2014 Land Rover Sport V8 Supercharged

High-Performance Luxury SUV. A powerful, new age off-road-ready luxury SUV.

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Melding forward-thinking technology with intelligent design, the Range Rover Sport V8 Supercharged offers impressive performance both on-road and off. A 5.0-liter, 510-horsepower supercharged V8 propels the two-and-a-half-ton vehicle from 0-60 in just 5.1 seconds. Land Rover’s Terrain Response 2 gives the SUV a sure-footed feel by monitoring ground conditions and automatically configuring vehicle settings for optimum performance.

Our Chile Red tester came loaded with a deafening, 825-watt Meridian surround sound system and nineteen speakers. A rear entertainment system with wireless headphones and remote control allows for hours of driving enjoyment on road trips to the lake or mountains. Moving the agile 4-wheel-drive vehicle from city to country required 12.7 miles per gallon—good thing this all-aluminum model shed 800 pounds from its predecessor. You can truly drive the Range Rover Sport like a sports car thanks to its swift acceleration, great cornering and fantastic braking aided by Brembo equipment. When terrain gets rough, you may play with an additional seven inches of ground clearance. The 5+2 seating arrangement gives you flexibility in regards to passengers and cargo, with seats that fold flat into the floor. We felt totally safe thanks to a panoply of safety systems, and always ready to go with paddleshifters providing quick access to the SUV’s healthy supply of horsepower. Of course, being cocooned in this type of luxury is pricy, but if you have to ask...

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Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 6-year/unlimited-mile corrosion perforation warranty; complimentary first scheduled maintenance

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Specs

Base Price: $79,100

As Tested: $79,100

  • 14 / 19 mpg
  • EPA
  • 5.1 sec
  • 0-60
  • 510 hp
  • Horsepower
  • 140 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: 5.0-liter supercharged V8
  • Horsepower: 510 hp
  • Torque: 461 lb-ft
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic
  • Curb Weight: 5,137 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 115 in
  • Length: 196.8 in
  • Width: 81.6 in
  • Height: 72.3 in
  • Turning circle: 40.4 ft
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Suspension: Electronic Cross Linked Air Suspension
  • Traction: dynamic stability control with traction control; Terrain Response 2; cornering brake control; roll stability control; permanent 4-wheel drive
  • 0-60 mph: 5.1 sec
  • 60-0 mph: n/a
  • Top Speed: 140 mph
  • EPA City: 14 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 19 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 16 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Safety: driver and passenger airbags (side, seat-front, thorax and pelvis)

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