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Archive for November 18th, 2020

Land Rover sum 2021 Velar, Evoque and Discovery Sport updates

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

2021 Range Rover Velar

We overwhelmed on a large news for a Velar above. The 2021 indication year outlines a introduction of a new hybrid-electric powertrain formed on a company’s turbocharged “Ingenium” I6 engine. Like identical European offerings, this new engine creates use of a 48-volt electric design and integrated starter generator, and an electric supercharger to addition boost from a normal turbocharging setup (in this case, a twin-scroll turbine). 

Available on all 3 trims (S, R-Dynamic S and R-Dynamic HSE), this new engine replaces a Velar’s aged supercharged V6. The P340 offering in a S and R-Dynamic S models produces 335 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque; a P400, disdainful to a R-Dynamic HSE, creates 395 hp and 405 lb-ft. Land Rover says a latter is adequate to propel a Velar to 62 mph in 5.2 seconds. 

Inside, a Velar now gets Land Rover’s latest infotainment system, dubbed Pivi Pro, with HD-quality fortitude on 10-inch touchscreen units. It also receives an active highway sound termination system, and like a other models minute here, gets Land Rover’s second-generation “Activity Key,” that is radically a tradition smartwatch that is interconnected to a Velar’s confidence system. An discretionary new modernized cabin atmosphere filtration complement is also accessible for 2021. 

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 packs 470-horsepower V-8; still off-road capable

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

The Jeep Wrangler 392 is a Rubicon with a large hood dip and additional customary features


The Wrangler 392 is formed on a Rubicon, so you’ll symbol many informed pattern cues, though a “392” badge adds a few extra.

The Rubicon 392 comes customary with Beadlock-capable 17-inch wheels wrapped in 33-inch tires, while a cessation is dual inches aloft than a unchanging Rubicon. The extraneous is dull off by “392” badges front and behind and a body-colored hard-top. The latter is customarily discretionary on a Wrangler, though it comes customary on a 392.


Once in a driver’s seat, you’ll notice a revised instrument cluster, that now displays some-more performance-related data. It also comes with “Rubicon 392” branding on a seats and leather upholstery as standard. The list of additional customary facilities also includes a Infotainment Group and a Safety and Advanced Safety Groups. Like any special-edition Jeep out there, it’s accessible with a far-reaching operation of accessories from a Mopar division.

The Jeep Wrangler 392 is a many absolute Wrangler we can buy!


As a name suggests, a Wrangler 392 packs a 392-cubic-inch engine underneath a hood.

The naturally aspirated V-8 produces a cold 470 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. That’s 5 to 15 fewer horses compared to other Dodge and Jeep models, though an additional 20 compared to a Wrangler 392 Concept showcased progressing in 2020.


More importantly, a Wrangler 392 is a initial Wrangler indication with a V-8 engine given a nameplate was launched behind in 1987. Since then, a Wrangler has been powered by all sorts of inline-four, inline-six, and V-6 mills, though never a V-8. It’s predecessor, a CJ-7, was offering with a 5.0-liter V-8 until 1986, so it’s been a whopping 34 years given Jeep offering a automobile of this kind with a V-8. Not usually that, though a Wrangler 392 is also a many absolute prolongation Wrangler ever built. At 470 horsepower, a 6.4-liter V-8 clearly outguns existent Wrangler models, as a inline-four and V-6 engines don’t go past a 285-horsepower mark. The Wrangler 392 also packs an additional 95 horses over a 4xe hybrid model, while torque is matching during 470 pound-feet.

The Wrangler 392 is apparently quicker than a normal Wrangler. The scurry to 60 mph takes usually 4.5 seconds, allied to a complicated sports car, while a quarter-mile run takes 13 seconds flat. Yes, a Wrangler isn’t a kind of automobile we wish to drag race, though it’s good to know that we can fume a few cars on a 1,320.


But a Wrangler 392 isn’t usually about energy and discerning acceleration.

. Jeep says approach, departure, and breakover angles have been softened and that a 392 can wade by 32.5 inches of water. Don’t worry about a engine hood scoop; a SUV is propitious with a Hydro-Guide atmosphere intake complement that leads H2O divided from a V-8 engine even if a H2O turn rises above a hood.

The Hemi-fitted Wrangler also facilities a full-time Select-Track 4WD complement with a 2.72 low-range rigging ratio, operated by 4 selectable modes, including 4WD Auto, 4WD High, Neutral, and 4WD Low. The Dana 44 axles have thicker spindle tubes, while a electronic locking differentials and a electronic undo for a front lean bar will get we out of formidable off-roading scenarios.

The Jeep Wrangler 392 wins a horsepower fight with a Ford Bronco


Available with a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine rated during 310 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, a Ford Bronco got Jeep a small disturbed during launch. Jeep eventually denounced a some-more absolute chronicle in a Wrangler 4xe hybrid, though a Wrangler 392 comes in to settle a horsepower conflict once and for all. With an additional 160 horses and 70 pound-feet over a range-topping Bronco, a Wrangler 392 is by distant a many manly off-road hauler we can buy in this niche. At slightest until Ford decides to build a Bronco Raptor or something.

The Jeep Wrangler 392 is a many costly Wrangler model


Pricing information is not nonetheless available, though it’s protected to assume that a Wrangler 392 will turn a range-topping indication with a many costly sticker. As of Nov 2020, a Wrangler High Altitude is a many costly during $49,495, so be prepared to compensate around $60,000 for a Rubicon 392. Unlike a unchanging Rubicon, a 392 is usually accessible in four-door trim.