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Αυτό είναι το ανανεωμένο Land Rover Discovery. Εξωτερικά οι αλλαγές περιορισμένες με την Land Rover να έχει τοποθετήσει νέο μπροστά προφυλακτήρα, ελαφρώς διαφορετική γρίλια, LED φωτιστικά σώματα, νέες ζάντες, με το λογότυπο “Land Rover”στο καπό να αντικαθίσταται από τη λέξη “Discovery”.

Η Land Rover, εξόπλισε το Discovery Facelift με νέο ηχοσύστημα 380 Watts με 8 ηχεία, ενώ στον πρόσθετο εξοπλισμό υπάρχει και το Meridian Surround απόδοσης 825 Watts με 17 ηχεία. Επίσης συναντάμε σύστημα ειδοποίησης τυφλού σημείου, κάμερες διασταυρώσεων, κάμερα οπισθοπορείας και άλλα πολλά.

Εξοπλίζεται με τον turbodiesel SDV6 3,0-λιτρο κινητήρα απόδοσης 256 ίππων στις 4.000 σ.α.λ με 600 Nm ροπής στις 2.000 σ.α.λ. Ζυγίζει 2.570 κιλά και καταναλώνει 8 λίτρα/100 χλμ, εκπέμποντας 230 γρ/χλμ CO2. Ο κινητήρας συνδυάζεται αποκλειστικά με 8-τάχυτο αυτόματο κιβώτιο της ZF, επιτρέποντας στο Discovery να κάνει τα 0-100 χλμ/ώρα σε 9,3 δευτερόλεπτα, προτού φτάσει τα 180 χλμ/ώρα, όπου ανέρχεται η τελική του ταχύτητα.

Επίσης υπάρχει και ο τρίλιτρος SCV6 βενζινοκινητήρας απόδοσης 340 ίππων στις 6.500 σ.α.λ με 450 Nm ροπής στις 3.500 – 5.000 σ.α.λ. Με τον κινητήρα αυτό, το Discovery ζυγίζει 2.565 κιλά και καταναλώνει 11,5 λίτρα/100 χλμ, εκπέμποντας 269 γρ/χλμ CO2. Τα 0-100 χλμ/ώρα τα κάνει σε 8,1 δευτερόλεπτα, έχοντας τελική ταχύτητα 195 χλμ/ώρα.

Στο περίπτερο της Land Rover βρίσκεται επίσης το 9-τάχυτο Evoque και το Defender.

[Πηγή: Land Rover]

Δελτίο Τύπου

Fresh Design, Improved Economy and New Features for 2014 Discovery

FRESH DESIGN, IMPROVED ECONOMY AND NEW FEATURES

FOR 2014 DISCOVERY

  • Exterior refresh with distinctive new face and new ‘Discovery’ badging
  • New highly efficient 340PS 3.0 V6 S/C petrol engine replaces 5.0 V8
  • Intelligent Stop-Start improves fuel economy and reduces emissions
  • New optional single-speed transfer box for revised four-wheel drive powertrain
  • Eight-speed ZF automatic transmission for all models
  • Upgraded models available to order now with deliveries from mid-November (UK.)

Land Rover announces the upgraded 2014 Discovery. The multi-award winning vehicle gets a new look, new badging, new V6 petrol engine, new fuel stretching technology, new single-speed drivetrain, improved audio systems and a new range of driver assistance, comfort and safety features to broaden its appeal even further. The core attributes are carried over into the 2014 models which will be available to order now with deliveries from mid-November.

“The hugely popular Discovery continues to move from strength to strength and the addition of the new 3.0 S/C petrol engine to the 2014 range underpins our commitment to delivering power with sustainability. As one of the world’s most stylish, capable and versatile SUVs, the Discovery is the perfect vehicle for people who enjoy living an active lifestyle to the full,” said Land Rover Global Brand Director, John Edwards.

For 2014, Discovery has been given a new ‘face’ and numerous detail exterior changes. A new front grille, new front bumper, new headlamp design, new daytime running lights with a distinctive LED signature, plus two new alloy wheel designs, further enhance the Discovery’s appearance. To give vehicles a heightened level of distinction, the optional ‘Black Design Pack’ remains available for 2014 models, with revised detailing, plus 19-inch and 20-inch black alloy wheels.

New ‘Discovery’ badging

In recognition of the Discovery’s established identity, the refreshed exterior design for 2014 also incorporates a change of identity for the vehicle in many markets. For the first time ever, the name ‘Discovery’ name replaces ‘Land Rover’ on the bonnet and the number 4 will be removed from the tailgate leaving just the word ‘Discovery.’

Engine badging moves from the tailgate to an ingot mounted on each of the front doors. This side badging will reflect the engine type and appear as either, ‘SCV6,’ ‘SDV6’ or ‘TDV6’ in markets where the lower-power diesel engine is offered. In the USA and the Middle East the vehicle’s badging will remain as previous models.

Highly efficient petrol V6 replaces V8

Underlining Land Rover’s commitment to power with sustainability, the 5-litre V8 petrol engine is replaced with the highly efficient 3.0 V6 S/C and fuel-stretching Intelligent Stop-Start technology is introduced on all petrol and diesel engines in a number of key markets. All models are equipped with an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission.

The new V6 generates 340PS and torque of 450Nm to deliver acceleration from 0-6mph in 7.7 seconds and a top speed 121mph. Thanks to the new unit’s enhanced efficiency and the fitting of Intelligent Stop-Start, the 2014 Discovery with this engine produces just 269g/km of CO2.

In markets where diesel is popular, the 2014 Discovery will be available with two ‘carry-over’ 3-litre engines – the 211PS 3.0 TDV6 and the class-leading 256PS 3.0 SDV6 – with CO2 emissions reduced to 207g/km and 213g/km, and fuel consumption improved to 36.2mpg (combined cycle) and 35.3mpg for the SDV6.

New optional single-speed transfer box

For 2014 models, buyers will be offered a choice of two four-wheel drive systems with the new single-speed transfer box or the carry-over twin-speed transfer box which offers high and low range for the most demanding off-road conditions.

The single-speed transfer box acknowledges that some customers do not need to fully exploit the Discovery’s off-road capabilities. Mechanically controlled, it weighs 18kg less than the two-speed box, features a Torsen differential and provides a 42/58 percent front-rear torque split.

New driver aids and premium audio

The new range of driver assistance, comfort and safety features for the 2014 Discovery include: Wade Sensing (a technology unique to Land Rover), Blind Spot Monitoring, Closing Vehicle Sensing, Reverse Traffic Detection and T-junction Cameras.

To align the 2014 Discovery with other Range Rover vehicles, it will be available with Meridian premium audio. The standard system features 8 speakers and 380 Watts of power, while the Meridian Surround system produces an impressive 825 Watts output and features 17 speakers.

Technical Specifications

3.0L V6 Diesel(UK/Euro) 3.0L V6 S/C Petrol (Euro) 3.0L V6 S/C Petrol (US)
Engine type 3.0L SDV6Diesel 3.0L SCV6Petrol 3.0L SCV6Petrol
Power PS/rpm 256PS@4000 340PS@6500 340PS@6500
Torque Nm/rpm 600@2000 450@3500-5000 450@3500-5000
0-62mph (0-100km/h) secs 9.3 8.1 8.1
Max speed mph (km/h) 112 (180) 121 (195) 121 (195)
CO2 g/km 213 269 328*
Combined mpg (L/100k) 35.3 (8.0) 24.6 (11.5) 20.0* (14.1)*
Kerb weight kg 2570 2565 2565

* Provisional Numbers