The new2017 Land Rover Discovery comes in 2.0-liter diesel engine wasn’t available in pre-production specification
Therefor we drove a Discovery with the well-proven V6 diesel. It is perfectly suited for light off-roading thanks to its low down grunt and predictable accelerator
2017 Land Rover Discovery India Launch Date
- Though no official confirmation has been made about its arrival timeline
- The 2017 Land Rover Discovery India launch is likely to happen this year.
- Price-1.14 crore- Rs 1.22 crore respectively
- Transmission-8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
- -060 time-7.8 sec
Interior of the SUV’s new-gen Discovery looks quite sophisticated and premium with high-quality materials, dual tones and flawless finish.
The SUV comes with ‘Stadium seating’ layout and stepped roof making enough space for seven adult passengers. With folded third and two row seats, the car offers a total luggage space of 2,500-liters.
The SUV also comes loaded with several comfort and connectivity features such as Meridian Audio surround system, JLR’s InControl infotainment system with coloured 10-inch touchscreen display, in-car 4G WiFi (that can support eight devices), nine USB and six 12V charging slots and sat-nav with a new ‘commute mode’.
The SUV is the PLA (Premium Lightweight Architecture) platform that also forms the base for the Range Rover and its Sport version.
The new Discovery is said be lighter, faster and more efficient than its fourth-generation. The overall length and wheelbase of the car have been increased by 141mm and 38mm respectively, while width and height are trimmed down
Engine options for the 2017 Land Rover Discovery will include – a 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel, a 3.0-litre TDV6 diesel and 3.0-litre SiV6 petrol mill.
While the 2L diesel mill is tune to deliver two power outputs (176bhp and 235bhp), the 3L diesel and petrol mills offer 253bhp and 333bhp respectively.
There will be a choice between a 6-speed manual and a 9-speed automatic transmission.
OVER ALL SCORE-4.5
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