2008 Range Rover Sport Model Year Details


Range Rover Sport in the sandOverview
2008 Model Year Statistics
Powertrain
Chassis & Suspension
Exterior
Interior
Standard Features
Special Editions
Technical Specifications
Other
 


Photo:  2008 Range Rover Sport i the sand (Land Rover official press photo)


Overview
For 2008 model year, the Range Rover Sport – Land Rover’s best selling vehicle worldwide – offered several new cosmetic and luxury refinements. A new Ebony colour centre stack was standard, an improved Brunel metallic finish replaced the Rhodium finish and dark stained Zebrano was available as a new wood finish. A new tan premium leather upholstery colour was available, with improved carpet mats and a stainless steel tread strip.

8-way electric passenger seats and electric lumbar support adjustments for driver’s seats was introduced on all top end SE and HSE spec vehicles and satellite navigation became standard on all SE models.

The Supercharged Sport also got power-folding exterior mirrors, eight-way-adjustable passenger seat, and additional interior accents. An exclusive Sport LE sported an aggressive exterior treatment, adaptive front lighting, and adaptive cruise control.

2008 Range Rover Sport Supercharged

 

2008 Model Year Statistics

The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the Range Rover Sport HSE was $58,500 while the Supercharged model had a 2008 MSRP of $71,950. Both prices included the destination charge of about $775. California emissions charges were $100 extra.

Powertrain:
No changes were made from the 2006 & 7 model years.


Chassis and Suspension:
No changes.

Wheels & Tires:
19x9 inch wheels with 255/50R19 tires continued to be standard on the HSE, while the Supercharged model came with 20x9.5 inch wheels and 255/45R20 tires. As usual, more alloy wheel variations were however offered


Exterior:

The exterior was basically unchanged except for the power-folding exterior mirrors provided on the Supercharged model.

Slightly different color options were offered for 2008, as follows:

Arctic Frost Metallic** Ebony seats/ Ebony carpet
Rimini Red Metallic Alpaca seats/ Alpaca carpet
Buckingham Blue Metallic Ivory seats/ Ebony carpet
Java Black Pearlescent
Zermatt Silver Metallic
Chawton White
Stornoway Grey Metallic
Lucerne Green Metallic**

**Available only on HSE models


2008 Range Rover Sport InteriorInterior:
A new Ebony colour centre stack was standard, an improved Brunel metallic finish replaced the Rhodium finish and dark stained Zebrano was available as a new wood finish. A new tan premium leather upholstery colour was available, with improved carpet mats and a stainless steel tread strip.

8-way electric passenger seats and electric lumbar support adjustments for driver’s seats was introduced on all top end SE and HSE spec vehicles and satellite navigation became standard on all SE models.

Photo at right: Land Rover press photo depicting the Ebony center stack with "Brunel" metal finish in 2008 RR Sport.

The Supercharged Sport also got power-folding exterior mirrors, eight-way-adjustable passenger seat, and additional interior accents.

Audio & Navigation Equipment
No change from previous year except Sirius radio standard on Supercharged model.


2008 Rnage Rover Sport HSE Off RoadOther Standard Features
Photo at right: 2008 RR Sport off road (Land Rover press photo)

No change from 2006. Main features continued as follows:

Comfort and Convenience

Safety & Security


Options:

 

Cold Climate Package (HSE only / Std. on S/C)

$1,300

Luxury Package (HSE only / Std. on S/C)

$3,000

Dynamic Response Package (HSE only / Std. on S/C)

$2,000

DVD/video system on 2008 Range Rover Sport Individual Options

  • Electronically controlled infinitely variable locking rear differential (all models)

$500

  • DVD-based Rear Seat Entertainment system (all models)

$2,500

  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio – service not included (HSE only / Std. on S/C)

$400

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (S/C only)

$2,000

  • 20-inch aluminum-alloy Supercharged wheels and 275/40R20 radial tires (HSE only / Std. on S/C)

$4,000

  • 20-inch aluminum-alloy ‘Stormer’ wheels (S/C only)

$1,000

  • Lined Oak wood trim (S/C only)

no charge

  • LUX premium leather trimmed seats (S/C only)

no charge

 
2008 Model Year Range Rover Special Editions:



Technical Specifications
Unchanged from the 2007 model year. For full technical specs please see the 2006 RR Sport Technical Specs Page.

Other

Wading depth 700 mm (27.6 inches).
Ramp breakover angle (hi mode) 25 degrees

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