The popular British vehicle is up for a facelift and it will be launched as 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport. This model will be released in order to replace the Land Rover LR4, and with design capability of the Discovery as a sub-brand of Range Rover, it is expected to catch the attention of SUV lovers out there. The main competition will be SUVs like BMW X3 and Mercedes GLC.
2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport – Great Sports Line
Even though the price of 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport will not be as high as the Range Rover, the insides of the cabin of Discovery Sport will still look quite similar. The aluminum lining and top end leather has been used for the interiors.
The 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport is a 5-door SUV that has space for five passengers. The seats are too covered with leather while seats in front are 10-way power adjustable. Its heating and ventilation are expected in both front and rear seats, although a heated steering wheel is optional.
Amenities like a push-button start and dual-zone climate control are standard features while a panoramic sunroof and a 16-speaker audio system from Meridian are optional and provided according to price. Even safety features like a lane keep assistance and automatic braking system has been kept optional since the base price is expected to be relatively low.
Urbane based design changes concentrate more on the front which is expected to be much more aggressive than its predecessors. Even fog lamps will be wider and more stretched. The larger wheels will be integrated under on-road tires. A lower suspension will be seen in the 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport with a new exhaust system.
2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport – Powertrain Info
This vehicle is in for a treat when it comes to the specs since raw power will be the central theme. For base models, a 2.0L 4 cylinder engines will come with the 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport, which is capable of producing around 240 HP. It is one of the most efficient diesel engines out there. This engine will be accompanied by a 9-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport – Expected Arrival and Price
The 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport is expected to come out at the end of 2017. Expect prices to remain competitive so that this SUV has an edge over its competitors in the market. Base models will most probably start from $38,000 with models higher up the range costing beyond $90,000.