Land Rover refreshes the Freelander 2

Land Rover refreshes the Freelander 2 image

Text: / Photos: JLR | posted August 24, 2012 14:20

Model range extended with new, sporty Dynamic and luxurious HSE Lux derivatives

Land Rover finds it appropriate to give their entry-level SUV, the Freelander 2 a premium overhaul.

The updated Freelander 2 now delivers even better comfort, convenience and driving enjoyment. Its exterior design details have been revamped and now has the latest Xenon LED technology equipped head and tail lamps with the addition of a new signature graphic in its front running lights. Changes were also made on the details of the front grille, insert bars, and fender vents.


He adds: “It’s another step forward for the Freelander 2 where outstanding equipment levels, superb design, safety and all-terrain capability continue to set the standards in this class.” says John Edwards, Land Rover Global Brand Director.

It interior equipment levels soar to new heights with a host of fresh and exciting features including three new color ways as part of a ‘Dynamic’ derivative, brand new centre console, 7-inch color touch-screen with an audio systems from Meridian and optional satellite navigation.

Passive start replaces key dock and there’s a new ‘intelligent’ electric parking brake which adjusts brake force according to the slope the vehicle is parked on. ‘Say What You See’ - a voice activation system with visual prompts, and rear view camera capability are also both new to the Freelander 2.


Freelander buyers can continue to choose from two outstanding and highly refined diesel engines, the 2.2-litre 150PS TD4 and 190PS SD4 with four-wheel drive. For extra economy, the 2.2-litre 150PS engine is also available in eD4 two-wheel drive form. Equipped with six-speed manual transmission, a new turbocharger and a Stop/Start system.

The revised Freelander 2 will make its global debut at the Moscow International Motor Show on Wednesday 29 August, 2012.