The aluminum-bodied, elegantly styled, mid-size SUV, the Range Rover Sport seats five or seven people in the quiet interior and also provides sports handling and strong on-road performance while also possess the ability to go behind the paved roads. The smaller and sportier Range Rover received the update as its bigger twin for the 2018 model year. The refreshed styling and updated interior were the part of the update as well as the addition of the Touch Pro Duo system.
However, the firm has the new round of upgrades for the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. The changes are located under the skin and the new model year brings the first LR’s plug-in hybrid powertrain. The new version in the range carries the P400e moniker and brings serious performance. The SVR version is also up with the power and torque figures.
2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: Powertrains
The 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport enter the new model year with the additional choice for the buyers among already available two supercharged engines with four states of tune and powerful turbo diesel.
The new is an advanced plug-in hybrid electric P400e powertrain. The company’s first new PHEV powertrain uses a 2.0-liter Ingenious family turbo-four engine combined with the transmission mounted electric motor and lithium-ion battery. The combustion engine makes 296 hp while the electric motor is a 114-hp unit. The electric motor is integrated with the ZF 8-speed automatic transmission while the battery pack is a 13.1-kWh unit located under the load-area floor. The system provides 398 hp and torque of 472 lb-ft in total. The firm claims the electric range of 31 miles and the 60mph is reachable in 6.3 seconds.
With the new PHEV version, we will also see the return of two superaged and one turbodiesel engines. A 3.0-liter supercharged, in its first state of tune, delivers 340 hp and torque of 332 lb-ft. A more capable variant improves with 40 hp more. Also, supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 is at 518 hp and 461 lb-ft in its first version. The SVR model has this engine combined with a sport-tuned suspension, sportier transmission and 575 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque.
The turbocharged diesel engine can also be under the hood of the Range Rover Sport. A 3.0-liter turbo-6 diesel makes 254 hp and torque of 443 lb-ft.
2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: Styling
The styling of the ranger Rover Sport was updated for the 2018 model year. The model received a slimmer grille version, new LED headlights, redesigned bumpers and fresh 21- and 22-inch alloy wheels.
No charges to the styling for the new 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. The P400e version is also indistinguishable from the conventional design. The charge port of the model is masked in the grille on its left-hand side.
Inside the cabin, the model benefits from the last year update and no notable changes for the new model year.
The model will come in several levels of luxury and with the top-notch electric features. The rich textures will be available in different forms depending on the trim level. The Touch Pro Duo System returns and model also comes with premium Meridan audio system and active safety equipment.
2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: Price
The 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport in its PHEV version will cost from $78, 300. The combustion engine-powered range will start from $66, 750.