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The 2023 Range Rover Sport is the best example of minimalist design

2023 Range Rover Sport front third quarter hd view

Land Rover has pulled the curtains on the redesigned 2023 Range Rover Sport. It follows in the footsteps of the redesigned Range Rover unveiled in 2022. The Sport has a whole host of refreshed powertrains, although those looking for powerful performance will have to wait a little longer for the 5.0-litre V8-filled Range Rover Sport SVR to shed his camouflage.

But the current lineup has a wide variety of engine options, including a new PHEV variant. It will also bring about a fully electric powertrain in the future, thanks to the new flexible foundation. But the most striking thing about the Range Rover Sport is its design language. The minimalist approach gives it a calming look (obviously the opposite of what it can do on and off the road!). The exterior design is sleek and there are no protruding elements.

It’s almost impossible to think of it as a muscular SUV with off-road capability, due to the subtle design appeal. The interior also follows a similar design language with minimalism and an origami-esque layout. It reminds us of the minimal yet plush interior of the 2023 Genesis G90. But for all its simplicity, Land Rover is not dulled by complexity in terms of technology and features. The 2023 Range Rover Sport looks unique and impresses BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Volvo XC90, among others.

2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport brings minimalism and sophistication in one frame to please your ASMR.


2023 Range Rover Sport exterior design: as sleek as it gets

At first glance, the redesigned exterior may not seem much different from last year’s Range Rover Sport. But the longer you look, the cooler the new design turns out to be. The silhouette hasn’t changed much, but the new Sport gets a slightly shorter front overhang and longer rear. The stance has also changed, with the first quarter rising marginally. The front is accentuated by slimmer LED headlights and smaller grilles. The side profile is where the minimalism of the new Range Rover Sport comes to the fore.

There are no bumps, just a smooth flowing surface that makes the side look like it was cut from a single sheet of metal. Complementing this ASMR look are cool 21-inch wheels. And if those are “small” for you, Land Rover also has giant 23 inch wheels as an option! The Dynamic trim gets unique exterior features with graphite and copper exterior accents. The rear panel gets new slimmer and wider taillights that sit on a darkened trim.

The roof gets two radical antenna fins that, along with the dual exhaust ports on either side of the darkened lower section of the bumper, double. All these minimal design features combine to form a very smooth surface, giving the Range Rover Sport 2023 a low drag coefficient of 0.29. For reference, the Tesla Model S, considered one of the most aerodynamic production cars, has a drag coefficient of 0.24.

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2023 Range Rover Sport interior is clean, minimal and refined

The minimalist theme is also carried through to the interior of the 2023 RR Sport. The dashboard has a very calming layout and it looks like sheets of paper are stacked on top of each other. The minimalist design provides tranquility and the blue mood lighting contributes to the tranquility. The cabin space has been increased, thanks to the new platform that contributes to the seating comfort. The sophistication of technology is impressively hidden behind all the simplicity and elegance.


The dashboard is decorated with a whole series of displays. The instrument panel is a 13.7-inch unit called the Interactive Driver Display4. The cool sloping 13.1-inch curved infotainment unit gets all the connectivity goodies, including the Amazon Alexa voice commands. Land Rover offers OTA updates to ensure all the refinement of the Range Rover Sport. The stock audio system is brave, but it also gets an optional 29-speaker Meridian audio system.

Don’t be fooled by the sleek design of this Rover

The 2023 Range Rover Sport may look all sleek and minimalist, but don’t be fooled into thinking it’s only made for civilized things! True to its DNA, the Sport can take you anywhere. On the road, things have gotten sharper with the upgraded optional rear-axle steering.


It can steer the rear wheels up to 7.3 degrees for better cornering ability. The main support system for this SUV’s off-road capability is the standard Dynamic Air suspension. At top spec, the Sport can be fitted with Dynamic Air Suspension Pro which adds roll control.

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This photo will be perfect with the all-electric version of 2024

The Range Rover Sport 2023 is offered in three engine options and four power ratings. The base is a 3.0-liter mild-hybrid inline-6 ​​that produces 355 horsepower and 369 lb-ft. The same engine is modified to produce 395 horsepower and 406 lb-ft in the Dynamic trim.

Then comes the plug-in variant of this six-cylinder engine with 434 horsepower and 619 lb-ft. The most powerful engine at the moment is a BMW-sourced twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 with 523 horsepower and 553 lb-ft. Land Rover has also confirmed that an all-electric iteration is in the works, slated for 2024. And the quiet powertrain matches the sleek design perfectly.

2023 Range Rover Sport: price and availability of this minimalist muscle

The 2023 Range Rover Sport is currently on sale and starts with a suggested retail price of $83,000 for the base P360 SE trim and comes in at $121,500 for the top-spec P530 First Edition. Prices have risen sharply, with the base finish becoming nearly $12,000 more expensive. It’s not the cheapest SUV in the segment, but it’s the cleanest!


Sources: Land Rover, Autoweek.com, Caranddriver.com



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