Jaguar Land Rover India has launched a new petrol variant of the Discovery Sport at a sticker price of Rs. 56.50 Lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi) in the country. Being available in HSE Trim, the Discovery Sport petrol variant is powered by a 2.0L engine. This is in addition to the 2.2L TD4 & SD4 diesel derivatives already on sale in India since September 2015. Both diesel and petrol derivatives of the Discovery Sport will be available for sale at all 23 authorised retail outlets.
Rohit Suri, President, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd (JLRIL), said: "We are excited to introduce the petrol derivative of the Land Rover Discovery Sport. This will help us broaden the appeal of this fabulous premium versatile SUV for customers who are more inclined towards driving a vehicle with a powerful petrol engine at its heart along with Land Rover’s legendary off-road capability and reliability – a perfect combination of performance, capability and composure.” Just so you know, Discovery Sport is Land Rover’s most versatile premium SUV with optional 5+2 seats.
Land Rover Discovery Sport Petrol HSE comes loaded with several premium features such as Terrain Response, Hill Descent Control (HDC), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Electronic Traction Control (ETC), Dynamic Stability Control (DCS), Command Driving position, Adaptive Xenon Headlamps, Panoramic Sunroof, Grained Leather seats, Rear View Camera, multiple USB charging points and Park Assist. For those asking, the Park Assist feature helps in parallel parking and Park Exit & Perpendicular Park which are hugely popular with many Discovery Sport customers. Under the hood, there is a 2.0L petrol motor which develops 237bhp of top power. It is linked to a 9-speed automatic transmission with Rotary Drive Selector.