Reps of Land Rover have actually confirmed that the September Frankfurt Motor Show shown by a hybrid version of the new 2014 Range Rover Sport Hybrid. The vehicle will have a mix of diesel and electric motors, and probably it is the development of the technology the Range Rover revealed 2011th The model is the plug-in hybrid, which was powered by 3.0-liter TDV6 diesel with 242 hp combined with a 93 HP which provide an electric motor, which together produce 334 hp.
The electric motor delivers 170Nm torque which can drive the 2014 Range Rover Sport Hybrid along at rates of up to 30 miles per hour for a distance of around a mile. When coupled to the diesel motor it increase acceleration, the modification between EV model and Hybrid is seamless– when the electric motor is not required it charges the on-board fluid cooled battery pack is mounted below the floor of the car in a protective boron-steel cradle.
When combined with the diesel engine it produces a combined 340PS at 4,000 rpm and delivers 700Nm torque in between 1,500-3,000 rpm, which provides roughly the same performance as the SDV8 powered Sport.
Acceleration is 0-62 mph in 6.7 seconds with a top speed of 140 mph– incorporated CO2 emissions are 169 g/km and on the official consolidated cycle 44.1 mpg has been tape-recorded.
The 2014 Range Rover Sport Hybrid retains its 4×4 system consisting of Terrain Response2, with the exact same wading and ground clearance.
2014 Range Rover Sport Hybrid specs
Gas Mileage17 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
EngineIntercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6, 3.0 L.
EPA ClassStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD.
Style Name4WD 4dr SE.
DrivetrainFour Wheel Drive.
Body StyleSport Utility.
TransmissionTransmission:8-Speed Automatic w/CommandShift.
That suggests a price of about â�¤ 85,000 for the Range Rover Sport and about â�¤ 98,000 for the Range Rover.
2014 Range Rover Sport Hybrid release date
A diesel hybrid variation of the Range Rover will go on sale in early 2014.
For more information visit: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/land-rover/range-rover-sport