Following in the shadow of the Range Rover’s dramatic redesign, the Range Rover Sport plays it relatively cool. The updates are significant enough to deliver a fresh and modern impression and feel closely derived from the Range Rover although the tailgate seems to draw its inspiration from the Velar and Evoque with its rear “Range Rover” blackened trim piece that extends from one tail light to the other it lacks the dramatic appeal that one might be looking for from a $100,000+ vehicle. At this price, it is fighting against some extremely polished competitors from Mercedes, and Audi.Continue reading “2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport”
I really enjoy off-roading. It’s my bag. But what I don’t like is compromise. I want a vehicle that is able to confidently explore the beauty of the Rockies, as well as navigate through town. I don’t want clumsiness at 75 mph or tipsy handling around the mountain curves. I want to be assured that the design reviews, layout checks, and durability test cycles have worked out the weak points and, what the heck, a warranty would be nice to have too. Is that too much to ask for? Not for the growing list of vehicles that can provide it all – for a price, of course.
As Production closes on the Defender and a modern interpretation of the Discovery debuts, does this mark the end for the Land Rover faithful or is the brand further solidifying its reputation for providing “the best 4x4xfar”?
Over the past several years, one of the hottest segments genres has been the 4 door-coupe, generally bringing the styling of a coupe with the two row comfort expected of a sedan. First introduced with the Mercedes CLS, then further advanced with the A7, this segment now even includes mainstream vehicles, such as the previous gen Hyundai Sonata with its long curved roof and short deck. The design philosophy is now an established part of the major market and automakers have been quick to adopt it to the next most popular segment, the SUV.