November 12, 2002

Land Rover unveils two-door Freelander

Miami, Florida -Land Rover unveiled the Freelander SE3 at te South Florida auto show on the weekend. The two-door Freelander shares the four-door model’s mechanicals and wheelbase, but has twin removable sunroof panels and a detachable rear hardback for open-air motoring.

“The Freelander SE3 has a blend of characteristics that is unmatched by any other vehicle currently on the market,” says Sally Eastwood, vice president of Marketing. “No other open-air vehicle offers permanent all-wheel drive, four-wheel electronic traction control, Hill Descent Control and four-channel anti-lock brakes. And, because it is a Land Rover, Freelander SE3 wraps capability and personality into a distinctive, upscale package that can take you to remote places and bring you back in style.”

The Freelander SE3 features black composite A-frame brush bar, silver underbody brush plate, 17-inch Triple Sport Evolution alloy wheels and Borrego Yellow and Tangiers Orange exterior colours. Inside, it has black “Technical Fabric” seats, 240-watt, 9-speaker harman/kardon sound system with single in-dash CD player.

The Freelander SE3 comes standard with air conditioning, power windows, cruise control, power steering, heated front windscreen, side view mirrors and rear window. The interior provides room for five, with supportive front bucket seats, a 60/40 split rear bench and convenient storage space throughout the cabin. There is 46.6 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seats folded.

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