2006 Land Rover Arden Range Rover Sport AR6 review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 22 September 2006 , 21:09:28 byEmil

Filed under Land RoverTuning

Land Rover Arden Range Rover Sport AR6

Arden decided to give the current Range Rover Sport comprehensive modifications. They will start with an aerodynamic kit to the performance increase and right up to the enhanced interior. The model is powered by a 4.8-liter V8 supercharged engine that is able to deliver 520 BHP and 502 lb. ft. of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 5.9 seconds. The rear spoiler features openings to the left and right for the tailpipes of the Arden stainless steel exhaust system. For more effect, the rear spoiler gleams with its diffuser look. The Arden AR6 chassis comes with an electronic air suspension system that provides optimum tuning at all times and in every situation. Customer requests are manufactured with the highest precision and attention to detail. Even if it is the craziest of the ideas, Arden specialists will take the challenge and please the client.

Elegance, discreet sportiness and understatement have always been the distinguishing features of English cars. Thirty years ago, the tuning specialist, Arden from Krefeld, couldn?t resist the appeal of these vehicles. For years, he has been the place to go for customers who wish for more emphasis on the typical characteristics, as well as a customization of their Jaguar or Range Rover. Arden also gives the current Range Rover Sport comprehensive modifications. From the aerodynamic-kit to the performance increase and right up to the enhanced interior, Arden offers an attractive SUV with the ?Range Rover AR6 Stronger?, which is classed ?over the top? simply through its performance.

More Power

Arden draws no less than 520 bhp out of the supercharged V8, whose displacement has been increased to 4.8 liters. Together with the increased torque of 502 lb-ft at 3600 rpm, this provides the superior driving performance of the not particularly light Range Rover Sport. The sheer force catapults the British SUV from zero to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds.

Well-Balanced Appearance

The performance of the AR6 is believable just when it stands in front of you with its bodywork kit manufactured with accustomed Arden quality. The front and rear spoilers fit superbly with the basic design of the Range Rover. Arden designs them so that they will still look modern years from now, making a resale of the vehicle more attractive. They also give the vehicle a massive appearance without losing well-balanced proportions.

The rear spoiler, the component probably most seen by road users, features openings to the left and right for the tailpipes of the Arden stainless steel exhaust system. In addition the rear spoiler gleams with its diffuser look.

What would tuning be without new wheels? Arden banks on his own 10x22 inch creation. Arden fits 295/30 R22 tires to the elegant, 10-spoked, light alloy wheels which provides not only a sporty look but also adequate traction. In addition, the ?airy? look allows a glimpse of the powerful brakes. Arden adapts these to the increased performance. The high-performance system features 6-piston fixed calipers at the front and 4-piston fixed calipers at the rear.

Strong Sound and a Chassis for All Events

When it comes to the sound, the Arden Range Rover Sport AR6 Stronger abandons its British reserved nature. Arden informs the public about the increased performance of the modified Range with a full sound. The Arden engineers have created an exhaust system with a sport catalytic converter. Besides the much better sound in comparison to the standard system, the high-performance system also has a ?big end?. Or rather four ? because two twin tailpipes show observers that even without the motor running something special has been fitted under the Range.

The Arden AR6 Stronger chassis comes with an electronic air suspension system that provides optimum tuning at all times and in every situation. The electronic module offers two further driver programs in addition to the standard settings. The AR6 Stronger can be lowered by 1 inch to improve the handling and to lower the centre of gravity. The sport tuning endows the heavy SUV with decidedly better road holding.

Should the ?show-piece? need to be maneuvered over bad roads or country lanes, then the vehicle can be raised 1 inch using the off-road setting. The gain in ground clearance should mean that there are no more obstacles worth mentioning.

Every Customer Wish Fulfilled
Arden enhances the interior with various elements because customers predominantly see their Arden Range Rover Sport from the inside. All interior work is carried out in Arden?s own saddlery. Customer requests are manufactured with the highest precision and attention to detail. Every request ? no matter how extraordinary ? is a welcome challenge.