2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography – Release Date, Review and Specs

The new 2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography is perhaps one among the few vehicles in the market that can genuinely categorize itself as ‘the pinnacle of full size SUV luxury.’ However, cynics may imply it’s simply an overstatement. Well, if you’re one of them, these are some of the reasons why the Range Rover SV Autobiography 2017 is a top-dog in terms of opulence. It comes with a luxurious interior, its acceleration is brisk, its off-roading capability is superb, and has a beauty to fall head over heels for. Its release date, although unconfirmed should be expected sometime this fall.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography auto show, side view, alloy wheels

The SV autobiography continues to set the pace in terms of luxury, style, and performance. But those are not the only points of endearments that have made us fall in love with it. It is its combination of all those features and performance that make this venerable SUV a likable creation.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography exterior, rear view, tailpipe and alloy wheels

Remember folks, the SV Autobiography is still a Land Rover to its core. That said, its off-roading prowess is simply enthralling. Throw in the luxury and feature extravagance, and it easily topples the rest of its solid rivals. Furthermore, the new model comes fitted with performance upgrades such as the Al-Terrain Progress Control system that now makes traversing terrains easier than ever before.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography spy shots

Despite the fact that you might never have the chance to drive it over a curb while pulling up to the valet stand, it is still imperative to have in mind than you have a capable machine. A handful of upgrades have been offered for the latest model, with a good chunk of them being on its interior. Indeed, the 2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography interior gets tons of upgrades geared towards enhancing its technologies and material quality.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography side view, silver color, alloy wheels

Under the hood, the new vehicle comes equipped with a 5.0L supercharged V8 juggernaut good for generating around 550 horsepower and 502 pounds-feet of torque.  Despite is massive size and a dizzying output the vehicle still manages to offer 14/19/16 mpg in the city/highway/combined, as per the EPA stats.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography rear view, taillights, badges and tailpipe

The 2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography is certainly among the best large luxury SUVs for anyone looking for a go-anyway vehicle with a bit of style. Some of the alternatives include the Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, Range Rover Sport, and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography Changes on Interior & Exterior

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography interior, steering wheel, lcd screen

Some of the standard accessories available for the SV Autobiography include automatic xenon headlights, a heated 10-way front seats, a hands-free power liftgate, front and rear parking cameras, leather upholstery, automatic tri-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry and ignition, a rearview camera, a power-adjustable heated steering wheel, automatic wipers, a heated windshield, a USB port, a navigation system, a thirteen-speaker Meridian sound system, an eight-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, voice controls, and reclining rear seatbacks.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography front angle, headlights and grille

Additionally, it comes equipped with features such driver memory functions, eighteen-way adjustable front seats, upgraded and extended leather trim, a variety of special interior and exterior color combinations, a suede-cloth headliner, a rear seat console, additional power adjustments, and a reconfigurable rear seat offered by the Rear Executive Class Seating package.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography interior,leather back seats

Upgrading to the 2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography LWB gets you twenty-way power front seats, dual USB ports, a rear cooler box, rear footrests, power-folding rear tray tables, a leather headliner, a perforated leather trim, various chrome and other exterior accents, and a more boffo V8 engine.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography auto show, rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

Range Rover SV Autobiography colors: Yulong White Metallic, Windward Grey, Verbier Silver, Meribel White, Spectral Racing Red, Mescalito Black, Ruffina Red, Rio Gold, Madagascar Orange, Bosphorus Grey, and Ligurian Black. Modest changes can be expected on its release date.

Specifications

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography exterior, auto show, grille and headlights, front view

Wheelbase: 2,922 mm
Length: 4,999 mm
Width (mirrors folded out): 2,220 mm
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: N/A ft³
Curb weight: N/A
Top Speed: 150 mph
0-60: 6.8 sec
MPG: 14/19 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Yulong White Metallic, Windward Grey, Verbier Silver, Meribel White, Spectral Racing Red, Mescalito Black, Ruffina Red, Rio Gold, Madagascar Orange, Bosphorus Grey, and Ligurian Black
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography Engine Specs

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography engine

The new Range Rover Autobiography comes equipped with a familiar 5.0L supercharged V8 rated at 510 horsepower and 461 pounds-ft. of torque. The SV Autobiography as already mentioned above, gets an improved version of the same engine that is able to crank out an impressive output rated at 550 hp and 502 pounds-feet of torque.

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography Price & Release Date

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography release date

Rumors allege the new vehicle will most likely go for sale sometime this fall for an MSRP starting from $199,495.

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2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography auto show, white color, side view, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography exterior, side view, alloy wheels

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2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography rear view, taillights and alloy wheels

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2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography interior, dashboard

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography interior, leather frontseats

2017 Range Rover SV Autobiography trunk, cargo space

2017 Land Rover Defender – Release Date, News and Rumors

The new 2017 Land Rover Defender will be Land Rover’s fifth generation  SUV that will feature a more upmarket cabin, significantly reduced curb weight, radical new looks, and tons of technology features for the money. As before, it will still be offered with a seven-seat passenger capacity. The Land Rover Defender Canada release date should be expected sometime in in the latter half of 2017 as a 2018 year model.

2017 Land Rover Defender exterior, bluecolor, front view, headlights and grille

Some 2017 Land Rover Defender spy pictures show the new model undergoing high-speed testing on the Nurburgring. Additional specs include new technology details, and a plusher cabin that offers better functionality than ever before. Moreover, it is based on the Discovery Vision Concept, therefore, the new model will have a lower and sleeker design than the undergoing model.

2017 Land Rover Defender spy shots

Also offered alongside is the 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport model. The price for the Discovery Sport will start from around $37,455 and that will get you features such as more cargo and passenger space, advanced technologies, a comfortable passenger cabin, laudable off-road capability, and an available third-row seating. Power will be offered by a 2.0L four-cylinder turbocharged engine rated at 240 hp and 250 lbs. ft. of torque.

2017 Land Rover Defender auto show, frontview, headlights

Land Rover also says the new model will have the same mechanical underpinnings as those of the Range Rover Sport and Range Rover models. That said, we should therefore expect the new model to shed up to 2622kg of curb weight over the existing model.

2017 Land Rover Defender exterior, side angle, red color, alloy wheels

According to Land Rover, the new model will be less ‘polarising, universally appealing, and without compromises as opposed to being specialized in its design and ethos. Additionally, it would offer more off-roading capability that’s best-in-class. Throw in a bespoke design, and core engineering technology. Furthermore, the class-leading technology will be spruced up by the laser scanning system. The system will be capable of adjusting both transmission and suspension based on the road ahead.

2017 Land Rover Defender front view, headlights, grille and badges

In terms of dimensions, Land Rover says the new model won’t be any bigger than the current model. This comes at a time when the marque has been vocal at their plans in offering vehicles that use lightweight materials and composites, are more sustainable and lightweight.

2017 Land Rover Defender rear view, silver color, taillights and tailpipe

The new 2017 Land Rover Defender interior, as before, will feature premium features and technologies. Some of the technologies that will be available on the new model include a crisp and responsive infotainment system, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring with rear-cross traffic alerts, and a slew of driver aides.

2017 Land Rover Defender convertible,side view, red color, alloy wheels and headlights

Also available are a number of body styles and various trim models meant to cater for various clientele. But even with so much changes and redesigns, the segment also offers several other options as well. Some of the alternatives include the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, Jeep Wrangler, and the ‘90s Defender.

2017 Land Rover Defender Competition

2017 Land Rover Defender front angle, headlights andgrille

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV price starts from an MSRP of around $119,900. Some of the specs include strong turbocharged engines, luxuriously appointed cabin, unmatched presence, and a go-anywhere capability. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017.

2016 Mercedes–Benz G-Class front angle, headlights and grille

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler price starts from an MSRP of around $23,895. That amount gets you extensive factory options and aftermarket parts support, fun to drive demeanor, and numerous variations. Also, Jeep offers a dizzying amount of trim models. The 2017 Jeep Wrangler release date should be expected sometime before the fall of 2017.

2017 Land Rover Defender Review of Interior & Exterior

2017 Land Rover Defender interior, leather seats

Some of the standard features you should expect on the new model include eighteen-inch wheels, push-button keyless ignition, rear parking sensors, a rear privacy glass, USB ports, a touchscreen interface, full leather upholstery, automatic wipers, adaptive xenon headlights, a 10-speaker audio system, heated power-folding exterior mirrors, four USB ports, an auxiliary audio jack, and rear LED foglights.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 2794 mm
Length: 4639 mm
Width: 1790 mm
Height: 2021 mm
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: N/A ft³
Curb weight: 2622 kg
Top Speed: N/A mph
0-60: N/A sec
Fuel Tank Capacity: 75 Litres
Fuel Consumption (Combined): 11L / 100km
Available Exterior Colors: N/A
Exterior: Metallic Paint
Towing Capacity: Brake:3500 Unbrake:750

2017 Land Rover Defender Engine Specs

2017 Land Rover Defender engine

It is too early to speculate what lurks beneath its hood. However, my crystal ball tells me we should expect a wide array of engines ranging from a supercharged 5.0L V8 to the new 2.0L four-cylinder.

More specs such as top speed, MPG, and 0-60 mph will be updated as and when such information becomes known.

2017 Land Rover Defender Release Date & Price

2017 Land Rover Defender release date

Rumors allege the new model will most likely go for sale sometime in the latter half of 2017, at least for the USA market.

The 2017 Land Rover Defender price should start from around $55,000.

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2017 Land Rover Defender front view, red color, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Land Rover Defender exterior, front view, grille, badges and alloy wheels

2017 Land Rover Defender convertible, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Land Rover Defender side view, silver color, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 Land Rover Defender rear view, taillights andtailpipe

2017 Land Rover Defender exterior, rear view, taillights

2017 Land Rover Defender exterior, frontview, headlights, red color

2017 Land Rover Defender side view, alloy wheels

2017 Land Rover Defender exterior, alloy wheels

2017 Land Rover Defender interior, dashboard

2017 Land Rover Defender convertible, interior, leather seats

2017 Land Rover Defender interior, leather seats, dashboard, lcd screen

2017 Range Rover Evoque – Release Date, News and Rumors

Although it may not be a very practical vehicle, the new 2017 Range Rover Evoque is an appealing choice for those looking for a compact luxury crossover that is more than an everyday grocery-getter. Its highlights include unrivalled of-road abilities, an available two-door body styles, an impressive fuel economy rating, a beautifully crafted interior and exterior design, and excellent handling characteristics. Its release date should be expected mid-next year.

2017 Range Rover Evoque side view, white color,alloy wheels

A myriad of changes and updates should be expected from the freshest Evoque. These can be found everywhere apart from its engine. Up front, the Evoque comes with revised LED headlights, and taillights. Farther aback, you’ll notice the rear spoiler that gives the model a new and fresh look. Inside, you’ll notice a vibrant cabin that has made extensive use upscale materials and top-rated technologies on the dash.

2017 Range Rover Evoque rear view,taillights, alloy wheels

For starters, Land Rover has established itself as an unparalleled automaker when it comes to building luxurious SUVs, all its models epitomize on luxury and off-road prowess. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a surprise when the new Evoque trumps all other compact crossovers in its category whenever asphalt turns to dirt. The Evoque is also suitable for everyday driving and an occasional weekend getaway.

2017 Range Rover Evoque front view, headlights and grille

Standard accessories and features in this vehicle are breathtaking. Even in basic form, the Range Rover Evoque guarantees a sense of premium luxury and comfort. This has been long been Land Rover’s footprint and is especially true for the new model. In fact, the 2017 model comes with features that would have otherwise been optional in the previous model.

2017 Range Rover Evoque side view, white color, alloy wheels and headlights

Its exterior design is another discussion of its own, it’s been a showstopper ever since it debuted four years ago, and continues to impress even better with time. Even so, there are some flaws the Evoque comes with that could severely damage its overall appeal. They include a pricey window sticker, a poor rear visibility and a less spacious head- and cargo room.

2017 Range Rover Evoque side angle, red color

We recommend shopping around in the segment to check what its competition offers before deciding.

Its alternatives include the 2017 BMW X3. Offers a superior acceleration, more engine variety, more spacious, and its interior is of high-quality. Another solid choice in the segment would perhaps be the 2017 Audi Q5. It offers a variety of powerful engines, lots of interior room, and a smooth ride quality.

2017 Range Rover Evoque rear view, taillights and tailpipe

Lastly, both the 2017 Lexus NX 200t and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class are solid options, too. At the end of the day, you’ll have to weigh in your options carefully depending on your priorities. But even with desirable alternatives to the Range Rover Evoque, it continues to be an epitome of beauty, style, and fuel economy.

2017 Range Rover Evoque rear angle, taillights

2017 Range Rover Evoque Engine Specs

The 2016 Range Rover Evoque’s 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine returns for the 2017 model. the engine comes mated to a standard nine-speed automatic transmission system that forwards the power produced – 240 hp and 250 lbs. ft. of torque to the AWD system, all Evoques come included with hill descent control and hill assist systems in addition to the Land Rover’s Terrain Response system. The system comes in handy whenever a driver wants to use specific settings for the prevailing trail and road conditions.

2017 Range Rover Evoque engine

EPA projects the fuel consumption for the vehicle to stand at 30/21/24 mpg in the city/highway/combined. However opting for fuel efficiency over performance has its own setback, as the Evoque needs a time of about 7.2 seconds to hit the 60 mph mark.

Offered Trims – Range Rover Evoque

The five-passenger 2017 Range Rover Evoque is offered in either two-door or four-door body styles. The latter is offered in base, SE, SE Premium, HSE, and HSE Dynamic trim models, while the former comes in only HSE Dynamic and SE Premium trims. The 2017 Range Rover Evoque XL review is covered separately.

Exterior Changes & 2017 Range Rover Evoque Interior Review

2017 Range Rover Evoque steering wheel, lcd screen, dashboard

Exterior colors offered for the 2017 model include Baltoro Ice, Aintree Green Metallic, Santorini Black Metallic, Indus Silver Metallic, Loire Blue Metallic, Fuji White, Firenze Red Metallic, Yulong White Metallic, Scotia Grey Metallic, Kaikoura Stone Metallic, and Waltomo Grey.

2017 Range Rover Evoque side view, blue color, alloy wheels

Some of the standard items available include a rearview camera, an 8” touchscreen display. An automatic windshield wiper, 18” wheels, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, eight-way power front seats, heated exterior mirrors, a rear privacy glass, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, and an eleven-speaker Meridian audio system.

2017 Range Rover Evoque interior, leather back seats

Expect optional packages and standalone options to be made available on its release date.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 104.8 in
Length: 172 in
Width: 78.1 in
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: 20.3 ft³
Curb weight: N/A
Top Speed: 133 mph
0-60: 7,2 sec
MPG: 21/30 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Aintree Green Metallic, Baltoro Ice, Corris Grey Metallic, Firenze Red Metallic, Fuji White, Indus Silver Metallic, Kaikoura Stone Metallic, Loire Blue Metallic…
Towing Capacity: 3500 lbs

2017 Range Rover Evoque Release Date & Price

2017 Range Rover Evoque Release date

Its release should be expected mid-next year, according to industry’s pundits. As for the price, all rumors allege a $41,475 base MSRP for the Evoque SUV, and $51,470 for the Range Rover Evoque Convertible. It is also expected to be available on lease terms once it is offered for sale.

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2017 Range Rover Evoque exterior, front angle, headlights and grille

2017 Range Rover Evoque front view, blue color, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

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2017 Range Rover Evoque front view, exterior, headlights

2017 Range Rover Evoque exterior, blue color, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Range Rover Evoque exterior, side angle, headlights, alloy wheels

2017 Range Rover Evoque trunk

2017 Range Rover Evoque interior, leather seats

2017 Range Rover Evoque interior, steering wheel, dashboard