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Land Rover Discovery pulls 110-tonne road train

The Land Rover Discovery has displayed just how mighty its towing capability is by hauling a 110-tonne road train in the Northern Territory, to announce the arrival of the 2018 model. With a 3...

2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX revealed, due in Australia late 2018

The wild 2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX has been revealed at this week's Frankfurt motor show, previewing the production model that will be arriving in Australian showrooms in the third quarter of next year. Developed by the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Group's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division, the Discovery SVX joins other Land Rover SVO specials like the Range Rover Sport SVR and the Range Rover SVAutobiography...

New Land Rover Discovery looks will 'test' traditional owners

The attractive and curvaceous looks of the new 2017 Land Rover Discovery might actually cost it sales, according to Jaguar Land Rover Australia’s managing director, Matthew Wiesner. While the new Disco has proven hugely effective in winning the company conquest sales - with some 60 per cent of the almost 700 pre-orders made up of buyers coming from other brands - Wiesner admits it might not be quite so popular with Land Rover’s more rusted on and passionate fans...

2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications have been released for the new-generation 2017 Land Rover Discovery, ahead of the seven-seat British off-roader's arrival in Australian showrooms on August 1. As previously reported in December, when pricing was initially revealed, no fewer than five trim levels will be offered, along with three different turbo-diesel engines...

2017 Land Rover Discovery scores five-star ANCAP rating, despite head contact risk - UPDATE

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery has been awarded a full five-star safety rating by independent crash-testing authority ANCAP this week. Following the Discovery's New Zealand release in May and in advance of its Australian market launch this week, ANCAP has released the SUV's crash ratings based on tests conducted by its European equivalent, Euro NCAP...

Land Rover Discovery with drone helping to save lives

A new Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) project has been revealed at this year's Geneva motor show. Named 'Project Hero', the Land Rover Discovery was specifically designed for the Austrian Red Cross to help improve communications and reduce response times for disasters, in order to save more lives...

2017 Land Rover Discovery awarded five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP

The all-new fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery has been awarded the top-level five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP – one star better than the outgoing L319 Discovery model. The seven-seat Discovery was only recently launched to the international press in Utah in the United States, where it won praise for its combination of Range Rover-style luxury and proper off-road ability...

2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing revealed: UPDATE - pricing starts from $65,960

Pricing for the 2017 Land Rover Discovery range has been revealed, and the British brand will hit out hard with its new off-roader starting from just $65,960 plus on-road costs based on prices seen by CarAdvice. Update: An earlier version of this story stated different pricing to that seen herein. This has since been clarified by Land Rover Australia...

Gone fishin' with the Land Rover Discovery

When someone throws you the keys to a Land Rover, your initial thoughts are 'where shall I take it'? In the case of the Land Rover Discovery, the answer is anywhere you like really. The fourth-generation vehicle we're driving, which features the brand's familiar boxy shape, is a much awarded and capable 4WD and tourer...

2017 Land Rover Discovery to introduce Advanced Tow Assist: Trailer work for beginners

Land Rover will launch its all-new, fifth-generation Discovery mid 2017, and with it, a host of new technology including Advanced Tow Assist that will make trailer work easy, even for first time users. The new technology is impressive, as we found out during a sneak-preview test drive during the recent Los Angeles motor show, where we were invited to climb aboard and reverse a trailer laden with a reasonably-sized Zodiac RIB...

2017 Land Rover Discovery revealed in Paris: Full details on big new family SUV

The all-new 2017 Land Rover Discovery has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the 2016 Paris motor show, with the large SUV offering buyers the “the best family SUV in the world”. It’s a big call from the British brand, but the existing Land Rover Discovery (and Discovery 4 as it was known earlier in its existence) had become renowned for being a benchmark vehicle in many regards...