Range Rover has overcome 999 steps on the way to “Heaven’s Gate”February 13, 2018
The company Land Rover published a video, which shows how a hybrid SUV Range Rover Sport P400e overcomes a huge ladder on Mount Tianmen in China. The car was able to climb the 999 steps and reach the cave “Heaven’s Gate.”
The SUV was ruled by the Chinese-Dutch racer Tong Hopin, who is in favor of the Jaguar Racing team in the electric car championship Formula E. First, the car drove through a complex mountain road consisting of 99 steep turns, and then crossed a staircase of 999 steep steps.
“I participated in the tests of Formula-1, won in the class LMP2 in the 24-hour Le Mans and competed in Formula E, but certainly it was one of the most difficult races in my career,” Hopin confessed.
The updated SUV Range Rover Sport, which received a hybrid version of the P400e, was introduced in the fall of 2017. The structure of the power unit of the novelty included a two-liter petrol turbo with a power of 300 hp and an electric motor that emits 114 hp. In aggregate aggregates develop 404 hp.
Up to 100 km / h the hybrid Range Rover Sport accelerates in 6.7 seconds, and its maximum speed is 220 kilometers per hour. On one electric car, the car can travel 50 kilometers.