2024 Range Rover PHEV – Although the all-new Range Rover might look similar to the previous model (except the same rear-end design), it has a completely new chassis architecture that allows for an electric powertrain to be installed for the first time. Land Rover actually announced that the all-electric Range Rover will be available in 2024. However, it did not share any details.
2024 Range Rover PHEV Review
We do know that the Range EV will likely run on hydrogen and maybe a fuel-cell vehicle. Autocar published a report based on Nick Miller’s interview with the Land Rover vehicle program director. It announced that the MLA platform, which underpins the new Range Rover, can support a fuel cell electric powertrain. Source reports that FCV powertrains will not be Jaguar-Land Rover’s main direction for electrification. They won’t likely make up the majority of future electric vehicle sales. The good news is that the electric Range Rover may be available in both an FCV and a BEV form.
What is known about the 2024 Range Rover BEV model? It doesn’t have much information at the moment, but it will need a battery pack of at least 100 kWh and a WLTP range at least 300 miles (480km) to be competitive. Or even better numbers, as the game will change in the coming years. The featured photo in this article is a quick rendering of what the final product might look like.
Range Rover will continue to sell two electrified versions as plug-in hybrids of its model, the P440e or the P510e until the EV and possibly FCV are available. They both have the same 3-liter six-cylinder engine in different tunings and the same 105kW (140 horsepower), electric motor. Both use the 38.2kWh battery pack that has a usable capacity of 31.8 kWh. This gives the vehicle a range of up to 100 km/62 miles. However, they also refer to the real-world range at around 80 km/50 miles. The P440e produces 440 horsepower and 620Nm of torque. The P510e generates 510 horsepower, 700 Nm torque, and can accelerate to 100 km/h (62mph) in just 5.3 seconds. It can tow 2,500kg.
The new Range PHEVs can also be driven at speeds up to 140 km/h / 87 mph using electrons alone. If the battery is kept full, the vehicle will emit only 30 g/km CO2. The battery pack is not usually stored in the trunk of PHEVs, but it is located on the floor. This allows for full cargo storage (818 liters for the long-wheelbase model) and 1,061 liters (for both row 2 and the roof).
Both PHEV models can be DC fast-charged at 50 kW. The battery can be refilled in under an hour. The battery can be charged using the onboard charger, which can generate up to 7.2kW AC. It takes five hours to fully charge it. You can also choose from a variety of driving modes, including EV Mode, Hybrid Mode, and Safe Mode. These are all self-explanatory, just like modern PHEVs.