As the latest news has discovered, the manufacturer is working on the newest 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport models which will get a major redesign. Besides the, most likely, new grille, the new Land Rover will get a completely revised front and rear fascias and a major overhaul of its cabin. Under its hood, there will be stronger unit and a hybrid engine finally.
2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport engine
According to the latest news, 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport will return with the same engine options as before but this time should be slightly stronger. As well, we can also expect some kind of hybridization and perhaps it could get a plug-in hybrid engine.
So, the Discovery SUV will get the same 3.0-liter V-6 supercharged engine which is able to make 340 horses and 332 pound-feet of torque. The second is a 3.0-liter V-6 turbocharged diesel engine which is capable of making 254 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque. Both engine will work with an 8-speed automatic transmission and will come standard with all-wheel drive system.
The Discovery Sport will offer a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 which in the current model can produce 237 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque. However, in the 2021 version it should be able to make 246 hp. This same unit has the output of 286 hp and the torque of 295 lb-ft in the higher trim levels. Both engines will work with a 9-speed automatic gearbox and will have all-wheel drive as the default setup. Furthermore, we can also expect a mild-hybrid engine which will combine the same 2.0-liter which will be able to deliver 296 hp.
The exterior and interior design of the 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport
Design-wise, the 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport will be revised in order to stay competitive and attractive. So, the whole design will be now more modern and will feature a more streamlined appearance. Both front and rear ends will be refreshed with a new look and there will also be new headlights.
Inside, the 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport will be revamped with more quality materials, and new equipment including the latest infotainment touchscreen with multiple screens which were first used in the Range Rover Velar.
The equipment of the 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport
The 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport will come standard with plenty of features. The Discovery will get LED headlights, 12-way power adjustable seats, lane-keep assist, dual-zone climate control, navigation, leather seats, emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, auto high beams, power tailgate, Bluetooth, 10-inch touchscreen, and many other features. The Discovery Sport will include an 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, USB ports, push-button start, audio system with 10 speakers, power-adjustable front seats, partial leather seats, Bluetooth, and so on.
Release date and price of the 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport
The 2021 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport should be presented next year, maybe in late 2020, but this information still needs to be officially confirmed. The pricing will probably be a bit higher than the current. The Discovery starts at around $53,000 while the Discovery Sport is $38,800.