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The ’13 Range Rover has monocoque (unibody) construction, but rather than steel as in previous models the new version is made of aluminum. This results in over 900 pounds of weight savings from the previous Range Rover. What is really cool is that in the construction, all the pieces are glued and riveted together similar to an airplane. To prevent galvanic corrosion between the steel rivets and aluminum parts, a special coating was developed to separate the two materials.

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