Battle of Giants: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs Range Rover Sport

January 25, 2015 at 01:23

Structurally, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is much like the Range Rover Sport, but is significantly cheaper.
In this case, the fourth generation is very different from the third. It is based on the platform Mercedes-Benz M-Class, and at the same time, compared to the third generation, the body has become almost 50% stiffer. In the line of powertrains are two petrol engines: the base, the volume of 3.6 liters and 286 hp in, as well as a powerful V8 HEMI – heart modifications SRT8, which is when a volume of 6.4 liters develops 468 hp. With it nearly 2.5-ton SUV easily goes to its first hundred in just 5 seconds. However, for buyers are available also economical 3-liter turbo diesel capacity of 241 hp, which according to official data within the acceptable 7.5 l. fuel consumption in the combined cycle.

Jeep Grand Cherokee pics

Jeep Grand Cherokee picture

Titan’s fight: Porsche Cayenne Turbo S and Range Rover Sport Part II

December 26, 2014 at 21:31

According the passport data, the largest luggage compartment has Range Rover Sport, and in reality it will take more luggage than its competitor. Plus only “British” has under floor full spare wheel. At Porsche – stocking a little spare wheel but the luggage compartment is perfectly planned. The only complaint is on a small step, which is formed by folding the second row seats.
The manageability of Range Rover Sport is worthy of only the most flattering words. SUV goes almost without heels even in steep turns, clear and timely responding to the actions of the steering wheel, committing from lock to lock 2.8 turns.

Range Rover Sport pics

Range Rover Sport picture

Titan’s fight: Porsche Cayenne Turbo S and Range Rover Sport Part I

December 24, 2014 at 21:21

We chose to test the most expensive in the present day versions. These are 550-horsepower gasoline Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, and also gasoline Range Rover Sport 510-horsepower.
At this time to identify the leader in the interior decoration we could not. Both cars showed the highest level of quality of finishing materials, but very different approach to the organization of internal space. In Porsche Cayenne interior is more sports, in Range Rover Sport – aristocratic.
Secondary functions of the Porsche are more complicated to manage, the screen is smaller, simpler graphics, but the instructions for use are not required. The interface of a new Range Rover Sport is virtually identical to the previous generation: the same kind of menu and several inhibited response to pressing of “virtual” keys of the touch screen, which fall into while driving sometimes problematic.

Range Rover Sport pics

Range Rover Sport picture