2022 year 5 moon 11 Day, Gaydon, UK – The New Range Rover Sport combines intuitive handling and engaging dynamic performance with the Range Rover’s signature elegance, the sophistication of superior design and the convenience of internet technology, writing a new definition for luxury running. The third-generation Range Rover Sport is the most charismatic and powerful car to date.
Featuring a powerful and efficient powertrain, including a 48V light gasoline-electric hybrid six-cylinder petrol, diesel Ingenium engine and a powerful new V8 twin-turbo engine. Land Rover's journey to pure electric will continue, with the first pure electric model expected to be released in 2024.
The New Range Rover Sport will be available in S, SE, HSE and Autobiography variants, with a First Edition model available in the first year of production.
Jaguar Land Rover, CEO, Thierry Bolloré said: “For 17 years, the New Range Rover Sport, the pinnacle of luxury running gear, has set a new standard in luxury travel with its unique appeal. The latest incarnation of the aspirational vision of a modern luxury vehicle. It successfully combines sustainability with the Range Rover Sport’s much-loved signature attributes to bring this car to a whole new level.”
Attention to detail for modern luxury
The sturdy body design highlights the characteristics of the New Range Rover Sport, full of muscular lines and unmistakable body contours, delicate details and strong body proportions, which perfectly highlights the impression of being ready to go.
The striking proportions of the car's impressively short front overhang and sloping front and rear windows underscore the New Range Rover Sport's unique personality. Iconic design elements create a strong image that speaks of strength and performance. The quasi-hidden water tank guard and digital LED headlights enhance the unique daytime running light shape. The slimmest and most eye-catching side air intakes ever designed by Land Rover, the horizontally bisected lower bumper ratio and the body-color design create greater visual width and accentuate details in black.
Incorporating the full-width rear tailgate with the Range Rover nameplate, the perfect design element echoes the rear of the car. The rear penetration LED taillights bring surface LED technology to a production vehicle for the first time, delivering a clear and modern look at night, with a vivid and consistent character from any angle. The classic beltline design runs from front to rear, enhanced by lower lower fenders and the longest spoiler ever installed on a Range Rover.
The sleek exterior lines on the sides are enhanced by precise flush glass, concealed door handles and laser welding technology, resulting in a precise, high-tech and refined look. In addition, these high-tech technologies that underpin the refined design also contribute to excellent aerodynamic performance, resulting in a drag coefficient of only 0.29 for the New Range Rover Sport.
The new Dynamic model enhances the character of the high-performance SUV with unique exterior design elements. The satin grey alloy wheels are interlinked with the satin-polished bronze finish on the air intakes above the hood and the side trims, while the front radiator guard and the Range Rover lettering above are finished in Atlas Graphite.
Sport is the most striking interpretation of the Range Rover Sport, with unique front and rear bumpers and custom anodized paintwork.
Range Rover, Chief Creative Officer, Professor Gerry McGovern OBE, said: "The latest Range Rover Sport captures the modernist form of our vehicle design while enhancing its unmistakably sporty and dazzling character."
The minimalist design of the New Range Rover Sport extends to its all-new interior, which features the iconic Range Rover Commander's driver's seat combined with the latest technology, the finest materials, and achieved between the pursuit of elegance and the desire of the heart the perfect balance. The cockpit-like driver's seat provides excellent visibility, laying the foundation for a dynamic driving experience, while the heavily sloping center console and intuitive technology experience provide a more convenient driving experience.
Innovative and sustainable material options include ultra-lightweight Ultrafabrics™ premium textiles in a stunning new Duo Tone colourway, as well as unique textile options that extend to the dashboard and door details. Options include luxurious grain leather, Windsor leather or soft semi-aniline leather.
These top-of-the-line fabrics blend seamlessly with the new Moonlight Chrome interior, while elements such as the stereo co-developed with Meridian and hidden in the rear tailgate create a clean, airy and modern aesthetic.
An unforgettable driving experience on every journey
The New Range Rover Sport introduces more advanced chassis technology and builds a comprehensive dynamic control system to provide the most attractive and sporty driving experience.
The inherent rigidity and strength of the Hybrid Metal Body Structure (MLA-Flex) underpins this technology, which is 35 percent more resistant to twisting than the previous-generation Range Rover Sport. It is paired with several integrated chassis control management programs specially tuned for the New Range Rover Sport.
Nick Collins, Executive Director, Vehicle Programs, Jaguar Land Rover, said: "The combination of Land Rover's groundbreaking MLA architecture and the latest chassis systems delivers the highest level of sporty performance we've seen on a Range Rover Sport. Integrated Chassis Control The system manages a whole host of innovative technologies, coordinating everything from the latest Dynamic Air Suspension to our Dynamic Response Pro Electronic Active Roll Control. It all makes for the most engaging and exciting Range Rover Sport ever.”
The new Dynamic Response Pro is linked to the latest generation of Dynamic Air Suspension, which for the first time is equipped with a variable air spring. Dynamic Response Pro provides ultimate roll suppression through 48V Electronic Active Roll Control, capable of applying up to 1,400Nm of torque on a single axle for a confident driving experience with a higher level of body control and cornering stability .
Dynamic Air Suspension is used in every New Range Rover Sport, an intelligent system that enhances the variable range of the suspension. By varying the pressure in the air chambers (higher pressures provide stiffer damping) the comfort of the Range Rover has always been combined with the dynamic handling expected of the Range Rover Sport.
The Adaptive Dynamics 2 system improves dynamic stability by continuously controlling the active twin-valve dampers to reduce unwanted body roll. The system monitors road feedback up to 500 times per second to provide perfect vehicle dynamics and works in harmony with other chassis technologies to deliver the most precise and stable driving dynamics of every Range Rover Sport.
Steering flexibility in the New Range Rover Sport is taken to a new level with rear-wheel steering, torque brake control and an active electronic differential. The rear wheel steering system provides up to 7.3 degrees of steering with the front wheels for better agility and maneuverability at low speeds and excellent stability at high speeds. This gives the New Range Rover Sport the same turning radius as a hatchback and the road agility of a small car.
The New Range Rover Sport's state-of-the-art chassis systems are integrated into the Stormer Dynamic Control Package, including Dynamic Response Pro, four-wheel steering, brake torque distribution, active electronic differential and adjustable response. The latter offers the option of personalised driving modes, allowing you to customize the driving experience you want, both on and off-road.
All models of New Range Rover Sport are equipped with an 8-speed ZF manual transmission and an intelligent four-wheel drive system, which can intuitively predict when power output is required, act precisely under all conditions, and provide the vehicle with the best power output efficiency.
Strengthening off-road performance is Land Rover's latest Terrain Response 2® system that automatically adjusts the vehicle's most appropriate settings for the terrain. The new Active Off-Road Cruise Control, which debuted on the New Range Rover Sport, helps drive through tricky terrain by maintaining a steady progression based on road conditions. The driver can choose the most suitable setting among the four settings, and the system will automatically adjust the speed accordingly, allowing the driver to focus on controlling the direction of travel.
The epitome of luxury running
The New Range Rover Sport makes every journey an event. It can be tuned to drive the ideal vehicle dynamics feedback while delivering a higher level of refinement and comfort. Such comprehensive capabilities, realized through a comprehensive set of technologies and functions, provide a higher level of luxury and driving-oriented handling experience.
Dual front seats with 22-way power adjustment, ventilation, heating, memory and massage functions and wraparound headrests provide the perfect foundation for every exciting journey. The flagship seat offers the best ride quality for long journeys and winding roads, while the rear passenger seat benefits from ergonomically optimised geometry with 31mm more legroom and knee clearance Added 20mm for better comfort and support.
The new generation Cabin Air Purification Pro advanced negative ion cabin air purification system can be used to create and maintain the perfect driving environment. It combines PM2.5 filtering and nanoe™ X technology, which significantly reduces odor, bacteria and allergens, including the SARS-CoV-2 virus3. The second nanoe™ X-equipment is installed in the second row to provide consistent air quality throughout the cabin. Advanced CO2 management features allow owners to decontaminate the cabin before traveling or while driving, ensuring increased driver concentration and enhanced comfort for all occupants.
Featuring powerful Meridian sound, the Meridian Signature Surround Sound System is the most advanced and powerful sound system the Range Rover Sport has ever produced. Delivers a surround sound experience with 29 sets of speakers, a new set of subwoofers and an amplifier up to 1,430W, including four headrest speakers, allowing occupants in four seats to experience a personal theatre while driving.
A new generation of active road noise reduction technology1The impact of road and tire noise entering the cabin is reduced for the ultimate in cabin refinement, while allowing passengers to enjoy the true sound of the New Range Rover Sport powertrain. When the vehicle is in dynamic driving mode, the advanced system will give priority to the output of engine sound to enhance the sound experience. In normal driving, monitor microphones and speedometers in each wheel arch continuously monitor incoming vehicle sounds, while a digital processor calculates the level of noise reduction needed to filter noise from the vehicle, as if it were a high-end vehicle. Noise-cancelling headphones in general.
Designed for intuitive convenience, helping to create a modern luxury feel, the New Range Rover Sport's concealed door handles feature proximity sensing, door auto-snap and auto-unlock for easy vehicle entry while maintaining a clean look. The automatic locking function ensures the safety of the vehicle.
Modern cutting-edge technology seamlessly connected
Land Rover's robust Electrical Vehicle Architecture (EVA 2.0) supports an ecosystem of wireless connectivity technologies, including Software Over The Air (SOTA). Smart technology provides remote update capability for 63 software control modules, ensuring that the New Range Rover Sport remains at the highest level of innovation, technology and service throughout its life cycle.
Jaguar Land Rover, Director of Electrical Engineering, Alex Heslop said: "Life with the New Range Rover Sport couldn't have been easier, thanks to its internet technology capabilities. Our award-winning Pivi Pro vehicle infotainment system is an experience At its core, its curved floating touchscreen provides intuitive control of vehicle systems."
The award-winning Pivi Pro vehicle infotainment system features a high refresh rate floating 13.1-inch curved touchscreen display in the center of the modern-looking center console. The system controls everything from navigation to media and vehicle settings, while understanding the user's habits and intelligently personalizing the vehicle experience, becoming a truly intuitive personal assistant.
Pivi Pro features an easy-to-use interface and a home screen to personalize the functions you use most, most of which can be accessed with just two taps on the home screen. Haptic feedback enhances the experience of using the system by providing feedback immediately after the user touches, reducing the need for drivers to take their eyes off the road to confirm their actions. The Pivi Pro system is paired with a 13.7-inch fully digital virtual instrument panel with high-resolution graphics that echo the Pivi main system, and a reconfigurable mix of on-screen information so drivers can see the information that matters most to them.
Wireless Apple CarPlay® and wireless Android Auto™ are standard equipment 2which means that the smartphone can be stored on the 15W wireless charging device under the central control screen without using a physical cable connection.
The dynamic performance and refined vehicle stability of the New Range Rover Sport feature the latest safety-focused Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).All models are equipped with automatic brake assist, 360-degree 3D surround view photography, including front and rear parking sensors, water depth sensing, ClearSight ground vision4And auxiliary lighting, cruise control, driver fatigue warning system, lane keeping assist.
Importing electric kinetic energy to build a complete performance lineup
A comprehensive range of electrified powertrains delivers the powerful performance for which the Range Rover Sport is renowned. Including a 48V light gasoline-electric hybrid six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline and diesel engines, as well as a new V8 twin-turbo engine. It is expected that the New Range Rover Sport will release a pure electric model in 2024.
The new flagship V8 twin-turbo engine provides the most exciting 530PS for the New Range Rover Sport, 0-100 km/h acceleration in just 4.5 seconds with dynamic start enabled, bringing more exciting driving to the entire lineup experience.
Powertrain choices include the powerful P360 and P400 light gasoline-electric hybrid inline six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engines, as well as the D250, D300 and D350 light gasoline-electric hybrid inline six-cylinder Ingenium diesel engines.
The New Range Rover Sport is the most performant of Land Rover's luxury performance SUVs, and the most off-road driving. Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (iAWD) integrates the latest all-terrain innovations to provide its powerful sporting capabilities.
Jaguar Land Rover, Product Director, Rory O'Murchu said: "The New Range Rover Sport's advanced chassis dynamics technology enhances its off-tarmac capability to make the most of both soft and hard surfaces. It is the first model equipped with our A model of the new Active Off-Road Cruise Control, which enables the vehicle to provide a consistent and comfortable ride through rough terrain, helping the driver focus on handling the vehicle.”
Active Off-Road Cruise Control is an evolution of ATC, which allows the driver to choose from four settings for the desired speed and comfort on rough surfaces. It is the first Land Rover to feature this feature, allowing the driver to fully focus on driving the vehicle through challenging terrain while bringing enhanced off-road performance to the range.
Terrain Response 2® Automatically detect the road surface and terrain to adjust the chassis, respond with the best settings, and notify and display the information required for driving through the Pivi Pro touch screen. This system complements the Integrated Chassis Control System for optimum off-road performance.
The New Range Rover Sport will be produced exclusively at the Solihull factory in the UK alongside the New Range Rover, with a state-of-the-art production line housed in the same building that was used to produce the Land Rover range earlier. This historic site is the spiritual home of Land Rover, which has been reimagined as a new, ultra-modern production center for the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, embodying the company's way of defending and celebrating its unique heritage.
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