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New 2013 Range Rover speculatively rendered

 New 2013 Range Rover speculatively rendered
New 2013 Range Rover speculative rendering, 1280, 17.04.2012

The last we heard from the new 2013 Range Rover was back in February when spy photographers snapped a prototype cold weather testing in Northern Europe. Now India based MotorBeam.com has published these self-made renderings which the site promises "are absolutely accurate."

It has been 10 years since the current BMW designed L322 third generation Range Rover has been on the market, and the fourth generation Range Rover codenamed L405 is based on an all new D4u platform according to MotorBeam. The D4u platform is being developed by Jaguar under the watchfull eye of parent company Tata Motors.

As we can see in the renderings, Tata doesn't want to play around too much with the Range Rover's iconic design, and have kept the overall shape the same while borrowing design elements from the well received compact Evoque SUV.

The D4u platform is set to spawn at least six other vehicles under the Land Rover brand as Tata seeks to reduce costs with a shared platform. One of the most important objectives is reducing weight as the D4u platform incorporates a large portion of aluminum in its body structure giving a savings of 500kg compared to the predecessor which weighs 2500 kg (5511 lbs). Thanks to the weight savings, the new Range Rover is 25 mm longer, however, an even longer wheel-base version is planned for the Chinese market.

 

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RuleZ
I really hope they don't ruin it! Love the Range Rover. They should've left the esthetics to BMW (like the out-going one) and the driveline to Jaguar! Jag' has the best engines and BMW has always done great job of not showing BMW lines in the cars they design for other companies (Rolls Royce and Land Rover). Also, I hope it doesn't lose levels of luxury!
Apr 22, 2012 3:44 pm
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RoyalAlDubai
Dear Range Rover, get inspired by Bentley art work mix it up with a G-class and a touch of your late model only then you'll come up with something better than this sad Pajero faced fridge like box whatever you call it.
Apr 18, 2012 9:49 pm
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SubZGFX
http://www.worldcarfans.com/community/412041843529/2012-range-rover-vogue HI guys check my render, i've made some non-ford minor adjustments in photoshop just now. hope you like it! :)
Apr 18, 2012 1:17 pm
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Thanas_4
Nice try but I believe that it will be better than this. This is my version of the upcoming range rover: ____________________________________________________________________________ side: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2154492335569&set=a.1003732367289.2001181.1044258819&type=3&theater _____________________________________________________________________________ front: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2155101830806&set=a.1003732367289.2001181.1044258819&type=3&theater ____________________________________________________________________________ rear: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2154489255492&set=a.1003732367289.2001181.1044258819&type=3&theater
Apr 18, 2012 7:28 am
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adz911
Really impressed with quite a lot of your artwork. Keep it up! :)
Apr 18, 2012 8:22 am
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RuleZ
This is way nicer than the one they're coming up with!
Apr 22, 2012 3:47 pm
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adz911
why does the front of the renderings look like it came straight off a Mitsubishi Pajero?
Apr 18, 2012 3:32 am
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RoyalAlDubai
exactly!
Apr 18, 2012 9:42 pm
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pzxpjy
Even the Panamera and the Range Rover would receive long-wheelbase versions for Chinese market. I am in China and I hate all of these long-wheelbase models. Next time they would build a smart fortwo LWB for us.
Apr 18, 2012 12:31 am
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Nick78
well bert2578 if Land Rover was still owned by BMW then it would be but they are not.
Apr 18, 2012 12:26 am
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bert2578
The platform should be developed by BMW instead of Jaguar.
Apr 17, 2012 10:45 pm
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automobile007
why would BMW get involved? They are no more involved with JLR these days than Mercedes or Audi are
Apr 18, 2012 10:39 am
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moodyaaa
There is something called G63, so u better becareful !!
Apr 17, 2012 8:47 pm
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moodyaaa
:( I've been waiting so long, please don't let me down with those silly bumpers and explorer sole :(
Apr 17, 2012 8:45 pm
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peterjames7
I really hope not...
Apr 17, 2012 7:26 pm
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wills2007
*cough* Ford Explorer *cough*
Apr 17, 2012 5:31 pm
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automobile007
I knew it reminded me of something! We don't get that here in the UK
Apr 18, 2012 10:38 am
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