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2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Range Rover Sport Autobiography Limited Edition Page 2

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2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Supercharged                    $74,195 5.0-liter V8          510 hp/461 lb-ft                6-sp auto

Autobiography                 $88,545 5.0-liter V8          510 hp/461 lb-ft                6-sp auto

(Prices are MSRP and include $850 destination and delivery charge)

 

Highlights:

- Greater focus on enhanced driving dynamics, more athletic performance

- All-new direct-injection 5.0-liter V8 engines

- New 5.0-liter supercharged V8 delivers a remarkable 510 hp and 461 lb-ft of torque with 0-to-60 mph acceleration in just 5.9 seconds

- New 5.0-liter naturally-aspirated V8 with 375 hp and 375 lb-ft generating

  0-to-60mph acceleration in 7.2 seconds – just 0.1 sec. slower that previous Supercharged model

- High-efficiency, sixth-generation Eaton™ twin-vortex supercharger (Supercharged and   Autobiography models)

- Both engines conform to stringent ULEV2 emissions regulations

- Striking new exterior design with new LED headlights, new two-bar grille, revised bumpers and new LED rear light clusters

- Vastly improved ride and handling with new Adaptive Dynamics System featuring precise new DampTronic Valve Technology ™ damper units (shocks) that read suspension movements 500 times per second and adjust to suit the driver

- New Dynamic program within Terrain Response™ system to deliver more sporting and responsive on-road driving experience

- New paddle shifters for Sport Supercharged (and Autobiography)

- Dramatic leap forward in interior quality, with finer materials and finishes; 50 percent fewer buttons and switches on dashboard

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Since 1948 Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that represent true 'breadth of capability' across the model range. Defender, LR2 (Freelander 2), LR4 (Discovery 4), Range Rover Sport and Range Rover each define the world's 4x4 sectors, with 78% of this model range exported to over 140 countries. Land Rover employs 8,500 people and supports a further 40,000 jobs supported in the supply chain.

Land Rover takes its responsibility to the environment seriously. Emissions have been cut with all new models and, together with Jaguar, it is investing £800m on technology specifically aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions.  Also, since September 2006, carbon dioxide generated by Land Rover manufacturing activities and UK customer vehicle use has been balanced through an industry leading offset program run by Climate Care.

[Land Rover]


 
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