The Range Rover has been an exceptionally capable SUV since its inception in 1970. The all-new fourth-generation 2013 Range Rover boasts the same attributes as the older variants, but it now does so in a package that weighs a massive 700 pounds less. And after being fed a diet of lightweight aluminum, all this shedding makes the 2013 Range Rover the best yet.
Land Rover Range Rover ($83,500), HSE ($88,500), Supercharged ($99,950), Supercharged Autobiography ($130,950).
The unibody makes the Sport even more at home on the road,
Can you feel the difference? Definitely. This new model is a milestone in industry efforts to arrest the death-spiral of ever-increasing weight, complexity,
On our drive we got to sample the Range Rover Sport on the Northern California highways along the Pacific coastline as well as off road on a ranch owned by a hardcore Land Rover owner and enthusiast who volunteered his property for our test. Like the Range Rover, the Sport can handle anything and everything that is thrown its way
The Range Rover Sport slots in between the Evoque and the top Range Rover, so it kind of makes sense that it looks like both cars. I like to think it combines the best design attributes of both those cars to create the best-looking car in the Land Rover lineup at the moment.
Like its big brother, the Range Rover Sport has a variety of Meridian sound systems,
Engine: 3.0 L Supercharged V6 / 5.0 L Supercharged V8
Power: (V6) 340 HP/332 LB-FT at 2,000 RPM / (V8) 510 HP/461 LB-FT at 2,500-5,000 RPM
Transmission: Eight-speed automatic (ZF)
0-60 Time: V6: 6.9 (est)/ V8 4.8 (est)
When your tires are bogged down in a foot of sand or mud, being able to turn the wheel easily is a boon.