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DrRob



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Location: Hampshire
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United Kingdom 2012 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Orkney Grey
4.2 V8 Supercharged

Sorely tempted for a weekend run about....
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=ht...3499096690
How quick is it?
Annual tax rate?
Good engine I believe GONE - SDV6 HSE MY2012 in Orkney Grey.
1993 200Tdi Tdi Range Rover - a proper Rangie!
1949 Series One 80" in family since 1975! Where it all began.....

Post #548839 Fri Feb 16 2018 4:55pm
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Tim in Scotland



Member Since: 30 May 2005
Location: Driving along in my automobile
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2013 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Stornoway Grey

The seller’s address is in the next village to where I live, interestingly it must be a unique car as it is described as having semi-automatic transmission........
I would offer to go and look at it but I’m working abroad again at the moment. He is also a trader not a private seller....... 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 #548841 Fri Feb 16 2018 4:58pm
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Andy K



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England 2005 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Rimini Red

the roof looks like it has been painted black! (lacquer may have been peeling)

difficult to know what tax bracket it is. No electric lumber support, so could possibly be registered before 23 March'06 (or whatever the exact date is)


dog guard in back!

Post #548842 Fri Feb 16 2018 5:13pm
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Col



Member Since: 02 Sep 2012
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New Zealand 2013 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Autobiography Santorini Black

Advert says registered 10/11/2006 would make it £535.00 a year I think.

Cheers
Col

Post #548847 Fri Feb 16 2018 5:40pm
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Cymruambyth



Member Since: 27 Feb 2017
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Wales 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged HST Zermatt Silver

Tim in Scotland wrote:
The seller’s address is in the next village to where I live, interestingly it must be a unique car as it is described as having semi-automatic transmission........
I would offer to go and look at it but I’m working abroad again at the moment. He is also a trader not a private seller.......


The semi auto probably refers to Command shift. Steve.


2006 Zermatt Silver, Range Rover Sport HST 4.2 Supercharged on 22" Stormer Alloys.

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Cymruambyth



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Wales 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged HST Zermatt Silver

Andy K wrote:
the roof looks like it has been painted black! (lacquer may have been peeling)

difficult to know what tax bracket it is. No electric lumber support, so could possibly be registered before 23 March'06 (or whatever the exact date is)


dog guard in back!


Same year as mine and I don`t have electric lumbar support. Steve.


2006 Zermatt Silver, Range Rover Sport HST 4.2 Supercharged on 22" Stormer Alloys.

Post #548849 Fri Feb 16 2018 6:12pm
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geoffsnook



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Wales 2005 Range Rover Sport Supercharged HSE Java Black

And pretty quick with a smile a mile Whistle

Post #548850 Fri Feb 16 2018 6:14pm
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Cymruambyth



Member Since: 27 Feb 2017
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Wales 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged HST Zermatt Silver
Re: 4.2 V8 Supercharged

DrRob wrote:
Sorely tempted for a weekend run about....
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=ht...3499096690
How quick is it?
Annual tax rate?
Good engine I believe


They`re "quick" for the size but don`t expect hot hatch performance. I must admit, I do miss that thump in the back I used to get from my Focus ST (320bhp).

Tax same as mine £535. From what I`ve read on here, these engines are bullet proof.

Better ad here http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2006-RANGE-ROVER...0005.m1851 Steve.


2006 Zermatt Silver, Range Rover Sport HST 4.2 Supercharged on 22" Stormer Alloys.

Post #548851 Fri Feb 16 2018 6:15pm
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Buckster



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England 2013 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Orkney Grey

Knew you couldn’t stay away Ner Ner get it brought Rob Thumbs Up 2003 BMW M5 - 5 Litres of V8 Optimax Slurping Goodness in Carbon Black

2013 SDV6 HSE Black Edition- Orkney Grey with Ebony & Ivory. LR Facelift RAI, Genuine G4 Expedition Rack, 4x Warn SBD-160 Spotlights, Warn 9.5XPS Winch, Mantec Underbody Protection, LR Light Guards, 19"s on Goodyear Duratracs, ARB fridge, TuffTrek awning 😎

Post #548852 Fri Feb 16 2018 6:24pm
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DrRob



Member Since: 23 Feb 2011
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United Kingdom 2012 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Orkney Grey

£535 has killed that idea Big Cry
Thanks for the replies.... Thumbs Up
Chris -Plain trip in Spring when it dries out.... GONE - SDV6 HSE MY2012 in Orkney Grey.
1993 200Tdi Tdi Range Rover - a proper Rangie!
1949 Series One 80" in family since 1975! Where it all began.....

Post #548867 Fri Feb 16 2018 8:18pm
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Cymruambyth



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Wales 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged HST Zermatt Silver

Pay monthly for the tax...much less painful Thumbs Up Steve.


2006 Zermatt Silver, Range Rover Sport HST 4.2 Supercharged on 22" Stormer Alloys.

Post #548871 Fri Feb 16 2018 8:38pm
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Buckster



Member Since: 05 Mar 2015
Location: Hampshire
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England 2013 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Orkney Grey

DrRob wrote:
£535 has killed that idea Big Cry
Thanks for the replies.... Thumbs Up
Chris -Plain trip in Spring when it dries out....


Yes defo up for a plain trip mate, hope your all well and we must catch up for a beer soon Thumbs Up 2003 BMW M5 - 5 Litres of V8 Optimax Slurping Goodness in Carbon Black

2013 SDV6 HSE Black Edition- Orkney Grey with Ebony & Ivory. LR Facelift RAI, Genuine G4 Expedition Rack, 4x Warn SBD-160 Spotlights, Warn 9.5XPS Winch, Mantec Underbody Protection, LR Light Guards, 19"s on Goodyear Duratracs, ARB fridge, TuffTrek awning 😎

Post #548874 Fri Feb 16 2018 9:11pm
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Scrumpy



Member Since: 11 Nov 2016
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United Kingdom 2005 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Java Black

Don't give up on it just because of tax DrRob!!!

I have one registered June 2005 and pay £295 tax but even if I had to pay £535 it's worth it.

The SC engine is amazing, effortless and ridiculous at the same time and the ride is firm and level, surprising for a tall car.

I've had many cars, lots of sporty ones but even after 18 months of ownership of my 4.2SC, I still get a smile when I drive it and am always looking for an excuse to go out in it. I've never had that with any other car after 18 months of owning it.

As for quick, I've only been beaten by super cars away from the lights, I think it's more shock on the other driver's side than the actual speed of the RRS!!! They can't believe a 3 Tonne car in sport mode can move so fast!! The Brembo brakes too are awesome but don't brake too hard if you have passengers or your shopping in the back as I reckon you pull about 4G if you really throw out the anchors!

Mine doesn't have electric lumber support but who cares? once you've got the seat comfortable, why move it?

Go for it, you know you want to. Maybe we should start a poll as to whether you should?

Good luck, looks like a nice example. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If we all point our RR's in the same direction and accelerate at the same time can we turn back time?

Post #548888 Fri Feb 16 2018 10:18pm
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RRSTDV8



Member Since: 12 Aug 2011
Location: Northamptonshire
Posts: 5603

United Kingdom 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Stornoway Grey

DrRob wrote:

Chris -Plain trip in Spring when it dries out....

Room for one more on that trip I hope... Whistle 2012 SDV6
2008 TDV8 - it's a labour of love

Post #548892 Sat Feb 17 2018 12:21am
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LJRH



Member Since: 22 Apr 2016
Location: Hertfordshire
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England 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Java Black

Buyyyyy it buyyyyy it buyyyyy it buyyyyy it byyyy it Noisy black one

Post #548895 Sat Feb 17 2018 3:13am
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