The Land Rover Discovery offers a host of new features, and it goes without saying that it's immensely capable off-road and on it. It's technologically superior more than ever and can be customized to a great extent. It offers a set of new engines that promise better economy and efficiency. So what all do you get? Let's take a look.
Off-road ability and Control
With the Terrain Response system, drivers can choose various modes to modulate the combination of engine power, gearbox, centre differential etc. suited to the driving needs. While the optionally available Terrain Response 2 System monitors the driving conditions and selects the correct driving mode automatically. Features like Dynamic Stability Control, Corner Brake Control, Hill Descent etc. further augment safety and provide superior control.
Superior ride quality
Superior ride quality is a result of an independent wheel setup all around. The air suspension utilizes dual wishbone geometry at the front and multilink setup at the rear that not only provides superior articulation but also best ride quality under all conditions. All majority components are made out of high-strength aluminium that helps to keep the weight down.
Meridian Sound System
The car offers an optional top-of-the-line Meridian Signature Sound System with (1700W) 28 speakers and a dual-channel subwoofer. Other two options include 12 speakers with a dual-channel subwoofer (380W) setup and 18 speakers with a dual-channel subwoofer (825W) setup. All these systems utilize digital signal processing, Meridian Cabin correction and Trifield technology to deliver theatre-like sound quality.
8-Speed Automatic Transmission
The new generation of Ingenium engines offer effortless performance and refinement. The ZF automatic transmission that comes coupled with petrol and diesel engine options, uses the closely placed gear ratios of the provide great driving flexibility, imperceptible gear changes and rapid response times.
All new Land Rover Discovery offers a range of driver aids. Safety combined with comfort is provided via features like Park Assistance, Adaptive Cruise control etc. The Park Assistance system lets you parallel park, perpendicular park and exit the spot. With the use of Adaptive Cruise control, you can maintain a safe distance with respect to the traffic at the front and drive the car at a constant speed without having the need to engage in braking and accelerating.
There are several features that further enhance the comfort. Ventilated seats (front and second row) are perhaps the most desirable that can be used for heating as well as for cooling. Activity key makes life easier and lets you wear keys instead of carrying them in the pocket. Powered Gesture Tailgate has become a norm in luxury cars these days and you get it with the Land Rover Discovery, it lets you open the gate even when your hands are full. All these features together, extend the comfort to an all new level.