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Land Rover SUVs to get new petrol variants soon in India

Land Rover Is Reportedly Looking To Introduce A Range Of Petrol Engines For Its SUVs In India. The Recent Ban On Registration Of Vehicles With Diesel Engines Having A Capacity Of 2,000cc And Above By The Delhi Government Has Given A Boost To The Demand For Petrol Cars In The Country.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 14 Jan 2016, 11:38:01 AM

New Delhi :

Land Rover is reportedly looking to introduce a range of petrol engines for its SUVs in India. The recent ban on registration of vehicles with diesel engines having a capacity of 2,000cc and above by the Delhi government has given a boost to the demand for petrol cars in the country.

Seeing this shift in the market, Land Rover has decided to expand its petrol SUV line-up.

Presently, only selected variants of Range Rover and Range Rover Sport are available with the option of a 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 petrol engine.

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plans to bring in 2 petrol engine options for its Land Rover SUVs - a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged motor which produces 237bhp and a supercharged 3.0-litre V6 unit that has an output of 335bhp.

Range Rover Evoque on the other hand is likely to be powered by 2.0-litre four-cylinder, turbo-petrol motor which will come paired with a nine-speed automatic gearbox.

While Discovery, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover also stand a chance of getting supercharged 3.0-litre V6 unit that is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission box.

Jaguar Land Rover is gearing up to launch the all-new Jaguar XE in India on February 3. In Jaguar’s line-up, XE is the most affordable car.

It will be made available in 2 petrol variants, with both versions powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder unit. Both the cars will be equipped with an 8-speed automatic gearbox.

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First Published : 14 Jan 2016, 11:35:00 AM