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2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport [w/video]

A Split Personality Makes For The Best Range Rover Yet Tough as it no doubt was to engineer the new-for-2013 Land Rover Range Rover, I'm willing to bet that the company's engineers sweated a little harder over the launch of this 2014 Range Rover Sport. After all, the Sport is Land Rover's unlikely volume leader – it accounted for nearly 38 percent of the company's US sales in 2012. But beyond that, the Sport has to embody all of the unstoppable off-road attributes of anything wearing a Range Rover badge while, at the same time, being the brand's on-road dynamics flagship. This... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
SC 5.0L V8
Power:
510 HP / 461 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$63,495
As-Tested Price:
$103,000 (est.)
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    Review: 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
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