Australian customers can choose from the new plug-in hybrid electric model as well as Ingenium four-cylinder, V6 and V8 petrol and diesel engines.
- The Range Rover Sport line-up broadens and is headlined with new PHEV, combining electric and petrol power for sustainable performance:
- Total power / torque output: 297kW / 640Nm
- Combined NEDC fuel economy: 2.8L/100km
- Combined NEDC CO2 emissions: 64g/km
- Electric-only range (NEDC): 51km
- Rapid charging time: 2 hours 45 minutes
- Latest consumer technology to tackle all life’s obstacles with Touch Pro Duo infotainment system
- Australian deliveries expected to commence from April, 2018.
- Priced from $95,100 (plus on-road-costs – SD4 S).
Following on from the recent announcement that from 2020 all Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will be electrified, the first of these new advanced products is due to arrive in Australia from April 2018.
“As one of Australia’s best-selling premium luxury SUVs, we expect that the new technology and upgrades to the 2018 Range Rover Sport will be of great appeal to our customers. For the first time Australian customers will experience zero-emission near-silent on and off-road luxury without compromising any off-road capability.
The pace of change is exhilarating and the 2018 Range Rover Sport is our first commitment towards our 2020 commitment.”
Matthew Wiesner, Managing Director Jaguar Land Rover Australia
The latest Range Rover Sport is Jaguar Land Rover’s first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Badged P400e, the new model provides sustainable performance by combining a 221kW 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine with a 85kW electric motor. The 297kW total available power output – available through the permanent four-wheel drive system – delivers 0-100km/h in 6.7 seconds and a maximum speed of 220km/h.
“Headlined with the new 297kW advanced plug-in hybrid powertrain as well as significant interior and exterior upgrades we expect that the 2018 Range Rover Sport will offer an unrivalled mix of refinement and exhilarating performance.
The new 2018 Range Rover Sport is transformed by technology, headlined with a new plug-in hybrid electric powertrain delivering efficiency like never before.”
Andrew Chapman, Group Product and Planning Manager.
Those looking for the ultimate performance SUV will relish the potent new SVR derivative, which takes the Range Rover Sport into new territory. Power is up to 423kW, delivering the 0-100km/h sprint in only 4.5 seconds, while bold design revisions and the increased use of carbon fibre construction make the new SVR more dramatic, faster and more agile than before