2017 Range Rover Sport – no limit of perfection

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Range Rover is a name synonymous with quality and luxury, there is no doubt that the Range Rover is considered one of the best in its class. Range Rover say that there is no limit to perfection. As a result, Range Rover are to release a new model, with even more technology and improved looks.

2017 Range Rover Sport release date

The new SUV is due to be released in mid-2017, although sources say that the vehicle is finished and ready for production, it is believed that the delay is down to marketing strategies.

Release date: mid-2017

2017 Range Rover Sport redesign

A raft of changes is noticeable throughout, although the silhouette is recognizably Range Rover. A new black grille and sporty fender are at the front of the vehicle, and there are new LED fog lights and Xenon headlights which have been tinted slightly to give a more aggressive look.

The profile of the vehicle is similar to all that have gone before it, although the wheel arches seem bigger, but the wheel size is the same as before, a massive 21”, but the new rims are exclusive to this model.
The whole look is finished with large windows and a ribbon like design of LED rear lights. At the rear, you’ll find the regular tailgate, restyled fender and small lip spoiler attached to the top of the tailgate, all color coded.

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2017 Range Rover Sport price

The UK version costs at least £60,000, but in the U.S., prices start in the region of $85,000.

2017 Range Rover Sport dimensions

  • Length – 191” (4850 mm)
  • Height – 70” (1780 mm)
  • Width – 78” (1983 mm)
  • Wheelbase is 115” (2923 mm)
  • Ground clearance – 7.9” (200 mm)

Taking the car off-road isn’t an issue; the air-suspension can raise the car up to a maximum height of 13.1” (335 mm).

2017 Range Rover Sport interior

The dashboard remains the same as the previous model, as does the multifunction steering wheel. The center console has had minor changes, but wouldn’t appear much different to you if you’re a regular Range Rover driver; it also houses the original climate control system and touchscreen multimedia player.

The cabin is trimmed in high quality leather, and is color coded throughout; center console, sterring wheel and dashboard.

The front seats are comfortable, yet still retain a good level of lateral support and feel quite sporty; even at speed, they’ll hold you firm and stop you sliding about. Equally, the rear seats feel comfy and supportive, there is plenty of room in the back for the most long-legged of people, and load space is cavernous; a hidden luggage compartment behind the seats can accommodate up to 489 liters, but with the seats folded flat, you squeeze in a massive 1761 liters of luggage.

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2017 Range Rover Sport engine

Under the hood is a blown, 3.0 liter V6 gasoline engine that still manages to comply with the strict Euro-5 regulations, thanks in part to the direct injection system from Bosch. Even more impressive is that despite emissions compliance, the motor produces 380 BHP and an impressive 340 lb/ft of torque.
The power is transferred to the wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission.

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2017 Range Rover Sport pictures

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Summary

It is expected that in 2017 both Range Rover and its Sport modification will receive an update. Firstly it will get new styiling elements and secondly a few upgrades in the interior.

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