The Range Rover Sport's sophistication undoubtedly pays dividends in effectively disguising the Sport's sheer mass, but even with a rigid structure, supple suspension and composed ride you won't confuse the...
... Range Rover Sport with anyone's "sport"
sedan. That said, the addition of the 5.0-liter V8 in 2010 provided a big boost, and its supercharged variant an even bigger boost. As Carroll Shelby once observed, the only substitute for cubic inches is cubic money. But the Sport's slightly smaller footprint relative to the full-boat Range Rover, and lower center of gravity relative to its LR4 stable mate, provides a cut-and-thrust capability the others lack. Going off-road, you'll simply be amazed by its capability - and alacrity - in the face of any dirt-specific challenge.