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Freelander 2 Gets Sleek Premium Pack For 2008 - (Australia)

September 4th, 2007





Introducing a stylish new Premium Pack for the Freelander 2, as well as new upgrades and options for the 08MY.

The new Premium Pack delivers both exterior and interior enhancements to the top specification Freelander 2 HSE. Vehicles with the new pack are distinguished by a distinctive rear spoiler, body-coloured bumpers and doorsills, and stylish tungsten coloured door handles. In addition the pack also includes 10-spoke Chrome Shadow 19 inch alloy wheels, giving the Freelander 2 an even sportier stance.

Interior additions include a new eight-way adjustable driver seat and six-way adjustable front passenger seat as well as luxurious, perforated leather panels and extra stitching details. The storage box located at the rear of the centre console also gains a smart new sliding cover.

For Freelander 2 SE models a new Style Pack is available, featuring Bi Xenon Headlights with automatic leveling, new 17" alloy wheels and an auto-dimming interior mirror.

The Technology Pack, available on the HSE model only, has also been upgraded for the 08MY with the addition of a Dolby Prologic II 7.1, 14 speaker surround sound system.

A new Cold Climate Pack is also optional across the range, featuring heated front seats, heated windscreen and heated washers.

Premium Pack (HSE models only)
• Full body colour front and rear bumpers
• Body coloured side sills
• Tailgate spoiler (body colour)
• 19" Shadow Chrome alloy wheels
• Tungsten coloured door handles
• Covered centre console stowage with roller shutter cover
• Revised front seat sew style, with part perforated side bolsters
• 8 way drivers and 6 way passenger seat functionality
• The Premium Pack option offers great value at $2,990 RRP

Style Pack (SE models only)
• Bi Xenon headlights with automatic leveling
• New 17" alloy wheels
• Auto-dimming interior mirror
• The Style Pack offers some of the best features from the HSE models for only $2,990 RRP

Technology Pack Upgrade
The Technology Pack option for Freelander 2 now includes an Alpine, Dolby Prologic II 7.1 surround sound, 12 x 40W amplifier, subwoofer and 13 speaker sound system. This is in addition to the Full Colour DVD Navigation System, Adaptive Bi-Xenon headlights, with auto levelling, and Bluetooth telephone integration. Pricing for this option Pack is now $7,890 RRP.

Cold Climate Pack (All models)
The Cold Climate Pack includes heated front seats, heated windscreen and heated washers. Pricing for this option Pack is $1,200 RRP.

Model Pricing:
Pricing remains unchanged across the Freelander 2 range:

Freelander 2

Si6 SE

TD4 SE

Si6 HSE

TD4 HSE

RRP

$49,990

$51,990

$55,990

$57,990

Launched earlier this year, and new from the ground up, Freelander 2 delivers outstanding on-road performance as well as the class-leading off-road ability of a true Land Rover. It is already a multi-award winning vehicle, having picked up prestigious motoring accolades in the UK, USA, Ireland and Austria, including BBC Top Gear's SUV of the Year 2007.

"The Freelander 2 demonstrates Land Rover's dynamic design, with a smart and spacious interior, and an abundance of advanced technologies complete the package," says Phil Popham, managing director, Land Rover. "Now, the Premium Pack on the Freelander 2 offers subtle changes for those seeking an even more premium look to their vehicle, which we believe will give it even wider customer appeal."

The all new Freelander 2 has been awarded a top five star rating, for occupant protection, in the Australian European New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). Previously, the Freelander 2 had been awarded five stars for adult protection, and four stars for child protection, in Euro NCAP tests.

Designed and engineered by Land Rover at Gaydon, near Warwick, Freelander 2 is built at the Halewood plant in Liverpool, where outstanding build quality has been acknowledged with a JD Power European Plant Quality Gold Award in 2005.


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