2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

The 2011 Range Rover Sport bridges the gap between the LR4 and the Range Rover line. Despite its name and appearance, the Range Rover Sport has more in common with the LR4 than it does with the Range Rover. Based on a modified LR4 chassis, the Range Rover sport offers up the robust underpinnings of the LR4 with the appearance and luxury of the Range Rover. The Range Rover Sport is available in four trims: HSE, HSE LUX, Supercharged, and Autobiography.

All information on this page is for U.S.-specification vehicles unless otherwise indicated.

2011 Range Rover Sport Trims

The 2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is available in four trims, plus one special edition. The “base” trim is the HSE, which is followed by the HSE LUX, the Supercharged, and the Autobiography. In addition to the standard trims is a special edition Range Rover Sport GT Limited Edition, which combines the styling of the Range Rover Sport Autobiography with the non-supercharged 5.0-Liter V8 engine. Introductory MSRPs range from $60,495.00 for the HSE up to $86,395.00 for the Autobiography. There are a limited number of options available at each trim level, with popular options including the Comfort Climate Pack ($1,500.00), harman/kardon® LOGIC7® Surround Audio system ($1,650.00), and the Vision Assist Pack ($1,200.00).

Range Rover Sport HSE
Introductory MSRP: $60,495.00 | Used Car Financing

Highlights:
– Xenon Automatic Headlamps
– 8-Way Driver and Passenger Power Leather Seats
– On- and Off-Road Hard Disc Drive Navigation
– Rear View Camera

 

Range Rover Sport HSE LUX
Introductory MSRP: $65,195.00 | Used Car Financing

Highlights:
– Premium Leather Seating Surfaces
– Climate Control Package
– 20-Inch 15-Spoke Alloy Wheels

 

Range Rover Sport Supercharged
Introductory MSRP: $75,395.00 | Used Car Financing

Highlights:
– 5.0-Liter Supercharged V8 Engine (510-Horsepower)
– Perforated Premium Leather with Contrast Stitching
– Dynamic Response™ Technology
– SIRIUS® Satellite Radio

 

Range Rover Sport Autobiography
Introductory MSRP: $86,395.00 | Used Car Financing

Highlights:
– 5.0-Liter Supercharged V8 Engine (510-Horsepower)
– Limited Availability
– Extended Exterior Color Choices
– Distinctive Exterior Details

 

Range Rover Sport GT Limited Edition – The Range Rover Sport GT Limited Edition combines the styling of the Range Rover Sport Autobiography with the non-supercharged 5.0-Liter V8 engine.

2011 Range Rover Sport Performance

The Range Rover Sport offers two engine options, depending on trim. The introductory engine is the 5.0-liter V8 that produces 375-horsepower and 375 ft.-lbs. torque. This engine is standard on the HSE, HSE LUX, and the GT Limited Edition. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with CommandShift®. This combination make the Range Rover Sport good for zero-to-60 MPH times of 7.2 seconds. Mileage comes in at 13 City and 18 Highway. The Supercharged and Autobiography models make use of a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine that ups horsepower to 510.  Should you have need to tow, the Range Rover Sport features a respectable tow rating of 7,716 pounds when properly equipped.

Base Engine: 5.0-Liter V8 Engine with 375-Horsepower and 375 ft.-lbs. Torque
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/ CommandShift®
Fuel Economy (MPG): 13 City / 18 Highway

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

2011 Range Rover Sport Exterior

The Range Rover Sport is slightly smaller than the Range Rover, yet despite the smaller dimensions, little curb weight is shaved off the Range Rover Sport compared to the Range Rover. The non-supercharged Range Rover Sport comes in at a 5,540 lbs., a mere 157 pounds lighter than the Range Rover. As expected, this weight does have an impact on performance both on- and off-road. The design aesthetic is without doubt Range Rover. However, the Range Rover Sport is no badge-engineered copy or “lesser” alternative to the Range Rover. The vehicle is very much a standalone offering that just so happens to share a name with a sibling model, much like the Range Rover Evoque.

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

2011 Range Rover Sport Interior

The Range Rover Sport is yet another example of Land Rover’s commitment to improving the interiors of its lineup. Flat surfaces and lots of plastic used to be a Land Rover interior hallmark, but fortunately those days appear to be behind us. The interior of the Range Rover Sport shares many of the same general forms and functions of the Range Rover, but the elements have been tweaked and redistributed across the dash to better integrate with the fit and function of the Range Rover Sport. The gently sloping center stack and the steering wheel contain the bulk of the controls.

Soft-touch surfaces are found throughout the cabin and interior colors can range from stately all-black to dynamic contrasting colors. Base colors include ivory, ebony, almond, Arabica (a rich coffee color), and tan (rich brown), which are available in a limited number of combinations with ocean (blue), lunar (graphite), nutmeg (light brown), and ivory. The interior can be finished in Walnut wood, Anigre wood, or black lacquer.

Seating Capacity: 5
Headroom (Front/Rear): 38.5/38.4 in.
Legroom (Front/Rear): 42.4/37.6 in.
Shoulder room (Front/Rear): 58.7/57.6 in.
Cargo Volume – Rear Seats Up: 33.8 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume -Rear Seats Folded: 71.0 cu. ft.

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Interior

2011 Range Rover Sport Safety

The 2011 Range Rover Sport has not been tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or the IIHS. However, the Range Rover Sport is equipped with a wide range of advanced safety and security features that range from systems that stabilize the vehicle if it detects unbalanced weight shifts to the Land Rover Terrain Response that tailors vehicle performance to the road conditions via driver-controlled settings.

  • Six-airbag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) driver and dual threshold front-passenger airbags, side thorax for front seating positions, and head-protection side-curtain airbags for front and rear outboard seating positions; front passenger seat occupant-detection system
  • Active Roll Mitigation (ARM) predicts unbalanced weight shifts and stabilizes vehicle
  • Automatic-dimming inside rearview mirror
  • Xenon automatic headlights with power washers
  • Central locking system
  • Child locks for rear doors and power windows
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Collision-activated inertia switch (unlocks doors, turns off fuel pump, turns on interior and hazard lights)
  • Command driving position for optimal visibility
  • Dual power-fold, heated exterior mirrors; programmable, automatic dipping of passenger-side mirror in Reverse
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Electric rear-window defroster
  • Electronic Brake Assist (EBA)
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Four-channel, all-terrain anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Four-wheel Electronic Traction control (4ETC)
  • Front and rear fog lights
  • Head restraints for all five occupants; adjustable for all outboard seating positions.
  • Height-adjustable safety belt anchors for front seats; pre-tensioning front safety belts.
  • Hill Descent Control (HDC); Gradient Release Control (GRC)
  • LATCH (Lower Anchor and Tether for Children) system for child seat attachment
  • LED center high-mount stoplight
  • Privacy glass (aft of B-pillar), including sunroof
  • Pushbutton start with passive keyless entry
  • Rigid steel safety-cage construction; front crumple zone; side impact beams in the front and rear doors; lower secondary load-path chassis construction
  • Roll stability control
  • Terrain Response™ matches vehicle dynamic systems to terrain
  • “Time out” feature (retained accessory power) for power windows and sunroof
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

2011 Range Rover Sport Features

The 2011 Range Rover Sport bridges the gap between the LR4 and the Range Rover. Popular features found on the RRS include dual-zone automatic climate control, front and rear park distance control, navigation system, iPod® connectivity, and USB connectivity. Every new 2011 Range Rover Sport comes with a four-year, 50,000-mile limited warranty and 24-hour roadside assistance.

Comfort & Convenience

  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Three-position memory for driver’s seat, power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel and power-folding exterior mirrors
  • Five-inch Thin Film Transistor (TFT) screen with enhanced driver information
  • 65:35 split folding rear seat
  • Automatic, variable-speed, rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Center-console cubby box, front seatback storage pockets, front-door map pockets
  • Central locking of side doors and rear tailgate; remote activated
  • Dual-zone automatic, independent climate control system with pollen filter
  • Eight-way power adjustable driver- and front-passenger seat; dual folding front armrests
  • Electronic cruise control with steering-wheel-mounted controls
  • Footwell lights and puddle lights
  • Front and rear Park Distance Control (PDC)
  • HomeLink® system
  • Leather seat facings and trim details; seats have high bolsters for lateral support and maximum grip
  • Leather-wrapped power steering wheel with multifunction controls
  • One-touch “open/close” power sunroof; anti-trap function
  • Outside-temperature display
  • Power windows with backlit controls and one-touch feature on both front windows; anti-trap function
  • Rear liftgate with hatch-style rear window
  • Retractable and removable rear cargo area cover

Audio & Nav System

  • 240-watt harman/kardon® AM/FM-stereo audio system with single-disc in-dash CD player and nine speakers
  • iPod® and USB connectivity jacks for audio
  • Glass-mounted diversity antenna system
  • Dual, glass-mounted diversity antenna system
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Hard disc drive navigation with off-road interface, and coordinate settings; voice recognition for navigation and audio controls; 7-inch LCD dash mounted screen also includes a 4×4 interface showing the settings of the Terrain Response system, including gear, range and front wheel position

Supercharged Adds

  • 5.0-liter supercharged V8, 510-horsepower
  • 20-inch five-spoke alloy wheels
  • Six-piston Brembo front brakes
  • Adaptive Dynamics (continuously variable dampers, Dynamic Response)
  • Exhaust extensions
  • Satellite radio
  • Steering wheel mounted shift paddles
  • Unique leather seating surfaces
  • Unique front grille and side vents

2011 Range Rover Sport Warranty

  • Four-year/50,000-mile New-Vehicle Limited Warranty
  • Six-year/unlimited-mileage Corrosion Perforation Limited Warranty
  • Land Rover 24-hour Roadside Assistance
  • First Required Maintenance Performed at No Charge



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September 2, 2011

Todd A. Jensen

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