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2014 Range Rover Sport overpowers BMW X5

Companies mentioned in this article: Land Rover of San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As more luxury automakers continue to challenge Land Rover vehicles for supremacy in the luxury SUV class, Land Rover of San Antonio will continue to put any of its vehicles against any competitor's vehicle to show the outstanding Land Rover capability. The latest example of the San Antonio dealership providing this service to its current, as well as potential, customers is looking at the 2014 Range Rover Sport vs. 2014 BMW X5. From almost the very start of the new addition to the library of online research materials, the Range Rover Sport shows off its superior performance over its competitor from BMW.

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Starting with the base powerplants available in the 2014 Range Rover Sport and 2014 BMW X5, the former vehicle gains an early lead. With a naturally aspirated, 3.0-liter, V-6 engine under the hood, the 2014 Range Rover Sport will produce 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. These figures are a significant jump over what is produced by the 2014 X5 that has a top engine power rating of 300 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, the 2014 Range Rover Sport model has been greatly improved with a revised suspension system that will allow it to be just as comfortable to drive on the road as it is off of the beaten path.

Both the 2014 Range Rover Sport and the BMW X5 have very powerful V-8 upgrades available to customers who require more power and capability. The Range Rover Sport hosts a supercharged, 5.0-liter, V-8 that will make 510 horsepower and 461 pound-feet of torque. Again, this engine set up that uses an eight-speed transmission, like its V-6 option, overpowers the 2014 BMW X5. The BMW SUV's V-8 engine, has turbocharged engine and a peak output of 445 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. Properly equipped the 2014 Range Rover Sport will tow up to 7,700 pounds, the 2014 X5 has a top towing capacity of 6,000 pounds.

The entire Land Rover of San Antonio inventory can be viewed at www.landroversanantonio.com. The dealership's showroom is located at 13660 IH-10, San Antonio, TX 78249. Anyone with questions about the advantages of the 2014 Range Rover Sport over the 2014 BMW X5 can call 210-561-4900 to schedule an appointment with a Land Rover of San Antonio sales professional today.

Media Contact: Roland Perez, Land Rover of San Antonio, 210-561-4900, rperez@cavenderauto.com

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