For the 2019 model year, Land Rover will add a plug-in hybrid drivetrain to its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles. That drivetrain will give the vehicles limited pure electric range and excellent fuel economy.

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As a plug-in hybrid, the Range Rover Sport PHEV can drive for about 31 miles under electric power, after which it operates as a hybrid vehicle, with its engine and electric motor both powering the wheels.

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The Range Rover Sport PHEV also maintains its four wheel drive system, including locking differentials, adaptive suspension and Terrain Response System, which lets the driver choose a setting for the current surface the vehicle is crossing.

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The Range Rover plug-in vehicles carry the P400e badge.

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Land Rover makes a few changes to the cabin to reflect the drivetrain, including information screens and an electric mode button.

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This instrument cluster screen shows the total and electric range.

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This screen shows the current charge level and electric range.

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Impressively, the electric motor lets Land Rover fit a small, four cylinder engine under the hood, while still getting 396 horsepower out of the system.

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The added electric drive makes for smooth, quiet acceleration.

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The charging port sits in the grille, and connects to either an electric vehicle charging station or a standard 110 volt wall outlet.

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