Everything you need to know about the 2018 Range Rover Sport.
The 2018 Range Rover Sport has been launched in India. The facelift version was imminent provided it had been six years since its launch in 2012.
The mid-level luxury SUV has small changes on the outside, while is heavily equipped with new features as far as interiors are considered.
With subtle changes made, the 2018 Range Rover Sport still remains a well-proportioned vehicle.
The new 2018 Range Rover Sport has a very sharp and sleek look, special mention going to the all new LED headlamps. The SUV also comes with a Pixel LED adaptive beams for top variants, which have in total 144 LEDs.
Other noticeable changes include a new grille and a bold bumper with longer vent blades. The rear bumper has new integrated tailpipes.
The design of the Range Rover has always been a style segment and to go with it they now no longer compete with big SUVs in the market, but rival against the luxurious Mercedes S-class, Audi A8 and BMW 7 series.
The Range Rover Sport now gets a generous looking premium front seats with thick cushioning. Window switches are now furnished with a brushed metal as opposed to the old plastic work.
The biggest change in the interiors is the new Incontrol Touch Pro Duo infotainment system. The pair of the touchscreen has upper screen functions like music, navigation, apps, and settings, while the lower is dedicated for climate control, seat heating and drive mode.
The SUV makers claim that the seating position is adjustable in 24 possible ways meaning more comfort than previous variants.
Engine and Performance:
2018 Range Rover Sport is available in four engine variants namely Supercharged V6 and V8 petrol, turbodiesel V6 and turbodiesel V8.
The 3.0 litre V6 diesel engine generates 254 bhp of power while the 4.4 litre V8 diesel engine generates a power of 334 bhp.
The premium SUV clocks from 0-100 kmph at 7.7 secs which is fast to compete with its rivals. The 8-speed automatic gearbox provides a smooth and brisk riding experience.
Other important features added to the 2018 Range Rover Sport include adaptive cruise control, collision warning system and lane keeping assist.
The Range Rover still remains the choice of ultimate luxury, the Land Rover Discovery for spacious and versatility, Range Rover Velar is the urban on-road SUV, while then the 2018 Range Rover Sport is the one with a little bit of everything.
Range Rover has always performed well in India and the eye-catching 2018 Range Rover Sport has enough potential to carry the same success story going forward.
The mid-level luxury SUV is priced between Rs.93.82 lakh and Rs.1.64 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Range Rover Sport will compete against its traditional rivals the Mercedes S-class, Audi A8 and BMW 7 series.
The upgrades to the interiors and the exteriors of the Range Rover Sport will further reinforce the aura of the Range Rover in India.