Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Motors owned car manufacturer is gearing up to launch the all-new Land Rover Discovery SUV in the country on October 28. The British car maker initiated the bookings for third generation SUV in the country earlier in the month of August. The all-new Discovery SUV is the flagship offering from Land Rover’s lineup which sits above Discovery Sport. Also Read: Tata Motors TAMO RACEMO Wins Prestigious German Design Award 2018
Expected to get a starting price of INR 68 lakh (ex-showroom), the new Discovery SUV will be built on company’s light weight full-size SUV architecture making it lighter and faster as compared to its predecessor. The SUV will be offered in both 5-seater and 7-seater configuration in 5 different variants – S, SE, HSE, HSE Luxury and First Edition. The all-new Discovery SUV will sport sharp chrome grille, new LED headlamps, new flared wheel arches, larger wheels, tall roof line, LED tailamps and much more. Also See: Tata X451 (Maruti Baleno rival) Spied Testing; Price in India, Launch Date, Specs, Images
Inside the cabin, the overall cabin is neatly designed as it is on-line with company’s newest minimalistic design philosophy. It gets two-tone white and brown interior which is complemented by wooden inserts on dashboard and door panels. See More: Top 7 Upcoming Cars Launching in 2017-18: Maruti Ertiga 2018, Ford EcoSport Facelift 2018, Tata Nexon AMT, Swift 2018
Talking about the engine specifications, the new Land Rover Discovery SUV will continue to be offered in both petrol and diesel guises. The petrol unit will be a 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine which can make 255PS of max power with 450 Nm. The diesel unit, on the other hand, will be a 3.0-litre turbo-charged diesel engine which can easily churn out 335PS and 600Nm of power figures. Transmission duties will be carried out by an 8-speed automatic gearbox that will transmit power to all the four wheels.
As far as the competition is concerned, the all-new Discovery SUV will compete against the likes of Volvo XC90, BMW X5, Audi Q7, Jaguar F-Pace, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Porsche Macan.