Already in Portugal. New Range Rover Sport debuted with PHEV and V8

Land Rover has revealed the new Range Rover Sport, featuring a distinctly stylistic approach to the older brother Range’s style, more and better technology, but also the introduction of a plug-in hybrid variant, as well as a 530-hp V8 Twin-Turbo engine. Available now to order at prices starting from 107 thousand euros.

Thanks to the renewed design inspired by the new Range Rover already presented this year 2022, the new generation of Range Rover Sport stands out, and therefore, with a strong presence, well-defined lines, but also with sophisticated luxury details, as in the case of the hinges and door handles.

However, in order for the new Sport to also establish itself as a model with its own characteristics, specific solutions such as the daytime running lights, are the thinnest that Land Rover has ever put into a model. This ends up contributing to a streamlined design that also allows for an aerodynamic coefficient of just 0.29.

The new Range Rover Sport, distinguished by its rugged exterior and sophisticated luxury, does not hide its similarities with its older brother, the Range Rover.

Moving into the passenger compartment, more room for housing and interior is guaranteed, thanks to a 75mm increase in wheelbase for the well-known MLA-Flex platform, which has been added to the completely identical aesthetic that first appeared on Range Rover. Despite the configuration, Land Rover, included more focus on the driver.

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To justify this claim there is a steering wheel similar to the Range Rover, although it is placed 20 mm below, while behind it is a 13.7-inch curved digital instrument panel at 100%, as well as a no less generous central touchscreen. 13.1 inches, part of the well-known Pivi Pro infotainment system, already with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as the ability to update software via wireless. The sound comes from the Meridian Signature system with 29 speakers.

With plug-in hybrid

Moving on to the engines, the offer now consists mostly of hybrid solutions, with two variants coming from the same V6 3.0 Turbo Mild Hybrid. In the first case – the P360 SE – delivers 359 hp and 500 Nm of torque, while in the second – the P400 SE Dynamic – it delivers 400 hp and 550 Nm of torque.

The new Range Rover Sport is offered mostly with hybrid engines, and it has the most modernity of the P440e plug-in hybrid version.
The new Range Rover Sport is offered mostly with hybrid engines, and it has the most modernity of the P440e plug-in hybrid version.

Above these two came the first great novelty, the P440e Autobiography, synonymous with the same block as the V6, but with electric support for external charging (plug-in hybrid) and, for that reason, not only promises more power (439 hp) as well as an impressive 839 Nm of torque. .

Equipped with a 105 kW (143 hp) engine, as well as a 31.8 kW battery, this P440e also allows the driver to drive a maximum of 48 km in 100% electric mode, but also to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds.

Repeating, once again, the aesthetic that opened with the Range Rover, the Sport promises a more driver-oriented cabin.
Repeating, once again, the aesthetic that opened with the Range Rover, the Sport promises a more driver-oriented cabin.

Finally, as a first-class engine, a V8 4.4 Twin Turbo engine with 530 hp and 750 Nm of torque, capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.3 seconds with a choice of dynamic operating system, but also unique that will be proposed in conjunction with Along with the first version equipment level. A version, it should be noted, will be made available by Land Rover only during the first year of marketing this new Range Rover Sport and which already includes an added value such as the Stormer Handling Package, which already includes Dynamic Response Pro, a system that combats the impact of body transmissions, as well as To the same Range Rover all-wheel steering and electronic active differential with torque vectoring.

Moreover, in terms of technologies, the presence of the latest development of aerodynamic suspension (Aerodynamic Suspension), for the first time in a Range Rover with selectable air springs, as well as active dampers. Solutions The well-known Terrain Response system has been added, with a dynamic mode for driving on the road.

Now available in Portugal

Now available to order in our country, prices for the new Range Rover Sport start at €107,231.73.

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