Four Wheeler announced today its choice for Four Wheeler of the Year, and the award has gone to the 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, which defeated a number of formidable foes in the category. The Range Rover Sport was up against the Dodge Durango Limited, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited and the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, and the Toyota 4Runner Trail Premium.
The 2014 Range Rover Sport was a standout in all of the categories Four Wheeler used to decide on a winner – trail performance, mechanical and empirical data, on-road performance, interior design and exterior design. Most notable among the SUV’s strengths was its 5.0-liter supercharged V8, which is capable of 510 horsepower, while other standout areas included the 2014 Range Rover Sport’s 12 inches of ground clearance and its ten to 11 inches of wheel travel per corner. It also won praises for its four-wheel drive technology and its premium interior. The new Range Rover Sport is the third of three Land Rover vehicles to win Four Wheeler’s prestigious yearly award.