Drivers looking for a luxurious option in the three-row compact SUV segment will find a lot to love about the Land Rover Discovery Sport. Wondering what’s been added to the Land Rover Discovery Sport for the 2019 model year. Land Rover reckons that this Discovery sport is the most versatile premium compact SUV currently on sale – and it’s a credible claim. This is, after all, the only prestigiously-badged car in this segment that can seat seven. It’s also smart, practical, safe – and rugged enough to go a lot further than its rivals off the beaten track.
Design & Features
The Discovery Sports Landmark Edition looks right at home wherever you drive. Available in Yulong White, Corris Grey, and Narvik Black. landmark Edition features a Carpathian Grey contrast roof, a distinctive bumper design with Graphite Atlas grille and fender vents. The rigidity of the Discovery Sport’s steel frame helps both driving dynamics and safety for the occupants in the event of a collision, whilst an extra layer of protection is provided by seven airbags. Meanwhile, a variety of active safety measures – ABS, Electronic Traction Control, Hill Start Assist, Dynamic Stability Control), keep this large SUV stable even on steep gradients and hairpin bends. In more crowded, urban environments, the Blind Spot Monitor, Closing Vehicle Sensing and Autonomous Emergency Braking System make maneuvering safer and easier.
Under the hood is a 2.0-liter Ingenium diesel motor that makes 180PS of power and 430Nm of torque. That’s enough to get the Discovery Sport up to 100kmph in 9.9 seconds, and on to a top speed of 188kmph. There’s Land Rover’s Terrain Response tech too, just in case you plan on getting adventurous with your luxury SUV.
Land Rover is starting the year in style with the Landmark Edition of the popular Discovery Sports SUV. Priced at Rs 53.77 lakh, it slots in between the SE variant, which is priced at Rs 50.17 lakh, and the top-spec HSE Luxury variant that retails for Rs 60.43 lakh. Notably, the price is on par with the HSE variant that has an ex-showroom price of Rs 53.74 lakh.
n India, the Landmark Edition model rivals other luxury SUVs like the BMW X3, Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, and the Mercedes-Benz GLC.
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