Today, Land Rover has unveiled the limited-edition two-door Range Rover SV coupe at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The Range Rover SV Coupe is the world’s first full-size luxury SUV coupe and created by Land Rover Design and Special Vehicle Operations. Only 999 units will made by SVO for buyers across the Globe.
Gerry McGovern, Chief Design Officer, Land Rover, said: “The Range Rover SV Coupé is a celebration of the Range Rover bloodline. With a dramatic two-door silhouette, this breath-taking four seat coupé alludes to its unique heritage while being thoroughly modern and contemporary. Beautifully realised and superbly engineered, the Range Rover SV Coupé delivers the most distinguished, luxurious and exclusive Range Rover ever built.”
The SV Coupe features the the signature floating roof, continuous waist and tapering tail. The vehicle highlights the power-close doors with frameless glass. The SV Coupe comes with various body colour combinations, including a new Contour Graphic available in four duo-tone colourways, are offset by unique side vent and grille designs. With it’s 23-inch wheel size this car is great and also a first from Range Rover to get this much of wheel size.
John Edwards, Land Rover Special Operations Managing Director, said: “The introduction of the new SV Coupé brings a new level of individual expression to the Range Rover portfolio and builds on the success of Special Vehicle Operations’ existing bespoke Range Rover programme. Feedback from SV clients who have already seen the vehicle in confidential commissioning sessions has been overwhelmingly positive.”
The Range Rover SV Coupe is the fastest-ever full-size luxury too as it is powered by a 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 petrol powertrain which punches out 557 of bhp. It can attain a max speed of 265 kmph and can jump from 0-100 kmph in just 5 seconds.
The suspensions are tuned to provide a more driver-focused edge. To make the Coupe more practical the seats are lowered by 8mm when compared to the standard Range Rover. The SV Coupe gets a permanent four-wheel drive option with a two-speed transfer box and Active Locking Rear Differential. The SUV is assisted by Terrain Response 2 featuring Dynamic, Eco, Comfort, Grass Gravel, Snow, Mud and Ruts, Sand and Rock programmes. This Rover comes with 900mm maximum wading depth and a maximum towing capacity of 3.5 tonnes.