Bollywood and its connection with Land Rover SUVs is a long brewed love story. More than half a dozen of Land Rover SUVs were bought by popular Bollywood celebrities in the year 2019 itself. The latest celebrity to join the Land Rover brigade is B-Town diva Disha Patani. The model turned actress recently bought a Land Rover Range Rover Sport SUV draped in white. Disha took to her social media handles and shared the news of her latest ride, thanking the Land Rover dealership she bought the SUV from. This SUV is also probably the most expensive vehicle the actress has bought to this date.
In past, Disha has been known for owning a few humble cars which included the Chevrolet Cruze and the Honda Civic. The actress had also been spotted driving around in the D-segment sedans on several occasions. Later, she shifted to higher-end luxury SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the BMW 5-Series. Till around a few years back, Disha was seen enjoying a drive in her Honda Civic quite a lot of times.
With her latest acquisition though, the actress has joined a long list of B-Town celebrities who move around in a Range Rover SUV. A few famous celebrities who also bought a Range Rover SUV this year include Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Malaika Arora, Sidharth Malhotra, Emraan Hashmi, and Sanjay Dutt. Range Rover SUVs are often deemed to be the Rolls Royce of the SUV world (though now even Rolls has its own SUV). they have a classy, stately design, powerful engine and ultra-comfortable interiors which is the reason they are preferred by the B-town members.
Talking about Disha’s Range Rover Sport, it is the HSE Petrol variant. However, it is not known yet whether it is powered by the 2.0-litre petrol unit or the bigger 3.0-litre diesel unit. The former has an ex-showroom price of the Rs. 1.52 crores while the latter retails for Rs. 1.80 crores. The 2.0-litre petrol engine churns out 296 Bhp of power along with 400 Nm of torque and the engine comes mated to an 8-speed auto box. The 3.0-litre petrol motor, on the other hand, belts out 335 Bhp of power and 450 Nm of torque.
Apart from this, Land Rover offers several other engine options with the Range Rover Sport. The base diesel engine is a 3.0-litre V6 turbocharged diesel motor that outputs 289 bhp of maximum power along with a peak torque of 600 Nm. There’s also a 4.4-litre V8 turbo-diesel engine that outputs 335 bhp and 740 Nm. The most powerful engine that’s on offer is a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 petrol unit. This motor outputs 503 bhp and 625 Nm. All the motors come mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission as standard.