Following the flagship Land Rover Range Rover his younger brother has a long name, the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. Just like the larger model, the Sport has been completely redesigned from the ground up and has the same powertrain version.
By design, the Sport follows the path of a full-size Range Rover while retaining some unique signals. The whole body has been smoothed with minimal lines and curves. Great effort was made to fit the body panels, windows, trim and door handles with a clean design to keep them flush as much as possible and for improved aerodynamics. The Range Rover Sport actually has a drag coefficient of 0.29. The Sport’s unique design features extra slim grille and headlights, including the thinnest light Land Rover has ever produced. The taillights are horizontally oriented, as opposed to the vertical pieces of a large range rover. They merge into a trim panel that carries the model name. The Range Rover Sport has a dynamic trim that also gets unique bumper and copper accents around the body.
The interior of the Range Rover Sport is similar, but different with the larger models. It has a 13.7-inch instrument screen and a curved 13.1-inch infotainment touchscreen. The touchscreen floats above the dash and has low climate control, which is more angled towards the ceiling than the flagship Range Rover. Below climate control is a storage pass-through, a unique feature of the Range Rover Sport. The dash itself is simple and extra, and the air vents are hidden in a wide alcove across the dashboard.
Dig deeper, and the Range Rover Sport has a variety of engines. Turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six units with two base engines light-hybrid support. The standard produces 355 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque, and the high-output version produces 395 horsepower and 406 pound-feet. Above is a plug-in hybrid version. It produces 434 horsepower and 619 pound-feet of torque to add a 105-kilowatt electric motor. With its 31.8-kWh battery, Land Rover estimates that the plug-in Sport will only be able to go 48 miles on electricity. Or if you want to go faster, it will take the sport 60 miles per hour in 5.5 seconds. BMW’s twin-turbo tops the range with a 4.4-liter V8, producing 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. It will play at 60 in 4.3 seconds. All Range Rover Sports gets an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. A full-electric model is also coming in 2024, just like the larger Range Rover, although the Land Rover EV remains quiet in detail.
According to the chassis, the Range Rover Sport is built on the MLA-Flex platform, which Land Rover claims gives the sport 35% more torsional firmness than the previous generation. All sport variants with standard air suspension. It can be augmented by rear-wheel steering, brake-based torque vectoring and an “electronically active differential”. A Stormer handling package can be added to the first version of V8-powered (only available for the first year) that includes all of these features, plus the first version এক্স Exclusive Dynamic Response Pro. That system will actively reduce the body roll.
Naturally, the Range Rover Sport offers all sorts of luxury features, either as standard or as an alternative. Standard features include the giant screens mentioned above, as well as built-in Amazon Alexa support and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Others include automatic emergency braking, parking sensors, lane-keep assist, traffic-sign recognition, surround-view and ground-view cameras, and water wedding depth sensors. A new feature for the Range Rover Sport is an off-road cruise control, which allows the driver to set a speed and comfort setting and drive the SUV wherever they want to go. The SUV arranges everything you need to do to overcome obstacles. Some special options available include a 22-way adjustable, massage and climate-controlled front seat, a 29-speaker and 1,430-watt sound system, and a cabin filtration system capable of removing bacteria and viruses from the air.
Range Rover Sport is now available to order. Prices start at $ 84,350 with destination charges. The base price for each engine model is listed below.
- P360 SE: $ 84,350
- P400 SE Dynamic: $ 91,350
- P440e Autobiography: 105,550
- P530 First Edition: 122,850