Land Rover has established a good amount of fan base for and with the Discovery model. The previously launched Land Rover Discovery have had a great success in several markets. And now it seems the company has plans to increase the fan base with their new 2018 Land Rover Discovery.
Based on its predecessors, this upcoming Land Rover Discovery will feature a host of changes/improvements. The arrival of this new model signifying the continuation of Land Rover Discovery also suggests that the company is also giving utmost focus into the segment of family vehicles.
While the official information about this upcoming Discovery has not been disclosed by Land Rover, some car sources and experts have been able to shed some light regarding the new changes and modifications.
2018 Land Rover Discovery – Engine and Performance
Changes of this new Land Rover Discovery 2018 starts with its engine and some of the experts have tipped that new 6 and 4 cylinders diesel and gasoline variants will be incorporated. To be more specific, a 2.0-liter engine could be used that can produce 240 HP of power and a torque of 251 lb-ft.
It has been said that the company is likely to use a 9-speed automatic transmission system.
Some assumptions also hold that mileage of this new Discovery is likely to stand at 20 to 26 mpg on average. A top speed of 124 mph has also been expected.
2018 Land Rover Discovery – Body Design
Earlier there were rumors that Land Rover will ditch the boxy shape of the Discovery model and present a sleeker profile instead. These rumors turn out to be true as a sleek profile can be noticed right away when taking a closer look at this model.
Most importantly, its front fascia will hold an aggressive look. This is complemented by the redesigned headlights which smoothly fall in line with the hood. The grille has also been modified as it holds a slightly different shape with a new mesh pattern.
Down below, a robust skid plate joined with the front bumper will complete its aggressiveness. New stylish cuts can be seen on its side body. Closing off, its rear fascia also seems to be different and changed.
2018 Land Rover Discovery – Interior Cabin
As compared to its exterior, there is very little information about the interior cabin of this 2018 Land Rover Discovery. As changes are for sure, it has been expected that the dashboard will receive significant modifications.
The seats will be heavily bolstered for utmost comfort. Car experts have tipped that the controls in the steering wheel and center console will meet some revisions. Other than this, expect new materials to be used for the upholstery. The infotainment system could also see some upgrades.
2018 Land Rover Discovery – Price and Release Date
Several sources have estimated the base price of this model to be around $38,000 and can rise if other options are available. As far as its release date is concerned. The 2018 Land Rover Discovery is likely to hit the showrooms in late 2017 or early 2018.