Land Rover Discovery 4 Review
The new Land Rover Discovery 2015 launched in UK
Land rover branch owned by the Tata Motors is going to launch its next innovation namely as Land Rover Discovery 4 which is the extended version of Land Rover Discovery 3. Discovery 4 is a mixture of style, performance and off – road capabilities. It is one of the strongest SUV of the third generation of Land Rover. It is not the only car launched by the company.
There is another car, Range Rover Sports which is also launched in UK in the same month as Discovery 4. The price for both the SUV’s is same around 61 lakhs. It is absolutely based on the revised chassis and an impressive of advanced technology and comes in 4 different kinds of engines.
The car is counted as one of the great works that was put in by the engineers making it a great innovation. With the new king of masculine and contemporary exteriors it looks very much different from others. Not only exteriors but also the interiors are very much spacious and allow a seating of seven people in it. It is available with 3.0, 6 V – Longitudinal Diesel Engine which is capable of delivering the great power, torque and mileage. It’s all new Terrain Response system comes with a new kind of dial which is conveniently located and offers the different kind of settings in all kind of driving conditions.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Mileage and Fuel Efficiency
Land Rover Discovery 4 is diesel accomplice with single engine variant. The TDV6 Diesel Engine delivers a fair mileage of about 7.7 Kmpl in city and of 11.8 Kmpl on highways. This lets the car to go on long runways without any break and this is only possible due to its marvelous engine that supports the car in a superb manner.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Variants and Features
The superb Land Rover Discovery 4 has the presence of some very advantageous features like Automatic Climate Control, Air Quality Control, Tilt / Adjustable Power Steering with electric steering column, cup holders in all rows, electric power windows, adjustable front and rear seats with head rest and armrest but rear seats are foldable, Multi – functioning Steering Wheel with Steering mounted Audio Controls, leather door trim with dual tone interiors, leather seats, steering wheel and gear knob, adjustable Xenon head lamps, front and rear fog lights, rain sensing wiper, sunroof, power antenna, advance Stereo with Bluetooth connectivity, airbags on all sides, ABS, EBD, Brake Assist, Electronic Stability Control, Cruise Control and many more. The only variant of the car i.e. Land Rover Discovery 4 TDV6 HSE is placed at a modest and worthy price of about Rs. 6127237.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Colors
|Fuji White||Bali Blue||Bournville||Baltic Blue|
|Nara Bronze||Izmir Blue||Rimini Red||Zermatt Silver|
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Land Rover Discovery 4 Engine, Power and Performance
Land Rover Discovery 4 is launched with the diesel engine –TDV6 6 speed automatic transmission. But delivers the maximum power of 245Ps @ 4000rpm which is more than the entry level 2.7 L and the expected maximum torque of 600Nm @ 2000rpm which is matched by the all new twin – turbo power plant in the BMW 740d. Discovery 4 follows the tag line that bigger car mean cleaner. The engine emits 244 g / km of CO2 and has 30.4 mpg combined economy – improvements of 26 g / km and 2.7 mpg over the 2.7 L.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Pickup and Acceleration
The Land Rover Discovery 4 has the 2 engine variant of its third generation. Both of them with the displacement of 2993 cc with V6 diesel engine that is, it has 6, V – Longitudinal cylinders with 4 valves in each cylinders and gives a maximum power of 245Ps / 4000rpm and a great torque of 600 Nm / 2000 rpm. With 6 – speed automatic transmission in TDV6 Diesel Engine the car is able to attain the top speed of 180 Kmph. The car even accelerates from 0 – 100 Kms in 9 seconds which is something to be appreciated. The car is miraculous in its features which give it an awesome power to compete and to stand at top with a unique identity which is incomparable with other car.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Interior and Features
The interiors of the car are very much modernized. For example, the dash – board is leather – trimmed to match the seats and thus make the interiors look better. The centre console is less cluttered and the controls for Terrain Response System are much more accessible below the stereo. It makes the car a perfect off – roader. The car is a 5 seater with the huge luggage bay or becomes a spacious 7 seater when the rear seats are unfolded from the boot floor. The features of the car are not only spacious but also luxurious and add a charm to the SUV by hosting the technologies that offer convenience and comfort. The interiors are highly equipped like the HD radio, 5 cameras surround system, audio DVD navigation system and audio package composed of 14 speakers, Single shot CD player and a sub woofer. This is not only for the occupants who have nothing to do except enjoying the interiors and outer view of the car but also for the driver whose responsibility is to drive the car carefully without distracting his / her mind. The car offers the steering wheel mounted audio control which makes it easy for the one who is driving to entertain him / her while droving and that too without getting distracted. These control buttons on the steering wheel lets you do multi – task while driving without let you remove your hands from the steering wheel and that too very much effortlessly and makes your drive easy and enjoyable.
Metallic air vents, gear knob and speaker trims are also added to it. You can enjoy AC with dual zone climate control, remote boot opener, remote fuel lid opener, tachometer, 2 trip meters and rake and reach steering adjustment and much more. The interiors of the car are dual tone and so much ravishing that you can’t stop yourself from complementing the car makers for such a great innovation. The seats even have a lumbar support to make you relax and give a perfect seating posture. The cup holders are present on all the rows for increasing convenience with a non smokers pack. The electric windows open with one touch of driver and make it very easy for you to enjoy the inner and outer ambience at the same time.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Exteriors and Features
The aggressive, sturdy exterior design is the perfect example of the creativity by the engineers. It communicates a sporty and dramatic visual appeal. Well structured line, strong and stylish built give an impression of dynamism. The sophisticated and robust grille vanes, alloy wheels and extended roof rails adorn the exteriors of the car. Body colored bumpers, rear window wiper and defogger, the Xenon front lightning with the new LED signature lights, front and rear body colored wing mirrors, give it a lasting impression. The car has some extra ordinary features which catch eyes to the car because of its bold, masculine, yet beautiful look that every one notices it at once when it comes tearing the wind in front of you and you just can’t take your eyes off it. The huge yet appealing electronically adjustable head lamps give the car an enhancing look which increases the charm of the car. Then there are fog lamps that are beautifying the looks of the car and prove an important safety feature as well during the foggiest days by providing a clear view to the driver which makes him drive easily. The grille is of such a unique design and gives a bold impression to the car. The mirrors of the car are heated and electronically adjustable to give a clear view even on a bad weather day. The handles of the door have tungsten finishing which make the car have a classy look.
The gigantic tyres give a supportive drive and a good grip so as to maintain balance on the road. Whether sharp corners or the bumpier terrains, or the rough terrains, the car gives you a smooth drive without letting you to slide sideways with the motion of the car and you don’t feel the difficulty of the rough terrains and enjoy drive as that on roads. The exteriors also include Front and Rear Park Distant Control which let the car maintain the appropriate distance from the other cars in front and behind the car which safes the car from hit and collision. The option of Power fold Mirrors and Privacy Glass to rear of B post are also added to the Exteriors. The rear looks of the car are just so different that it can be recognized very easily among many other cars at once. Again the tail lamps give the car a great finishing with the Upper / Lower split rear tail gates beautifully modified and bringing up the car as a WONDER.
Safety and Features in Land Rover Discovery 4
The car is designed keeping in mind about the safety of the occupants as well as the car. With the features like ABS (Anti – lock Braking System) which helps the car to maintain good grip on road and EBD (Electronic Brake – force Distribution) which does not give load on any one of the tyre and let the drive be balanced by distributing the force equally on all the four tyres especially while turning sharply. This makes drive less risky no matter how the person sitting inside is driving it. Also the Brake Assist Mechanism let the brakes work fabulously at the time of sudden impact or even on slippery roads to avoid accidents. This does not let the driver to bother much about the drive and let him drive peacefully.
Other common features like airbags, parking sensors, fog lamps (in front), disc brakes on all wheels, high mounted stop lamps, skid plates and rear reflectors are available to provide the clear vision to the driver and thus act as the safety features. The solid structure given to the car makes the car very much protective and suitable for the people sitting in it.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Driving and Handling
The car is well equipped with the powerful and responsive power assisted rack and pinion steering wheel that makes the drive effortless and reduces pressure on the driver and he enjoys the drive whether it is long or short. As described before that the car is having the gigantic tyres with steel – alloy wheels which are broad enough to give the car a good grip on road and let you enjoy with a great ease on any kind of rough terrain. Moreover, with front ventilated and rear disc brake the braking and the transmission is expected to be smooth and highly performance oriented. Also the suspensions are firm to complete the SUV phenomenon of ‘taking on anything’.
The car is filled up with the most advanced technologies which work at their fullest potential to give you an excellent drive. These include Four – corner Air Suspension with Terrain response and Trip computer, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) which does not let the car lose its balance on any kind of road or terrain, Roll Stability Control (RSC) which work very smartly on all the four wheels, Trailer Stability Control (TSC) and even the Electric Steering Column Lock.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Accessories
The Land Rover Discovery 4 users have an advantage of enjoying the most exclusive audio system which will have the HD radio, 5 cameras surround system, audio DVD navigation system and audio package composed of 14 speakers, CD player and a sub woofer with a Bluetooth connectivity lets you enjoy the drive even more with your favorite music being played along with your drive and creates an atmosphere that you want. The car gives you an option of entertainment without distracting your mind in the form of steering wheel mounted audio control.
Land Rover Discovery 4 Conclusion
The car is an absolute integrated version of Land Rover Discovery 3 and has everything to make your drive excellent and enjoyable.
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