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2023 Range Rover Sport SVR Is Out for Super SUV Blood

The new generation Range Rover has been spied multiple times, but in case you forgot, Land Rover is also working on the replacement of the Range Rover Sport. And it is the latter that has returned in a new set of spy shots, albeit in the hot SVR guise.
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At a first glance, you may not be able to tell the differences between the 2023 Range Rover Sport SVR and regular variants of the SUV, due to the thick camo. However, there are no vinyl stickers that can hide the beefier brakes and quad exhaust pipes, and it’s these that gave it away.

Once the artificial skin comes off, probably in early 2023, considering that the regular Range Rover Sport is believed to debut late next year, it will reveal a more aggressive overall design. The bumpers should look sportier, with larger air intakes at the front and a mean styled diffuser at the rear. The roof-mounted spoiler should be beefier too.

We have yet to catch a glimpse of the cabin, but we already know what to expect over the normal Sport variants: front seats with extra side bolstering, more exclusive upholstery options, perhaps contrasted by stitching and piping in lively colors, and enhanced infotainment system and digital gauges. The driving modes will also be refined, and in the sportiest setting, it will be very fast.

Around 600 metric horsepower is expected from the alleged twin-turbocharged V8 engine sourced from BMW, which would give it a 25 HP advantage over the current generation. All-wheel drive and a fast-shifting automatic transmission will be on deck. The 0 to 62 mph (0-100 kph) will take less than 4.5 seconds, which is the official time of its predecessor, whereas top speed could still be capped at 174 mph (280 kph).

Like the normal 2023 Range Rover Sport, the SVR is understood to be built on the Modular Longitudinal Architecture. The platform, shared with the bigger and more luxurious next-gen Range Rover, can accommodate internal combustion engines, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and even electric powertrains.

 
 
 
 
 

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