Making the Range Rover Sport even more sporty for 2016 is a new limited edition HST edition.
Closing the gap between the 340 hp Range Rover Sport and the 550 hp Supercharged model, the HST adds 40 more ponies for 380 hp from the same 3.0-liter supercharged V6.
But power is nothing without control and so the HST trim also comes with custom chassis settings for reduce body roll, while the brakes have also been upgraded (and include red calipers). Meanwhile the Terrain Response system includes a Dynamic Mode that adjusts the suspension, steering and throttle to deliver a more engaging experience.
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Designed to look the part, HST models get a black roof and custom rear spoiler, as well as darkened headlights and taillights. The hood, front fender vents, grille, and fog lamp bezels are also finished in a gloss black, with black “Range Rover” lettering on the hood.
At each corner are custom 21-inch wheels in a dark satin grey.
Inside the Range Rover Sport HST comes with Oxford Leather interior with Ebony used for the doors, dashboard and headliner. HST badging is used on the dash, floor mats and even on the digital gauges. Additional interior upgrades include custom paddle shifters, a unique textured aluminum trim and bright ‘Sports’ pedals.
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Pricing for the 2016 Range Rover Sport lineup will be announced later this Spring with the SUV making its world premiere at the NY Auto Show on April 1st.
At that time Land Rover will detail additional upgrades for the 2016 model year including a new diesel engine offering as well as standard features like a hands-free tailgate that opens or closes by simply waving your foot underneath.
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