Land Rover company is preparing changes and improvements for the new Range Rover Sport model. This is confirmed by photos of test specimen, which was spotted near the Nürburgring track in Germany, which serves for testing new models. Restyled 2017 Range Rover Sport is expected in the second half of 2016. The biggest change, compared to the current model, refer to restyling the vehicle’s appearance.
In the last quarter of 2012 was introduced a new Range Rover SUV. Subsequently, in April 2013, was presented a new Range Rover Sport. It was not long, and the Land Rover company has significantly improved the Range Rover Sport SUV. Now preparing facelift for 2017 Range Rover Sport, which will affect the modernization of the vehicle’s appearance.
2017 Range Rover Sport Redesign
The biggest change in appearance of the new model are related to the front of the vehicle. 2017 Range Rover Sport gets a new design front grille, changed the front bumper, as well as modified and altered the hood. Minor changes are expected on the back of the vehicle, as well as in the interior.
In addition to changing exterior and interior of the vehicle advancing, 2017 Range Rover Sport gets a new modern systems. It should be noted the new InControl Protect system, which is connected to the ambulance service. In the case of accident, the system is automatically activated and contacted emergency services. There is also InControl Premium Remote System, which provides a number of functions. Some of them have reset the alarm, lock and unlock the doors, ignition and headlights activate sirens, all remotely. With these new systems, 2017 model will possess the Start/Stop system, All Terrain Progress and Auto Acces Height system.
For customers who want a greater personalization of vehicle, Land Rover company offers special equipment packages. New Carbon Fiber Package includes a different grille, and modified design of the rear of the vehicle and mirrors.
2017 Range Rover Sport Specs
The range of power units will not undergo significant changes. The 2017 Range Rover Sport will be offered with the previous, proven engines. The engine range consists of powerful petrol and diesel engines. The news is the diesel version of the model for customers in the US market. The 2017 Range Rover Sport Diesel US is equipped with a 3.0-liter turbodiesel TD6 V6 engine with 254 horsepower and 439 lb.-ft. of torque.
In addition to the standard model, the offer will be versions with the HST and SVR markings. The 2017 Range Rover Sport HST has a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine with 380 horsepower, which is 40 horsepower more than the standard model. In addition to a more powerful engine, HST version has a higher level of equipment. It is equipped with Steslth Pack package. Also, the vehicle has a redesigned front spoiler, Santorini Black roof, as well as special tags and glossy black accents. There are 21 “alloy wheels in a dark satin gray edition, red brake calipers and a modified suspension. The interior of the vehicle is characterized by two-tone sports seats with Oxsfor leather, sport pedals, aluminum details and HST tags.
Despite the great equipment and a large number of modifications, 2017 Range Rover Sport HST is not the strongest and best-equipped version of the model. The position of the top models, and further, will be reserved for the 2017 Range Rover Sport SVR model.