New look and new technology
Land Rover has announced upgrades to the fantastic 2014 Discovery. Land Rover Global Brand Director, John Edwards said “the hugely popular Discovery continues to move from strength to strength and the addition of improvements in fuel economy and emissions underpins our commitment to delivering power with sustainability. As one of the world’s most stylish, capable and versatile SUVs, the Discovery is the perfect vehicle for people who enjoy living an active lifestyle to the full.”
The Discovery boasts a distinctive new face with new ‘Discovery’ badging. The updated look includes a new bumper, a new headlamp design, new daytime running lights with LED signature and to complete the up to date look there is two new alloy wheel designs. There is also the optional ‘Black Design Pack’ available on 2014 models with revised detailing plus 20” black alloy wheels. Also for the first time ever, the name ‘Discovery’ name replaces ‘Land Rover’ on the bonnet and the number 4 will be removed from the tailgate leaving just the word ‘Discovery.’
The fuel economy has been improved returning 35.3mpg and CO2 emissions have been reduced to 213g/km and all models are equipped with an eight speed ZF automatic transmission. There is also a new range of drivers aids included; Wade Sensing (a technology unique to Land Rover), Blind Spot Monitoring, Closing Vehicle Sensing, Reverse Traffic Detection and T-junction Cameras. The new 2014 Discovery will fall in line with other Range Rover vehicles and will be available with Meridian premium audio. The standard system features eight speakers and 380 Watts of power, while the Meridian Surround system produces an impressive 825 Watts output and features seventeen speakers.
Available to order now
The upgraded model is available to order now with deliveries starting from mid- November. Prices to be announced in due course. The Land Rover Discovery is brilliant on- and off-road. It boasts a classy cabin has space for seven, plus superb versatility and excellent levels of refinement. Boot space is limited when all the seats are in use but the second and third rows fold down to leave a flat floor without the need to remove the headrests.
The new updated Land Rover Discovery really does deliver a winning package of impressive on-road dynamics plus superb all-wheel drive capability and sophisticated, contemporary design, exemplifying the qualities at the heart of all today’s Land Rover models.