JLR has simply revealed a scorching new twin-turbo V8 flagship for its the new-generation Vary Rover Sport line-up, and it’ll be out there with carbon-fibre wheels produced by Australian firm Carbon Revolution.
The elective 23-inch carbon-fibre wheels on the Vary Rover Sport SV, dubbed a “world first”, additionally mark the primary time Geelong-based Carbon Revolution has fitted its wheels on an SUV.
These carbon-fibre wheels supply a complete weight discount of 35.6kg in contrast with the traditional 23-inch cast-alloy wheels.
That is claimed to lead to improved outright efficiency, dealing with and journey high quality.
Carbon Revolution has confirmed manufacturing of those 23-inch carbon-fibre wheels for the Vary Rover Sport SV commenced earlier this yr on its ‘mega-line’.
The Vary Rover Sport SV is now out there to order, with buyer deliveries set to start within the fourth quarter of 2023. The SV Version One P635 at the moment begins at $360,800 earlier than on-road prices.
It’s powered by a BMW-sourced 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine producing 467kW of energy and 750Nm of torque (800Nm in Launch Mode), mated with an eight-speed automated transmission and a 48V mild-hybrid system.
These outputs are up 44kW and 50Nm on the supercharged 5.0-litre V8 within the outdated Vary Rover Sport SVR.
The corporate claims a 0-100km/h dash time of three.8 seconds, with a high pace of 290km/h.
Carbon Revolution has made ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre wheels for a variety of automobiles together with the Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Ferrari SF90 Stradale and 488 Pista, Renault Megane RS Trophy-R, and the Ford GT, amongst others.
The corporate can be set to supply the carbon-fibre wheels for the forthcoming Ford Mustang Darkish Horse, in addition to the Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray.
“We’re excited to be working with JLR on our newest wheel launch, our first ever SUV wheel, and we’re delighted to see Carbon Revolution’s wheel know-how characteristic on such an iconic world nameplate because the Vary Rover,” stated Carbon Revolution CEO Jake Dingle.
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