Overfinch GTS-X is an Extra Sporty Range Rover Sport [w/ Video]

Overfinch Range Rover Sport GTS-X front 3/4 view

The Range Rover Sport, even in top drawer supercharged form, isn’t as muscular as the BMW X5M, Porsche Cayenne Turbo or Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG. However, it is chock full of English charm. And its blocky (though certainly less so than the regular Range Rover) styling won’t be mistaken for anything else in the premium SUV segment.

But if you do want to be able to keep up with the aforementioned German super utes – and not look like just another Range Rover Sport that rolled off the dealer lot – you do have options. And one of the newest options comes from a British company that has been modifying Range Rovers since 1975: Overfinch. And it’s an option that looks set to send the first generation Range Rover Sport into retirement with a bang.

Overfinch Range Rover Sport GTS-X rear 3/4 view

Dubbed the GTS-X, this substantially sportier Range Rover Sport is fitted with an aggressive body kit. The front bumper (with a huge opening for cooling and LED running lights), rocker panel extensions, a rear bumper with a body-colored diffuser, and a larger rear spoiler atop the tailgate really make the “chop top” Sport stand out. The searing copper orange paint, 22” Overfinch Titan wheels, Brembo brakes and reduced ride height thanks to an electronic air suspension control module provide further clues that this baby isn’t factory-issue.

Changes abound inside the GTS-X, as well. The seats are recontoured and recovered with two types of black leather: Conventional leather, and leather that’s been custom pressed with a pattern that, at least in photographs, looks like a dead ringer for raw carbon fiber. The hides are held together with orange stitching, and there are Overfinch logos in the backrests. The plain and faux carbon fiber black leather is also applied to the dashboard, door panels, headliner and steering wheel, among others. Even the floormats are trimmed with carbon leather!

Overfinch Range Rover Sport GTS-X interior view

But all the cosmetic enhancements pale in comparison to what Overfinch did under the hood. Thanks to an ECU remap, intake system improvements, and a sport exhaust system with switchable bypass valves, the 5.0L supercharged V8’s output jumps from 510hp to a claimed 575hp. This drops the 0 to 60 time into the 5 second neighborhood, and elevates the top speed to 145 mph. That’s hauling folks, even if you aren’t talking about SUVs.

Another thing you will be talking about is the price. The combined price tag for a Range Rover Sport Supercharged and the GTS-X upgrades is about $230,000. That’s junior supercar money, yes, but a GTS-X will carry more people and stuff than a junior supercar, and still get you down the road PDQ. If you ask us, that qualifies as a win-win.


Overfinch Range Rover Sport GTS-X engine view

Overfinch Range Rover Sport GTS-X front closeup view

Source: Overfinch