The 2017 Range Rover Sport gets some updates including autonomous technology and a new smaller engine option
The new engine for the 2017 Range Rover Sport is Jaguar Land Rover’s 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium diesel engine, which produces 240 PS of power and 500 Nm of torque. With the new smaller engine, fuel efficiency is increased to 45.6 mpg and emissions decreased to 164 g/km.
Along with the new engine, the 2017 Range Rover Sport gets tech updates including some autonomous driving upgrades. These include Advanced Tow Assist feature, which automatically adjusts steering when reversing with a trailer, Blind Spot Assist, which prevents collisions, and Intelligent Speed Limiter, which uses Traffic Sign Recognition to maintain the cars speed within the speed limit. The SUV also gets Driver Condition Monitor, which warns the driver if any fatigue is detected.
The Sport now gets a larger 10-inch dual-view touchscreen system powered by Land Rover’s InControl Touch Pro technology. It also has a tablet like zoom function and a wide range of apps and connectivity options, making it the most connected Range Rover Sport to date.
A new All-Terrain Info Centre gives all the vehicle information necessary while off-roading. The vehicle also comes with Low Traction Launch, which allows drivers to pull away on low grip surfaces. The system automatically disengages at speeds over 30 kmph.
The luxury SUV gets some minor exterior upgrades and a choice of 19 colours.
The 2017 Range Rover Sport will go on sale in Winter of 2016 and prices will start at 59,700 pounds.
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