Underpinning the vehicle is thought to be the aluminum-intensive platform of the Jaguar F-Pace, although the new Land Rover is slightly longer than its Jaguar counterpart. The larger size is necessary as the vehicle is designed to bridge the wide gap between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport in Land Rover’s luxury-oriented lineup.
In the powertrain department, we could see a 4-cylinder option on offer though a 6-cylinder, possibly a new inline unit, will likely be the standard option here in the United States. There’s also talk of the vehicle eventually offering an electric option using a powertrain Jaguar Land Rover is developing for a future Jaguar electric SUV based either on the F-Pace or an upcoming smaller high-riding model. An electric motor may be a necessity for Land Rover to comply with strict emissions rules coming into force.