Svelte look for all-new Range Rover Sport

2022 Range Rover Sport takes its cues from smaller and more stylish Velar

2022 Range Rover Sport
  • New Range Rover Sport due on sale in 2022
  • Tech shared with new Range Rover flagship 
  • Improved proportions mean extra space for passengers

A brand-new Range Rover Sport will follow the latest Range Rover flagship SUV into showrooms next year. As our renders show, the 2022 Sport model will pick up the svelte styling themes and proportions of the smaller Velar.

As JLR’s second biggest seller after the Range Rover Evoque and a car that outsells the Range Rover by two to one, the Sport is a critical model for the British firm. While the design is evolutionary, the new Sport gets a Velar-style shallow grille and headlamps, with a neatly tapered rear end featuring slim horizontal tail lights. 

Best luxury SUVs

Buyers will benefit from improved practicality too. The new design retains the current Sport model’s exterior dimensions but increases the car’s wheelbase (the distance between the front and rear wheels), freeing up more space inside.

The current Range Rover Sport is available as a seven-seater but, as the cramped third row is only suited to children, there was clearly a benefit in improving interior space. Range Rover’s design team is likely to have increased boot space too.   

2022 Range Rover Sport

We’ve not seen pictures of the interior of the new Range Rover Sport yet but we do know the car features a large central touchscreen, which is almost certainly the latest 11.4-inch Pivi Pro system already featured elsewhere in the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) lineup.

The new Range Rover flagship model will be revealed later this year, when we’ll get a good look at all the new technology developed as part of Jaguar Land Rover’s new large car platform, called MLA. While it’s a little smaller, the new Range Rover Sport has also been developed on the MLA platform, which is suitable for 48-volt mild-hybrid systems, as well as plug-in hybrid and all-electric tech. 

Land Rover has been collaborating with BMW on all-electric powertrains for a couple of years, and while we’re not expecting an all-electric Land Rover or Range Rover until 2024 at the earliest, the adoption of the MLA platform makes the new Range Rover Sport a likely candidate for electric power at some point during its life.

To learn more, read our reviews of the Range Rover Sport and Range Rover SUVs. 

Recommended

New 2022 Mercedes GLC will have more tech
Mercedes GLC render
Mercedes GLC
15 Oct 2021

New 2022 Mercedes GLC will have more tech

Tesla Model Y SUV review
2022 Tesla Model Y
Tesla Model Y
15 Oct 2021

Tesla Model Y SUV review

New Tesla Model Y on sale in the UK priced from £54,990
2022 Tesla Model Y SUV
Tesla Model Y
15 Oct 2021

New Tesla Model Y on sale in the UK priced from £54,990

Top 10 best medium size and family SUVs 2021
Tucson
Peugeot 3008
14 Oct 2021

Top 10 best medium size and family SUVs 2021

Most Popular

Top 10 best 4x4s and SUVs 2021
Peugeot 3008 SUV rear 3/4 tracking
Family SUVs
29 Sep 2021

Top 10 best 4x4s and SUVs 2021

What is a V5C? Here’s everything you need to know about the log book
V5C close up
Tips and advice
27 Sep 2021

What is a V5C? Here’s everything you need to know about the log book

Electric MG 5 EV estate gets new look for 2022
New MG 5 EV
MG 5
12 Oct 2021

Electric MG 5 EV estate gets new look for 2022

Tips & advice

View All
Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide
Car dashboard symbols and meanings
Tips and advice
10 Aug 2021

Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide
Electric car charging station
Tips and advice
3 Jun 2021

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?
PCP vs HP
Tips and advice
29 Sep 2021

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?

Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Tips and advice
23 Jul 2021

Average speed cameras: how do they work?

Best cars

View All
Top 10 best car interiors 2021
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Best cars
25 Jun 2021

Top 10 best car interiors 2021

Top 10 best electric cars 2021
Volkswagen ID.3
Best cars
12 Aug 2021

Top 10 best electric cars 2021

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2021
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Best cars
10 Jun 2021

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2021

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks
Mercedes AMG A45 - rear
Hot hatches
25 Jun 2021

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks