Like its equally iconic cousin, the Land Rover Discovery 4, which is respected globally as the most capable off-road vehicle, the latest Range Rover Sport is entering the current model year with new features, refinements and a number of ‘firsts’.
Recently, in South Africa, Jaguar Land Rover Sub-Sahara Africa presented to a section of the region’s motoring press the latest Range Rover Sport in its HSE, HSE Luxury and Supercharged versions, alongside the specially customised ‘Autobiography.’ As each flaunted its trim and equipment levels, the areas of improvements, including enhanced engine performance, the new power/manual tailgate and the dual-view touch-screen navigation display, among many others, also became evident.
The 7-inch touch-screen is included for the first time on the Range Rover Sport, with optional Dual View technology, which allows the driver to see the navigation display whilst the passenger watches a DVD. The rear seat entertainment package has also been enhanced with the availability of WhiteFire wireless technology.
Significant specification and performance improvements have been made to the
Hi-ICE and Premium audio systems which have been upgraded to the MOST Gen 2.1 electrical architecture, offering 825W of power through 17 speakers on the Premium Harmon Kardon LOGIC 7. The new ‘Say What You See’ voice command on premium systems helps the driver learn commands with useful step-by-step screen prompts and allows the use of spoken short codes too.
“The enhancements to the 2012 Range Rover Sport will ensure this car retains its position as one of the most economical and dynamic high performance SUVs on the market today with exciting new features, the Range Rover Sport continues to live up to its reputation for power and refinement,” said Nigel Clarke, Land Rover Operations Director for Sub Sahara Africa.
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