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VIDEO: Land Rover reveals new Discovery

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Latest Discovery from Land Rover; more than just a new skin.

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Discovery Specifications

  • Length: 4,970mm
  • Width: 2,220mm
  • Height: 1,888mm
  • Turning Circle: 12.3m
  • Wheelbase: 2,923mm
  • Ground Clearance: 283mm
  • Wading Depth: 900mm
  • Weight: 2,100kg
  • Max Approach Angle: 34 degrees
  • Max Ramp Angle: 27 degrees
  • Max Departure Angle: 30 degrees

Launched this week in spectacular fashion, which included a replica Tower Bridge constructed from five million Lego bricks, Land Rover replaces its Discovery 4 with a new model.

 

Simply named ‘Discovery,’ models will be available from spring 2017. In total, four specifications levels are available, from S to HSE Luxury, offering a £43,495 to £62,695 price range. For an additional £5,600, you could get yourself one of 600 special edition models coming to the UK.

 

Scroll down for more information and pictures.

 

Three engines are available across the range; a four-cylinder, 240hp diesel offering 500Nm toque, a V6 diesel with 258hp and 600Nm, and a 340hp V6 petrol, for those with heavy wallets.

 

Following in the footsteps of the Range Rover, the latest Discovery has been on a health kick, shedding 480kg thanks to its aluminium construction, helping drop 0-62mph time by over a second, and improve claimed fuel consumption by a couple of mpg.

 

Despite its softer and more rounded appearance, off road capabilities look promising. Ground clearance has been upped 43mm over the previous Discovery, as has its maximum wading depth, now up to 900mm - the car’s on-board computer will let you know when you get out of its depth, literally.

 

For the horse and caravanning societies, the manufacturer offers a trailer reversing assistance system. Using the car’s rotary controller to direct the car, the driver controls throttle and brakes while the on-board computer calculates trailer trajectory and operates the steering wheel to get the trailer in the desired position.

Engines



240HP SD4

258HP TD6

340HP Si6

Fuel Type

Diesel

Diesel

Petrol

Cylinders

I4

V6

V6

Power/Torque (HP/Nm)

240HP / 500Nm

258HP / 600Nm

340HP / 450Nm

Acceleration (0-60mph)

8.0s

7.7s

6.9s

Fuel Consumption (Combined MPG)

43.5 mpg

39.2 mpg

26.0 mpg

CO2 Emissions (g/km)

171 g/km

189 g/km

256 g/km

On the road price list

  • Discovery S: £43,495
  • Discovery SE: £49,495
  • Discovery HSE: £56,995
  • Discovery HSE Luxury: £62,695
  • Discovery First Edition: £68,295 (Limited to 600 in the UK)
Discovery Infographic
Hill Descent

Off-road capabilities look promising.

Screen Slope

Infotainment system shows gradient info.

Control Joystick

Rotary controller is used to control the trailer assist system.

Main rear

Softer and more rounded styling taken from Discovery Sport.

Tailgate

Drop down platform offers a convenient seating/loading area.

Seating

Seating layout can be changed via a smartphone app.

Screen Wading

Infotainment system shows other off-road data.

Wading

Wading depth is up 200mm over Discovery 4.

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