Range Rover has become such a popular division of Land Rover that it seems to dominate the parent company. With the new Range Rover SV Coupé, Land Rover gives the impression that it is trying to return a little more exclusivity to its first-class SUVs.
Shown on Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show, the SV Coupe uses the four-door Range Rover (not to be confused with Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar, Range Rover, etc.) and removes the two rear doors and a few inches of the height sacrifice some space and practicality for more style.
Standard Range Rovers already have the InControl Touch Pro Duo screens introduced for the first time in the Range Rover Velar last year, minimizing the number of physical buttons and knobs in the front area, replacing them with two 10-inch touch screens and a screen 12 inches instead of an instrument panel filled with physical dials. A front display screen is also included.
The interior is also highlighted by the contrasting color schemes available that allow the front seats to be upholstered in leather of a different color to the rear seats (a monotone upholstery scheme is also available). Land Rover says that this is also the first use of "nautical plate", so there is also that.
The SV Coupe also has the most powerful Range Rover engine, a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 with 577 horsepower and the ability to go from 0 to 60 mph in 5 seconds and up to 165 mph, according to Land Rover, if you want to go . that quickly into something that weighs more than two tons. But because it's a Land Rover, the Range Rover SV Coupé is also equipped with the company's Terrain Response 2 system that has presets for surfaces such as sand, mud, rocks and snow. It also has an adjustable pneumatic suspension that can be lowered to facilitate entry and exit, or get up to improve ground clearance and off-road capability. Those looking for an electrified Range Rover have to settle for the plug-in hybrid four-door model.
It can be as imposing as some houses, so the Range Rover SV Coupe will have a price equal to one, starting at $ 295,000 in the United States, says Land Rover. This compares to the initial price of $ 208,000 of the most expensive Range Rover you can buy now, the four-door SVAutobiography Long Wheelbase. But only 999 SV Coupes are being built for everyone, and exclusivity was never cheap, anyway.