Land Rover South Africa has listed the pricing and specifications of the new Range Rover Sport, giving motorists an idea of what to expect when it launches later this year.
The luxury SUV will be offered with a choice of three drivetrains – a plug-in hybrid, as well as traditional petrol and diesel configurations.
The pricing for the Range Rover Sport, as listed by Land Rover South Africa, is as follows:
- Range Rover Sport Dynamic S D350 – R2,001,200
- Range Rover Sport Dynamic S P400 – R2,001,200
- Range Rover Sport Dynamic SE D350 – R2,062,100
- Range Rover Sport Dynamic SE P400 – R2,062,100
- Range Rover Sport Dynamic HSE D350 – R2,189,200
- Range Rover Sport First Edition D350 – R2,281,700
- Range Rover Sport Autobiography D350 – R2,252,300
- Range Rover Sport Autobiography PHEV – R2,777,000
- Range Rover Sport First Edition PHEV – R2,806,500
All powertrains will make use of a six-cylinder turbocharged engine, an eight-speed automatic gearbox, and an all-wheel-drive system.
The plug-in hybrid variants will offer the most grunt of the three engines, delivering 375kW and 700Nm and achieving a 0-100km/h time of 5.4 seconds.
Fuel consumption, meanwhile, is listed at an incredible 1.6l/100km on a combined cycle.
The diesel engine produces the least power at 258kW but is still able to match the torque output of the hybrid at 700Nm. Its fuel consumption is pegged at 7.4l/100km.
Finally, the petrol derivatives generate the least, though still generous torque at 550Nm, though they have a higher power ceiling than the diesel engines at 294kw.
The petrol engines are also the thirstiest units, consuming 9.4l/100km on a standard cycle.
Looking at the base-model Sport Dynamic S, standard features consist of heated and folding side mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, ambient interior lighting, two-zone climate control with air quality sensors, a wireless phone charger, a multifunction steering wheel with paddle shifters, keyless entry and start, Ebony leather seats, and 12-way adjustable heated front seats.
The new Range Rover will also come with a floating 13.1-inch Pivi Pro touchscreen with voice control and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto support, while using a Meridian sound system with a minimum of 15 speakers.
Furthermore, drivers assistance systems will comprise the following:
- Hill assist
- Blind spot assist
- Traction control
- Lane-keep assist
- Terrain response
- Low traction launch
- Roll stability control
- Adaptive cruise control
- Cornering brake control
- Rear traffic monitoring
- 360-degree surround camera
- Front and rear parking sensors
Upgrading to the higher-end Autobiography and First Edition models provide further luxuries such as four-zone climate control, a heads-up display, a suede headliner, additional speakers – bringing the total up to 19 – and 22-way adjustable ventilated seats with massage function.
All derivatives of the Sport will also feature alloy wheels with sizes varying from 20-23 inches.