Paris: 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport previews a bright future [Live Photos]

Article by Andrew Christian, on October 6, 2014

Last month, Land Rover officially introduced its new 2015 Discovery Sport but the new SUV can be seen in person at he 2014 Paris Motor Show. Inspired by the Discovery Vision Concept as well as by the Range Rover Evoque, the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is the first member of the new Discovery family.

The orange model you see in the photos is the model fitted with a ‘Black Pack’ trim package, which includes a gloss-black grille, door mirror caps, front fender vents and badging, 20-inch alloy wheels and a roof finished in Santorini Black. Land Rover will also offer a choice of five alloy wheel designs with Silver or Gloss Black finishes.

The interior arrives with a new Head-up display, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, plenty of storage solutions, six USB charging sockets and four 12V power pints. Under the hood, the vehicle gets a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine producing 240 hp (179 kW) and 338 (250 lb-ft) of torque.

This engine is offered with a nine-speed automatic transmission and standard AWD system. Diesel fans will get a 2.2-liter SD4 turbodiesel engine that generates 190 hp (139 kW), mated to a six-speed manual transmission or an optional 9-speed automatic transmission. In the United States, the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport starts at $37,995, excluding $925 destination.

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