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SVR575



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United Kingdom 2011 Range Rover Sport 3.0 TDV6 Autobiography Fuji White

Velocity.

 Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18. Delayed.

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SVR575



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philmw wrote:
It’s difficult to say. I would guess at Velocity as in the bright light it looks ever so slightly lighter and the reflection is more speckled. For the reasons why none of us can tell for sure AND the fact that Estoril is SVR only, the SVR halo colour, and Velocity can be had on any JLR car, why would you?


Absolutely if i was going Blue Estoril it would be! Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18. Delayed.

Post #542334 Fri Dec 01 2017 1:26pm
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SVR575



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So what colour is it?

 Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18. Delayed.

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Violetpiano



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The plaque says it’s Velocity? Waiting (trying to patiently) for MY18 SVR
Gone and missed....
MY 2015 RRS 5.0L Autobiography
Mariana Black With Body Coloured Roof and Side Sills
Ebony / Ivory Interior
Privacy Glass
Style 508 22 inch Alloys

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Violetpiano



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More importantly, I noticed that MY18 gets 4 “curry takeaway bag” hooks Wink

Jas Waiting (trying to patiently) for MY18 SVR
Gone and missed....
MY 2015 RRS 5.0L Autobiography
Mariana Black With Body Coloured Roof and Side Sills
Ebony / Ivory Interior
Privacy Glass
Style 508 22 inch Alloys

Post #543855 Fri Dec 22 2017 8:27am
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SVR575



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The things you notice Jas.... Laughing Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18. Delayed.

Post #543860 Fri Dec 22 2017 10:08am
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Violetpiano



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As a born and bred Brummie, I recall the first time Top Gear reviewed the RRS. Think it may have been Tiff and he said something along the lines of.....Brummies love their Indian takeaways and of course you don't want it sploshing around the footwell, so the RRS comes with a "curry hook"

Thing is, I don't even let anybody eat anything in my car. Water and beer (because that's what the fridge is for) only!

Jas Waiting (trying to patiently) for MY18 SVR
Gone and missed....
MY 2015 RRS 5.0L Autobiography
Mariana Black With Body Coloured Roof and Side Sills
Ebony / Ivory Interior
Privacy Glass
Style 508 22 inch Alloys

Post #543862 Fri Dec 22 2017 10:19am
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Tim in Scotland



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Way back earlier than 80% of you can remember in the 1990’s, LR used the Curry Hook as a selling point for the Discovery 2! They hyped it up in the adverts and dealers made sure to point it out in the front passenger footwell just in case you weren’t aware of it from the ads! I don’t remember ever having used it for it’s intended purpose as like Jas I try not to carry takeaways in my cars as they make the inside stink for days afterwards - I use a cheap insulated picnic bag that contains any spillage and has a zip top so the smell doesn’t escape - it also hooks into the shopping bag holders in the boot of the Sport nicely. 2018 Melting Silver Mini Countryman PHEV on order for April delivery, bye bye Land Rover after 21 years and 11 LR products..... all because you won’t give me reassurance that should my SDv6 crankshaft break because of a design fault, not MY fault, but the engine builders fault - it will be replaced for free.
2015MY Corris Grey SDv6 HSE Dynamic, but not for much longer........
Also in my garage is a 1996 TDi300 Defender 90 County HT made into a fake CSW

Post #543863 Fri Dec 22 2017 10:26am
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Violetpiano



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Tim, you are right. And I think it may have been that dull Godfey fella and not Tiff who was road testing it!

Jas Waiting (trying to patiently) for MY18 SVR
Gone and missed....
MY 2015 RRS 5.0L Autobiography
Mariana Black With Body Coloured Roof and Side Sills
Ebony / Ivory Interior
Privacy Glass
Style 508 22 inch Alloys

Post #543864 Fri Dec 22 2017 10:29am
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Tim in Scotland



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That’s the guy, I remember when he was a presenter on Top Gear long before JC even joined the team and he condemned the then new VM diesel powered Classic Rangie by getting out of it with the engine running and pressed the throttle down while walking beside the car.......... strange how the Diesel Rangie wentbon to be a best seller and he disappeared into obscurity - Chris Goffey I think was his name, he and Sue Barker were the TG presenters back then and Tiff was the then equivalent of the The Stig....
More trivia - the car featured in that Top Gear belongs to a member of the forum and is still in daily use. 2018 Melting Silver Mini Countryman PHEV on order for April delivery, bye bye Land Rover after 21 years and 11 LR products..... all because you won’t give me reassurance that should my SDv6 crankshaft break because of a design fault, not MY fault, but the engine builders fault - it will be replaced for free.
2015MY Corris Grey SDv6 HSE Dynamic, but not for much longer........
Also in my garage is a 1996 TDi300 Defender 90 County HT made into a fake CSW

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Violetpiano



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Just watched the video from the LA Motor Show again that SVR575 put on here because I am still toying with ordering mine with the Carbon Exterior (but not the bonnet) and noticed the finish on the seat (at 3 mins 50 seconds). The only factory problem I had with my MY15 5.0L was the leather on one of the seats. It wasn’t as bad as the one in the video though Rolling Eyes

Jas Waiting (trying to patiently) for MY18 SVR
Gone and missed....
MY 2015 RRS 5.0L Autobiography
Mariana Black With Body Coloured Roof and Side Sills
Ebony / Ivory Interior
Privacy Glass
Style 508 22 inch Alloys

Post #544353 Fri Dec 29 2017 11:17pm
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SVR575



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I did notice that Jas and i also wonder if the side piece above switches is leather.......

As for the small carbon pack i think i will get some of the bits myself, i have already got the mirrors and a member here is helping me source other bits. Thumbs Up Fuji white. Le Mans interior Autobiography.2011
Formerly TDV8HST
SVR arriving March 18. Delayed.

Post #544359 Sat Dec 30 2017 8:59am
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Jimbo095



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I see what remains of the gloss black exterior trim is already marked, it's an absolute nightmare! Prefer the old gloss black wheels. Like the exterior carbon minus the bonnet. Interior a step up and ventilated seats option definitely a plus too. 21's as standard now is just robbery...

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andymc



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Interesting new Bonnet layout with the racing style air vents. A move away from the Snorkel type system of the MY15. Wonder if that gives more space in the engine bay?

I also noticed the 2 extra boot hooks. I love my 2 hooks - saves the shopping bouncing around the cavernous boot space on many occasions.

When the chap opened up the cup holder sliding lid - I saw 2 metal plates at the bottom. Does that mean these cup holders can do heat/cooling? that would be 'cool' Wink SVR


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Tim in Scotland



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One of them (or maybe both) could be the optional inductive plate for phone charging or have the built in Apple Lightening connector for charging 2018 Melting Silver Mini Countryman PHEV on order for April delivery, bye bye Land Rover after 21 years and 11 LR products..... all because you won’t give me reassurance that should my SDv6 crankshaft break because of a design fault, not MY fault, but the engine builders fault - it will be replaced for free.
2015MY Corris Grey SDv6 HSE Dynamic, but not for much longer........
Also in my garage is a 1996 TDi300 Defender 90 County HT made into a fake CSW


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