2014 Land Rover Discovery Gets Upgraded
2014 Land Rover Discovery has been updated and received new look, badging, fuel stretching technology, enhanced audio systems and wide range of driver assistance, comfort and safety features. However, the vehicle keeps the core attributes of the emblematic model which makes the vehicle even more appealing.
First, 2014 Discovery now has a new front fascia next to the various exterior changes. For instance, a new front grille, front bumper, headlamp design, daytime running lights with a distinctive LED signature, plus two new alloy wheel designs, additionally improve this Land Rover's visual characteristics.
To make the vehicle even more special and individual, the brand has prepared for its customers an optional "Black Design Pack" that includes 20-inch black alloy wheels and many other benefits.
Next, the refined exterior of the vehicle incorporates a change of the identity. For the first time, the name "Discovery" replaces "Land Rover" on the bonnet and the number 4 will be removed from the tailgate leaving just the word "Discovery".
In addition, the engine badging will be moved from the tailgate to the each of the front doors, and will appear as "SDV6". Speaking about the engine, it has received some optimizations, which result in improvement in terms of fuel efficiency.
2014 Land Rover Discovery will be equipped with the 256 hp (188 kW) 3.0 SDV6, which now emits less CO2 emissions. They have been reduced from 230g/km to 213g/km. Additionally, the and fuel consumption was also improved to 35.3mpg. The unit will be mated to and eight-speed ZF automatic transmission.
At last, the range of driver assistance, comfort and safety features include the following: Wade Sensing, Blind Spot Monitoring, Closing Vehicle Sensing, Reverse Traffic Detection and T-junction Cameras.
The model will be also offered with the optional Meridian premium audio. On the other hand the standard system features 8 speakers and 380 Watts of power, while the Meridian Surround system generates an impressive 825 Watts output and includes 17 speakers.
Technical Specifications of 2014 Land Rover Discovery
|2014 Land Rover Discovery (UK)||3.0L V6 Diesel (UK/Euro)|
|Engine type||3.0L SDV6 Diesel|
|Power PS/rpm||[email protected]|
|Torque Nm/rpm||[email protected]|
|Max speed mph (km/h)||112 (180)|
|Combined mpg (L/100k)||35.3 (8.0)|
|Kerb weight kg||2570|
Source: Land Rover