2nd gen Range Rover Sport starts at A$102k; nav standard

The second generation Range Rover Sport goes on sale in Australia soon with a starting price of a shade over A$102k, excluding on-road costs.

As detailed in our hands-on preview, the new Range Rover Sport is up to 420kg lighter thanks to an aluminium body.

The new lighter, aluminium-bodied Sport is available locally in five trim levels (SE, HSE, HSE Dynamic, Autobiography and Autobiography Dynamic) and four engine choices (two petrol and two diesel). For all the dirty details about the engines, check out our handy table at the bottom of this article.

Kicking off the second-gen Range Rover Sport range is SE: A$102,800 with the 190kW TDV6 diesel and A$113,600 when equipped with the 215kW SDV6 diesel. Standard here is permanent four-wheel drive, an 8-speed auto, automatic engine start/stop, adjustable height cross-linked air suspension, Terrain Response, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, 19-inch alloys, full-size spare wheel, leather interior, push button start, cruise control, and reversing camera and parking sensors. The SDV6 SE also features high and low range gearing, Terrain Response 2 Auto, adaptive dynamics, and 20-inch alloy wheels.

Also standard is an 8-speaker 380W audio system featuring 8-inch touchscreen, hard disk-based nav system, hard disk CD ripping, voice control with visual prompts, Bluetooth for streaming and hands-free, USB port in each of the seating rows and auxiliary jack.

Next up is the HSE that’s priced at A$125,800 for the 215kW SDV6 diesel or A$123,100 for the 250kW supercharged V6 petrol. The HSE adds paddle shifters, perforated leather, heated electrically folding wing mirrors, xenon headlights, 14-way adjustable electric front seats, and a proximity entry key.

The A$161,600 HSE Dynamic is only offered with the 375kW supercharged V8 petrol engine and adds dynamic response, torque vectoring, active locking rear diff, red brake calipers, and 21-inch alloys.

Only 215kW SDV6 diesel engine is offered in the A$145,500 Autobiography that boasts automatic high beams, 18-way adjustable front seats with memory settings, configurable mood lighting, chilled centre console bin and a 825W 19-speaker Meridian sound system.

At the top of the Sport pile is the A$182,400 Autobiography Dynamic that only comes with the 375kW supercharged V8 petrol engine which adds 22-inch alloys to the party.

Dimensions and other details

Length: 4,850mm
Height: 1,780mm
Width: 2,073mm
Wheelbase: 2,923mm
Boot space (2nd row up / down): 784L / 1,761L
Wading depth: 850mm
Approach angle: 33 degrees †
Ramp angle: 27.2 degrees †
Departure angle: 31 degrees †

† In off-road mode

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Derek Fung

Derek Fung

Derek has a lifelong love for all things automotive, from the dullest Camry to record shattering Bugattis. Prior to starting up Between the Axles he was a reviewer for CNET Australia and the founding editor of its Car Technology channel. [Read more]