Land Rover has been leading the way with the new 2024 Range Rover Sport SV as it comes in hot as a swap for the modern-day Range Rover Sport SVR.
The 575-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8 engine has been replaced with a BMW-sourced 4.4-liter V-8. The car operates well on the hybridized twin-turbo, the engine pushes for 626 in horsepower while the SUV is drawn from zero to 60 miles per hour in only 3.6 seconds for the resulting top speed of 180 miles per hour.
Land Rover added a set of 23-inch carbon wheels to remove 78 pounds. There’s also optional carbon-ceramic brakes that can remove around 75 pounds of mass from the standard brakes. Additionally, the reduced weight for the fresh model allows Land Rover to even remove the “R” from the Range Rover Sport SVR, making way for the Sport SV.
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The 6D Dynamics suspension shows height-adjustable air springs with hydraulic dampers that can lessen the pitch and roll through varied velocities. With the drive mode, the SC smooths over with a lower height as it drives between 0.4 and 1.0 inch lower.
Utilizing the revised subframe, Land Rover can fit the SV with 305-section rear tires as it all utilizes 1.1 g of lateral acceleration, with all-season tires.
The Plug-In Hybrid Range Rover Sport is additionally receiving a fresh transmission and electric motor setup with a unified 542 horsepower with a name change from P440e to P550e with a hybrid system that can move electric range for a full charge of only 51 miles.
Pricing for the SV is yet to be seen, as the previous model has been quoted at about $120,000. The Range Rover Sport will be entering it’s beginning year of production as an invite-only model to receive, equipped with unique branding upon the center console, treadplates and the front splitter.