So we got a 2014 Range Rover Sport Supercharged

So we got a 2014 Range Rover Sport Supercharged

2014 Range Rover Sport Supercharged in the UAE
It took long enough, but we finally got a Range Rover Sport Supercharged for an extended round. And it did not disappoint.

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We’re still not sure if we like the bulky new Evoque-derived styling, although in a twist of fate, it is still the most handsome super-SUV around, given how ugly its latest German rivals have become.

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Inside, Range Rover still retains its crown as the purveyor of the best SUV interiors around.

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Clearly the new Sport is better in every way, including practicality and space.

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And when we took it out for our performance runs, it blew everything else out of the water. It’s the quickest SUV we’ve ever tested, quicker than the ML 63 AMG, quicker than the BMW X5 M, and quicker than any naturally-aspirated muscle-car even. We got a time quicker than the official one, and the fact that this has happened before, with the 2010 Range Rover Supercharged, means that Land Rover is underrating their faster cars. More on that in the full review.

What do you think?



  1. I’d agree….without a doubt the most handsome super SUV around!

  2. Really… this car is a monster. They have tested it in Top Gear against a Mini Cooper around a track in UK and this SUV scored a lap time same as the Mini!!! unbelievable!!!!

  3. Mash I drove this very same car and the new SRT GC, I felt the SRT a bit faster, and the timer showed that too, only 2 tenths of a second difference though

  4. ML63 AMG and GL63 AMG both have much more horse power and they are quicker. GL63 AMG has 760 NM of torque, much more than 600 NM only of Range rover supercharged. your statement is not correct. low torque means range rover is slow in low RPM where most people drive on.

  5. Dear, torque has nothing to do with pick up speed, torque is the pulling strength, diesel engines have very high torque but they are slow. Jeep and ML are 200kg and GL is 400kg heavier than RRS. And the new RRS is much more aerodynamic than the other. Secondly all others are turbo charged which adds the push after few 100s of RPM, whereas RRS is supercharged that means the extra push start working as soon as the engine starts. So no wonder it will be much faster than the others.

    • 1. torque has everything to with pick up… (example) F1 cars even though they have been lowered in HP this season but increased torque has made them much more difficult to control because the turning force is so great in the wheels it breaks the traction and they spin out

      2. Diesel cars are slow because they are not performance oriented. They have high compression ratio requiring more heavy engines, heavier engines have higher moment of inertia hence lower RPM redline… therefore they don’t need as much RPMs to get the same acceleration a petrol engine of same size would give them; saving more fuel. The high torque gets them the acceleration without the HP. your horsepower plays greater role in terminal velocity.

      3. Have you ever looked at a torque delivery graph of a turbo engine and supercharged engine? Supercharged engines have linear torque outputs as the boost builds linearly with the RPM, therefore you get the maximum torque towards the end of the redline NOT AS SOON AS THE ENGINE STARTS!! If you are thinking a camaro ZL1 would have 750 NM of torque the moment you touch the accelerator it would be effing UNDRIVEABLE!

      4. Torque delivery is what makes turbo engines so efficient, since the torque delivery is in the beginning, you do not need as high of an RPM to reach reasonable acceleration and shift to next gear… while supercharged engines do not improve fuel economy. Also turbo robs you of 5 HP for every 100 HP gained while supercharger robs you of 30 HP for every 100 HP gained because of the parasitic losses!

      If you need more examples to understand I have another one for you
      A golf 1.2 liter turbo makes 105 HP and 175 NM torque
      Honda civic 1.8 makes 138 HP and 174 NM torque
      by your logic the civic should beat the golf in acceleration but it does not because it actually has lesser torque than the Golf… given the golf is slightly lighter with DSG but it should not have such a huge impact as we see… and Golf top speed will max out faster because the HP is not enough to compensate for its poor aerodyamics even though it is so light.

  6. nice care, but what th h*ll is this colour??????? looks even far worse than the yellow on the camaros, porsches around..

  7. What was the time you recorded with all the vehicles you have mentioned?

  8. Only a matter of time till it catches fire and meets its fate 🙂

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