New Range Rover Sport PHEV 2018 manages record breaking feat with Formula E driver.

A dizzying 99 turns and 999 daunting steps didn’t stop the new Range Rover Sport PHEV from completing a world-first at one of China’s most famous landmarks. The petrol-electric performance SUV has become the first vehicle to climb the stairs to the natural rock arch of Heaven’s Gate.

The challenge began at the bottom of the legendary 11.3km Tianmen Mountain Road (known as the Dragon Road).  The showroom standard Range Rover Sport P400e took on the demanding course, with Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Ho-Pin Tung behind the wheel and the Terrain Response 2 system in Dynamic mode. 

At the summit of the road, the Formula E driver optimised Terrain Response for the second part of the challenge, conquering the towering 45-degree staircase of 999 steps leading to China’s legendary Heaven’s Gate using a combination of Ingenium petrol and electric battery power. 

The new PHEV powertrain gives the Range Rover Sport a zero-emission EV range of up to 50km when fully charged but Ho-Pin Tung used its advanced 300PS Ingenium petrol engine and 116PS electric motor to make short work of the road section of the challenge. The performance SUV then showed its uncompromised all-terrain credentials by climbing the steep staircase to the natural rock arch.

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Comments

    • Karel Kuiter
      Karel Kuiter

      Land rover leeks always oil!??

      about 8 hours ago
    • Bob Boberson
      Bob Boberson

      Well, using special wheels - deflated optimally - certainly helps!

      about 12 hours ago
    • 下上
      下上

      no one notice that this place is so beautiful.?

      about 19 hours ago
    • anderosn nunez
      anderosn nunez

      Who watching 2019 ❤

      about 21 hour ago
    • Hau Le
      Hau Le

      Stronger by Rảngover

      about 2 days ago
    • Arjit Agarwal
      Arjit Agarwal

      How Do you guys take back the Car down ? I wonder

      about 2 days ago
    • Jani
      Jani In reply to Arjit Agarwal

      reel it down by cable

      about 8 hours ago
    • billy kids
      billy kids

      This is Fake, A film of chinese ! Blanlablabla !

      about 2 days ago
    • Francesco Mollo
      Francesco Mollo

      Would be an impressive video if he drove the car back down..

      about 3 days ago
    • 77RAZ777
      77RAZ777

      eta mashina stoit etix deneg, i ne nado vzdumat potom. spasibo ogromnoe sozdatelyam etoy marki. Luchshiy vsex Range Rover)))

      about 3 days ago
    • Nini&Ruska chanell
      Nini&Ruska chanell

      go sahar NooB..what is is?Range Rover LoL,,after take another super reklama

      about 3 days ago
    • Cậu Bé
      Cậu Bé

      không thể tin được nhìn vỏ xe không có gai. vòng tua 5000 đi trên đèo. chúa ơi😥😥😥😥😥

      about 4 days ago
    • sachin dongre
      sachin dongre

      Great!!

      about 4 days ago
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      Dũng Bùi Tiến

      Ok

      about 4 days ago
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      Nurbol Kaliev

      Моя нива тоже поднимутся

      about 4 days ago
    • hardcorejhp
      hardcorejhp

      Advertising is only advertising.

      about 4 days ago
    • Houssam Laidi
      Houssam Laidi

      I hope with all my heart that I own this car if I had the money

      about 5 days ago
    • Александр Скалин
      Александр Скалин

      На Медео надо попробовать.

      about 5 days ago
    • C-FU gaming
      C-FU gaming

      Now there's a range rover in heaven

      about 5 days ago
    • satheesh nithu
      satheesh nithu

      Salute to you I love driving

      about 6 days ago
    • JustAnotherLofiBeat
      JustAnotherLofiBeat

      Now go down thats the real dragon challenge lol

      about 6 days ago
    • Perseus
      Perseus

      Oh my god
      He is just insane 😱😱😱

      about 7 days ago
    • Barbie Martins
      Barbie Martins

      Monstra 😍

      about 7 days ago
    • Tera5zh7v cdngi Porter
      Tera5zh7v cdngi Porter

      why would you let a car and a spectacle do this on a sacred mountain. the dragon is furious

      about 7 days ago
    • Sohani Devi
      Sohani Devi

      good job

      about 8 days ago
    • •••Open Source•••
      •••Open Source•••

      9:55 string attached in the car. Sorry to see them fooled again. Whom can I trust ?

      about 8 days ago
    • Awais Arshad
      Awais Arshad

      🙆🙅🙎🙌🙇🤦🚘🚗💺🕠🏎

      about 8 days ago
    • Narendra Dhabhai
      Narendra Dhabhai

      I want

      about 8 days ago
    • Lanto HARIJOHN
      Lanto HARIJOHN

      Whaoo

      about 9 days ago
    • Nathan Lam
      Nathan Lam

      Why does it still look fake, for some reason.

      about 9 days ago
    • fahad my tv
      fahad my tv

      I can do also its not hard

      about 9 days ago