The Range Rover Sport is a one of the highest demanded car in the American market and the hype for the next gen Sport model is getting high. So Land Rover has decided to bring a 2017 version of Sport. The new 2017 Range Rover Sport will arrive soon in the market and it is expected to arrive by the second half of 2016. Though the current model is doing well in the market but keep up the pace with the market they decided to bring up the sport model with some makeover.
2017 Range Rover Sport – First Impression:
This new model will come up with a new drive train which will surely boost up the sales chart of Land Rover. This model has been spotted near the Nurburgring in Germany. It wasn’t heavily camouflaged rather only the front portion was covered.
From the first look you can see that most of the part has been inherited from the previous model but they have been restyled. This highly sophisticated and high performance is expected to rule the market although it is very early comment anything about this car. But this model is ideal for those buyers who likes go off road and play with their big ride.
Competitors in Market:
Range Rover sport model is such a model that looks like a SUV but handles like a high performance sports car. This new model will be a sharp looking car with an exquisite look although it will face many competitions in the market. Many new models from other automakers will make their way into the market in 2016 and those models are as promising as 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport.
So it would be tough job for Land Rover to reach the spot in near future but experts are suggesting that this new model has the capability to beat everyone. So here is the list of the models that would be competing with this Sport model and they are:
- BMW X6
- Porsche Cayenne S
- Mercedes-Benz ML550.
These have got specifications similar to Sport.
Outer Design Pattern:
This newly refreshed 2017 Range Rover Sport will carry the old Land Rover look, but with a face lifted outlook. According to some rumors there is a possibility that this model might take undergo the same modification which Range Rover Evoque has undergone. Front fascia will get many new updates like large air ventilation area, newly designed front bumper, restyled headlight and an updated grille with chrome accent.
Side portion and rear portion of this model will also get much new touch which includes improved body-line, side air intake space, side repeater indicator, remote lid opener, updated LED taillight, new spoiler, rear roof step etc. Apart from this most of the parts would remain same but they will be upgraded.
Interior portion of 2017 Range Rover Sport will get a posh design and top end tech gadgets which are common in high end sports model. Many new features would add in the interior which will enhance the attractive look of the cabin. Basic amenities that will be present in the car are leather trimmed bucket seat, memory setting in seat, sporty dashboard, top end audio system with Wi-Fi, Satellite radio, rear parking view etc. It will also get many safety features like Lane Departure warning, Automatic Emergency Braking system etc.
2017 Range Rover Sport – Expected Drive Train and Fuel Economy:
According to some experts 2017 Range Rover Sport might carry its old engine and it will be available in two petrol version and one diesel version. Starting model will get a 3.0 liter Turbocharged V-6 petrol engine which can produce 340 HP while the other engine would be 5.0 liter Supercharged V-8 petrol engine producing 510 HP. The diesel unit will be a 3.0 liter turbocharged V-6 engine that can produce 254 HP and 440 lb-ft. This entire engine would be paired with an 8 speed automatic and EPA rating for petrol models might stay around 17 mpg and 22 mpg.
2017 Range Rover Sport – MSRP and Availability:
The new model will hit the market by the second quarter of 2016 but there isn’t any confirmed news about the exact date. The new 2017 Range Rover Sport price might stick to the old MSRP which is around $65,000.