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2011 Range Rover Supercharged Review

Advanced All-Terrain Vehicle

A three-quarter front view of a 2011 Range Rover Supercharged

In short: A luxurious 4-wheel drive SUV.

The Range Rover Supercharged combines high-end luxury amenities with state-of-the-art off-road technology and a 510-horsepower supercharged V8 for a refined ride that can handle the rough stuff. Guy-friendly features like permanent 4-wheel drive and all-terrain dynamic stability control will have you itching to take the Range Rover Supercharged off the paved path, while the built-in GPS navigation system with off-road functionality ensures that you will always find your way back. Those who prefer smooth roads and safe speeds will also appreciate Range Rover's commitment to safety and on- and off-road stability, which is manifested in intelligent features like cornering brake control and air suspension with automatic load leveling.

Warranty/Service: four-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; six-year/unlimited-mile corrosion perforation warranty; 24-hour road recovery service


QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $94,615 / As Tested: $102,365

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, 4-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door SUV

Engine: 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine
Horsepower: 510 hp @ 6,000-6,500 rpm
Torque: 461 lb-ft @ 2,500-5,500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic with CommandShift

Curb weight:
5,697 lbs
Wheelbase: 113.8 in
Length/Width/Height: 195.8/87.2/73.9 in
Turning circle: 39 ft

Brakes:
4-wheel disc brakes with all-terrain ABS; electronic brakeforce distribution; cornering brake control; emergency brake assist
Suspension: enhanced electronic air suspension with automatic load leveling

Traction: all-terrain dynamic stability control; hill descent control; 4-wheel electronic traction control

Top Speed: 140 mph
0-60 mph: 5.9 seconds

EPA City:
12 mpg
EPA Highway: 18 mpg

Safety:
driver and front passenger front and side airbags; front and rear passenger head curtain airbags; driver knee airbag

Likes: luxury; performance

Dislikes: wobbly; distracting defrost lines in windshield

 

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