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Land Rover 5th generation Discovery SUV Launched in India, Starting at Rs. 71.38 Lakh

Land Rover today launched its 5th generation Discovery SUV in India. This is seven seater SUV and is available in two powertrain options, the 3.0 l Diesel 190 kW & 3.0 l Petrol 250 kW, at starting price of Rs. 71.38 lakh ex-showroom.

On the design front, this SUV has a strong dynamic stance, LED lights and a fast windscreen angle which gives it a distinctively contemporary design and powerful character. The spacious interior is highly modern in design, delivering space for up to seven adults. Strong vertical and horizontal design lines combined with high quality materials and clever attention to detail lend the Discovery a sense of purpose. The interior feels light and airy, further enhanced by the fixed or front opening panoramic sunroof.

The stepped roofline, a trademark design feature for the previous four generations, offers headroom for adults across all the three rows of seating. The stadium seating accommodation, with each row positioned higher than the one in front ensures that every seat is the best seat in the house. It is equipped with State-of-the-art InControl Touch Pro with 10 inch Touchscreen and 380 W Meridian audio system.

It also boasts of world’s first Intelligent Seat Fold system which enables configuring the seating arrangement from inside the vehicle, providing copious luggage space when required. Gesture Control allows opening of the main tailgate with the wave of the foot on either side of the vehicle. It also includes extra deep consoles that can store up to five mini-tablets and two-litre bottles in the arm rest storage with the chiller. There are also up to nine USB ports available, so all passengers can keep their devices charged.

Another first for Land Rover is the Activity Key. It’s a durable, waterproof wristband that locks and unlocks the vehicle allowing outdoor activities without carrying keys.

It has Park Assist feature which steers itself through parallel and perpendicular parking manoeuvres and can also guide the vehicle out of the space. The Drive Pro Pack feature consists of Lane Keep Assist that can detect lane drift and gently steer the vehicle back into the lane while Driver Condition Monitor detects when the driver shows signs of drowsiness, giving an early warning when one needs to take a break. Adaptive Cruise Control with Queue Assist monitors the traffic ahead adjusting speed automatically to maintain a suitable distance from the vehicle in front, resuming the pre-set speed when the road is clear, while Queue Assist keeps a suitable distance when queuing in traffic, bringing the vehicle to a halt when necessary.It also has Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control.

The surround camera system provides as 360° exterior view via the touchscreen providing greater confidence when manoeuvring the vehicle in confined situations.

This vehicle’s off-road geometry is class leading. It has a best-in-class approach angle (34°), ramp angle (27.5°) and departure angle (30°) enable negotiation of the toughest of obstacles. All Terrain Progress Control (ATPC) which is a state-of-the-art system enhances control over challenging surfaces while launch Control enables smooth pull-away on surfaces like wet grass, ice and sand and maintains a constant speed between 1.8 km/h and 30 km/h.


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