The 2017 Land Rover Discovery, LR3 for the market US, is a vehicle off-road 4×4 Product from British Land Rover. The story of Land Rover Discovery begins in 1989, which for many years did not produce new models and is only focused on the redesign of existing ones ( Range Rover and Defender ), launches this off-road car on the market in order to bridge the capability gap of use and, especially, price, present between the only two models up to that time in production, with the intent to create an off-road vehicle by family capable of countering the success of 4×4 of eastern production as the Mitsubishi Pajero and Toyota Land Cruiser.
Since the first version, the Land Rover Discovery 2017 model is imposed on the market for top technological solutions both in off-road, strong tradition of Land Rover in the field of all-wheel drive, both in the automotive field, making the guidance of a lot nicer than the model of Defender and more similar to that of the Range Rover. The first series was offered initially only in the 3-door version, which followed the model 5-door five or seven places with the last two set of folding benches in the trunk, do not point in the direction of travel.
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery received a lot of positive reactions and especially Terrain Response System was well received. The highlight of the publicity for the Discovery 3 was broadcast by the BBC2 program Top Gear. 2017 Discovery drove Jeremy Clarkson with the new Discovery to the Top of Cnoc a Fhreiceadain, a 307m high mountain in Scotland which had never been a car. In Australia, the car received the award for Best 4×4 of the year.
The 3rd-generation of the Land Rover Discovery received a small facelift in the summer of 2008. The front and rear after the update molded into the body color. There is a new type of rim, a new Bluetooth system and an additional type of wood has become available. The new Discovery 3 made its debut in August 2008.
2017 Land Rover Discovery Engine
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery, engines available, a diesel V6 2.7-liter (190 hp) and a V8 petrol 4.4 liter (299 hp), are derived from Jaguar, suitably modified for off-road use. The third row of rear seats is available as an option and can be folded flush with the rear cargo area when not in use. Type fuel burner “Webasto”, for the refrigerant circuit heating at low outdoor temperatures, is standard.
In addition to the 2017 Land Rover Discovery, 4 styling changes of considerable interest are the new V6 engine with double turbocharger Diesel cycle 3 liter that promises to improve the performance of the TDV6 2.7-liter in terms of consumption, performance and reducing CO 2 emissions.
2017 Land Rover Discovery Safety
In 2006 she has been subjected to crash tests of EuroNCAP, reaching the 4-star rating in the sector of automotive safety. Land Rover Discovery 3 is used in the ‘Integrated Body Frame, a chassis solution that arises between the classical system “longitudinal and transverse members” of the frame over the body and the system to “unibody” used for example in the SUV : in the case of Discovery, the body incorporates part of the rigid elements of the same frame, with a huge structural rigidity, but with the disadvantage of a considerable weight for the entire 2017 Land Rover Discovery.