NEW FOR 2011:

– Enhanced Terrain Response system with hill start assist and gradient acceleration control
– HSE Package adds LED “signature” lighting to the halogen headlamps, and available premium audio upgrade
– New Vision Assist Package available with HSE and HSE Lux packages
– Interior colours: Black Lacquer Finish accent trim available

An all-new model for 2010, the Land Rover LR4 enters 2011 with some upgrades. The Terrain Response system is enhanced, and the vehicle now includes hill start assist and gradient acceleration control for improved performance in off-road conditions. The HSE Package adds LED lighting and can be optioned with a premium audio system. A new Vision Assist Package adds adaptive front lighting, automatic high beam assist and a surround camera system, and on the HSE, also adds xenon headlamps, which are standard on the HSE Lux.

The LR4 uses a direct-injection 5.0-litre V8 mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Its permanent four-wheel drive includes an electronically-controlled locking centre differential, four-corner air suspension, hill descent control, and a driver-selectable Terrain Response that can be set for general driving, grass/gravel/snow, mud/ruts, sand, or rock crawl.

Trim levels are the V8, HSE, and HSE Lux. The LR4 and HSE are five-seater, while the HSE Lux adds a third row of seats. The seven-seater package can also be added to the two lower trim levels.

Features on the V8 include 19-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, tire pressure monitoring system, privacy glass, power sunroof, cruise control, cargo cover, Harman Kardon CD stereo with auxiliary input, keyless entry, brake assist, pushbutton start, and trailer sway control.

The HSE adds navigation system, front park distance control, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, heated steering wheel, iPod interface, USB port, and stereo touch-screen.

The HSE Lux adds three-row seating, premium leather package, rear-view camera, adaptive bi-xenon headlamps, automatic high beams, front console cooler box, power tilt and telescopic steering wheel, electrically-adjustable driver’s seat bolster, driver’s side memory, interior ambience lighting, proximity key, Logic7 surround sound system, and rear-seat headphone sockets.

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