energy normally lost when the vehicle decelerates, and intelligently reuses this potential to further enhance overall efficiency, performance, and smoothness in the driving experience.
With an upgraded Cabin Air Purification that combines nanoeTM X technology for allergen reduction and pathogen removal, 23.5MY Discovery significantly reduces odours and viruses, bringing new levels of wellbeing for all occupants.
• 23.5MY Discovery 2.0 300PS S: RMB 698,800
• 23.5MY Discovery 3.0 360PS R-Dynamic S: RMB 768,800
• 23.5MY Discovery 3.0 360PS R-Dynamic SE: RMB 818,800
• 23.5MY Discovery 3.0 360PS Metropolitan Edition: RMB 896,800
23MY Jaguar F-PACE makes every journey extraordinary
In 2015, Jaguar launched its first SUV, the F-PACE, ushering the brand into a new SUV segment. This year, the 23MY Jaguar F-PACE is now officially launching at the CDAS. The model’s distinctive, sculpted form is further enhanced for the 23MY Jaguar F-PACE through a unique combination of exterior design elements which heighten their poised stance and dynamic character.
In its exterior, the 23MY Jaguar F-PACE features red brake calipers and black roof rock which gives an instantly recognizable appearance, while inside, its Windsor leather Performance seats, Ebony Suedecloth headliner, Satin Charcoal Ash veneers and bright metal pedals enrich the luxurious, spacious cabins.
Building on its luxury and refinement, the 23MY Jaguar F-PACE delivers the outstanding performance and agility drivers expect from a Jaguar. The 400 SPORT AWD features the Ingenium 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder petrol MHEV engine, developing 400PS and 550Nm of torque. Featuring advanced technologies including a twin scroll turbocharger supported by an electric supercharger, and continuously variable inlet valve lift control, this superbly refined unit enables the 400 SPORT to accelerate from 0-60mph in just 5.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 5.4 seconds) and reach a maximum speed of 155mph (250km/h).
• 23MY Jaguar F-PACE 2.0L: RMB 468,000
• 23MY Jaguar F-PACE 2.0L R-DYNAMIC BLACK: RMB 508,000
• 23MY Jaguar F-PACE 2.0L HSE: RMB 548,000
• 23MY Jaguar F-PACE 400 SPORT: RMB 668,000
Promote the Healthy Growth of Youth Group
At this year’s Chengdu Auto Show, Jaguar Land Rover China also exhibited crossover artwork created by the renowned modern artists, Chen Yujun and Wu Jianan. Alongside the launch of the New Range Rover in early April, Jaguar Land Rover China announced a charity auction event held in collaboration with the two artists. A grand total of RMB 340,000 was raised from the charity auction, which will be donated to the Youth Dream Fund as planned. The money will go towards promoting nutritious meal plans at the Jaguar Land Rover Hope School in Zhaotong, Yunnan Province, ensuring that each student has access to adequate, balanced, and comprehensive nutrition, which will in turn enable them to focus more on their personal development and academic performance. The meal plan is expected to start on September 1st when the children will be full of energy to start the new semester! At the same time, Jaguar Land Rover China also announced that it will provide modern education training for school staff at Hope School, will also continue to support children with eye diseases in remote areas through “Jaguar Land Rover Never Stop Caring Journey for Vision” programme. Moving forward, Jaguar Land Rover will continue to collaborate with likeminded people who also “Lead by Example” in charity and jointly promote the healthy growth of China’s youth.
Underpinned by its global Reimagine strategy, Jaguar Land Rover’s vision is to create the world’s most desirable modern luxury vehicles by design through its two distinct British brands. For over 50 years, Range Rover has evolved on Land Rover’s unmatched capability to lead by example, more evident than ever in the new breadth of the product family. Jaguar is heightening its emotionally engaging designs and next-generation technologies, wrapped in the dramatically beautiful luxury new models. Together, they are already underway on the journey towards electrification, driven by a constant pursuit of innovation and perfection, underscoring Jaguar Land Rover’s commitment to providing Chinese customers with the most advanced luxury products and ultimate drive experiences.
*EV range from WLTP, subject to change in the China launch version