2017 Land Rover Discovery Price, Specs, Engines And Other Details Revealed

Nov 18, 2016 07:57 AM EST | Mariechris Felipe

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2017 Land Rover Discovery debuts at the LA Auto Show looking like it is ready to give an adventurous ride for one's family. The seven - seater SUV represents the fifth generation of Discovery which was first unveiled 27 years ago and since then have sold over 1.2 million units worldwide. Check out all the details about the new discovery here.

2017 Land Rover Discovery Look

The appearance of the new Land Rover Discovery is heavily influenced by the design of the smallest model of the Discovery family, the Land Rover Discovery Sport, and the image of the prototype Discovery Vision Concept that the brand unveiled during the Hall of New York 2014. Visually it is much more dynamic than the previous four generations, with a more rounded body which substantially improves the drag coefficient, which stands at 0.33 Cx, helping to improve energy efficiency along with lower overall weight.

The new Discovery reaches a length of 4,970 mm, 2,220 mm wide (including mirrors) and a height of 1,846 mm. It is 141 mm longer, but narrower and lower than before. Its wheelbase stands at 2,923 mm, 38 mm more than before, which has allowed Land Rover to create an even more spacious interior, even in the rear seats thanks to solutions like Integral Link suspension. The tailgate is no longer split in two, now is a unique piece that gives access to a huge cargo space of 1,231 liters in five seats available or up to 2500 liters with two seats in use.

The characteristic layout of rows of seats in the new SUV seven - seater 2017 Land Rover Discovery is maintained, with a standard placement in which each row is higher than the front, so that all seats are in good visibility, according to Car Scoops.

Discover A technological Marvel

The multimedia and entertainment system InControl Touch Pro Touch 10 - inch screen of the new Discovery allows users to reconfigure the seats in the second and third rows with a simple touch or even remotely so that you can rearrange the seats from your smartphone while doing shopping for everything is ready when you get to the car.

Another outstanding feature is the bracelet to which the mark is referred to as Active Key, an element that allows users to play sports like surfing do not have to take the car keys with him. Simply place the Active Key to the height of the "D" Discovery that looks at its rear to the vehicle is unlocked, so you can leave the key "real" in the cabin without risk. This feature is also available in the Jaguar F-Pace .

2017 Land Rover Discovery Engine Range and Price

The new Land Rover Discovery is equipped with a selection of diesel and petrol engines, all with start/stop system and a gearbox eight-speed automatic manufactured by ZF.

At launch, the Discovery will only be sold in First Edition spec, which retails for $74,945. When the 2017 Land Rover Discovery arrives in US dealerships in mid-2017, it will be offered in several variants including the Discovery SE, which is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 making 340 horsepower. There’s also the Discovery HSE ($56,950), Discovery HSE Td6 ($58,950), which uses a 3.0-liter diesel V6 rated at 254hp and 443 pound-feet of torque, and the Discovery HSE Luxury ($63,950), Discovery HSE Luxury Td6 ($65,950), and the aforementioned Discovery First Edition, according to Digital Trends.

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