2021 Land Rover Discovery Facelift Makes Global Debut With Revised Design, New Tech & Updated Engines

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The 2021 Land Rover Discovery facelift will get revised exterior and inside styling, whereas the cabin will get a redesigned dashboard with a number of options borrowed from the brand new Defender, and lastly, there are new straight-six petrol and diesel engine choices on supply with mild-hybrid tech.

The Land Rover Discovery facelift will come to India sometime next year
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The Land Rover Discovery facelift will come to India someday subsequent 12 months

The present-generation Land Rover Discovery arrived in 2016 and was a giant step-up over the predecessor in each facet. The mannequin is now simply in time for a mid life cycle refresh and the British automaker has globally revealed the 2021 Land Rover Discovery facelift that brings in a revised design language, new know-how, improved engine choices and a lot extra. With the phase stepping-up as properly when it comes to choices, the brand new Discovery guarantees elevated versatility whereas packing extra luxurious than ever.

Additionally Learn: 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Facelift Launched In India


The grille and Matrix headlamps are new whereas the R-Dynamic trim provides extra drama with its gloss black end and triple-slats on the aspect vents

For the 2021 mannequin 12 months, the brand new Land Rover Discovery facelift receives a nip and tuck by means of the outside design. Updates embrace a restyled entrance grille to deliver it extra in-line with the Discovery household. The brand new Matrix LED headlamps with LED daytime working lights are new and the signature sample is replicated with the redesigned LED taillights as properly. On the rear, the SUV sports activities a full-width darkened tailgate trim panel incorporating the asymmetrical registration plate recess and connects the brand new taillights. Do notice that the Discovery badge has been shifted right here from the physique panel, as seen on the older mannequin. The bumpers have been reworked as properly with the redesigned entrance sporting new aspect air vents that get new horizontal slats, whereas there is a new skid plate and gloss black end that brings a sporty contact. The rear bumper additionally receives an analogous replace that helps cover the visible bulk and the general design makes for a planted look on the SUV.


The tailgate will get the brand new black therapy that connects the LED taillights and likewise homes the ‘Discovery’ nameplate


With the 2021 Land Rover Discovery, the automaker has introduced the brand new R-Dynamic variant on the SUV that brings a sporty aspect with the gloss black therapy on the grille, physique cladding, bumpers, alloy wheels, ORVMs and the roof for a dual-tone end. The brand new triple slats on the aspect curtains of the entrance bumper additionally get the gloss black end. Land Rover expects the brand new Discovery R-Dynamic can be one of the standard variants on sale going ahead.


The dashboard has been redesigned on the Discovery facelift and the centre console now will get haptic contact buttons

Inside, the 2021 Land Rover Discovery will get complete modifications. Main upgrades embrace the brand new PiviPro person person interface with Over-The-Air (OTA) updates, which made its debut with the all-new Defender. The brand new person interface is supported by a 11.4-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system that the corporate says is 48 per cent bigger and 3 times brighter than the one on the older mannequin. The system comes with a bunch of latest options just like the 3D encompass digital camera that additionally consists of the brand new ClearSight Floor View that employs cameras underneath the automobile to provide you a superb have a look at the trail, between the entrance wheels. The centre console additionally will get new haptic contact buttons, which is one thing we noticed with the up to date Discovery Sport as properly, whereas there’s additionally the brand new 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster that guarantees extra knowledge and is much less distracting when on the transfer.


The brand new 11.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system will get the brand new PiviPro tech that brings a greater person expertise.

The 2021 Land Rover Discovery facelift comes with a revised dashboard to accommodate the brand new display, relocated HVAC controls and the addition of charging ports by means of the cabin. The automobile additionally will get a brand new standard gearshift knob that replaces the rotary dial that was ever so well-known with JLR automobiles. The opposite options obtainable embrace Apple CaPlay and Android Auto, 15 watt wi-fi charging, Land Rover Distant app, new exercise key, and extra. The brand new Discovery additionally comes with new supplies for the upholstery, whereas the R-Dynamic model will get the dual-tone therapy.


The 2021 Land Rover Discovery will get improved third row area, whereas cushioning has improved for the second row seats

The brand new Land Rover Discovery facelift additionally comes with higher third row area due to a reshaped second-row bench seat that additionally will get higher cushioning for added consolation. The second row is adjustable as properly with as much as 160 mm journey. The second and third row seats could be electrically folded in simply 12 seconds, which liberates as much as 2485 litres of boot capability within the automobile. It reduces to 1231 litres within the five-seater mode, and additional goes right down to 258 litres within the seven-seater mode.


The brand new Land Rover Discovery will get the brand new 3.0-litre petrol and diesel engines that additionally characteristic the 48-volt mild-hybrid system

With respect to the engines obtainable, the 2021 Land Rover Discovery facelift will draw energy from the brand new Ingenium household. The bottom engine is the two.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol on the P300 that develops 296 bhp and 400 Nm of peak torque. That is adopted by the three.0-litre in-line six-cylinder petrol with 355 bhp and 500 Nm of peak torque obtainable on the P360. The brand new straight-six diesel is obtainable in two outputs. The D250 makes 245 bhp and 570 Nm peak torque, whereas the D300 develops 296 bhp and 650 Nm of peak torque. The six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines additionally include the 48-volt mild-hybrid know-how for faster response and improve effectivity.


The towing capability on the brand new Land Rover Discovery stands at 3500 kg

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The towing capability on the brand new Discovery facelift stands at 3500 kg, which Land Rover says can be authorized in all nations the place the SUV can be offered. The SUV additionally comes with the brand new Terrain Response 2 system for higher off-roading functionality aside from a bunch of different upgrades. The brand new Land Rover Discovery facelift arrives globally by early subsequent 12 months and we will count on the mannequin to reach in India by the second half of 2021.

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