2015 Land Rover LR2

Land Rover LR2 was originally launched in 1997 and it is also known as Freelander, which is the name used for European market. So far, there were two generations of this compact SUV and the second generation, which was introduced in 2007, is still under production. For some period there were many rumors that 2015 LR2 will be updated and thankfully, it appears to be true. The testing mule has been spotted and our photographers filmed some photos of the new model.

2015 Land Rover LR2 spy photo

2015 Land Rover LR2 redesign

The testing model is camouflaged all over the body so it is expected that 2015 LR2 will get many visual changes. However, that’s not the only change planned for new model. It appears that there will be many changes in cars structure. Although it will use the same platform, which is also used for Range Rover Evoque model, 2015 Land Rover LR2 will be made mostly of lightweight materials such as advanced alloys of steel and also aluminum. According to some reports, 90 percent of the body will be made of these materials. Some changes are expected too. The new Land Rover LR2 will be available in five and seven-seat versions and according to some rumors, there will many improvements in terms of headroom, legroom and overall comfort in the cabin. It is expected that new model will have bigger storage too.

2015 Land Rover LR2

2015 Land Rover LR2 engine

The 2015 Land Rover LR2 will use new 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine which was presented in 2013. This engine produces over 240 horses and over 250 lb-ft. There is also a big possibility that 2015 LR2 will be offered in some V6 variant. Some 3.0 liter turbocharged with big amount of power is expected. It is also expected that company will present new 9-speed automatic transmission.

2015 Land Rover LR2

2015 Land Rover LR2 release date and price

The release date and price of 2015 Land Rover LR2 are still unknown. However we can make some predictions. New model will be launched probably late this year while the price shouldn’t be too much different from current model.