Jaguar Land landrover configurator Rover UK has found its digital sales services may be the remote-retail model of the future for car purchases, especially with the response to its online configurator capability. It’s now live for the 2023 Range Rover Sport and the new 2020 Defender.
The Range Rover Sport is still a few months away from hitting showroom floors but that hasn’t stopped its cult following from getting busy configuring it. You can start specing it right now on Land Rover’s website, with pricing confirmed for three variants – a short wheelbase model with seven seats, a longer one with five, and a plug-in hybrid model.
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You’ll also be able to choose from a variety of engines, including a 3.0-liter inline-six turbocharged plug-in hybrid that’ll deliver up to 48 miles of all-electric driving and propel the SUV from 0-60 in 5.5 seconds starting at $104,200. Top of the line is a BMW-sourced twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 that produces 523 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque, accelerating from 0-60 in 4.3 seconds.
You can also customise the interior of your Range Rover Sport with options such as Windsor leather, semi-aniline leather, or Ultrafabrics textiles. You can even add a Cabin Air Purifier Pro system for germ and odor removal, Active Noise Cancellation, or a 29-speaker Meridian Signature sound system. You can also control timed charging functions with the Land Rover Remote app, and pre-condition the cabin to suit your preferences. The app also has a smart-charging function that charges your Range Rover Sport as efficiently as possible based on the time of day you intend to leave it.