Let’s have a quick look at what the average SUV has listed on its daily itinerary, shall we?
There’s dropping the kids off at school, a stop by the neighborhood grocery, a few rough patches of
If, however, you happen to sit on the extreme end of the ownership spectrum, one that perhaps involves possible gunfire or maintaining the well-being of highly valued clientele, then Land Rover has a proposition for you.
We mentioned that this mobile fortress lugs around over a ton worth of armor, so naturally, it needs a power plant up to the job of getting it going. Thankfully, it does: Underneath the hood is a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine with an output of 375hp—that’s almost 40hp up from the V6 in its predecessor. This is good enough for 0-100kph in 10.4 seconds and a top speed of 193kph. Not bad.
The chassis and suspension system
Of course, all this will likely cost a pretty penny, though exactly how much remains to be seen. But what’s a little extra compared to losing a limb or two to an improvised explosive device, right?
The updated Range Rover Sentinel will make its debut at the 2019 UK Home Office Security and Policing show.