The next-generation 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is now available for the Philippine market. During the launch event, the car brand revealed three variants of the all-new Range Rover Sport.
The 2023 Range Rover Sport
Among the variants introduced at the launch event is the Dynamic SE P420e, which has a price of Php 13,490,000. Sitting in the middle of the trio of variants is the SE D300 which retails at Php 13,990,000. Lastly, there's the SE D330 priced at Php 14,790,000.
So what exactly is the all-new Range Rover Sport offering? What can prospective buyers expect from this new model from Land Rover? Let’s check it out in detail.
The styling for the 2023 Range Rover Sport can be described as minimalist, but sophisticated.
Its front end gets a sleek, thin, black-colored front grille that seamlessly integrates the headlamp clusters. These, in turn, house a distinctive-looking pair of LED daytime running lamps and sharp LED headlamps.
There aren’t many sharp corners on the fascia as it assumes a smooth sloping shape wherein the lower portion ends on a likewise conservatively styled front bumper.
2023 Range Rover Sport from the side
It does get some added touches like gloss black trim pieces on the mesh-type lower bumper, and on the mid-level grille. The hood then gently slopes upwards, but it gets some muscularity via a subtle hood bulge.
The side of the Range Rover Sport continues the smooth, subtle look of the front with its flush door handles. A singular character line then runs from the rearmost point of the headlamp clusters, toward the starting point of the taillights. Other than those, not much intricacy can be seen on its side profile.
Note likewise that from its side, one can see that it gets rather short overhangs. These allow the vehicle to handle 40-degree slopes. It also has a default ground clearance of 215mm.
Over to the rear, this new model gets what Land Rover claims, as the longest spoiler ever fitted to a Range Rover. A pair of detailed LED taillights then provide illumination from the rear.
Check out its rear end
A power tailgate is then provided for extra convenience. A black-colored rear diffuser along with dual tailpipes enhances the sporty appeal of the vehicle.
Depending on the trim, this luxury model also comes with a two-tone paint job with a black-colored roof and pillars. The exterior styling of the 2023 Range Rover Sport is then completed by a set of 21-inch alloy wheels.
Step inside the new Range Rover Sport and you’ll be greeted with a plush interior that’s filled to the brim with features.
Soft-touch surfaces are plentiful on the front cabin, and these are clad in leather. Likewise getting leather are the seats. Speaking of which, the front seats are 22-way power adjustable units that provide ventilation, heating, and a massage function.
Both front seats are 22-way power-adjustable
The Range Rover Sport’s five occupants are then made comfortable by an automatic climate control system that employs a PM2.5 filtration system and the “nanoe” X technology. Together, these features can maintain interior air quality and can stave away odors, bacteria, and allergens.
Further enhancing the luxurious feel of the interior is an active noise cancellation system that reduces road and tire noise. But if one wants to, one can hear the engine roar by using the vehicle’s Dynamic Driving mode.
Tech & Safety
The all-new 2023 Range Rover Sport, as mentioned, has loads of tech. Chief among these is a 13.1-inch curved Pivi Pro touchscreen headunit that comes with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Together with its wireless 15W charger, this vehicle allows its users to finally ditch the wired life.
The said headunit is then linked to several optional sound systems. For those who want the best sound quality, a 29-piece Meridian Signature sound system paired with a 1,430W amplifier is available.
The 2023 Range Rover Sport's front cabin
Sitting just in the view of the driver is a 13.7-inch interactive driver display. This complements the main headunit and it can be reconfigured on the fly to display the exact information a driver wants.
Note likewise that both the driver display and the main touchscreen come with high-definition graphics and haptic feedback. The latter is crucial, as it can aid drivers in controlling the said screens without having to take their eyes away from the road.
Other stand-out tech features found inside the Range Rover Sport include over-the-air software updates.
Handling safety for the Land Rover Range Rover Sport is an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) suite. This includes emergency braking, a 360-degree 3D surround camera, wade sensing, adaptive cruise control, driver condition monitor, lane keep assist, traffic sign recognition, etc.
The 2023 Range Rover Sport gets several engine options. According to the car brand, the most powerful engine option is a 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo gasoline engine that can produce up to 523 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. This power unit is claimed to go from zero to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds.
If that’s too bombastic for you, then the other gasoline options are the P360 and the P400. These can produce up to 355 horsepower and 395 horsepower, respectively.
The Range Rover Sport PHEV
Those opting for electrified rides can then turn to the P440e and the P510e. The latter of the two is the entry-level plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version which can make up to 434 horsepower. The P510e meanwhile, is a beefier PHEV engine that can make up to 503 horsepower.
Of note, these PHEV versions use a 3.0-liter inline-6 engine paired with an electric motor. As per Land Rover, they can offer a fully electric driving range of up to 113 kilometers.
For diesel, there’s also the D300 version which uses a 3.0-liter turbodiesel inline-6. At the most, it is capable of making up to 295 horsepower. The other diesel versions available for this model are the D250, which can make up to 245 horsepower, and the D350 mild hybrid that’s capable of producing up to 350 horsepower.
Luxurious, but ready for adventures
Standard on the 2023 Range Rover Sport is an eight-speed automatic gearbox sending power to all four wheels. Likewise present on this new model is an electronic active differential with torque vectoring, dynamic air suspension, and all-wheel steering, among others.
Note that Jaguar Land Rover Philippines said that it will be introducing pure-electric propulsion by 2024. This is a part of the company's electrification journey. That said, it is possible that a fully-electric version of the Range Rover Sport might be joining the brand's lineup in the near future.
Pricing for the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport starts at Php 13.490 million. If one wants to get a price list for this model’s entire variant lineup, do visit the official Land Rover Philippines website. Or better yet, you can also visit the Jaguar Land Rover Philippines dealerships in San Juan, Metro Manila, or at 24th Street, Bonifacio Global City (BGC).
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Know more about Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2023
The 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is a luxury crossover SUV. It has four main trims for the Philippine market. There’s the Range Rover Sport SE, Range Rover Sport Dynamic SE, Range Rover Sport Autobiography, and the Range Rover Sport First Edition. Pricing for the said model starts at Php 13.490 million.
All four trims come with a variety of engine options. This includes a 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo gasoline engine that can make up to 523 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. Other gasoline options like the P360 and the P400 are likewise available.
A hybrid version, the P510e, is likewise present in the Philippine market. It can make up to 503 horsepower. There’s also the P440e, which can dish out 503 horsepower.
Lastly, there are also several diesel engine options. There’s the D300 inline-6 turbodiesel, the D250, and the D350 mild hybrid. These in turn can make up to 295 horsepower, 245 horsepower, and 350 horsepower, respectively.
All trims come standard with an all-wheel-drive. Their engines are then paired to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
For dimensions, this new model from Land Rover is 4,946mm to 5,052mm long, 2,047mm wide, and 1,820mm to 1,870mm in height. It then has a wheelbase length of 2,997mm. Ground clearance for this model is variable thanks to its adaptive air-suspension system.
Locally, the Land Rover Range Rover Sport rivals the Maserati Levante, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes-Benz GLE, BMW X7, etc.
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