2017 Land Rover Discovery LR4 is a mid-size luxury SUV, the British car maker Land Rover. The second generation, entitled Discovery 3, launched in 2004 and is marketed in North America as the Land Rover LR3. This 2nd- generation model was updated in 2009 as the Discovery 4 Land Rover LR4 for North American markets. The Discovery 5 is currently in pre-production testing and unveiled in the UK on September 28, 2016.
The Discovery (known as the 2017 Land Rover LR4 in North America) is an updated version of the Discovery 3. Using the same integrated body frame structure, changed the new Discovery front and rear light units and a restyled grille and bumper at the same smoother, rounder style embraces also adapted for the 2010 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. The Discovery 4 also preserves the body-colored wheel arches and buffers as late Discovery 3’s. Optional Daylight Running lights can be specified, while LED lights prominently in both front and rear lamp units.
An armored Discovery with B6 ballistic level of protection was announced in 2010. The new Land Rover LR4 2017 model offers numerous safety features designed to protect the occupants, including the protection of grenades and small arms fire. The vehicle is indistinguishable from the standard LR4. In a January 2011 comparison test by car and driver, the 2017 Land Rover LR4 in fourth place out of five cars behind the Audi Q7, BMW X5 and Acura MDX. But it has always been the Auto Express categories Best Large SUV and Best Towcar since it was launched in 2009.