Land Rover is a world renowned car maker specialised in delivering promising SUVs. The British manufacturers are coming up with 2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4, later this year. It is a compact full-size luxury crossover designed exclusively for off-road adventure.
The car is popular among rally fanatics for its reliable performance. It is being developed on a platform, which is also shared by Range Rover and Range Rover sport, and it will be known as Premium Lightweight Architecture because of its light weight and easy handling.
2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4 – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4 is going to be the best fusion of sporty exteriors and elegant interiors. Its dashboard is equipped with high-quality materials, but less charismatic appeal and all the necessary driver-centric features. A wide 8-inch screen is fitted at the centre of the dashboard to manage all kinds of technical gadgets of the vehicle like smartphone synchronisation, satellite GPS navigation and climate control. However, the best part is that more than 50 percent features are also controlled by second-row seat’s passengers. Also, its legroom and headroom are enough with respective to a compact luxury SUV.
Not much has been changed from the outside as well. A little improvisation on the edges, headlights, and bumpers enhance its masculinity. Its wheelbase looks like it can manage a smooth ride on all kinds of terrain. Tires are also of premium quality with superb road grip.
Facts about Land Rover Discovery:
1. It is a premium off-road; family loved crossover all over the globe. The upcoming model is likely to have a seating area for 5+2.
2. 2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4 is going to be accompanied with nine-speed transmission and most advanced parking assistance.
3. The leather upholstery is a classic and rare collection with matching interiors.
4. When the rear seat is folded, volume expands to 80 cu ft.
5. The extended wheelbase and lower ride height for better driving experience.
2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4 – Modification under the Hood
There are rumours regarding the launch of new powertrains of 2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4. It will get available in gas, diesel and hybrid versions; its ICE powertrain is much likely to be coming from the Jaguar. While remaining models will be functioning on the existing 3.0-liter V6 engine.
The 2017 LR4’s power generation capacity is definitely going to be improved from 340 hp to 380 hp. Fuel efficiency will remain unaffected, and it has also been claimed that LR4 can touch 60 mph in less than 8 seconds. Also, the fuel efficiency will be pocket-friendly with an average of 20 mpg in the city area and 26 mpg on the highways.
Expected Price, Release Date and Competitors of 2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4
In conclusion, the car is likely to be seen for the very first time at Paris Auto Show, which will be held in September. The average price paid for existing Discovery model is $61,270 so; upcoming models expected price is likely to be the same.
Finally, the 2017 Discovery LR4 falls under the luxury crossover and competes for the shoulder to shoulder with BMW X5, and Mercedes GLE. Whereas the discovery sport’s major competitors are BMW X3 and Mercedes Benz-GLC.