2015 Range Rover Sport SVR unveiled – spec, photo gallery, video

Range Rover Sport SVR-011 front5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine on range topping SVR produces 550 PS max. power and 680 Nm peak torque; which is 40 PS and 56 Nm bump without giving up on fuel efficiency. Engine is mated to advanced ZF 8HP70 8-speed automatic transmission, sending power to all four wheels all the time. Drivetrain has two-speed transfer case; low-range option for demanding terrain, and 50:50 torque split front-to-rear mode. Chassis is optimised for what the powertrain can take it through. It has towing capability of 3,000 kg.

Acceleration of Range Rover Sport SVR from 0 – 100 kmph is 4.5 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 260 kmph. It holds Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time of 8 minutes 14 seconds, which is one of the fastest times recorded by a production SUV.

Range Rover Sport SVR-015 sideRange Rover Sport SVR is comes with a two-stage active exhaust system featuring electronically controlled valves. This optimises aesthetics, sound quality and performance, providing a racecar-inspired soundtrack specifically at high engine revs, without critically affecting refinement during steady-state driving. This is a first for Range Rover.

2016 Sport SVR has the option of receiving 22-inch alloy wheels with performance-optimised 295/40 R22 Continental SportContact 5 tyres. New 21-inch alloy wheels with 275/45 R21 all-season tyres come as standard.

All-aluminium monocoque of Range Rover Sport SVR is a first in segment feature, which reduces weight by 39% compared with its predecessor. Upgraded air suspension system automatically changes between two ride heights. Next generation Terrain Response 2 system in Range Rover Sport SVR automatically selects most suitable terrain programme.

Range Rover Sport SVR-008 rear