The 2017 Land Rover Discovery prices in India fall in the range of Rs 68.05 lakh – Rs 89 lakh (ex-showroom).
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery will come with two powertrain options - a 3.0L SiV6 petrol and a 3.0L TDV6 diesel.
Land Rover India has confirmed that it will launch the new-generation Discovery SUV on October 28, 2017. Official bookings have already been commenced across the nation. One can pre-book the vehicle at Land Rover’s 25 authorised retailers or online at www.findmeasuv.in. To be available in three variants – S, SE and HSE – the 2017 Land Rover Discovery SUV will come at a starting price of Rs 68.05 lakh (ex-showroom). The carmaker has also confirmed that fifth-generation Discovery will be available with a 3L TDV6 diesel and a 3L Si6 petrol powertrain options paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. In the luxury SUV segment, the new Land Rover Discovery 2017 will continue to face challenge from Mercedes-Benz GLE, BMW X5 and Audi Q7.
Land Rover claims that the fifth generation of the Discovery family is Land Rover’s most versatile SUV with ingenious in-vehicle technology, easily configurable seating options and best-in-class all-terrain capabilities. Just to jog your memory, the new-gen Discovery first broke cover at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The 2017 Land Rover Discovery features an all-new design and a plethora of high-end comfort and connectivity features. Underpinning the PLA (Premium Lightweight Architecture) platform, the SUV stays close to the Discovery Vision concept that was showcased in 2014. This new architecture not only makes it lighter, faster and more rigid than before, but improves its fuel efficiency as well.
The 7-seater SUV features the company’s latest design philosophy that we have already seen on the Land Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport. Land Rover has also made minor dimensional changes to the SUV. While its wheelbase and length have been increased by 38mm and 141mm respectively, the overall width and height have been reduced. Interior of the new Discovery is as premium and sporty as its exterior. Some of the key features include JLR’s InControl infotainment system with 10-inch touchscreen display, Intelligent seat fold technology, traction control system, hill descent control and many more.
The British luxury SUV manufacturer has confirmed that the new-generation Land Rover Discovery will go on sale in India on coming 28th October. One can place an order at Land Rover’s authorised dealerships. The SUV can also be pre-booked online at www.findmeasuv.in. In India, this luxury SUV will come via CBU (completely built up) route.
|Petrol S||Rs 68.05 lakh|
|Petrol SE||Rs 71 lakh|
|Petrol HSE||Rs 75 lakh|
|Diesel S||Rs 78 lakh|
|Diesel SE||Rs 85 lakh|
|Diesel HSE||Rs 89 lakh|
The new Discovery will come in three trim levels with both petrol and diesel engine options. The entry-level petrol variant of the SUV has been priced at Rs 68.05 lakh (ex-showroom). The SE and HSE petrol versions come with a price tag of Rs 71 lakh and Rs 75 lakh respectively. On the other hand, the diesel models’ prices range between Rs 78 lakh – Rs 89 lakh (ex-showroom). Deliveries of the SUV will be commenced in the first week of November, 2017. Land Rover will also introduce a limited ‘First Edition’ of the SUV, which is scheduled to be launched towards the end of next year. The Land Rover Discovery First Edition will cost more than Rs 1 crore.
|Diesel Engine||3.0-litre TDV6|
|Petrol Engine||3.0-litre SiV6 petrol|
As mentioned in the beginning, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery will come in both petrol and diesel engine options. Powering the diesel variant of the SUV will be a 3.0-litre TDV6 motor churning out a maximum power of 254bhp against 600Nm of torque. On the other hand, the petrol version will be packed with a 3.0-litre SiV6 unit making a top power of 335bhp while generating a maximum torque of 450Nm. Transmission duties on the SUV will be taken care of by an 8-speed automatic gearbox, supported by all-wheel drive (AWD) system.
Most of its design and styling elements of the new Land Rover Discovery have been carried over from the concept. As a reminder, the Discover Vision concept was first previewed at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The new-gen model appears more premium and curvier than the current generation. The SUV has been designed on the PLA (Premium Lightweight Architecture) platform that also underpins the Range Rover and its Sport version. The new Discovery is claimed be lighter, faster and more efficient than its fourth-generation. With 85% aluminium body, the car weighs 480kgs lighter than the outgoing model. What further helped the car shedding its weight are steel subframes, magnesium dash structure and composite one-piece tailgate. Besides this, the overall bodyside of the car is a single pressing that improves its rigidity.
The front fascia of the new Discovery has been completely revised. Upfront, it features jewel-like adaptive LED headlamps with new daytime running lights and sculpted surfaces. Styling bits such as unique stepped roofline, LED rear lamps, rounded rear profile add more to its sporty appearance. The overall length and wheelbase of the car have been increased by 141mm and 38mm respectively, while width and height have been trimmed down. The new Discovery measures 4,970mm in length, 2,220mm in width and 1,846mm in height. Now, the car stands tall with a ground clearance of 283mm enhancing its off-road capabilities. The SUV will come in a choice of 17 different exterior colour options. The company will also be offering multiple customization options including 12 alloy wheel designs with 21-22-inch rims, optional roof rack attachments, roof bars, etc.
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. There are multiple storage compartments as well such as glovebox, space between door bins, under-floor areas, space in the centre console, etc.
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’. With respect to safety, the new Discovery comes equipped with Trailer Stability Assist (TSA), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Roll Stability Control (RSC) and Traction Control System (TCS) and Engine Drag Torque Control (EDC).