It was being said that Land Rover India will announce the prices for 2017 Discovery in India on 9 August. However, the company has sent emails to prospective clients announcing the cost which starts at Rs. 68.05 lakh. Land Rover is also inviting selected clients for a preview of the 2017 Discovery on 7 and 8 August. Bookings will start from 9 August.
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery is based on the Discovery Vision Concept. It is the third generation of the 7 seater family SUV for the Indian market. The 2017 model also features the traditional stepped roofline, giving enough space inside for the passengers. However, this time we won’t see a typical boxy design.
Under the hood, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery gets the new 2.0-litre Ingenium engine with two trims- Si6 and TDV6 trims. The Si6 trim will come with a 3.0-litre V6 engine that churns out maximum power output of 335 bhp and maximum torque of 450NM, while the TDV6 trim will produce 254 bhp of peak power and 600Nm of peak torque. Both the engines will come mated to a smooth and responsive ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox.
As far as the interior is concerned, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery will be loaded with features like InControl Touch Pro Services, central touchscreen, Intelligent Seat Fold technology. In addition, the SUV also gets InControl Touch Pro infotainment system, 14-speaker Meridian digital surround system, four 12V charging points and lot more.
When launched 2017 land Rover Discovery will compete against the likes of Mercedes-Benz GLS, Audi Q7 and the Volvo XC90.
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