The 4.4-liter V8, a modified Jaguar engine, develops 300 horsepower and delivers strong throttle response, with 315 pound-feet of torque. It's paired with a six-speed automatic, smoother and more responsive than a traditional four-speed, and permanent four-wheel drive. The 4.0-liter V6 engine produces 216 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. It incorporates the latest in electronic systems, which select the best combination of traction, power, gearing, and braking to suit any type of terrain and surface, to put serious off-road trekking within the reach of most enthusiasts. By twisting a knob to Snow, Sand, Mud and Ruts, or any one of five different settings that cover every imaginable type of driving condition, you can optimize the settings for the LR3's mind-boggling array of electronic controls and traction aids.For 2006, the LR3 gets an available V6 engine, which lowers the starting cost of the vehicle.