2018 Range Rover Sport will soon be ready to be presented to the world. It was already presented at Auto Sports Show last year in New York city. From what we have been able to see, this Time Automaker is preparing a mid-cycle update for this model, so we can expect many improvements.
This model was all new and completely redesigned as the 2014 model. Now it is time for something better. Range Rover Sport is a large sport utility vehicle and it was rate very high considering the facts all together. Its main competitors are going to be: Infiniti QX80, Toyota Land Cruiser, Cadillac Escalade, Porsche Cayenne and BMW X6.
Engine and performance
When it comes to powertrain, 2018 Range Rover Sport should use few types of engines. The base should be a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine which will be able to make 340 horsepower. The same engine will be offered with turbocharged diesel version. The next option will be a 5.0-liter V8 turbocharged engine with the output of 510 horses. The last one is going to be a 5.0-liter V8 supercharged engine which will produce amazing 550 horses. This SUV can easily hit 60 mph in 4.2 seconds which is pretty great for this type of vehicle.
Its top speed is locked at 134 mph which can be reached in 5.2 seconds. As far as the fuel consumption is concerned, it is rated at 23 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. According to some speculations, it should also appear with a hybrid version model. However, even if it happens, it won`t be available in all the markets.
2018 Range Rover Sport design of exterior and interior
The exterior of 2018 Range Rover Sport will be redesigned and it will look more stylish. We will be able to see changes all over the body. The front fascia will be refreshed revised grille and bumper. It will receive new headlamps and redesigned air inlets. So, the whole front end will get more aggressive appearance. The front lights will be equipped with latest LED lighting. Some sources say that it will be lighter because of the usage of aluminum. This will improve acceleration and speed as well. When we look at the back of the vehicle, we will notice refreshed bumper and the trapezoidal exhaust pipes.
Inside, 2018 Range Rover Sport will offer plenty of space for the passengers to feel comfortable. This vehicle is generally great for family trips because of the great room. Although, the interior will rest pretty much the same as its predecessor, we will see some tech improvements. A large 12.5-inch LED will occupy the center of the dashboard which will be connected to a Bluetooth device. An audio system with 22 speakers will be optional. New Range Rover will be provided with many safety systems. Some of them are: a rearview camera, lane keep assist, emergency braking system, park assist and so on.
Release date and price
2018 Range Rover Sport should go on market in late 2017 or in early 2018. As for the pricing, it is estimated to be around $66,000 for the base model. Higher trims will go up to $112,000.