2018-2019 Land Rover has officially introduced a new SUV Range Rover Sport in the framework of the International Motor Show in New York. The British company promises, that the novelty will be the “fastest, most agile and manageable” model that ever went off the assembly line 2018-2019 Land Rover.
The design of the new SUV has been created with an eye to his older brother and stylish the Evoque , recognizable features of popular models were harmoniously entered into a new squat body.
Dimensions and weight
In comparison with the predecessor , Range Rover Sport on a 62 mm longer, 149 mm shorter wheelbase and increased immediately to 178 mm, allowing enough free space for the internal layout of 5 + 2 seats. The two rear seats can be folded, including by means of electronics.
The new generation of off-road sport version of the flagship was 500 kilograms lighter than the previous generation, but it is necessary to consider that at this time the novelty is equipped with a V-shaped “six”, while the outgoing model carries a larger diesel V8. Despite this, the car is still easier to 420 kg, compared with modification engines V6.
The drag coefficient of the new off-road vehicle – 0.34. This value has been achieved through the installation of movable vanes in the cooling system, smooth on the bottom panel and almost streamlined glazing.
Engines and dynamics
At the time of the premiere in the range of engines will be available with two engines (both with stop / start system) – 3.0-liter diesel power 288 hp SDV6 and 5-liter supercharged petrol V8 to 503 horsepower. The following year, the gamma replenished TDV6 diesel capacity of 254 horsepower, 4.4-liter SDV8, which develops 334 hp and a two-liter turbocharged petrol unit, which match the performance of the old dizelnymV8.
Propulsion will send draft a permanent all-wheel drive system through the 8-band automatic transmission ZF. Also, unlike the previous generation model, Range Rover Sport can be equipped with a single-speed transfer case with a torque distribution ratio – 42/58 percent, and two-speed “razdatkoy” with a ratio of 50/50.
By the end of next year, the British SUV gets a hybrid version with a diesel internal combustion engine with CO2 emissions indicator in the atmosphere at a level of 169 g / km.
The fifth generation of the air suspension will borrow most of the components in the latest Range Rover, but will be configured for the best handling, unlike their counterparts premium where suspension settings worked for comfort. Also on the sporting character of the spoken and configure proprietary adaptive system Terrain Response, which is also well reflected in the car’s dynamic performance and agility on the road.
And what about the interior? No major changes in the cabin will not find. One can only note the recessed 20mm driver’s seat, an optional head-up display of data on the windshield, and a wide variety of textures and finishes colors, plus eleven available “skins”.
Prices (the local market)
The modification to the engine SDV6 will cost from 59.995 to 74.995 pounds, but the next year, after the arrival of the modification with the TDV6, down to 51.550 pounds for the base model
The top version with a 5-liter turbocharged V8 will cost the owner happy to 81.550 pounds.