LR5 should be a designation of new generation Land Rover Discovery model. Its prototypes are testing for some time. All frequent examples of test vehicles show to nearly introduction. 2017 Land Rover Discovery will have its debut at Paris Motor Show 2016. After the presentation, it will be available worldwide in 2017 as Discovery with LR5 nameplate.
Discovery model has been present on market since 1989. So far, four generations of this model, representing the customers always the best. It’s an SUV, family hauler, specific off-road features, combined with luxury. The fifth generation of the Discovery model has been completely redesigned vehicle compared to previous models. 2017 Land Rover Discovery was made on the model of Discovery Vision Concept from 2014.
2017 Land Rover Discovery Redesign
The change that is experienced interior of this vehicle is so affected on all sources to at least comment change of the external appearance. In addition to statements that the outside resemble at the Discovery concept, and the light clusters, on the one at Discovery Sport model, the other is not mentioned.
The interior has been completely changed. Apart from the fact that there is still room for seven passengers, the rest in 2017 Land Rover Discovery, passed through a certain improvement, modernization and change. Dashboard is a totally new design, as well as the air vents which are now placed horizontally. Materials used are of significantly better quality. New 2017 LR5 characterized spacious interior and larger luggage space. We can conclude that there has been a change in the dimensions.
2017 Land Rover Discovery is set to the new platform. Premium Lightweight Architecture (PLA platform) has reduced the full weight of the vehicle, improved off-road capability and enable better use of the engine. Aluminum construction of a new generation Discovery model is lighter than the previous by 100 kg.
2017 LR5 Specs and SVX Variant
2017 LR5 will be equipped with Jaguar-Land Rover engines of the new generation. These drive units called Ingenium. They are characterized by a high level of efficiency friendly. On offer will most likely be a 2.0-liter V6 petrol engine and 2.0-liter V6 petrol engine. The specification of these aggregates in this model is not yet known. In order to offer a little later, supposed to find a hybrid variant.
In one statement, John Edwards, director of Special Vehicle Operation stressed that the new generation Discovery SUV model, will get its SVX variant. The regular model will be on the market until the end of 2016 or early 2017. We can expect and the Land Rover Discovery SVX at least a year later. This model would have increased off-road capabilities, and the sell order with the Range Rover SVR, and the Range Rover SVAutobiography.