In early October 2014, fans of Land Rover brand will have the opportunity to enjoy the new creation of the company. In fact, at the Paris Motor Show, will be presented the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport model. This model will replace the Land Rover Freelander model, who is retiring. Sales will begin in January 2015. Initially it will be sold in the UK market, then its sales will expand to other markets. The base model will be available at a price of 32,395 pounds.
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport – Specs
The vehicle will be available with seven seats, in the form of 5+2. Although the model replaces the Freelander, Discovery Sport has a much greater dimensions. 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is 459 cm long, which is 91 mm longer than the Freelander model. Wheelbase is 274 cm, while the clearance of vehicle is 21.1 cm. The interior of the vehicle is very spacious and comfortable. The second row of seats is set for 5 cm, more than in the first row. Also, the second row has the ability to move to 16 cm. The interior of the vehicle is equipped with a large number of benefits. Some of them are dual-zone air conditioning, head-up display and a new infotainment system with touch screen from 8”.
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is described as a vehicle with a refined combination of performance, safety and cost-effectiveness. The vehicle has a very high level of equipment. Some of the systems are the Terrain Response System, Park Assist System, Autonomous Emergency Braking System, Hill Descent Control, and others. In addition to the basic equipment packages for greater personalization of vehicles available in Black Pack package. This additional package offers: alloy wheels of 19” or 20”, Santorini Black roof, gloss black details. 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is available in nine different exterior colors. Customers will be able to choose between Fuji White, Yulong White, Indus Silver, Kaikoura Stone, Scotia Grey, Grey Corris, Firenze Red, Blue Loire and Santorini Black paint.
New Discovery Sport will run three different four-cylinder engines. Two diesel and one petrol engine. 2.0 L Si4 petrol engine with 240 hp and 339 Nm of torque and the 2.2 L turbo-diesel engine with 190 hp, will be available from the start of sale. Some time later in the offer will be ED4 turbo-diesel engine. Emissions of this engine should not exceed 120 g/km CO2. Customers will be able to choose the version of the engine, transmission and drive system. There will be a 6-speed manual transmission and 9-speed automatic transmission. Options drive are FWD and AWD. 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport will belong to the class of mid-size SUVs. For finding its place in the market, it will fight with the Audi Q5 and BMW X3 models.