Land Rover touts aluminum in next-gen Discovery, completely new Velar

Land Rover-certified collision repairers might get even more use out of their aluminum tools and training with the company’s announcements of two affordable-for-a-luxury-car models last fall and this month.

In September 2016, the company announced it cut about 1,000 pounds out of the outgoing “steel ladder” LR4 with its replacement, the predominantly aluminum fifth-generation Discovery.

The new unibody SUV is 85 percent aluminum and weighs 4,835 pounds, according to Land Rover.

Land Rover wrote in a news release that it incorporated more can i buy seroquel online “high-strength aluminum within the crash structure.” It also pointed out that it stamped the entire bodyside and the entire underside out of single panels of aluminum, which meant “fewer joints, reduced complexity and improved structural integrity” for the bodyside and “greater structural integrity” for the underside.

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This article is courtesy of John Huetter and Repairer Driven News. Check out their website at: www.repairerdrivennews.com where you will find so much more information.

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