If you think that the 2015 version of Land Rover Discovery was the best you could get in the SUV category, then you were clearly mistaken. Why is that? This is because of the fact that land Rover finally announced their 2016 Land Rover Discovery model, and many experts believe that this is even better than its 2015 counterpart. Certain important changes are being made to the previous version, so that customers will have something entirely new to look forward to. Its new design interface is going to be exquisite, along with its improved performance under the hood.
Now, let’s have a look at the amazing specs and design elements of this car. It is rest assured that it will not disappoint you in any aspect, and its performance and fuel economy is a sure thing to look out for.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Important Design Changes
It came as a shock to many when Land Rover decided that for 2016 Land Rover Discovery it will not include the DC100 concept design. The reason that they provided for this action was that this concept was too generic in nature. They wanted to provide a new design concept for their 2016 model. With this new concept design, this car will look much sophisticated and aggressive at the same time.
Both its bumpers will receive major upgrades, along with slight changes to its grille design and fog lights. Head lights and tail lamps will be improved with latest LED technology as well. The platform will certainly provide much aerodynamics and stability to this new model.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Engine Specs
There has not been much news about the engine options available for 2016 Land Rover Discovery. However, sources indicate that one base engine configuration will certainly be included. This configuration offers the following specs:
- An inline 4 cylinder unit with a 2.0 liter capacity.
- Direct injection technology with turbo charged facility and improvements.
- Can produce around 240 HP and 251 lbs. feet of max torque.
- Drive train specs include all-wheel drive mode.
- 9 speed automatic transmission included.
Fuel economy rates of 2016 Land Rover Discovery car will certainly improve with this new platform and concept design. It has been reported that this car rates 21 MPG in city drive mode as well as 30 MPG in highway drive mode. Its max speed is around 117 MPH, with an acceleration of 0-60 MPH in just less than 8.4 seconds.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Release Date and Price
The 2016 Land Rover Discovery is likely to come out in multiple trim variants. These variants are as follows – SE, HSE, SE Tech as well as HSE Lux. Interior specs will differ accordingly in these trim variants. For its base price, this model might be available for $38,000. Higher trims will cost more. Land Rover AHS not yet confirmed as to when this car is going to be released in the market, but many loyal customers as well as fans are really excited about it. When it does release, it is perfectly certain that this 2016 model will give all other crossover SUVs a good competition in their genre.