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2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport priced for October launch: Ingenium diesel, new infotainment

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport has been announced for Australia, with initial details revealed ahead of the updated range’s launch in October. Headlining the updates is the introduction of Jaguar Land Rover’s new ‘Ingenium’ 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, which replaces the 2.2-litre unit...

Land Rover Discovery Sport tows 108-tonne train

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has flexed its muscles, towing a train 60 times its own weight over 10 kilometres, despite its 2500kg maximum tow rating...

2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport update revealed

Land Rover has announced its updated 2017 Discovery Sport for the UK market, debuting with a bigger display screen and a new Bluetooth-enabled tag tracking app. Headlining the updated 2017 Discovery Sport’s feature list is the Tile app, which uses Bluetooth tags attached to important items - such as your keys or wallet - to track their whereabouts with your smartphone or the car’s infotainment system...

Land Rover enjoying Australian sales boom

Land Rover is riding the crest of the wave in Australia’s SUV boom, after posting another month of significant sales growth here last month. The iconic British-based brand posted 1173 registrations in January, up 34 per cent over the same month in 2015. Every model in its range, including those from its Range Rover sub-brand, posted a sales upswing...

Large SUVs coming in 2016

Mainstream large SUVs Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic – May Jeep Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary – Q2 Mazda CX-9 – mid 2016 Luxury large SUVs Range Rover SVAutobiography – March Volvo XC90 R-Design – Q1 Mercedes-Benz GLS – April BMW X5 xDrive40e – May Mercedes-Benz GLE Plug-in – Q2 Volvo XC90 T8 – Q2/Q3 Jaguar F-Pace – August Lexus RX200t F Sport – second half Audi Q7 e-tron – late 2016 Bentley Bentayga – late 2016 Maserati Levante – late 2016...

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic in Australia from May: All Terrain Progress Control added to range

Land Rover’s small Discovery Sport will soon welcome a new flagship to the range, with the unveiling today of a new ‘Dynamic’ variant that will hit Australia from May 2016. Revealed for this week’s Frankfurt motor show, the Discovery Sport Dynamic introduces a number of styling and driving tricks in its move to unseat the Luxury grade as the line-up’s top model...

2016 European Car of the Year award nominees announced

Forty new models have been announced as candidates for the 2016 European Car of the Year award, drawn from a list of 24 premium and volume-selling brands. A number of contenders for the 2016 award are still to be launched onto the European market, and some - such as the Renault Talisman, Infiniti Q30 and Tesla Model X - are yet to debut in their final production forms...

Land Rover Discovery Sport to be a volume driver, says local MD

The soon-to-launch Land Rover Discovery Sport will be the volume driver for the British brand this year, with the company already securing almost 500 pre-orders for the all-new model. The Discovery Sport is the replacement for the ageing Land Rover Freelander 2, which achieved 1156 sales last year, though the new model has been repositioned with bigger ambitions...

Land Rover Discovery Sport: The Quick Guide

The Land Rover Discovery Sport is the first expansion of the well-known Discovery nameplate into a bigger family. It replaces the Freelander 2 in the British off-road brand’s line-up, and has been pushed upwards in size and quality to improve Land Rover’s battle against popular mid-size luxury SUVs including the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Lexus NX and Volvo XC60...

Land Rover Discovery Sport : Pricing and Specifications

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport will start from $53,300 when it goes on sale in Australia from May 1. Land Rover’s replacement for the Freelander 2 is being pushed more upmarket as the British 4WD brand aims to close the sales gap to the Audi Q5 and BMW X3 in the mid-sized luxury SUV segment...

Land Rover Discovery Sport v Range Rover Evoque clash will lead to bigger sales, says LR

Land Rover admits its new Discovery Sport will steal some sales from its Range Rover Evoque twin and vice versa, but is confident overall growth for the brand will be significant. The Discovery Sport has been launched officially in Iceland this week, ahead of the May Australian release for the model that replaces the Freelander...

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