Range Rover Sport has become the 400-strong mild hybrid

Range Rover Sport has become the 400-strong mild hybrid

February 13, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Land Rover introduced a new modification of the Range Rover Sport crossover with a 400-strong installation, working on technology Mild Hybrid. The novelty was the first production model of the Jaguar Land Rover, using a similar scheme (a similar system is in the new Range Rover Evoque, but it has not yet gone on sale).

Range Rover Sport HST equipped with a three-liter gasoline six-cylinder in-line engine with a twin-scroll turbine and an electric compressor, which is designed to compensate for the delay in boost operation. The supercharger is operated with the help of an auxiliary electric motor capable of unwinding up to 120 thousand rpm for half a second.

Plus, the power plant includes a “smart” system based on the “start-stop” function, which accumulates energy when braking with the help of a 48-volt battery and uses it to power an electric motor connected at the start from a standstill. The crossover is able to accelerate from “zero” to 100 km / h in 6.2 seconds, and its maximum speed is 225 km per hour.

Range Rover Sport HST will first be sold as an independent special version with special signs and decorative carbon fiber elements on the body. The novelty is equipped with front seats with electric adjustment in 16 directions and with leather trim in red and black. The list of electronic “helpers” includes adaptive cruise control, an emergency braking system operating at high speeds, as well as Terrain Response off-road assistance.

In the UK, the new Range Rover Sport HST will cost £ 81,250. Whether such a crossover will appear in other markets is not yet known.