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Range Rover Sport SVR Tested from the Passenger Seat

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Land Rover is not yet ready to let the journalist behind the wheel of their latest, greatest high-performance creation, the Range Rover Sport SVR. But the guys at AutoExpress managed to secure some seat time in the car as it was being driven around a race track in an exuberant manner.

So this is not a full review of the Range Rover Sport SVR, but the footage should give you some ideas as to how the big beast drive and handles its weight, and how awesome exactly it sounds doing that:

Range Rover Sport SVR Highlights:

  • All-aluminium monocoque
  • Two-speed transfer case
  • Permanent four-wheel drive
  • Terrain Response 2
  • Lightweight aluminium suspension is fully-independent, with wide-spaced double-wishbones at the front and an advanced multi-link layout at the rear
  • Towing capability up to 3000kg
  • 21-inch alloy wheels with 275/45 R21 all-season tyres
  • 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine with 550PS and 680Nm
  • ZF 8HP70 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Two-stage active exhaust featuring electronically controlled valves
  • 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds
  • Top speed electronically limited to 162mph
  • Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time 8 minutes 14 seconds

 

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