The auto industry is all set to welcome a new player in the Coupe segment. Giving up to the pressure from peers, Land Rover will be launching a new model very soon. Bearing the code of L560, this model will be called Range Rover Sport Coupe. The new vehicle will have a more focus on road orientation, unlike the Range Rover Sport (which has an evident urban streak and off-road focus).
Range Rover Sport Coupe – Exterior and Interior Design
Range Rover Sport Coupe is expected to fit in the space below Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and BMW X6. The vehicle will be around 15.4 feet long, a little shorter than the . This will make the vehicle bigger in length than Evoque. The weight of the Range Rover Sport Coupe could be as low as 3,968 pounds or 1800 Kilograms. This makes the vehicle a little lighter than the competing counterparts -BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. The car is all set to provide the users with a luxurious interior and a stylish exterior. The cabin has been designed to give a tough competition to BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE’s layout. The company is planning to stay up with the standards of this segment.
The cabin will be more intimate as compared to the existing range rovers. The interior will have a four seat layout, which will be comfortable and luxurious. The interior options list may have a 2+1 rear seat with a fifth seat belt. The car will be complementing F-Pace as an on-road vehicle. However,the alloy architecture of F-pace does not have the ability to extend to a 5+2, three row seating arrangement. Evoque XL’ was previously said to have this configuration. With a dramatic roofline (having a slope) and an overhang with a tight rear makes the cabin of the model looks like a cockpit. A feature that none of the previous versions of Range Rover had. The company has reduced the rear doors openings to minimum, which is an attempt made to make the model look more stylish.New material and finishes are expected to be a part of this vehicle because of its luxury interior and exterior.
Range Rover Sport Coupe – Engine and Performance
The suspension and aluminium body of Range Rover Sport Coupe will be borrowed from Jaguar F-Pace. The model will be coming with excellent engine and performance. Featuring six- and eight-cylinder gas and diesel engines, and may be, the four-cylinder engines that are a part of F-Pace, the vehicle will have good functionality. It may also have an electric powertrain that the company is making for its i-Pace EV. This electric power train may be included in the model, in the form of a V6 3.0-liter hybrid system, which is a part of the Range Rover Sport. The engine is expected to have a capacity of 542 horsepower. This model may be the first all-electric controlled vehicle from Land Rover. The expected features associated with engine and performance make the upcoming model an attractive vehicle.
Range Rover Sport Coupe – Price and Release Date
It is estimated that the price for Range Rover Sport Coupe may hit the mark of $128,000. The vehicle is expected to hit the market in the year 2017.