Which is the fastest? Comparison of Turbocharged V8 and PHEVs
Which is the fastest? Comparison of Turbocharged V8 and PHEVs

Which is the fastest? Comparison of Turbo charged V8 and PHEVs

The BMW 7 Series has many things in common with the Land Rover like its well-to-do, luxurious and has an oozing presence.

It solely your choice, which sort of four wheelers you go for. You may choose the 4WD Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) or the luxurious limousine-esque by paying off $200K. The upcoming BMW and Range Rover are coming with fabulous features focusing on performance and enhanced technology.

Initially in the year 2017 models, the Land Rover (Range Rover) SUVs will be priced in the first-quarter from $183,300 before they are seen on roads. Further, the great news is that the upcoming Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic, priced at $316,000.

Moreover, this supercharged V8 is powered 405kW and comes with the same engine as present in the Range Rover Sports SVR and besides that features specially configured suspension for improving its agility keeping its refinement and soothe intact. So this awesome 2.5-tonner four wheeler would withstand physics and deal the corners with sang-froid.

The Turbocharged V8 providing a torque of about 680Nm with 5.0 litres, in just 5.4 seconds keeps the SVAutobiography Dynamic to 100kmh. Further, the vehicle variant has pierced leather headliner, anodized red paddle gear levers and awesome leather seats quilted with diamond.

Although the exterior of V8 is not much eye-catching, however, the vehicle features unique side vents, bumper accents, bonnet finisher, grille and brake callipers from Brembo. The size of the wheels is about 21-22 inches. The car is lowered by 8mm over standard due to the underneath suspension revisions while to improve body roll and agility, dynamic response and adaptive dynamics features are added.

Further, this unique model joins other Land Rovers of 2017 by providing Advanced Towing Assist features. This technology makes use of a surround camera system for automatically steering the car and guiding a trailer into the right place. The vehicle also features a nice dual view touchscreen of 10-inches. Using the related app on the smartphone, one can easily make the car get cooler or warmer before one actually gets in for the drive.

Moreover, a host of standard driver assistance technologies is also added.

The BMW’s limousine gets powered by electricity One may want to have a traditional sedan with a more modern way of hitting 100kmh in 5.4-seconds relative to the V8. So, in that case, the BMW’s 740e iPerformance is the right choice. For Australia, earlier this year, BMW had already released two iPerformance models namely X5 xDrive40e SUV and 330e Sedan plug-in hybrids’. So 740e will be the third iPerformance variant from BMW.

BMW’s 740e will be released at the end of 2016 and is priced from $229K and features a hybrid drivetrain generating Power/Force of 240kW/400Nm. The average fuel consumption of the car is somewhat better that the Range Rover as it consumes around 2.2L/100km.

Moreover, it comes with a 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder along a synchronous electric motor and the motor is powered by a high-voltage lithium-ion battery that is fixed under the rear seat. The boot space available is 95-litres less that of other non-hybrid Sevens and is about 420-litres.

The car surpasses its iPerformance siblings on the all-electric range as it can cover a distance of 48 km just by its battery power with no need for the combustion engine until over 140kmh. Using the BMW iWallbox it takes about 150 minutes to charge the battery to full, however, with an ordinary socket it will take about 5 hours.Keeping all the specifications in consideration, the BMW’s 740i costs about $4800 less than the plug-in hybrid version.

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