Range Rover Next

A new view of the next Range Rover L405, IMHO, this is the final version. #rangerover

 

This is a few days old but wanted to get permission before I put up all the shots on this site.  Posted over on the rangerovers.net forums on Tuesday by T.8ATH are some spy shots that are slightly different than what we’ve seen so far.

First, the camo is a different design/pattern/layout from previous mules.  We also see the new glass roof opened in two places.  The new item showing up on the back of the front seats gets a new look.  And finally, all other vehicles I’ve seen have had legitimate number plates, all VX12 or VX61, showing they were registered in the past year or so.  This one has Trade Plates. 

This is just a guess, but I really think we’re looking at the final product.

Enjoy.

 

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Next Range Rover and The Mystery of the Back of the Front Seat… #rangerover l405

A little while back we noticed something attached to the back of the front seats:

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Could it be a return of the picnic table?  Seems a little too bolted on in this picture.

Then yesterday with the posting of some interesting new spy shots, we got this new view of back of the front seat:

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Could the top shot be a prototype and the bottom the actual item?  What do you think, let us know!!

Does this Range Rover have 7 seats? What are those two red dots?? #rangerover

I was looking at an old spy shot(can’t find the origin) and a new bit of information caught my eye. 

For background, when the Range Rover Evoque was released, one of its new safety features was a live graphic that displays the status of each seatbelt in the vehicle.  The driver can clearly see who is and isn’t buckled in; green is secure, red is not, along with an actual textual warning.

This is what it looks like in the Evoque:

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In the spy shot below of the next Range Rover, the L405, we see something that looks oddly similar:

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Here’s a closer look:

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The graphic does match the Evoque’s, even with the triangular icon of the belted person on the “hood”.  Notice the number of indicators: Two green for the front passengers, a row of red in the back seats and then the interesting bit.  What are the two red dots that are clearly showing up in the trunk?

Hmmmm…

I guess MotorBeam.com was right back in April #rangerover

I’m always weary of any prerelease renderings because they are usually so terrible and way off the mark.  I just don’t even post them, it’s usually a waste of time.

An great example of a terrible idea:

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or this:

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So you can see why I don’t trust a guess by some artist. 

Back in April, this was posted at MotorBeam.com:

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And again, I just dismissed it.  Now in July, we have a good idea of what this next Range Rover will look like and clearly, MotorBeam.com knew what they were talking about.  Awesome post and info and pictures!!

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More of the next Range Rover, A Study in Red, L405 #rangerover

Car Magazine always has those latest shots.  I just wish we could see more of the interior.  This one looks like it’s completely exposed, we need to see those door cards.  And as for the exterior, someone has to get a spy of the front doors under that camo.  Another interesting bit, all of the number plates we’ve seen so far have been properly registered with the UKs DVLA, this one however, VX12 OPM, does not appear in their system.

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