Design cues from one of Land Rover’s corporate siblings, the Jaguar F-Pace, which is based on the aluminum-intensive architecture underlying the XF and XE sedans, can also be seen in the photos. The new Range Rover will be based on the same architecture as the F-Pace.
Land Rover is following BMW and Mercedes-Benz in marketing sporty crossovers.
Land Rover has incorporated a lower ride and wider stance like those of the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe.
Media reports say the vehicle will have a sporty, tarmac-focused configuration with little regard for off-road prowess.
The cabin is expected to be more intimate — resembling a cockpit — than current Range Rovers’ cabins.