The new 2023 Range Rover Sport is leaner, meaner, usefully cheaper, and makes all the right green noises with two hybrid models and a fully-electric model on the way next year. Very similar to its bigger brother in quite a few ways, the Sport nonetheless retains a good lick of its own character. Compared to the outgoing Sport almost everything is new, it now sits on the same MLA-Flex architecture as it`s bigger sibling, and is powered by the same array of engines and even has the same wheelbase.
The Autobiography trim level as before gives you a much higher level of equipment and features as standard including bigger alloys, semi-aniline leather seats and an upgraded Meridian Sound system which has new noise cancelling technology. You feel more cocooned in the Sport than in the full-sized Range Rover, with a lower seating position, higher beltline and controls positioned higher up on the centre console. You get superb seats with as many degrees of adjustability as you could reasonably ask for, swathed in interesting Ultrafabrics, these feel rather like a grippier leather, though contain no cow whatsoever.
The car we have available is a 1 owner car and has only covered 820 miles. It is presented in a desirable Portofino Blue with Caraway and Ebony interior and natural black veneer. The specification includes Meridian 3D surround sound system, Apple CarPlay, 3D surround camera system, privacy glass, front fog lamps, 22” diamond turned with dark satin grey alloy wheels, privacy glass and a head up display plus much more