2018 Range Rover Vogue officially revealed

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Just hours after a video leak revealed the 2018 Range Rover Vogue, Land Rover has officially unveiled its flagship machine for next year.

Featuring a new headlight design and DRL signature, it brings the Vogue (which is just called Range Rover in some countries) in line with the rest of the updated range.

Land Rover says that it’s even more comfortable than before (if that’s even possible) thanks to the front seats gaining 24-way electric movement.

New seat frames, wider and deeper foams, as well as heated arm rests are now standard.

The back seats have also been redesigned to be more cossetting.

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Land Rover says the Vogue has 17 connection points ranging from standard power sockets through to USB, HDMI and 12-volt charging points.

Wi-Fi hotspots (using 4G) can be accessed by up to eight devices, and there are a ridiculous 25 massage programs, including hot stone.

A revised Touch Pro Duo infotainment system now has two high-def touchscreen control, including one for the HVAC system.

An additional 186mm rear legroom (now 1,206mm in total) is available by pressing a button, while the rear seats feature not just heating and cooling, but also heated arm, foot and calf rests. And it can all be controlled by your smartphone.

Gestures can be used to control the sunblind, minature water droplets are emitted to purify the air, and an activity key (like you’ll find on the Jaguar F-Pace) is now standard.

The headlights are feature “Pixel-laser LED” which actively drops high beam directed at oncoming vehicle while still lighting up the surrounding area.

PHEV charging

Engine choices will be the familiar V6 petrol and diesel as well as V8 petrol and diesel options.

But for the first time a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) option is available, which couples the 221kW 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine with a 85kW electric motor.

As launched in the Range Rover Sport PHEV, this new drivetrain makes a total output of 297kW and 640Nm, and will completely recharge in 2 hours and 45 minutes. A full EV range of 51km is achievable.

Or, for the power hungry, a supercharged V8 can be had, which makes 416kW and will go from 0-100km/h in 5.4 seconds.

Have a look at the video below for a comprehensive outline of the vehicle and its capabilities.

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Pricing, for Australia, at least is from $190,000 plus on roads and options.