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Land Rover introduces special edition models

Despite the naysayers the Land Rover Sport is a fairly competent off-roader. Sure, one wouldn’t be encouraged to head out and do the Camel Trophy with it but, thanks to its advanced Terrain Response system the Land Rover Sport can handle most situations thrown its way. Land Rover has recently updated the Sport in the hopes of making it that bit more appealing to buyers within the segment. Here are the details.

A new Discovery Sport Urban Edition is based on the existing R-Dynamic specification and features distinctive design elements including shadow aluminium finishers, non-leather Luxtec Suedecloth seats and a black contrast roof. The Urban Edition is available in six exterior colourways: Namib Orange, Carpathian Grey, Firenze Red, Santorini Black, Ostuni White and Hakuba Silver.

The Urban Edition features Land Rover’s latest technology, including a powered tailgate and ClearSight Interior Rear View Mirror which switches seamlessly between a video feed and mirror, allowing the driver to see what’s behind the vehicle easily – even if the view is obscured by passengers or luggage.

The Discovery Sport Urban Edition is available with a choice of two four-cylinder Ingenium powertrains – both paired with eight-speed automatic transmissions. The D200 turbodiesel produces 147kW and a hefty 430Nm with acceleration from 0-100km/h happening in 8.6 seconds, while the 183kW/365Nm P250 turbopetrol delivers 0-100km/h in 7.8 seconds.

The new Range Rover Evoque Bronze Collection Special Edition builds on the Range Rover Evoque’s sophisticated design and luxurious interior, based on the well-appointed Evoque S specification. On the outside, the new model is distinguished by its distinctive Corinthian Bronze contrast roof, Burnished Copper side vents and exclusive new Satin Dark Grey 20-inch five split-spoke alloy wheels.

Available in three exterior colours – Carpathian Grey, Santorini Black and Seoul Pearl Silver – the changes highlight the trademark floating roof and reductive exterior design of the Evoque. Inside, Natural Grey Ash veneers, unique Bronze Collection carpet mats with metal-capped corners and Ebony grained leather seats provide a heightened sense of luxury.

As with all Land Rovers, the Discovery Sport and Evoque are offered with a standard Land Rover Care Plan which includes a 100,000km warranty and service within a 5 year period, whichever comes first. All new or Approved Pre-Owned Land Rover customers in South Africa also receive complimentary driver training at the state-of-the-art Experience facility in Lonehill, Johannesburg. The package is available to owners and a partner and includes refreshments, and lunch, all free of charge.

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