With new diesel and design package

Schwalbach, 18 August 2016

More efficient, geländegängiger, innovative Land Rover would sport fit for the model year 2017 make the range Rover. Except for a new diesel engine and a larger array of assistance systems, more personalization options to attract new customers.

New small diesel

Also Land Rover follows the General downsizing trend with the new diesel engine for the range Rover Sport and for the first time used a four-cylinder unit in one of the 'big' Range Rover models. The two-liter engine from the in-house Ingenium range should consume only 6.2 liters 100 kilometers fuel. The SD4 machine achieves an output of 240 HP and a maximum torque of 500 nm with two turbochargers. Thus, the motor is 60 HP more than the two-litre diesel in the Evoque. We hope that Land Rover there is the change to the small range closer X to the competition of the caliber of a BMW 3 to bring. From the outside, the new base engine on a Doppelauspuffendrohr is to recognize the remaining vehicles continue to come with a tube per side of the vehicle.

Now with trailers Assistant

In addition to the new engine, the facelift part autonomous driving concerns mainly the subject. An extended trailer Wizard makes it easy manoeuvring with a team in which the driver via rotary switch provides a direction and the wizard takes care of the necessary steering movements. Also for the first time is an intelligent speed limiters on board which independently combined with road signs collected the chosen pace.

New screen inside

Also in the area of Infotainment has created Land Rover Hand and sports equips in the future the range Rover with a new 10.2-inch touchscreen, which is to operate as the display a Smartphone. There is also a so-called "dual view"-function, with the driver and passenger on the screen can look at different content, for example, navigation and entertainment at the same time. Continue to the designer with the new display could save some buttons and switches in the cockpit a cleaner appearance is the result.

Detail changes in the exterior

The exterior of the range Rover Sport is transformed into the model year 2017 only slightly: there are 19 new paint colors, more customization options and a design package. In the model variant of "Dynamic", "sports" logo and the brake calipers are painted red, mirror caps, grille and air intakes come in black.

Winter 2016

The 2017er model of the range Rover Sport will be introduced in the winter of 2016 and slightly cheaper than ever before. Currently starts the model 63.400 euros for the version with six-cylinder diesel, the new four-cylinder will cost 62.200 euro. (mf)