Electric milestone revealed by Land Rover

2018 Range Rover Sport launches with plug-in hybrid option

Land Rover has unveiled a new updated Range Rover Sport SVR and also a new plug-in hybrid option for their SUV. The upside is that the Range Rover Sport P400e will be able to go around 31 miles on electric only.

The 2018 Sport's interior now features the twin-touchscreen setup that debuted in the recently released Range Rover Velar. No doubt the new Range Rover Sport SVR would do an admirable job of both compared to, say, a Porsche Boxter S, but this particular SUV is made to compete on pavement.

He said the newest updates should serve to make the Range Rover Sport "an even more attractive proposition with Carbon dioxide emissions down to 64g/km and a 101mpg on the combined cycle coupled with new infotainment technology making life simpler". You certainly won't hit such frugal numbers if you exploit the new car's 0-62mph time of 6.7 seconds and maximum speed of 137mph.

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The Sport plug-in hybrid will offer the usual complement of driving modes associated with PHEVs, running in "Parallel Hybrid" mode by default, meaning the petrol engine and electric motor automatically juggle drive between them, depending on power demands.

While the hybrid in the P400e works similarly to systems found in other brands, a highlight is the so-called Predictive Energy Optimisation whereby the driver can select a destination in the sat-nav system and allow the vehicle to automatically optimise the operation of the internal combustion engine and electric motor. EV (electric vehicle) mode, meanwhile, will see the Range Rover Sport PHEV run exclusively on battery power, for a maximum official range of 31 miles.

As for the cooldown, Land Rover evaluates to 7 hours and 30 minutes via a connector of 10 amp, and 2 hours and 45 minutes via a socket of 32 amperes.

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That hasn't stopped this rendering artist from imagining how a luxury Land Rover sedan could look when the Road Rover range expands in the future. The LED daytime running lights have also been changed, with sharper, more angular lines.

A base 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SE fitted with the gas V6 starts at the same $66,750* MSRP as its predecessor, with the Td6 diesel coming in at $2,000 more. With four-cylinder petrol power and the ability to run in silent electric mode, the new P400e is far more representative of JLR's electrified future.

If the 2018 Ranger Rover Sport looks subtly different from the outside, inside it's all change.

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There is also a new version of the flagship high performance SVR model being released with its supercharged engine now uprated to 575bhp - an increase of 25bhp over the previous model. The Range Rover Sport P400e PHEV costs from £70,800 and is available to order for delivery in early 2018. It now comes with a turbocharged 5.0-litre V8 engine that produces 567bhp and can do the sprint to 60mph in 4.3 seconds.

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