With its easy-to spot-exterior, the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport continues its legacy as the fastest and most agile Land Rover currently available. The promise of impressive performance both on and off the road and a comfortable and luxurious interior has proven more than enough to keep drivers from as far as Destin, Florida coming back for more.
To allow drivers the ability to customize the level of power offered by their Land Rover Range Rover Sport, the 2017 model has four powertrain options to choose from. They include:
Turbocharged V6 – The base engine is a Td6 turbocharged engine with the ability to provide 254 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque, allowing the vehicle go from 0 to 60 mph in a mere 7.1 seconds.
Supercharged V6 – The next rung up on the powertrain ladder is an engine with the capacity to deliver 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. There’s also an upgraded version of this engine available on HSE Dynamic trim which can provide up to 380 hp.
Supercharged V8 – Second in command, the Supercharged V8 boasts the ability to deliver an impressive 510 hp and 461 lb-ft of torque.
SVR Supercharged V8 – The most powerful Land Rover Range Rover Sport engine is specially made for the SVR model and provides drivers with the truly intimidating muscle that could only be delivered courtesy of 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque.
Even though the Land Rover Range Rover Sport is a vehicle equipped for taking on a sportier role than most, it still keeps in mind that luxury doesn’t end with high-performing engines. To ensure both drivers and their passengers are able to experience the highest level of luxury that Land Rover name has to offer, the Land Rover Range Rover Sport arms itself with an extensive array of standard and available features. Some of these features include:
14-way Powered Seats with Memory and Manual Headrests
While the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport may bring out the wild side in some drivers, with the safety and security features available on this vehicle, those individuals will never have to worry about losing control. The safety features available on the Land Rover Range Rover Sport make it so that passengers can feel totally secure inside the cabin, even on the most intense rides. A few of these great technologies include:
Perimetric Alarm with Engine Immobilization
Active Speed Limiter Device
Adaptive Cruise Control with Queue Assist, Intelligent Emergency Braking, and Active Seat Belts
Lane Departure Warning with Traffic Sign Recognition
Blind Spot Assistance
Surround Camera System
Rear Park Distance Sensors with Visual Display
360-degree Park Distance Control
The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover is a genuine standout among luxury SUVs worldwide for its advanced tech features and InControl system.
If the reputation of the Land Rover Range Rover Sport doesn’t already speak for itself, there’s plenty of talk all over the internet that confirms this is not a vehicle to be challenged. Some of the commentary on the vehicle’s potential includes:
Car and Driver: “Agility isn’t normally a word that springs to mind when the subject is a 2.5-ton luxury SUV—but the Range Rover Sport blends a certain enthusiasm with legendary off-road prowess.”
Motor Trend: “The best part about the Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR we drove was that we literally drove it straight from the off-road course to the track. The variable-speed electronic steering felt great at any speed and the ride was smooth both on- and off-road.”
The Car Connection: “Blending sport and utility like almost no other SUV, the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is impressive in any configuration.”