The hottest version of the new Range Rover Sport will make its debut on May 31 as “the fastest, most dynamic and technologically advanced” version of the sports SUV yet. Expected to nudge power output past the 575hp of its predecessor, the next range-topper will be called the Range Rover Sport SV – dropping the ‘R’ suffix of the previous car.
- Range Rover Sport SV to use uprated 4.4-litre V8 engine
- To rival the likes of Lamborghini Urus and Aston Martin DBX 707
Range Rover Sport SV: what to expect?
As in the standard car and Range Rover Sport, the SV will use a highly tuned version of the Range Rover’s BMW-derived 4.4-liter V8, increasing power and torque to the point where it can compete with the Lamborghini Urus and Aston Martin DBX 707 to supremacy in super-SUVs.
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- Sport SV vehicle will be globally unveiled on May 31, 2023.
Will be the fastest iteration of the SUV, with several first-time technologies from the carmaker.
Likely to borrow the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine from the larger Range Rover SV.
Launch timeline to be revealed at the launch; India’s arrival should be on the cards in late 2024.
Will be priced at a premium over the current Sport SV which retails from Rs 1.64 crore (ex-showroom).
Range Rover Sport SV expected specs
The BMW 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that is also available on the larger Sport SV should be available on the new Sport SV, which is the range-topping model of the Range Rover Sport (Autobiography and SV models only). Additionally, the Sport SV ought to be offered the three-liter gasoline plug-in hybrid and diesel mild-hybrid powertrains that are currently available.
- The Sport SV gets a single powertrain, the 345PS diesel-mild-hybrid.
- In comparison, the twin-turbo V8 engine makes 440-530PS in the larger Range Rover (depending on the variant) and we should see similar outputs from the Sport SV as well.
The Sport SV will be more than just a performance car; it will also have top-of-the-line luxury features and custom options. First, the SUV’s exterior trim will probably get a subtle makeover to make it look more expensive. It’ll likewise get extraordinary personalization choices under SV Custom that offers various paint, SV-explicit haggles upholstery materials, and wood trims to browse.
The Range Rover Sport SV’s launch timelines for overseas markets will be announced at its debut. Initially, it’ll be offered by invitation only in a special limited-edition spec. Later, the luxury SUV will likely make its way to India sometime in 2024, priced at a sizable premium over the existing Range Rover Sport diesel that retails from Rs 1.64 crore to Rs 1.84 crore (ex-showroom).