Agility isn’t normally a word that springs to mind when the subject is a 2.5-ton luxury SUV—but the Range Rover Sport blends a certain enthusiasm with legendary off-road prowess. Land Rover, a brand that seems to rest perennially below average in initial-quality scores but nonetheless enjoys strong sales, makes the diesel option mightily tempting. First, on 2016 models the upcharge is only $1500, whether you get the HSE (diesel base price: $72,945) or the less-frothed SE (base: $67,945).
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This was a low-slung, short wheelbase 3-door coupè that was found unusually “sporty” in the context of Land Rover’s history. Designed by Richard Woolley, the marque’s first complete concept car sported split-folding gullwing doors, one-piece skeletal seats, a “clamshell” hood, 22 inch alloys, a 289 km/h top speed, 4WD and a 2500 kg weight.