Land Rover Range Rover Sport Models and Range Rover Sport History
In 2006, Land Rover unveiled the brand new Range Rover Sport, in attempts to compete with other luxury nameplates. It offered a very beefy 4.2-liter V8 engine that churned out 390 horsepower. In 2007, Bluetooth integration was made standard alongside a variety of nominal model tweaks. The 2008 Range Rover Sport offered all-new powered and folding mirrors in addition to minor revisions being made to various interior amenities. In 2009, Range Rover introduced the HST Limited Edition package for vehicles that had supercharged engines, offering a signature spoiler in the rear, limited edition upholstery and a new front grille. In 2010, the interior and exterior received various minor updates, including a new six-speed automatic transmission. Updates to the chassis were made to enhance drive and off-road capabilities, paddle shifters were added to the steering wheel and various models got a backup camera. Minor changes were made for the 2011 and 2012 model years. In 2013, the Range Rover Sport introduced a new towing package and a special edition model for the supercharged engine base. In 2014, a brand new Range Rover Sport was unveiled.