It is expected that the Range Rover (2017 updated) will land in Australia early next year, having the choice of a 2.0- litre in addition to Four-Cylinder Twin-Turbo Diesel.
The engine of this 2017 updated Range Rover is on downsizing, along with the refreshed RR Sport that arrives early this year, with the Jaguar Land Rover Ingenium engine. It the same available engine of the Discovery Sport, Jaguar XE, and F-Pace; but it will likely make an appearance in the next-generation Discovery too.
Similar to Range Rover, a raft of key updates including Advanced Tow Assist, Blind Spot monitoring, Low Traction Assist as well as a bigger dual-view 10-inch touchscreen powered by Jaguar Land Rover’s InControl Touch Pro system are some features which will also be offered by the new Sport.
But, the headline is taken by the new 2.0-litre four-cylinder twin-turbo diesel Ingenium engine, which offers a combined fuel consumption of 6.2L/100km, while the new engine being previously replaced with model’s TDV6 S engine, produces 177kW and 500Nm. The engine is available on vehicles only which runs either on air suspension or coil.
Safety has also been taken into consideration with the upgraded new Range Rover Sport available as standard with Rear Park Distance Control (RPDC) ,Cruise Control, Speed Limiter and Lane Departure Warning, and Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). Now, what the cost-optional Drive Pro Pack includes is Adaptive Cruise Control with Queue Assist and Intelligent Emergency Braking and adds Blind Spot Assist and like Lane Keep Assist.
Some exterior features finished in Gloss Black are included in addition to an updated radiator grille with side vents, bonnet vents and mirror caps. The red Sports badge and matching red brake callipers makes the difference to Dynamic models, and as an option on Autobiography Dynamic models is the new Bright Pack. A more vivid representation of can be made by comparison with features, for instance, Atlas Silver bonnet mesh and Atlas Silver front grille mesh.
Pricing for the refreshed Range Rover Sport (excluding on-road costs):
Model Recommended and Retail Price (RRP)
- 2.0L SD4 S $90,900
- 3.0L TDV6 SE $103,900
- 3.0L SDV6 SE $114,800
- 3.0L SDV6 HSE $132,000
- 3.0L SDV6 HSE Dynamic $138,600
- 3.0L SDV6 Autobiography $169,800
- 3.0L SDV6 Hybrid Autobiography Dynamic $187,900
- 4.4L SDV8 HSE $147,300
- 4.4L SDV8 HSE Dynamic $153,600
- 3.0L V6 S/C HSE $130,300
- 5.0L V8 S/C HSE Dynamic $169,100
- 5.0L V8 S/C Autobiography Dynamic $196,800
- 5.0L V8 S/C SVR $233,500