2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography Writes Its Own $200K Ticket

2018 Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography; Cars.com photos by Christian Lantry

CARS.COM — Land Rover introduced a new halo model of Range Rover at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show with the 2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography, offering what it claims is "first-class passenger comfort" courtesy of its Special Vehicle Operations team.

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Prices start at $208,895 including destination, so it damn sure needs to offer something. What do you get for all that scratch?

The Range Rover SVAutobiography will only be available as a long-wheelbase vehicle, giving rear passengers more than 3.9 feet of legroom. That's ... a lot. The rear seats will recline up to 40 degrees, with 22-way adjustment, a hot-stone massage feature, and heated calf and footrests.

Only two passengers can enjoy those comforts, however, as the center console extends all the way to the second row. In that console are the controls for the power closing rear doors and electronically deployable tables. There are also two glasses to go with a fridge — of course — capable of holding two 750-milliliter bottles ... or four 20-ounce bottles.

Rear passengers also get dual 10-inch entertainment screens in case they haven't fallen asleep mid-massage. In addition, 4G Wi-Fi connectivity is standard for those who like to do work while being driven from place to place.

Because no true luxury vehicle is complete without an analog clock, Land Rover includes an exclusive Zenith timekeeper with a knurled bezel in the rear console facing the passengers. The clock is inspired by the Zenith Elite 6150 watch, which is apparently a thing.

Powering this beast is a 557-horsepower, supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 engine capable of moving the SUV from zero-to-60 mph in a claimed 5.2 seconds. Your driver has to have fun, too, you know.

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography will go on sale in the U.S. in early 2018. Start saving.

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