Ahead of its launch in November, Land Rover has announced the prices of the 2017 Discovery at Rs 68.05 lakh, ex-showroom for the base version.
The carmaker has also started accepting bookings for the new Discovery in the country. The 7-seater SUV will be available in three variants, namely; S, SE and HSE in both petrol and diesel engine.
The fifth-generation SUV is based on the PLA platform (Premium Lightweight Architecture) and is powered by a 3.0 litre TDV6 diesel engine that develops 254 hp of power and a 3.0-litre Si6 petrol unit with 335 hp of power. Both engines will be paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and will be available as four wheel drive as standard. The 2017 Land Rover Discovery SUV will compete with the likes of the Volvo XC90, Audi Q7 and the Mercedes-Benz GLS in the segment.
The upcoming Land Rover Discovery is based on the Discovery Vision Concept and was first showcased at the 2014 New York Auto Show. It gets a sloping roofline, Adaptive LED headlamps, LED daytime running lamps (DRLs), 22-inch alloy wheels and LED tail lamps. The cabin is equipped with features such as panoramic sunroof, a head-up display unit, instrument cluster with 5-inch driver information display, three-zone automatic climate control system as well as ambient lighting.
For comfort and convenience, the car manufacturer will also equip the car with heated and cooled seats with massage function for the driver and front passenger seats, 10-inch touchscreen InControl Touch Pro infotainment system with 17-speaker Meridian digital surround system. Other highlights include Intelligent Seat Fold technology and four 12V charging points.