As Land Rover transitioned from relatively utilitarian off-roaders to luxury family haulers, models such as the long-wheelbase Range Rover were born.
The 2018 Range Rover is without a doubt one of the most stylish and capable SUVs on the planet. Its high-quality interior makes it a rival for the Bentley Bentayga, even though the latter is considerably more expensive to purchase. A more direct rival however would be the Lincoln Navigator.
In the U.S., you can buy a 2018 Range Rover LWB for upwards of $110,000, if you include the $995 destination/handling charge. The car you see here though actually isn’t the top model in the line up – that would be the SVAutobiography LWB, with its 557 HP and a price tag of just under $210,000.
Tested here by Doug DeMuro is the “entry-level”, if you can call it that, Supercharged LWB version, with 518 HP and 461 lb-ft (625 Nm) of torque coming from its 5.0-liter V8 supercharged petrol unit.
While the car doesn’t appear to look a lot different than before, the 2018MY Range Rover actually packs a few very interesting new features, both outside and in. To name a few, there are the high-tech taillights, rear-door blind spot monitor or the new Touch Pro Duo infotainment system. DeMuro also liked the all-glass design for the door frames, rearwards of the B-pillar.
As for how it performs on the road, the 2018 Range Rover LWB definitely seems to be one of the all-time most comfortable SUVs, displaying excellent ride quality, acceleration and noise insulation.