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Range Rover Sport SVR is coming

11 Aug , 2014  

Range Rover Sport SVR - Front - carwitter

A Range Rover that can complete a lap of the Nurburgring in just 8 minutes 14 seconds you say? With a 0-60 time of 4.5 seconds?

Range Rover Sport SVR - Badge - carwitter

Yes it is officially true. Range Rover are to debut the Sport SVR at Pebble Beach this week.

Powered by the JLR powerhouse mainstay that is the supercharged 5.0 litre V8, the SVR produces 543 BHP and 680 Nm of torque, that’s 40 BHP and 56 Nm more than the current V8 Sport.

Range Rover Sport SVR - Front Angle - carwitter

The SVR is also fitted with a two stage active exhaust, the same setup found on the Jaguar F-Type range.

Exterior looks have been bolstered but they also help cooling and aerodynamics. The chassis has also been fettled with to make the Range Rover Sport into a fully blown sports car!

Range Rover Sport SVR - Rear - carwitter

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