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Hottest Range Rover Sport spotted testing at the Nürburgring giving a glimpse of the car's new look
Sam Sheehan
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18 May 2017

These are the latest pictures of the imminently arriving Range Rover Sport SVR testing at the Nürburgring.

The car looks to have received minor exterior detail changes comprised of slightly enlarged intake vents, suggesting a more potent engine is under the bonnet. 

We've spotted the regular 2017 Range Rover Sport testing

An insurance database numberplate check showed the test car was running a 5.0-litre engine, supporting speculation that the SVR’s supercharged V8 will produce 567bhp the same as the 200mph F-Type SVR, increasing the Range Rover Sport’s peak output by 25bhp compared with the current model.

That should see the 2.3-ton SVR capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in about 4.5sec, ranking it alongside the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, which has less power but weighs around 70kg less.

In addition, there are some further clues towards the Range Rover Sport’s updated look, which is seen sporting a new headlight unit very similar to the Velar’s.

Land Rover has so far remained tight-lipped about the car, but insiders are suggesting that its updated model could arrive later this year along with the rest of the facelifted Sport range, one year before the next-generation Cayenne is launched.

We put the 542bhp Range Rover Sport SVR through its paces on-road and on the track

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jademccarthy 23 May 2017

An absolute beast of a car! I

An absolute beast of a car! I have always been a huge fan of Range Rover and this new model looks great!

I previously rented a Range Rover sport and it was fantastic to drive! I'm looking to rent another Range Rover for a week just to see what one I will prefer. Could you have a look and let me know which one you would go for?

eseaton 18 May 2017

Will there ever be a day when

Will there ever be a day when the wretched Ring doesn't feature on Autocar? I am truly beginning to dislike the place.

What does a smooth race track have to do with road cars? And even more so off-road vehicles?

When was the last time we saw a picture of a Land Rover product being tested in somewhere rugged? (I of course realise Land Rover is now deeply embarrassed about its off-road heritage).

Paul73 18 May 2017

eseaton wrote:

eseaton wrote:

Will there ever be a day when the wretched Ring doesn't feature on Autocar? I am truly beginning to dislike the place.

What does a smooth race track have to do with road cars? And even more so off-road vehicles?

When was the last time we saw a picture of a Land Rover product being tested in somewhere rugged? (I of course realise Land Rover is now deeply embarrassed about its off-road heritage).

Its normally difficult for photographers to get into their secret/private off road test locations like Gaydon and Eastnor..

THe Nurburgring, as you probably know, is public

Marc 18 May 2017

Paul73 wrote:

Paul73 wrote:
eseaton wrote:

Will there ever be a day when the wretched Ring doesn't feature on Autocar? I am truly beginning to dislike the place.

What does a smooth race track have to do with road cars? And even more so off-road vehicles?

When was the last time we saw a picture of a Land Rover product being tested in somewhere rugged? (I of course realise Land Rover is now deeply embarrassed about its off-road heritage).

Its normally difficult for photographers to get into their secret/private off road test locations like Gaydon and Eastnor..

THe Nurburgring, as you probably know, is public

I live almost next door MIRA. There used to be a guy who almost lived up a tree photographing the cars there. I always used to see a BMW around with license plate 1 SPY, I think it may have been his car. Not seen it for while now though, perhaps he froze to death up a tree.

TheDriver 18 May 2017

Only 567bhp?

Is that enough? Top trumps require JLR to at least match the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk that has 707bhp.