Land Rover Discovery 4, a SUV has 2 Diesel cars available in India in 10 gorgeous colours, namely, Bali Blue, Baltic Blue, Firenze Red, Fuji White, Indus Silver, Ipanema Sand, Marmaris Teal, Nara Bronze, Santorini Black and Siberian Silver. SUVs are getting popular in India due to the trend of family outings using cars for ease and comfort. Land Rover is known for its luxury and puissant SUVs with a robust engine flaunting a capability to pump out 244.6 bhp of maximum power and a torque of 600 Nm.
Discovery 4 is a lavish five-door SUV featuring combined Body Frame that presents it as a rugged vehicle. It was first launched in 1989, since then several versions have been launched in the market.
The car maintains a sinewy appearance and is embossed with eminent features like power fold Mirrors and adjustable Heated Mirrors, Intense windscreen and Rain Sensing Windscreen Wipers. Other essentials include Front Fog Lamps, exterior upgrade and colour coded Mirror Caps. The grille of the car featuring with two horizontally situated perforated planks and LED turn indicator plays the major role in framing its outline. Tyres furnish the tyre pressure monitoring system and locking wheel nuts. The rear windscreen of the car has an innovative scheme escorted by a defogger alongside the wiper. Roof spoiler comprehended with LED lights delivers added protection to the car while a full-size spare wheel enhances its vigorous look.
Interior & Features
The interior is extremely spacious with a capacity to fit seven people in it. It features power assisted leather steering wheel, illuminated Vanity mirrors and holders for cups. It also features Interior Mood Lightning, availability of audio controls on steering and the facility to shut the windows of the car in just one shot.
The six cylinder diesel engine is available with a net volume of 2933cc while the direct injection technology thrusts a decent mileage. The model possesses an omnipotent engine with an Eight-speed Programmed Transmission, Active Roll Vindication, Hill start Support, Gradient Acceleration Control, Hill Descent Control (HDC) with Gradient Release Control (GRC) and many other distinguished technologies including Push start button, Roll and dynamic Stability Control, Electric Parking Brake, Emergency Brake assist and electronic air suspension. The car has Front and Rear Axle Open Differential. It reaches a speed of 100 in 9.3 seconds with the maximum speed being 180.
The 2993 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 8.7 kmpl.
Performance and Handling
Control programmes like dynamic stability control, trailer and roll stability control and electronic traction control make it suitable and efficient for every type of road.
Power steering scheme and tilt adjustment function add to the car’s ornamentation and performance.
The car is in competition with Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Prado, Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne. Comparing Land Rover Discovery and Toyota Land Cruiser highlights similarity in prices and comfortable drive, though Land Rover Discovery’s amazing efficiency on both on-road and off-road terrains is an upper hand in front of Toyota Land Cruiser’s underpowered diesel engine.