The 2018 Range Rover Sport will soon be making its way into the auto market. This vehicle has gained popularity over the past years, especially among the celebrities. The British automaker, Land Rover is planning to revamp the mid-size luxurious SUV to bring a better exterior design platform. The origin of Range Rover Sport can be traced as far as 2005 though the name Sport’ was added in 2013. The buyers should expect more upgrades in the cabin than in the exterior styling. The new Range Rover Sport will be offered in five trim levels including the base SE, HSE, Supercharged, Autobiography and the top range SVR.
2018 Range Rover Sport – Beautiful Rounded Corners:
Just like its predecessors, the 2018 Range Rover Sport is going to carry forward the traditional boxy building. You should, however, expect beautiful rounded corners giving it a trendier appearance. The body will be made from lightweight aluminum materials hence keeping the weight down. This, in turn, promotes the aerodynamic power as well as fuel efficiency. The front bumper and grille have also been redesigned allowing for better air intakes for improved engine cooling. Other exterior changes include a new set of modern LED headlights and fog lights. The rear end gets redesigned LED inspired indicator lights and a premium exhaust system. The base SE is going to ride on 19-inch alloy wheels while the other trims will get either 20-inch or 21-inch aluminum alloy wheels.
Inside the mid-size crossover, there is going to be a comfortable and classy interior featuring the latest technological and infotainment systems. The lavish and comfortable 2018 Range Rover Sport will get leather upholstered seats, with the front seats heated. The base trim level, SE will be offered with an 8-inch touchscreen display in the dashboard while higher trims get the 10.2-inch touch screen. This gives the dashboard a new face where most of the car controls can easily be accessed via the screens.
Prepare yourself for impressive upgrades including premium air conditioner, automatic climate control, satellite navigation, smartphone integration and others. The auto designer has also upgraded the premium sound system with a new satellite radio, USB port interface, Bluetooth connectivity and CD/MP3/MP4 player. Numerous safety and driver assistance features will also be improved including rear view camera, parking assists, lane-departure warning system, automatic emergency braking system and blind-spot monitoring system among others.
2018 Range Rover Sport – Engine Details and Performance:
The standard engine offered for the 2018 Range Rover Sport is the 3.0-liter supercharged V6 gasoline engine. This will be capable of producing up to 340 horsepower. Top trim levels will be powered by a 5.0-liter turbocharged V-8 gasoline engine that makes a whopping 550 horsepower. Both drivetrains will be mated to a standard eight-speed automatic transmission and standard four-wheel drive (AWD) configuration.
2018 Range Rover Sport – Dealership Date, MSRP, and Rivals:
The vehicle is likely to enter dealership in the course of next year. It is anticipated that the base manufacturer’s suggested retail price should start at around $66,000. The SUV segment is becoming very competitive and the vehicle is going to face rivalry from the likes of BMW X6, Volvo XC90, and Mercedes GLE.