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Old 12-02-2019, 03:10 PM   #11
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Excellent. Always liked Range Rovers and concur on the superior looks.
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Old 12-03-2019, 06:30 PM   #12
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As much as I want to hate these things, I do love the look. Congrats.


Ha - I know what you mean


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Old 12-03-2019, 06:48 PM   #13
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As much as I want to hate these things, I do love the look. Congrats.
It's not just a look, they have the smoothest ride and they have beautiful interiors ... both of my brother in laws have them and they are really beautiful trucks.
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Old 12-03-2019, 07:25 PM   #14
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It's not just a look, they have the smoothest ride and they have beautiful interiors ... both of my brother in laws have them and they are really beautiful trucks.
Nice! do they have RR sports specifically or full size range rovers? Do you know which model they have (HSE, supercharged, etc)
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Old 12-03-2019, 07:27 PM   #15
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Hey, very cool. And a fun change.

BTW, Siri has a female British voice, which carries over to Apple Maps nav...
True- but British Siri doesn't hold a candle to the LR nav voice. If that movie "Her" ever becomes reality...
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Old 12-03-2019, 07:32 PM   #16
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Yeah, those are pretty cool looking. Engine sounds interesting; kind of cool that everyone is going back to inline sixes. Or at least JLR and Daimler are, anyway.
Yeah everyone is jumping on the modular inline engine bandwagon that was started by BMW. Actually, I think Volvo may have been way ahead of their time in the 90s when they had an inline 4/5/6 all based on the same architecture. Not sure why they went with an electric supercharger to boost low end response instead of just a small electric motor. That being said, I'm wondering if they also use the belt-integrated starter to get the car moving when start/stop is used. I say that because it actually feels slightly more responsive accelerating after a start/stop.
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Old 12-03-2019, 07:39 PM   #17
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Whoa, nice!

More pics needed.


Thanks! Probably not the kind of pics you were asking for but I found this hilarious. The car is in love with itself. In addition to projecting a stylized artists sketch on the ground when you unlock it, you see 2 pictures of it on the cluster while the infotainment system is booting


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Old 12-03-2019, 09:46 PM   #18
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Nice! do they have RR sports specifically or full size range rovers? Do you know which model they have (HSE, supercharged, etc)
One of them has a full size current model I think itís a year old and is the hse model though Iím not positive, it is white like yours he also had in the past the previous Range Rover sport.

His car is absolutely the smoothest car I have ever been in and is incredibly nice.

My other brother in law has the previous gen full size model.
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Old 12-03-2019, 10:03 PM   #19
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Old 12-04-2019, 01:09 AM   #20
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One of them has a full size current model I think itís a year old and is the hse model though Iím not positive, it is white like yours he also had in the past the previous Range Rover sport.



His car is absolutely the smoothest car I have ever been in and is incredibly nice.



My other brother in law has the previous gen full size model.


Nice. Although the current sport is built on the same platform as the full size (they even have the same wheelbase) the sport is tuned stiffer so it doesnít have quite that same wafting ride.


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