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Range Rover Sport PHEV Is First SUV To Climb To Heaven’s Gate [video] https://t.co/sm8kA03tMq

A dizzying 99 turns and 999 daunting steps didn’t stop the new Range Rover Sport PHEV from completing a world-first at one of China’s most famous landmarks. The performance plug-in hybrid SUV has become the first vehicle to climb the stairs to the natural rock arch of Heaven’s Gate. The challenge began at the bottom of the legendary 7-mile Tianmen Mountain Road (known as the Dragon Road). Fitted with reinforced tires, the Range Rover Sport took on the demanding course with Panasonic Jaguar Racing ’s Ho-Pin Tung behind the wheel and the Terrain Response 2 system in Dynamic mode. At the summit of the road, Ho-Pin Tung optimized Terrain Response for the second part of the challenge, conquering the towering 45-degree staircase of the 999 steps leading to China’s legendary Heaven’s Gate. The latest Range Rover Sport is Jaguar Land Rover’s first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. ...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2018/02/range-rover-sport-...

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