2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition: 2015 New York Auto Show Preview & Live Photos

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The new generation of the Range Rover Sport is already a hot SUV thanks to the arrival of the new SVR model, which takes the Jaguar-Land Rover 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 and turns up the handling wick as well, rocketing to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds and around the ‘Ring in 8:14. Now there’s the HST.

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Think of the 2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition as the saner, more design-conscious choice. With the 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 found in a bevy of today’s Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, but here rated at 380 horsepower, the HST is more potent than the standard 340-hp Range Rover Sport. A “more focused driving experience and sharper responses” are promised, thanks to a revised suspension tune.

2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition, 2015 New York Auto Show

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2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition, 2015 New York Auto Show

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2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition, 2015 New York Auto Show

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It’s also differentiated from the regular model with a black exterior theme, including darkened front and rear lights with non-reflective surrounds, 21-inch alloy wheels in dark satin grey, red brake calipers, gloss black finishes on the hood, fender vents, grille, and fog lamp surrounds, and a Santorini black roof to contrast with the body color. A red sport badge at the rear and HST badges on the front fender vents complete the exterior tweaks of the HST Limited Edition.

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Inside the HST, upgrades include: Oxford leather upholstery; ebony-color door trim, head liner, and center console; HST badges on the dash, instrument panel, and carpet mats; Noble-plated paddle shift levers, bright “Sports” pedals, and aluminum interior trim with “Sports” textured finish.

Be sure to check out all our coverage, including videos and live photos fresh from the 2015 New York Auto Show.

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