Charged Range Rover Sport SVR 2017 will receive upgraded engine

May 22, 2016 at 17:05

Land Rover is going to equip hot crossover Range Rover Sport SVR of 2017 model year with a more powerful engine. Under the hood of the SUV will be engine of the Jaguar F-Type SVR.

More powerful Range Rover Sport SVR pic

More powerful Range Rover Sport SVR pic

As it became known to the authoritative edition of «Autocar», engineers of the company are planning to equip the model with the motor from Jaguar F-Type SVR. It is an engine, whose power is 575 horsepower, and peak torque reaches 700 Nm. We remind that the original Range Rover Sport SVR was equipped with a 5-liter supercharged V8 unit. This engine was able to develop 550 horsepower and 680 Nm of torque.

2018 Mighty and fast Range Rover Sport SVR image

2018 Mighty and fast Range Rover Sport SVR image

According to experts, the updated Range Rover Sport SVR will easier compete with the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, equipped with bi-turbo 8-cylinder engine with the volume of 4.8 liters. It is worth noting that the German crossover with the above mentioned reaches the first “hundred” in about 4.2 seconds, while the «charged» Range Rover Sport with an old engine makes it 0.3 seconds slower. At the moment there is no official data to confirm these rumors. But if it is true, then the debut of the upgraded Range Rover Sport SVR will be held at the beginning of the next year.

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