One of the most attractive SUVs and especially popular among families, is ready to hit the market. It is a brand new 2016 Land Rover Discovery.
Changes and design of exterior
2016 Land Rover Discovery will share its platform with Range Rover Evoque. This model will replace LR2 and with new style, it will be more appealing to the buyers. It will appear fully redesigned and will look very modern. Automaker has decided to give it sportier look which fans will definitively adore. When we compare it to its forerunner, it will be a bit longer, for around 3.5 inches. The roof will be lower for 1.5 inches. The whole body will be more rounded and perfectly proportioned. At first glance, we will notice its large wheels which will be in a size of 19- or 20-inches. It will be show great possibilities in off road driving. On the front end, we will see a redesigned, honeycombed grille with thin stripes. The headlamps will be slightly redesigned and will look very attractive. It will be offered with more exterior colors and following trims: SE, HSE and HSE Luxury.
Interior design and technology
The interior of 2016 Land Rover Discovery will be a pure luxury. The cabin will be more spacious than before and more comfortable. The leather upholstery will be standard. The seats can be folded if needed, for more cargo space. They will be placed in three rows. The cabin will be able to welcome seven passengers. All the occupants will have enough leg and headroom. As for the equipment, it will be very modern. It will be equipped with navigation, dual-zone climate control, audio system with ten speakers, Satellite radio, USB, Bluetooth etc.
Engine and horsepower
2016 Land Rover Discovery will have under its hood a 2.0-liter four cylinder turbocharged engine with direct injection. It is able to make 240 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque. It will be mated to a ZF nine-speed automatic transmission. It will be able to get the acceleration from 0 to 60 in 7.8 seconds. Its top speed will be 124 mph. As for the fuel efficiency, it is estimated to be 20 mpg in the city and 24 on the highway.
Release date and price of 2016 Land Rover Discovery
According to the rumors, we should see 2016 Land Rover Discovery on the market, sometime during 2015. As for its base price, it is expected to be around $39,000.