With a price tag approaching six digits, buyers expect a lot – and they get a lot – from the 2008 Land Rover Range Rover. The Range Rover has long been a mainstay in the Land Rover line-up, due primarily to its attractive styling, its luxury equipment and its superb handling in a variety of driving situations. This year’s Range Rover is offered in HSE and SC trims with engines ranging from a 305 horsepower 4.4-liter gas-powered V8 to a 400 horsepower 4.2-liter V8 mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Luxury amenities and safety features abound.Read more Read less
For 2008, Land Rover's Range Rover receives new leather dashboard trim. The entry-level HSE model now rides on revised seven-spoke alloy wheels, while the SC now features auto-dimming exterior mirrors. The optional cherry wood trim found on the SC in 2007 is no longer available. Also for 2008, the Range Rover Westminster debuts, with production limited to 500 units. Aside from a number of unique visual treatments, a four-zone climate control and a rear seat entertainment system are included.
Off-road ability; acceleration (SC); Terrain Response system; versatile ride; interior comfort.
The 2008 Land Rover's flagship Range Rover has few peers and stands as one of the most luxurious and off-road-capable sport utility vehicles at any price. A proven platform, powerful engine choices, and well-equipped interior combine to form one of the most attractive true trail warriors available.