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DIESEL POWER FOR NEW FIAT PALIO II AND SIENA II

A NEW LEVEL OF AFFORDABILITY AND RELIABILITY IN THE SMALL AND COMPACT CLASSES Fiat Auto South Africa (FASA) is entering a new market segment with the new Palio II and Siena II by offering the option of a diesel engine for the first time. Three models will be available namely, Fiat Palio II 1.7 TD, Fiat Palio II 1.7 TD...

Volvo S40 & V50 2.0D Advanced common rail turbodiesel

Advanced common rail turbodiesel with frugal consumption broadens powertrain options in S40, V50 Second generation, advanced common rail injection system Variable Nozzle Turbine technology for optimum turbo-boost Fuel consumption of 5,7 litres/100 km recorded in test cycle Catalytic converter reduces CO and HC emissions Particulate filter reduces emissions further Six-speed manual transmission for swift acceleration, fuel economy With the launch of the S40 and V50 2.0D...

Volvo S40 2.0D SA’s 2005 Car of the Year

SA’s 2005 Car of the Year gets a turbodiesel partner The Volvo S40 range, riding the crest of the wave after its 2.4i derivative was crowned as South Africa’s Car of the Year for 2005, has received another boost with the addition of a powerful turbodiesel engine in the 2.0D. Volvo Car South Africa has reached a record monthly sales total...

THE ALL-NEW LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 3

POWERTRAIN Globally, three engine choices are offered on the Discovery 3, headed by a 4.4-litre petrol V8, specially adapted from the engine used by Jaguar. Also new is an outstanding TDV6 turbodiesel, one of the most sophisticated diesel engines in the world and expected to be the best-seller in Europe (not available in North America). Selected markets will also take...

THE ALL-NEW LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 3

STRUCTURE The body of the Discovery 3 is a combination of steel, much of which is high-strength grades, and aluminium. Unlike most bodies attached to separate platforms, the Discovery 3 body is a key part of the structure. This match of rigid body and strong platform gives Land Rover’s all-new Integrated Body-frame structure its uniqueness, its stiffness and its strength. INTEGRATED...

THE ALL-NEW LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 3

OVERVIEW Outstanding breadth of capability matched to distinctive & versatile design An all-new premium suv, packed with user-friendly technology Exceptional breadth of capability – dynamic on-road performance and class-leading off-road Bold and distinctive design that delivers a spacious, versatile and comfortable seven-seat cabin Production debuts for Land Rover’s innovative terrain response™ and integrated body-frame™ New engines tailored for Land Rover, plus six-speed transmissions and air...

THE ALL-NEW LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 3

INTERIOR “The cabin was the starting point for the creation of the Discovery 3,” says Land Rover design director Geoff Upex. “It was designed from the inside out. Maximum cabin space and comfort dictated the entire form of the vehicle.” As a result, the Discovery 3 offers outstanding space and versatility. CLASS-LEADING INTERIOR In every major dimension, the new vehicle's interior is...

THE ALL-NEW LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 3 IN SHORT

FUNCTIONAL DESIGN Design derived from purpose, to offer maximum cabin space and versatility Modern but true to Land Rover heritage – clean lines, simple and contemporary surfaces Generous space and comfort for driver and all passengers in airy cabin Excellent visibility thanks to Command driving position and stadium seating Distinctive and asymmetric two-piece tailgate provides flexibility and ease of access OUTSTANDING ON-ROAD & OFF-ROAD DYNAMICS Land...

THE ALL-NEW LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 3 DYNAMICS

DYNAMICS At the core of the Discovery 3’s outstanding on-road and off-road dynamics is the all-new Integrated Body-frame, a Land Rover patented technology. “This innovative new vehicle platform architecture has enabled us to combine the advantages of a monocoque with traditional body-frame off-road strength,” says Discovery 3 chief programme engineer Steve Haywood. “It delivers the comfort, refinement and on-road attributes...

THE ALL-NEW LAND ROVER DISCOVERY 3

DESIGN The design goal for the Discovery 3 was simple. To produce a modern vehicle that offered maximum cabin space and versatility, and would be instantly recognisable as a Land Rover. FUNCTIONAL DESIGN According to Land Rover’s design director Geoff Upex: “The Discovery 3 is a vehicle derived from its purpose. Everything you see, has been done for a reason. It is...