2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4dr SUV 4WD (5.0L 8cyl 6A)
Iíve had the 2010 RRS HSE with LUX package for two weeks now. I love how the car handles; spent the first few nights taking the coast road home [Stop reading here if you only want favorable words]. The electronic/software issues on the other hand, are now making me think this is the Microsoft Vista of automobiles; nothing quite operates the same two times in row. Manufacture date is 09/09. This is my first LR vehicle, having spent the last 10 years as a Lexus owner with nary a cold, so maybe my expectations are too high. I'd like to loan LR the top notch Test & QA team from my company for a few months. Taking the car into the dealer for 7 issues (all but one are electronic/software related).
Ride is appropriately rigid for a "sport" SUV. 19" tires are a good balance of handling and ride. Car is absolutely gorgeous and a complete pleasure to drive. New 2010 interior is finally worthy of the price tag. Vast improvement in ergonomics.
Gremlins; LR really needs to fire their entire systems integration team and start anew (design, dev, & test). The concept of total quality must not have ever caught on at LR. Most all electronic issues are intermittent. Nav system freezes, bluetooth unreliable, seat memory "forgets"; list goes on..