The Land Rover Discovery Sport
The Land Rover Discovery Sport, has been improved with state-of-the-art technologies, new heights of cabin excellence and more spaciousness for adventurous families. Innovative vehicle design guarantees the fastest-selling Land Rover ever manufactured is now more technologically progressed and more versatile than ever to keep its occupants safe and comfortable in all conditions.
The new Discovery Sport supplies greater cabin capaciousness and refinement, while its optional 5+2 interior sports a fresh infotainment interface with the latest connectivity and a more supple seating procedure including a 7 seat alignment with 24 groupings to promise flexibility. With a 13-percent firmer than its predecessor body, noise and vibration cabin invasion decreasing rigidly-mounted sub frames, enlightening comfort and maximum collusion safety provision.
Characteristic Discovery design indications, counting the clamshell bonnet, growing beltline and narrowing roof endure, but the new model is a daring exterior development. The extents have been adjusted to beam a more remarkable visual with new distinguishing LED headlamps all-around, together with a new grille and bumpers.
The debut of the digital Touch Pro infotainment system as well as the introduction of more quality materials throughout converts the cabin for a rich value yet useful space. New seats across each of the three rows offer enhanced coziness and adaptability thanks to a 40:20:40 split and glide functionality, increasing the imaginable number of seat groupings to 24 and casing every possibility.
Available in South Africa in Base and S trim levels, or sportier R-Dynamic variants in S, SE and HSE trim which feature several new stylish enhancements, the new Discovery is sure to swivel a few heads. Inside, Ebony seats with dissimilar needlework, black gearshift paddles and inimitable tread plates offer a pricklier appeal. The Discovery Sport utilizes its compressed exterior sizes with a multipurpose interior to deliver better-quality minor article loading thru all three rows and a 20-percentt upsurge in fuel tank capability.
With the choice of Land Rover’s Activity Key, a wearable watertight wristband that permits consumers, traditional keyfob-less, the condensed SUV is more practical than all other. The Activity Key is a model explanation for thrill-seekers with an active lifestyle. Eager to assist to modern, digital families the latest Discovery Sport is accessible with a ClearSight Rear View mirror that converts into a video into display the vehicles subsequent in crisp high definition. Offering a 50-degree field of vision from a high mounted camera, the mirror ensures rear visibility is not bargained by any bulky obstructions.
ClearSight Ground View technology has been presented to aid drivers in navigating high city centre kerbs or challenge coarse topography by projecting a 180-degree view image. Effectively making the bonnet invisible, this is the understanding of Land Rover’s Transparent Bonnet technology, first broadcasted in 2014.
Wireless charging is announced pioneering within the lower centre console, whereas a 4G WiFi hotspot, USB and 12-volt connectivity points on each row, individual heating and ventilation guarantee commuters stay comfortable and connected.
For frequent drivers, Smart Settings uses artificial intelligence algorithms to study motorist inclinations, altering kneading and seat locations, music and climate settings and steering column placement to please each driver.
The latest Discovery Sport is every inch a Land Rover, uniting certain all-terrain handling with all-weather competence, counting a paddling depth of 600mm, All-Wheel Drive and a second-generation Active Driveline system. Terrain Response 2 automatically notices the surface and alters the torque as required, while Advanced Tow Assist makes simplifies towing.
To exploit effectiveness, the standard All-Wheel Drive system benefits from Driveline Disconnect which is a Power Transfer Unit located on the axle that disconnects drive to the rear wheels under steady state cruising, dipping frictional damages and re-engaging AWD in less than 500 milliseconds.
A suite of advanced driver assistance systems have been included such as a reversing camera, Lane Keep Assist, Driver Condition Monitor, Adaptive Cruise Control with Steering Assist, which centres the vehicle in the lane based on road markings as well as upholding a safe distance from the vehicle in front.
The diesel engine selection is protected by an effective Ingenium 2.0 litre 4-cylinder with 132kW, and is able of repaying an average combined fuel consumption of 5.8l/100km. Acceleration from 0-100km/h happens in an impressive 9.7 seconds and top speed is reached at202km/h. Petrol power is delivered by an Ingenium 2.0 litre with 184kW and fuel feasting as low as 8.0l/100km. The P250-badged Discovery Sport can reach 100km/h in 7.6 seconds and maximum speed is set at 225km/h.
A standard 5 Year Care Plan provides peace of mind with a 100 000km warranty and servicing within in 5 year period to all Land Rover vehicles, depending on which arises first.
New Discovery Sport prices*:
Discovery Sport D180 AWD Automatic R749 500
Discovery Sport D180 S AWD Automatic R795 500
Discovery Sport D180 AWD R-Dynamic S Automatic R819 100
Discovery Sport D180 AWD R-Dynamic SE Automatic R855 300
Discovery Sport D180 AWD R-Dynamic HSE Automatic R897 800
Discovery Sport P250 AWD Automatic R759 900
Discovery Sport P250 S AWD Automatic R805 800
Discovery Sport P250 AWD R-Dynamic S Automatic R829 500
Discovery Sport P250 AWD R-Dynamic SE Automatic R865 700
Discovery Sport P250 AWD R-Dynamic HSE Automatic R908 100
* Including VAT but excluding CO2 tax