03 May 2021: Land Rover Discovery (facelift) officially listed in India, launch imminent
Land Rover has listed the facelifted Discovery SUV on its official Indian website and it should be launched here soon. To recall, it was unveiled in November last year.
As for the highlights, the car has a refreshed look and an updated cabin with a host of features. It will be available with a choice of three engines.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: It sports Matrix LED headlamps
The Land Rover Discovery (facelift) is offered in two trim levels (Discovery and Discovery R-Dynamic) and three variants (S, SE, and HSE).
The SUV has a wide air dam, silvered skid plates, and features a gloss-black treatment on the roof, front grille, ORVMs, bumper, body cladding as well as the alloy wheels.
For lighting, sleek Matrix LED headlamps and wrap-around LED taillights are available.
Interiors: The vehicle has a minimalist yet practical and tech-forward cabin
The Discovery (facelift) offers a practical cabin with heated and cooled front seats, wireless charging, a Meridian sound system, and a 4-spoke steering wheel.
It has a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and an 11.4-inch Pivi Pro touchscreen infotainment system with support for connected car technology and over-the-air updates.
For safety, Land Rover's "ClearSight Ground View" camera system and a 360-degree-view parking camera are available.
Engine: It will be offered with a choice of three engines
The Land Rover Discovery (facelift) is listed with a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes 300hp/400Nm, a 3.0-liter, 6-cylinder petrol mill that generates 360hp/500Nm, and a 3.0-liter, 6-cylinder diesel unit that produces 300hp/650Nm.
The engines are mated to an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox and an all-wheel-drive system.
In India, the 3.0-liter motors are expected to feature 48V mild-hybrid technology for better fuel efficiency.
Fact: Land Rover Discovery (facelift): Pricing and availability
The pricing and availability details of the Discovery (facelift) in India will be revealed at the time of launch. However, it should carry some premium over the now-discontinued pre-facelift model which was launched at Rs. 75.59 lakh (ex-showroom).