The all-new 2003 Range Rover HS was co-engineered with BMW prior to Ford’s purchase of Land Rover. Credit a new monocoque body, four wheel independent suspension, and adjustable air springs for improved on road manners. A new 4.4L/282 hp V8 shared with the BMW X5 was mated to a five speed automatic with semi manual shifting. The Range Rover’s legendary off road heritage continued via permanent 4WD with two speed transfer case, torque sensing center differential, and stability and hill descent control. The elegant cabin was fitted with leather, wood, a six disc DC changer, and a navi system.