Sport’s the lot
IN THE course of a few crowded hours we chart the extremes of the passenger vehicle spectrum. Leaving the smooth tarmac of South Wales we sweep gravel surfaces that could belong to a rally stage. There follows a dissection of C road bitumen that could hardly be incised more sharply in a roadster. On Land Rover’s offroad torture ground, we descend a slope so precipitous it can’t be walked. Then we saunter to day’s end along the motorway at 150km/h, the supercharged V8 barely ticking over. The next day we drive up into, through and out of a 747. But that’s another story.
This is accomplished in one vehicle (with one type of tyres).
The top-line variant of Range Rover’s new Sport is a polymath, one whose breadth