It has been more than half a year, as Land Rover premiere of a new generation of its Discovery model. 2018 Land Rover Discovery has debuted in September 2016 in Paris. Fifth-generation Discovery SUV went on sale in the UK at a price of £ 43,495 . In the middle of this year, the US market will offer the next generation of this popular SUV. It will cost $49,990. Its main characteristics are related to the upgraded drive system, as well as Advanced Tow Assist.
The prototype of the new generation is not much hiding pointed to the new platform, the modified design and upgraded interior. 2018 land rover discovery, or commonly known as 2018 LR5, combines the characteristics of the other two models of this brand. From the Defender model, the new Discovery 2018 will take ruggedness. Range Rover SUV offers just enough luxury, which in the case of the new Discovery, made this model even more modern.
2018 Land Rover Discovery Redesign
The changes were anticipated, but also inevitable. Since 2010, Discovery SUV was changed minimally, and, if necessary. Positioned on a new platform, Premium Lightweight Architecture (PLA), lightweight aluminum construction saves about 480 kg at 2018 Discovery SUV. 27 years of heritage are visible at the basic features of the new model, but they are taken from the predecessor.
Premium interior still offers room for seven adults, deployed in three rows of seats. The company announced this model as highly desirable model, extremely versatile and hugely capable. New Discovery can boast with a best-in-class 3,500 kg (7,716 lbs) towing capacity. The interior is equipped with semi-autonomous driving, towing tech, excellent luggage space, nine USB ports, a 3G Wi-Fi hotspot for up to eight devices.
2018 LR5 Specs
Losing serious weight to the figure, combined with the new engine, 2018 Land Rover Discovery will have up to now the best specification. The vehicle will be equipped with the new inline-6, which is based on Jaguar Ingenium one. The base option should be a 2.0-liter inline-4 designs. The first variant will have 176 hp and 237 hp each. Next optional engine, the 340 hp supercharged 3.0-liter petrol V6 carried over from the LR4. Then 254 hp turbocharged diesel V6 with 443 lb-ft. But in Europe will be offered and six-cylinder diesel TD6 as well as the 340 hp V6 petrol (si6). 8-speed automatic transmission, is the only option in combination with all drives.
Fifth-generation Discovery models can we expect from the new factory Nitra in Slovakia. This plant is soon to open. His commissioning was preceded by a lot of interest in the Land Rover-Jaguar brand. Nitra factory will be responsible for the production of luxury utility vehicles of the brand.