Land Rover Discovery Overview
The Land Rover Discovery has been an iconic model ever since launch the late 1940s for its impressive off roading capabilities. The Land Rover Discovery is available with a 3.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine which is mated to an 8 speed automatic transmission. It also has an all wheel drive system for tackling the rough terrain with ease. The Land Rover Discovery is available in ten colours, Baltic Blue, Bali Blue, Santorini Black, Nara Bronze , Marmaris Teal, Indus Silver, Ipanema Sand, Firenze Red, Siberian Silver and Fuji White. Book a test drive for Land Rover Discovery in Hyderabad at Tryaldrive
Land Rover Discovery Design
Chances are that you have started to struggle with identifying or telling the difference between the Evoque, Discovery, Discovery Sport, Velar from a distance. That’s because the designers at the company wanted to retain the company look for all these cars. From a distance you will mistake it for the smaller Discovery sport. The front end looks similar with its rectangular lamps and large squarish grille. The side profile with its chunky wheel arches with a prominent bulge gives it a tough look. The rear though simple in design looks elegant too. Overall, the car doesn’t stand out, especially when compared to the Volvo XC90 or even the Audi Q7, but still looks menacing enough on the road.
The Land Rover Discovery’s interiors are are offered with high quality materials. In addition to the materials, the SUV is also offered with a 17 speaker The cabin is a classy place to be in and the sense of solidity is absolute inside the cabin. Plush materials abound all across, and the upholstery simply shouts class. The cabin has benefitted from fresh thinking on the inside too. The dashboard design has been tweaked to make it easier to operate. The big touchscreen is easy to operate and has good legibility too. The knobs and buttons have a nice feel, while the leather and brushed aluminium bits have a sense of high quality. The only odd bit is the steering which is on the larger side.Rear occupants will appreciate the generous width on offer inside the cabin, which ensures that three can sit abreast without any issues. The last row of occupants have decent head and legroom too and should not find any reason to complaint.
Land Rover Discovery Performance
The Land Rover Discovery’s 3.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine generates 245 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 600 Nm of torque from 2,000 rpm. These power figures are impressive for its segment.Transmission duty for the 3.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine is done by an 8 speed automatic gearbox. This gearbox is paired with an all wheel drive system which is controlled through the Terrain Response System switch located on the centre console.The claimed mileage of the Land Rover Discovery 11.49 kmpl which is impressive for its segment. The gear ratios are done for the best balance between performance and fuel efficiency
Land Rover Discovery Driving
900mm of water wading depth and 283mm of ground clearance clearly showcases this cars keen interest towards off-roading. If you want a pure off-roader then nothing beats this one. By building the new Discovery in less of an SUV way and more car-like way than before, Land Rover has cut its weight by a well over 450kg, an achievement in itself. This shows in its agility as well. While the older version of the car felt like manoeuvring a heavy tank this one feels as light as a compact SUV. The steering has plenty of feel and the dynamics of the car all generally all good.
Land Rover Discovery Safety
Safety system on the Land Rover Discovery include Anti lock Braking System, 8 airbags, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Brake Assist, Electronic Stability Program, Hill Hold Control, Traction Control and hill descent control which add to the safety quotient of the SUV.
Land Rover Discovery Price in Chennai
Land Rover Discovery Ex-Showroom Price in Chennai ranges from 71,36,581/- (Discovery S Petrol) to 1,07,88,559/- (Discovery First Edition Diesel). Get best offers for Land Rover Discovery from Land Rover Dealers in Chennai. Check for Discovery price in Chennai at carzprice
Land Rover Discovery Conclusion
If you have the cash with you then the new Discovery is worth the price. Its excellent fuel economy, brilliant posh cabin and unbeatable off-roading prowess make it one of the best large sized luxury SUVs on sale in India.