Inchcape Kenya, the official importer and distributor of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in Kenya, has unveiled the luxury performance SUV, the New Range Rover Sport, setting a new benchmark for dynamic capability, luxury, and innovation in the Kenyan market.
The arrival of the New Range Rover Sport marks a significant milestone in the automotive industry, with the SUV set to provide customers with an unparalleled driving experience. It also comes with manufacturer warranty of 150,000km/5 years and a Service plan of 100,000km/5 year.
Inchcape Kenya’s Managing Director, Julia Vershinskaya, expressed her delight at being able to provide customers with another advanced vehicle in their portfolio terming the new model as a major technological advancement in performance SUVs.
“Today, we are delighted to introduce the highly anticipated New Range Rover Sport, a vehicle that symbolizes Inchcape Kenya’s commitment to delivering excellence, innovation, and tailored solutions to our valued customers. This unveil signifies more than just the introduction of a vehicle; it represents our dedication to exceeding expectations and setting new standards in the luxury performance SUV segment,” she said.
The third-generation Range Rover Sport boasts a range of unique design features and technological advancements that will redefine expectations of what can be achieved from an off-road vehicle.
“With the arrival of this fully tropicalized Range Rover Sport customized for the Kenyan market, we are providing Kenyan consumers with a vehicle that adapts seamlessly to their environment. This adaptive nature ensures limitless capabilities in luxury, adventure, and comfort,” Vershinskaya stated.
Built on the flexible mixed-metal architecture of MLA-Flex, the New Range Rover Sport boasts up to 35 percent higher torsional stiffness compared to its predecessor. This innovative platform serves as the backbone for an array of cutting-edge systems, all coordinated by the Integrated Chassis Control system and meticulously tuned for the unique Kenyan driving environment.
The New Range Rover Sport’s driving experience reaches new heights with a series of groundbreaking chassis technologies. The revolutionary Dynamic Response Pro seamlessly collaborates with the latest Dynamic Air Suspension generation, introducing switchable-volume air springs. Anchored by a 48-volt electronic active roll control system, the Dynamic Response Pro delivers unparalleled roll control, applying up to 1,400Nm of torque per axle for remarkable body control and cornering precision.
Equipped with All-Wheel Steering, Torque Vectoring by Braking, and the Electronic Active Differential, the New Range Rover Sport delivers unmatched cornering agility. All-Wheel Steering empowers the vehicle with rear-wheel steering of up to 7.3 degrees, enhancing low-speed maneuverability and high-speed stability.
At the pinnacle of its capabilities lies the Stormer Handling Pack, an assembly of premier chassis systems. This package incorporates Dynamic Response Pro, All-Wheel Steering, the Electronic Active Differential, and Configurable Programs, offering personalized driving modes tailored to diverse terrains. Notably, this pack comes standard on P510e Electric Hybrid and P530 powertrain variants.
Inside the New Range Rover Sport, passengers are enveloped in opulence and comfort. The SUV features 22-way adjustable, heated and ventilated electric memory front seats, complete with a massage function and winged headrests. Rear occupants enjoy ergonomic seat geometry, boasting increased legroom and knee clearance for enhanced comfort.
Innovative technology abounds in the New Range Rover Sport. The next-generation Cabin Air Purification Pro, featuring PM2.5 filtration and nanoeTM X technology, guarantees a pristine driving environment. The Meridian Signature Sound System, boasting 29 speakers and up to 1,430W of amplifier power, creates an immersive audio experience. The Pivi Pro infotainment system incorporates a high-resolution 13.1-inch curved touchscreen, complemented by a 13.7-inch Interactive Driver Display for crucial information.
Underpinning these advancements is Land Rover’s Electrical Vehicle Architecture (EVA 2.0), enabling seamless connectivity and Software Over The Air (SOTA) updates for ongoing innovation. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), including Emergency Braking and ClearSight Ground View, contribute to enhanced safety.
In terms of design, the New Range Rover Sport embodies sophistication, featuring a distinctive profile, Digital LED lighting units, and sculpted surfaces. The vehicle’s reductive design extends to the interior, showcasing innovative materials and technologies that harmonize elegance and visceral appeal.
The vehicle is available for purchase in Kenya at Inchcape’s Land Rover showroom.