Debuted at 2013 New York Motor Show earlier this year and created a good hype worldwide. Now enjoying the ownership of Tata Motors on JLR, we are bestowed with the all-new Range Rover Sport in India too, that debuted yesterday, at an starting price of Rs. 109.91 lakh for the 3.0L Diesel SDV6 S variant, notching up to a tag of Rs. 165.85 lakh for the 5.0L V8 SC Petrol Autobiography variant. All prices quoted are ex- showroom Mumbai (pre-octroi).
New Range Rover Sport is the ultimate premium sports SUV – the fastest, most agile and responsive Land Rover ever. Developed alongside the highly-acclaimed all-new Range Rover, the new Range Rover
Sport now delivers the brand’s best-ever on-road dynamics together with class-leading Land Rover all-terrain capability. The new technology-packed Range Rover Sport presents customers with a more assertive and muscular exterior as well as more luxurious interiors.
The all-new Range Rover Sport delivers another level in performance with two engine variants. The responsive and ultra-efficient 3.0-Litre SDV6 Turbodiesel has a power output of 292PS, which is a significant power increase over the previous model (256PS). With 600Nm of torque, this variant delivers outstanding performance along with exceptional efficiency. While the formidable 510PS 5.0-Litre V8 Supercharged Petrol Engine retains its place at the pinnacle of the all-new Range Rover Sport line-up. With huge reserves of power (510 PS) and Torque (625 Nm), the scale of the performance on offer is reflected in the 0-100 kmph time of 5.3 seconds (faster than the outgoing model), all achieved with supreme refinement and a flat ride. Both 3.0L SDV6 Diesel and 5.0L S/C Petrol engines are equipped with optimum power output, high torque and acceleration, thereby increasing engine performance.
The all-new Range Rover Sport is the fastest, most agile, most responsive Land Rover ever. It is the first vehicle in its segment with lightweight aluminium construction with its platform being 39% lighter than its predecessor. The latest 8-speed transmission can be operated in full automatic mode via the centre console mounted shifter or by steering wheel paddles placing control at your fingertips. The state-of-the-art lightweight 4 corner air-suspension delivers class leading wheel travel, providing exceptional wheel articulation and variable ride height.
The distinctive design of the all-new Range Rover Sport builds on the core strengths of Range Rover’s Design DNA. Optimised volume and proportions give the vehicle a modern, assertive, powerful and muscular stance. There are new interpretations of the signature clamshell bonnet, floating roof and side fender vents and the eye-catching details in the front lamps, feature the trademark inter-locking circles and distinctive LED signature graphics.
The all-new Range Rover Sport is engineered for total capability with state of-the-art technologies like Torque Vectoring system, Terrain Response 2 System with Auto Setting, Dynamic Response and Adaptive Dynamics.
The interior has a sophisticated and modern appearance, incorporating distinctive Range Rover Sport design cues and providing the driver with a luxurious and sporting cockpit. For the new model, the strong, architectural forms of the design have been enhanced by a cleaner, purer surface treatment, beautifully executed using top quality materials.
The sporting ambience of the interior is also reflected in the smaller diameter, thicker rimmed steering wheel, vertical gear shifter and seats with more generous side bolsters.
The front and rear seats feature a more sculptured design with enhanced padding to the front and individual seating in the second row. Special attention has been given to providing increased rear seat comfort, offering improved rear legroom (+24mm knee room) and shoulder-room.
Interior storage space has been increased on all models, with a larger glove box, more generous door bins, twin cup holders in the centre console, very large central armrest storage, plus improved cup holders in rear armrests.
Commenting on the launch, Rohit Suri, Vice President, Jaguar & Land Rover India, said, “Land Rover customers desire a brand that reflects their personality, has unrivalled confidence and shows capability with composure. The launch of the all-new Range Rover Sport, reiterates our firm commitment to offer customers and prospects, products that have exceptional design and technology at the core.”
Mentioned below are the Technical Data of the new Range Rover Sport:
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