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The new Land Rover Discovery Pricing


US Pricing, on sale from mid-2017

Discovery SE, 3.0L S/C V6, 340hp

Discovery HSE, 3.0L S/C V6, 340hp

Discovery HSE Td6 (diesel), 3.0L T/C V6, 254hp

Discovery HSE Luxury, 3.0L S/C V6, 340hp

Discovery HSE Luxury Td6 (diesel), 3.0L T/C V6, 254hp

Discovery First Edition, 3.0L S/C V6, 340hp

UK Pricing, on sale from Spring 2017

Discovery S
£43,495 OTR

Discovery SE
£49,495 OTR

Discovery HSE
£56,995 OTR

Discovery HSE Luxury
£62,695 OTR

Discovery First Edition
£68,295 OTR (Limited to 600 in the UK)

The new Land Rover Discovery

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  • The new Land Rover Discovery is a full-sized, three-row, seven-seat SUV with unbeatable capability and versatility
  • It embodies Land Rover’s drive to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of adventure
  • New Land Rover Discovery on sale from Spring 2017 priced from £43,495 (OTR)

The Seven Wonders of Discovery:

Seven principles describe the essence of Discovery and have guided its creation:

1. The Magnificent Seven: every seat is the best seat in the house

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  • Flexible interior provides seven full-sized adult seats, instantly configurable from your smartphone using the world-first remote Intelligent Seat Fold technology

2. A much loved member of the family: keeping you safe for the last 26 years

  • Semi-autonomous safety technology provides the family peace of mind
  • Premium interior combines leading design with durable, high-quality materials and space for the whole family

3. King of the hill: unstoppable on all surfaces, all terrains and in all weathers

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  • Land Rover’s full-sized SUV architecture delivers world-beating all-terrain capability
  • Lightweight aluminium construction saves 480kg, delivering enhanced efficiency and CO2 emissions from 171g/km
  • Super clean Ingenium family grows with adoption of 240PS, four-cylinder diesel engine with 500Nm of torque
  • Towing king: best-in-class 3,500kg towing capacity and semi-autonomous Advanced Tow Assist take the stress out of difficult reversing manoeuvres

4. British creativity: designed with charm & sophistication loved by the world

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  • Design retains key Discovery family cues, adding optimised proportions and sophisticated surfaces

5. Storage addiction: discover the space for everything

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  • Up to 2,406 litres of luggage space with seven seats as standard in the UK and clever storage for 21st century family essentials

6. Connects every generation: Ingenious features that make life easier

  • Digital Discovery equipped with up to nine USB ports, four 12-volt charging points and an in-car 3G WiFi hotspot for up to eight devices

7. After the roads end: reaching threatened habitats and vulnerable people

  • New Discovery will continue Land Rover’s work in humanitarian aid and conservation projects around the world

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This is new, right? Official Land Rover iPhone Connect and Charge Dock VPLRV0119


Interesting (new?) accessory shown in the new Land Rover Discovery brochure.

They have an option for non-iPhones too:


Does InControl Touch Pro run 64-bit Ubuntu on an Intel Atom E3845 and why is their app API so closed?

Intel article detailing their in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) reference design and their help with InControl Touch Pro

Their reference design for IVI:18911614060_3f077f7ee2_o

Jaguar Land Rover likes to point out that InControl Touch Pro uses an Intel quad-core processor.  Looking at Intel’s IVI documentation, the processor they’re describing is most likely the 1.91Ghz Intel Atom E3845.  A hardened SOC that can operate from -40° to 110°C.

Throughout other articles Linux is referenced and while they may just be using the template for the VM they used in testing some of their new tech, one of the press photos calls out 64-bit Ubuntu.

First the image of the test system running on the additional touch screen.  Then see the second picture below, zooming in on the test screen



This wasn’t a secret, as far back in 2013 they said it would be a GENIVI-compliant, Linux-based infotainment system.

Intelligent Seat Fold or just Remote Seat Fold?


  • One of Land Rover’s best-known customers completes unique remote test of New Discovery
  • World-renowned British adventurer Bear Grylls experiences Land Rover’s world-first seat folding technology
  • Intelligent Seat Fold system allows owners to reconfigure their vehicle seating remotely with a smartphone from anywhere in the world – even in mid-air
  • Unique test sees Bear change the seating layout during a 125mph skydiving descent
  • Seven full-size seats accommodate all seven skydivers in comfort
  • New Discovery world premiere: 28 September 2016 ahead of Paris Motor Show


World-renowned British adventurer and well-known Land Rover owner Bear Grylls took to the skies to put the New Discovery’s Intelligent Seat Fold technology to the ultimate test. The system allows Discovery owners to configure their vehicle seating through the InControl Remote app on their smartphone from anywhere in the world – even in mid-air.

Having jumped from a plane with six members of the Royal Navy Parachute Display Team and freefalling at 125mph, Bear was able to change the vehicle’s seating layout at the touch of a button on his smartphone before he had to deploy his parachute.

Once on the ground all the skydivers were able to jump into a camouflaged prototype of the New Discovery, which comfortably seats seven full-sized adults.

The world-first Intelligent Seat Fold technology allows the two rear rows of seats to be fully reconfigured in as as little as 14 seconds via the InControl Remote app downloaded on any iOS or Android operating system.


(*Note full wifi and "Carrier" cell service at 10,000ft.)