Range Rover Sport PHEV Caught Trying To Hide Subtle Nose-Job

It seems that Land Rover is looking to draw a line or two between the upcoming Range Rover Sport Plug-In Hybrid and the regular RRS in terms of styling.

This prototype was spotted recently in Northern Sweden, as the test drivers were out for lunch, leaving the car free to pose for the cameras.

Our spy photographers say that it looks just like another RRS PHEV prototype snapped up in the UK a few days back, except that it doesn’t have any high-voltage stickers – which may have been removed in order to better hide its true identity from the world.

Regarding any possible styling differences, it looks as though this Range Rover Sport PHEV prototype is rocking altered bumpers, front grille and slightly altered headlights (with new graphics), whereas the interior, while it may feature the 2017 Range Rover Sport’s new InControl Touch Pro infotainment system and new 10.2″ dashboard display, remains extremely well covered up.

In order to move the wheels, the plug-in hybrid version of the Range Rover Sport is expected to utilize an in-house built electric motor as well as a battery pack located under the floor of the trunk. The hybrid power train should also include the automaker’s four-cylinder Ingenium petrol unit and its existing eight-speed automatic gearbox.

As for when we might expect to see this thing hit showrooms, probably no sooner than 2018.

Photo Credits: CarPix for CarScoops


  • All LR cars look so similar now, just don’t put camo and no one will notice.

18-Year-Old Charged With DUI Smashes Lamborghini Gallardo Into Two Vehicles

The crash was so loud it made some mistake it for an explosion or something.

Maserati Quattroporte L’Ultimo Concept Is Italian Luxury At Its Finest

This futuristic Maserati Quattroporte render stays (mosty) true to the current model’s design language.

Lexus Safety System+ To Be Standard Equipment On All 2020 Models

The safety suite includes automatic high beam headlights, adaptive cruise control and a a pre-collision system.

Porsche North America Boss Says EVs Will Soon Become Commonplace

Porsche is confident it can easily out-sell its first year of production of the upcoming Taycan .

2020 MINI Electric Teased, Debuts July 9th

MINI is going electric, but the upcoming Cooper SE is only expected to have a range of approximately 114 miles.

Korean Brands Dominate Initial Quality Study, But Porsche’s 911 Comes Out On Top

Genesis had the highest initial quality and they were closely followed by Kia and Hyundai.

Ford Says Explorer ST Customers Aren’t Interested In A V8

The hottest Explorer on sale is powered by an EcoBoost 3.0-liter V6 with 400 HP.

SUV And Tow Truck Decide To Go Their Separate Ways

After the SUV fell off, the tow truck began rolling forward towards a parked van.

2020 Cadillac XT5 Facelift Bows In China With Minor Updates

The 2020 Cadillac XT5 has a new grille and an updated infotainment system with a rotary controller.

Spiderman Goes Electric, Takes A Spin In The Audi E-tron GT

The latest Spiderman flick will feature cameos by the Audi A7, Q8 and e-tron.