The Different Generations of Range Rover Vogue and Their Engines
Tracing back the engine excellence till now
Range Rover Vogue was introduced way back in 1998. It was then launched as a luxury vehicle with a considerably high price but justified every penny. With its different generations, there have been changes that have uplifted the model further. Although, the vehicle stands at the start of Range Rover, there is nothing you can say the carmaker missed. There can be differences in the features or the speed limits or any such minor areas but the engine side, comfort level and the brand’s excellence in structural areas are not sacrificed at all. From its launch till now, Range Rover Vogue stands high among its rivals creating the magic this SUV is all about. The engines are made to perform in every road condition whether it be on a smooth surface or there is an adventurous ride ahead. In every way, the Range Rover Vogue engines proved to be an excellent creation from the company. You listen to the name Range Rover and all you can think of is 4-wheel drive, features to support off-road travelling and a reliable vehicle overall. This is what Vogue is all about. A glimpse back is going to compliment the fabulous journey of generations of this legend.
2002 engine specifications
In this year 3.0-liter engine was fitted in the vehicle. This was a 2.9-liter engine having 130 kW as power output. The time this one used to take to travel from 0-100 km/h was 13.6 seconds. This had a 5-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel drive.
4.4-liter engine in 2004
The engine 4.4-liter was offered in this era and it was a fine engine with 282 hp and this highest limit was reached at 5400 rpm. the torque available was 325 lb-ft at 3600 rpm. the engine had a 5-speed automatic gear transmission. Like any other engine this engine also had a great towing capacity.
Engine for the year 2006
This year saw an engine of 4.4-liter TDV8 having 305 hp and a torque of 325 lb-ft. the fuel economy was not very good giving 14 in city drive while 18 for highway economy. The maximum torque was available at 4000 rpm.
The 268 bhp engine back in 2008
The engine that was paired with the vehicle was a 3.6-liter engine with 268 bhp and a torque of 640 Nm. This was a 4-cylinder engine with 2 turbochargers giving the extra boost. There was an automatic transmission with 6 gears working perfectly well for the vehicle. This engine travelled for a distance of 0-60 mph in 8.5 seconds.
The 3.6-liter TDV8 engine
This engine was fitted in the vehicle in 2010 upgrade and it lasted till 2012. This engine was an 8-cylinder turbocharged with 308 bhp as maximum power. This power could be reached at 4000 rpm. The maximum torque of 700 Nm could be activated from 1500 rpm to 3500 rpm. There was a six-speed automatic transmission attached to the engine and the combination worked very well. There was a 4WD standard working superbly on any road and weather condition.
4.4-liter SDV8 engine with better performance
The engine produced better output for a much powerful outcome to conquer the market as well as give a better value of money. This engine was offered with the vehicle till the year 2014. The power it produced was 335 bhp and a torque of 740 Nm. This torque was engaged from 1750 rpm and reached its highest limit till 2300 rpm.