Confidence is not just a conduct of power but comes with a blend of knowledge and functionality. The power to innovate lies deep within the spirit of this distinguished SUV car maker, Land Rover. The company is out with its another innovation titled as the Land Rover Discovery. The car is a mid-size luxury SUV which marks its birth in 2010 and is the 4th generation of Land Rover Discovery introduced in 1989. The car is precisely designed to display a royal sense of luxury and comfort along with an incomparable off-road experience.
Engine, mileage and variants
Land Rover Discovery comes in three faces namely – the Discovery S, Discovery SE and the Discovery HSE variants. The engine range that pours life down the veins of the car includes the - 3.0 TDV6 Diesel Automatic 211PS engine, 3.0 SDV6 Diesel Automatic 256PS engine and the V6 Supercharged 3.0 Litre Petrol Engine. The most ferocious power-mill among the options available is the V6 Supercharged 3.0 Litre Petrol Engine, which pumps out a maximum power of 340PS and a maximum torque of 450Nm. The refined engine is mated to a 8-speed drive select transmission with paddle-shift, which collectively projects the vehicle with a speed of 100km/h from naught in just 8.1 sec. This efficient engine also buys for you a stretch of 100km in 11.5 litres of fuel.
The graciousness with which the robust design of the car is displayed is worth a lot of praise, thanks to the exterior designers. The front look of the car looks confident owing to the features like halogen headlamps with optional daytime running headlights, the signature straight expressive radiator grille, titan finished air intakes and the original round and wide front bumper design. The other features which marks their presence are the stylish rear lamps, upper/lower split rear tailgate and the well-tweaked rear bumper design. The wide and elongated look of the car is a product of its precise exterior dimensioning, which read 4829mm x 2022mm x 1837mm (L x W x H) and a long wheelbase of 2985mm, which contributes towards stability. The dynamic off-road capabilities of the car are hinted by its high off road ground clearance of 310mm and maximum wading depth of 700mm.
Dive into the ultra-comfortable and soul intuitive interiors of the car and feel the pleasure gifted to you by the car. The car confidently flaunts the distinctively designed driver's cabin with the attributes like the leather-wrapped steering wheel with manually adjustable steering column for height and reach, an ergonomically-configured control and instrument cluster and touchscreen compatible with Hard Disc Drive Navigation system. The large leather dressed seats, Harmon/Kardon audio system, automatic climate control system, sun roof feature and the rear seat entertainment consisting of two 8-inch screens and DVD players collectively define the comfort part of the car. The concept of space employed in the interiors is demonstrated in the form of the tense 280 liters of cargo space.
Safety, braking and miscellaneous
To make you feel the real essence of a responsive dynamism, the SUV gives you a sense of safety by enclosing you in a cozy envelop of safety features. This envelop comprises of stability assists like the Hill Start Assist (HSA), four-wheel Electronic Traction Control (ETC), Electronic Air Suspension and Terrain Response system and precise braking controls like the Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) and Four-Channel all Terrain Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). The car also features passive engine immobilization and up-to 8 airbags. The efficient braking system encased to the car, consists of all wheel ventilated disc brakes.
The pumped-up SUV proves to be a faithful butler of its master in every adventure owing to its purely efficient performance, competitive off-road capabilities, comfortable and supportive interiors and sophisticated and elegant styling. However, the car displays a tense cargo space, which falls on the small side of it.
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