The 2018 Land Rover Discovery is one of the most impressive SUVs launched at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto show. The vehicle features a perfect combination of technology and off-road capability. It shares its design language with the Discovery Sports version the debited in the Los Angeles Auto Show two years ago. The upcoming 2018 Land Rover Discovery replaces the ruggedly styled LR4. It comes with a more modern appearance and redesigned infotainment system. The Land Rover Discovery is known for its high-end performance throughout its 27 years and four generations of existence. This vehicle will go through impressive upgrades both in the interior and exterior designing. It will face stiff competition from models like Volvo XC90 and Audi Q7.
2018 Land Rover Discovery – Appearance:
The fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery is going to be offered with an elegant aluminum exterior unibody platform. This replaces the previous steel ladder frame featured on the LR4. The lightweight body designing will help in enhancing aerodynamic performance and fuel economy. The front fascia comes with new front fenders, redesigned bumper, and revised grille. This upcoming 2018 Land Rover Discovery will be offered with redesigned set of new LED headlights making the vehicle appear more sporty and aggressive at the front side. Its rear end also gets a new set of LED taillights and premium exhaust system. The vehicle is a true off-roader riding on massive aluminum alloy wheels.
The three-row full-size crossover provides sufficient seating space, capable of accommodating up to seven persons. Its interior cabin offers the comfortable ride for both the driver and the passengers, thanks to the increased headroom and legroom. The 2018 Land Rover Discovery boast of fine leather upholstery for the seats while other sections of the cabin will adopt premium wood and aluminum trimming. Quality leather upholstery will also be extended to the steering wheel and the dashboard.
The dashboard has been upgraded with a widescreen infotainment display screen that integrates most of the car’s control functions. However, among the standard interior features include satellite navigation system, smartphone integration, and automatic climate control and premium air conditioner. When it comes to entertainment, the automaker will provide the premium audio system with Bluetooth audio connectivity, USB port interface, CD/MP3/MP4 player and HD satellite radio. Safety and driver assistance equipment are the rearview camera, rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, premium airbags and safety belts, blind-spot monitoring system, and also a lane-departure warning system.
2018 Land Rover Discovery – Enhanced Engine:
There are two engines likely to feature under the hood for the new Land Rover Discovery. The first powertrain option is a 3.0 –liter supercharged V6 engine capable of pumping out 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. Another more powerful 3.0-liter V6 engine is also going to be introduced for the 2018 Land Rover Discovery. This one is rated at 254 Horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system that sends power to either front wheel drive (FWD) system or all-wheel drive (AWD) framework.
2018 Land Rover Discovery – Availability Date and Price:
There is the likelihood that the vehicle will be released towards the end of this year. Finally, it will go for a base MSRP of about $50,000 for the entry levels.