2017 Range Rover Sport Coupe Coming With Electric Drivetrain

Posted: Nov 5 2016, 7:36am CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles

 

2017 Range Rover Sport Coupe Coming With Electric Drivetrain
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  • 2017 Range Rover Sport Coupe Might Go All Electric
 

The Jaguar Land Rover is entering SUV coupe market and might become an electric car

The Range Rover Sport Coupe that is due to arrive in 2017 was seen testing ahead of its launch. The Range Rover Sport Coupe is supposed to make the brand come in to terms with the new and sportier looking road biased territory. This model is speculated to introduce the JLR’s upcoming electric drivetrain in the market. 

The latest spy images are able to give a few ideas about the new and upcoming model. The major difference between the coupe model and the SUV bodied model is pretty evident in these spy shots. The model has an open boot lid and a smaller boot space as compared to other SUVs. 

Auto car had revealed the three pillar brand strategy of Land Rover which was disclosed as Defender, Discover and Range Rover. The Sport Coupe of the company was referred as “Evoque XL”.

It was positioned between Evoque and Range Rover Sport. The Range Rover Sport Coupe is supposed to sit on the similar aluminum architecture that is followed by Jaguar F-Pace. 

Now it is deemed that JLR is supposed to offer the electric powertrain soon. It is also rumored that Range Rover Sport Coupe might be the first vehicle by company to go all electric on the field.

According to AutoCar, the Sport Coupe is supposed to get six and eight cylinder diesel and petrol engines. It is not clear if the vehicle will be getting the four cylinder Jaguar F Pace engine too.

The all electric power train which is formulated by JLR will make its appearance in I-Pace which is supposed to arrive next year. This fleet will help the company to hit the Californian target of 15% vehicle on electric power by year 2018 and 2025.  

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