Launch

Land Rover Discovery Sport is finally here and I like it a lot, a lot. Freelander who? LR2 what?

That camouflage they used really did its job this time around.  Under wraps I wasn’t liking it as much, now with the details it’s practically a different vehicle.  Enjoy this way too long post. 

Official US PR follows the images – plenty of customization options and all the new tech is talked about, 3D city models for the GPS, Autonomous Emergency Braking, up to six USB ports, etc… And as with every new Land Rover there is of course a Black Pack.

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Land Rover Discovery Sport Interior (1)

Land Rover Discovery Sport Interior - Seats (2)

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NEW 2015 LAND ROVER DISCOVERY SPORT – A VERSATILE PREMIUM COMPACT SUV

  • Bold and progressive design defines the new Discovery family of vehicles
    Room for seven passengers, in a 5+2 configuration
  • All-new multi-link rear suspension for superior on-road agility and off-road ability
  • Roomy and versatile cabin with a compact exterior footprint
  • 240hp turbocharged 2-liter, nine-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive are standard
  • Exceptional all-terrain performance courtesy of optimized off-road geometry, plus Terrain Response
  • Connected on-road handling with electric power-assisted steering
  • Optional Autonomous Emergency Braking designed to help the driver avoid collisions
  • All-new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with intuitive controls and an expansive connectivity package
  • On sale early 2015
  • Pricing starting at $37,995

(MAHWAH, N.J.) – September 2, 2014 – Land Rover today revealed the new Discovery Sport, a versatile premium compact SUV that is the first member of the new Discovery vehicle family. A dynamic design with a compact footprint provides seven-passenger seating in a “5+2” configuration. The 2015 Discovery Sport will deliver a highly refined combination of performance, safety and efficiency thanks to a body shell of high-strength steel and lightweight aluminum, a 240hp turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, nine-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive.

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