Jaguar Land Rover is reported to be more than ready to unveil to the automotive market its 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5. This is the company’s foray into the segment of family vehicles, as opposed to its traditional offerings of off-road four wheel drive sport utility vehicles. The previous offerings of the Discovery 3 and 4 sold decently, but with the 5, the company is hopeful that its fan base and sale will grow.
2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Engine Specs
The power for the 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 will be garnered from a variant of power train options that include the following: a 3.0 liter V-6, a 2.7 liter v-6, a 5.0 liter V8 and a 3.0 liter V-6. The standard option is contended to deliver automotive consumers with an impressive 240 horsepower and 251 pounds per feet of torque. The power unit options will be divided into two gasoline powered options and two diesel power units. The units will find themselves mated with either an automatic six speed or eight speed gearbox with the option to switch over to manual. The standard model of the line is said to be capable of reaching top speeds of 124 miles per hour while achieving a fuel economy of an estimated 20-26 miles per gallon.
2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Exterior and Interior
The exterior design for the latest offering of the Discovery 5 s said to have been derived from that of the Range Rover. This new design affords the family level sport utility vehicle with an aesthetic that is far more powerful than its predecessors. The iconic logo will find itself placed within the front of a grille that is jet black in color. The ground clearance for the vehicle is said to be quite high while the headlight cluster is equipped with LED technology that is capable of illuminating u to 900 feet. The sport utility vehicle will feature a steeped roof that will be accompanied with a smooth and fluid design. This is a sport utility vehicle that is being widely hailed as ideal for urban travel as well as off-road adventures.
The new addition to the Discovery family will be available to consumers in a duo of options which include the following: a two row option and a three row option. The cabin will able to comfortably accommodate seven passengers while presenting a new design that is described as sophisticated and tidy. Within the central console of the cabin has been expressly designed to host a touch screen display that afford a great deal of access to a wide array of settings and features. The cabin will feature the latest in automotive technologies, safety features, dual zone air conditioning and more. It has also been rumored that the new 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 will have the very latest in regards to laser scanning technique that will assist in the reading of terrain in order to properly adjust the vehicle’s transmissions and suspensions.
2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 – Release Date and Price
The official release date for the 2017 Land Rover Discovery 5 has not yet been announced; but industry insiders and experts believe that it will launch towards the close of either this year or early within next year. The base pricing for the vehicle has been widely estimated to be $38,000.