Actor Tovino Thomas takes delivery of India’s first 2023 Range Rover Sport

Tovino Thomas is one of the leading actors from Malayalam film industry. The actor has a good collection of luxury cars and SUVs in his garage. One of the latest addition to his garage is a brand new 2023 Range Rover Sport. What makes this SUV special is that Tovino is the first customer for this SUV in India. The third generation Range Rover Sport was launched in India earlier this year and the manufacturer had only commenced the deliveries for the same on 12 December. The images and videos of the actor taking delivery of the SUV have already surfaced online.

Actor Tovino Thomas takes delivery of India’s first 2023 Range Rover Sport

The images and videos have shared by eisk007 on their Instagram page. The actor bought the Range Rover Sport in Santorini Black shade which looks extremely unique and sporty on the SUV. The Range Rover Sport is sold in India as a CBU and that means, this is not an inexpensive SUV by any means. Price for a brand new 2023 Range Rover Sport starts at Rs 1.64 crore, ex-showroom and go up to Rs 1.84 crore, ex-showroom. In this case, we are not sure which variant did the actor atually bought.

Actor Tovino Thomas takes delivery of India’s first 2023 Range Rover Sport

The new generation Range Rover Sport gets an aggressive styling than before. Especially in this black shade. The SUV gets slimmer looking headlamps and front grille. The design is not sharp and boxy as you would expect from an SUV. It gets flush fitting door handles, wrap around tail lamps, It has a slightly sloping roofline, smoothed out edges and that gives it a distinct look. The overall design of the SUV is similar to other SUVs in the family. The actor has opted for Dynamic styling pack which means there are bronze accents all around and the wheel size ranges from 21 to 23 inches. It looks like the actor went with 23 inches.


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Range Rover Sport is a luxury SUV and the same reflects in the interiors too. The SUV comes with dashboard design similar to Velar. There are leather pads on the dashoard, door pads, multi-function three-spoke steering wheel, touchscreen infotainment system, digital dial screen for controls, ventialted seats with massager function, leather seat covers and so on. The seats at the front and rear can be adjusted electrically as per occupants comfort. Range Rover is offering a leather free interior if the owner wants it. The car will replace the leather upholstery with Kvadrat Ultrafabric. The SUV offers 19 speaker premium 800W audio system from Meridian and many more. The manufacturer also offers several optional extras like a manual window blinds for rear passenger.

Coming to the engine and transmission, it comes with one petrol and diesel engine option. The D350 is a 3.0 litre six cylinder diesel engine that generates 350 Ps and 700 Nm of peak torque. The P400 petrol engine is also a 3.0 litre, siz cylineder engine that generates 400 Ps and 550 Nm of peak torque. Both petrol and diesel engine options are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission as standard. Range Rover Sport comes with 4WD and air suspension as standard feature. Tovino also owns cars like 4th generation Honda City, Audi Q7, BMW 7-Series, Mini Cooper Sidewalk Edition.