2015 Land Rover Freelander Metropolis Is The New Flagship Model
2015 Land Rover Freelander Metropolis is the most luxurious Freelander built so far. The flagship vehicle is based on the previous HSE LUX specification. It will offer its occupants premium Windsor leather, electrically adjustable seats and a panoramic sunroof. In addition, standard features also include xenon headlights, reversing camera and 19-inch diamond-turned alloy wheels. Metropolis is joined in the range by the new SE and SE Tech models, which will also include revised powertrain options. Land Rover announced that the vehicle is set to make a UK debut at Royal Windsor Horse Show.
2015 Metropolis replaces the HSE LUX trim level benefiting from a wide range of sophisticated standard features. They of course contribute towards increased style, functionality and comfortability.
To go further into details, the equipment of the new model includes electrically adjustable, eight-way for driver and six-way for passenger, front seats. They are upholstered in premium Windsor leather. Inside one can also see touchscreen-controlled satellite navigation, as well as 825W meridian surround sound system. Heated steering wheel, luxury carpet mats, a reversing camera and gloss black interior detailing are also standard.
The occupants will enjoy the road-view better via a panoramic sunroof, while riding on Metropolis' 19-inch diamond-turned alloy wheels. The exterior benefits from Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights as well as premium metallic paint.
Next to the Metropolis model, in the range are added the SE and SE Tech models. They replace the GS and XS designations, respectively. The first grade, SE, is the entry point to Freelander and is built on the GS specification. However, it also adds heated windscreen, front fog lights, front and rear centre armrests and 18-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels.
Furthermore, the company also delivers a Design Pack combination for the SE which comprises of color-matched bumpers and sills. Other standard features here include heated leather seats, climate control, Bluetooth, rear parking sensors and heater, power-folding door mirrors.
2015 SE Tech models add to the previous trim level a more powerful, 380W Meridian audio system, touchscreen-controlled navigation, automatic headlights and wipers, and ride on 19-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels.
As mentioned, Freelander's powertrains have been revised for the new model year. Now they offer the TD4 engine with manual transmission in SE and SE Tech versions, while the SD4 unit comes coupled with automatic gearbox across the complete range.
2015 Land Rover Freelander goes on sale in the beginning of June with a starting price of £27,765.
Source: Land Rover