The automobile industry is going to witness some number of models in upcoming years, but it is said that 2018 will be very important. The reason behind is that there are a number of vehicles to be launched in 2018 in which one of the most significant models is expected to be 2018 Land Rover Discovery 5.
2018 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Redesign
It is rumored in the automobile industry that Land Rover is almost in its ultimate stage for the production design of their upcoming 2018 Land Rover Discovery 5. Actually, this model will be launched as a replacement model for Discovery 4 which is originally a facelifted model of LR3 model.
This company has been seen testing this vehicle in Germany. Latest spy shots suggest that it will have some unique design that will allure the eyes of its potential buyers.
Makers have designed 2018 Land Rover Discovery 5 on Land Rover’s aluminum platform and as of now, they are used in Range Rover Sport and Range Rover SUVs. The platform used for this model is also known as Premium Lightweight Architecture (PLA). The best part of this platform is that it makes sure that the vehicle is lighter, and it will be more fuel efficient. In addition to that, the platform also ensures that the vehicle is verity easy of a handle.
2018 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Powertrain Specifications
This is the area where Land Rover Discovery 5 2018 will give tough competition to its rivals available in the market. The specification of this model is stated below:
- Makers are expected to power this vehicle with a V6 engine for the model to be launched in the US.
- For other regions, the makers’ will power this engine with 2.0-liter 4 cylinder engine, and it will be cranking 240 plus hp at 5800 rpm and more than 251 lb-ft of torque at 1750 rpm.
- It is also heard that this model will be launched in two different variants of the fuel assembly in which there will be gas and diesel variants.
- Engine if this vehicle is expected to be mated with 6-speed and 8-sped auto transmission.
- Coming to its EPA ratings, it is said that it will deliver 26 miles per gallon on combined basis.
- 2018 Land Rover Discovery 5 will be having a top speed of 140 mph, and it can sprint 0-60 mph in 7.5 seconds.
- This vehicle will also be launched with AWD options.
- Latest infotainment system
- The powertrain of this vehicle will be controlled through Smartphone app, and it will be very helpful when parking the vehicle in tight places.
- This vehicle will also be designed with proprietary Terrain Response system which helps in changing the parameters of this vehicle.
- It is rumored in an industry that this latest upcoming vehicle will be equipped with laser system in order to scan the terrain ahead.
- Makers have also used the lightweight material to make the exterior body of this vehicle.
2018 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Price and Availability
According to latest reports this vehicle is expected to have a base price which ranges between $38,000 and $40,000 . And it is also said that 2018 Land Rover Discovery 5 will be launched at the end of 2017. However, there is not official declaration made by the company on this, and the buyers have to wait till the final words coming from the company.