2017 Los Angeles Auto Show: New Range Rover Sport Revealed

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Land Rover has taken the wraps off its for 2018 facelift for the Range Rover Sport. Now, the updated SUV features quite a few cosmetic changes inside and out and also new variants.

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2017 Los Angeles Auto Show: New Range Rover Sport Revealed

The two variants are - SVR (range-topping trim) and a new plug-in hybrid trim. The facelifted model will be replaced by an all-new model that is expected in 2020. However, we will be talking about the SVR here!

2017 Los Angeles Auto Show: New Range Rover Sport Revealed

The Range Rover Sport SVR is powered by the Jaguar F-type SVR's 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol engine that develops 575bhp and 700Nm of peak torque. The SUV catapults from a 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds. Now, that's fast!

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2017 Los Angeles Auto Show: New Range Rover Sport Revealed

Moreover, the Range Rover Sport facelift will be offered with a full range of petrol and diesel powertrains, including Ingenium four-cylinder and V6 and V8 units.

2017 Los Angeles Auto Show: New Range Rover Sport Revealed

Compared to the outgoing model, the facelift has a tweaked grille and new LED headlamps. The car also features a new Touch Pro Duo infotainment system that features two 10.0-inch touchscreens, up to 12 power points and an activity key that allows owners to lock and unlock their vehicle without a key fob.

2017 Los Angeles Auto Show: New Range Rover Sport Revealed

DriveSpark Thinks!
By introducing the facelifted version of the Range Rover Sport and especially the SVR, the automaker is setting a new benchmark for SUVs. Hoping to expect more and something unique from Range Rover in the near future.

Story first published: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 16:35 [IST]
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