Sport’s got the lot
This Rangie wants for nothing
600Nm). The SDV6, with a 215kW version of that engine, is $113,600. The HSE is $125,800, the Autobiography $145,500.
If diesel doesn’t do it for you, the HSE comes as a 3.0-litre supercharged petrol V6 (250kW/450Nm) at $123,100. The glorious 5.0-litre supercharged V8 (375kW/ 625Nm) is $161,600 in HSE Dynamic grade and $182,400 as Autobiography Dynamic.
It’s a gaping price range for what is essentially a variant of the Range Rover ‘‘ proper’’ (the previous Sport was built off Land Rover’s Discovery) yet in keeping with the diversity of this Rangie’s ability.
The base car gets 19-inch alloys, leather, rear camera, climate control, eight-inch touchscreen with hard disc drive and satnav. The spicier SDV6 adds high and low-range gearing, adaptive suspension, Terrain Response and 20s. It’s here that the Sport line-up really begins. HSE spec chucks in paddle-shifters, xenons, nicer leather, further adjustable front seats and front parking sensors.
The fully blinged Autobiography raises the player’s game to 21-inchers, high-beam assist, 18-way adjustable front seats, front seat cooling and heating, mood lighting, centre console fridge and Meridian audio. V8 variants cop amazingly enabling dynamic suspension and torque vectoring with an active rear locking differential.