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2015 Range Rover Sport on sale, TDV6 S and Hybrid added

October 20, 2014

The updated 2015 Range Rover Sport has been announced for the Australian market, with new hybrid and TDV6 turbo-diesel engine options added to the range and improved value on some variants.

2015 Range Rover Sport Stealth Pack

Headlining the 2015 model update is of course the new hybrid option. It comprises of a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 producing 215kW, paired with a 35kW/175Nm electric motor assistance system. It’s all matched up to an eight-speed automatic with four-wheel drive.

Overall output for the Range Rover Sport SDV6 Hybrid is rated at 250kW of power and 700Nm of torque. Acceleration from 0-100km/h takes just 6.7 seconds while the combined cycle fuel economy is a very respectable 6.4L/100km.

The other new variant is the TDV6 S. It comes with a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine producing 190kW of power and 600Nm of torque. To give the S a distinct look there is a set of 19-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, while the interior gets a 250-Watt audio system with eight speakers and an on-board hard drive.

As for the added value, the SE variants come packed with $6860 worth of features, including 14/14 way power seats, Xenon headlights with high-beam assist, and a front parking assistance system. Meanwhile, HSE and HSE Dynamic models come with $6470 in added value, via a 12.3-inch TFT instrument panel, custom configurable mood lighting, and 18/18 way powered seats.

Lastly, the local arm has introduced the ‘Stealth Pack’ option to the range which brings a satin black grille at the front, fog light surrounds, bonnet and front guard vents, side mirrors, and a special tailgate trim, all in sinister satin black. There’s also a choice of 21- or 22-inch alloy wheels, finished in satin black with gloss black nuts.

Prices for the new variants are as follows (excluding on-road costs). Head over to our 2014 Range Rover Sport V8SC review for more info.

2015 Range Rover Sport TDV6 – $92,600
2015 Range Rover Sport SDV6 Hybrid HSE – $146,900
2015 Range Rover Sport SDV6 Hybrid Autobiography – $165,300

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.