The Off-Road Choice
By: Carol Mitchel
A compact crossover SUV from Land Rover, the Land Rover Freelander had its humble beginnings in the year of 1998 when it was officially introduced to the automotive world. This vehicle was designed so as to compete with the Jeep Liberty, the Toyota RAV4, and other similar vehicles. When this vehicle came to North America, it served as a pioneer for the premium compact SUV segment. This vehicle is powered by a V6 engine. The Land Rover Freelander is a vehicle that has been designed for moderately rugged roads however its abilities do not include serious inclines and broken terrain.
This vehicle has been made available in three body styles that comprise of the Station Wagon sporting five doors, the Hardback that has three doors, and the Softback containing three doors as well. It is a multi-functional vehicle so much so that it could not only be used for moderate off roading but also could be utilized for town driving as well.
The Land Rover Freelander is protected by tough yet stylish polycarbonate bumpers and body trim. It has a tough but sophisticated appeal making it adventurous yet easy to find on urban streets. It exudes a bold and distinctive look that makes it stand out from among the rest, yet it still bears the heritage and overall fascia of the Range Rover, the Range Rover Sport, and the Discovery 3. Colors and hues are carried on with a variety of shades that includes Rimini Red, Java Black, Bonatti Grey, Cairns Blue, Chawton White, Giverny Green, Atacama Sand, Tonga Green, Vienna Green, Zermatt Silver, Arctic Frost, and Belize Green. This vehicle also benefits from alloy wheels that come in 16 inch, 17 inch, and special 18 inch varieties. It also sports high-strength polycarbonate bumpers that provides a tough and firm stance for the vehicle. Helping to minimize the effect of any scratches from off roading are body-colored sections and a self-colored skid plate. Added in are integral fog lamps and a stylish mesh grille. As per the Land Rover Freelander’s interior, the vehicle holds premium materials that give a quality feel for the vehicle. It has a distinctive interior that is luxurious and inviting.
This vehicle offers a wide range of features for itself. The list includes glass roof panels, electric sunroof, rear mudflaps, a soft or a hard top, powerfold mirrors, a privacy glass, tinted glass, roof rack, roof rails, front fog lights, and park distance control. For entertainment, the vehicle has a single-slot CD player, a six-speaker sound system, a 6-disc CD player, and a Harman/Kardon® premium system that has eight speakers and a subwoofer.
www.landrparts.com has a vast array of well crafted Land Rover Freelander parts and Land Rover parts to choose from its online store. It has in stock the highest quality Land Rover parts and Range Rover parts that will retain the Land Rover’s driving dynamics and superb performance.