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Range Rover Sport proves its mettle on- and off-road

It may be a pricey SUV with luxury cabin appointments, but the Range Rover Sport handles tough terrain better than most.

(Credit: Wayne Cunningham/CNET)

A good sports car, such as the BMW M3, the Chevy Corvette, and the new Jaguar F-type, lets you commute to work every day, then drive it to the track on the weekend for some hot laps, no trailer required. With the 2014 Range Rover Sport, you can get to work all week in comfort, then take it out on the weekend for some serious off-road fun.

And, Land Rover would suggest, you could also take it to the track.

During a drive set up by Land Rover for the press, I got to test that first proposition, driving both the V-6 and V-8 versions of the Range Rover Sport on the freeway, twisty mountain roads, and a lengthy, tortuous off-road track.

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