The 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport compact vehicle developed by the British Land Rover. The Land Rover Discovery Sport take over the Land Rover Freelander in a improved Land Rover range of autos and Discovery joining the Range Rover as a sub-brand. The availability of the new sub-brand, focusing on the leisure cars, will be two models initially, compact Discovery Sport and Discovery larger (sold as the LR4 in North America).
The design of the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport sub-brand was first with the idea of Land Rover Discovery Vision, shown at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, and it was during a show that Gerry McGovern announced Land Rover Discovery would a new Sport model first in the Discovery enlarged family. Sport is based on the discovery platform Land Rover LR-MS, such as a heavily modified Ford IUCD platform customized for off-road applications, and will be powered by a wide range of cylinder petrol and diesel engines. Availability of Sport will be available in fifty-seven buildings, reflecting a desire for Discovery models to appeal to family buyers.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Concept
The first generation, Land Rover Freelander, was introduced by Land Rover in 1997, following a study that revealed the market for an SUV smaller Discovery and Range Rover models. The original Freelander was founded during the Land Rover is part of the Rover Group, and used in engines, transmissions and other components from other Rover Group and BMW models, including the K-series petrol engines and L-Series diesel. The BMW M47 diesel replaced the L-Series diesel in 2001, following its adaptation to suit the transverse applications and off-road use.
The Freelander 2 model launched in 2006, during the Ford ownership of Land Rover. The second generation of the Freelander platform was built on the Ford IUCD, using Ford Duratorq cylinder diesel, and in the beginning, Volvo B6324S six cylinder petrol engine. The six-cylinder petrol engine was replaced for the model year 2013 by a more economical Ford EcoBoost cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine. The petrol Ford diesel four-cylinder engines will be carried out on the first annual Discovery Sport model.
The availability of sub-brand was introduced at the beginning of 2014, and the confirmation that the location of the second generation Land Rover Freelander mark as Discovery Sport around the world. The direction of the design for the family of Discovery was the first at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, and the Land Rover indicating Discovery Vision concept car. The sub-brand will be applied in the same way as Range Rover, but used on leisure and family orientated models, and Range Rover models to focus on the part of the luxury market. Discovery brand is expected to expand to include three models, the size of a full SUV, a compact SUV and SUV sub-compact or crossover. Stocks Discovery Sport several major design cues and Discovery Vision concept, although the vehicle concept closer in size to the current Discovery model.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Interior
Inside the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport, initially available only in the seven seat configuration, front line featuring two seats and three seats in the second row. The 2nd row seats slide and recline, and fold in a 60:40 configuration, its front to allow access to the third row of two seats when installed. The 3rd row of seats are not intended for full-time use, and described by Land Rover as being suitable for children up to the age of 15 and the use of the old times. They fold flat into the bottom of the trunk when not in use. Isofix mounting points for child safety seats fitted as standard.
The central console adds 8-inches (20 cm) touch screen allows access to the car entertainment, satellite navigation and vehicle settings. System, shared with the Jaguar xe allow smartphone connectivity and some models will allow the owner to control the car remotely, pre-heating the interior or open the car using a smartphone application.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Engines
The engines are sourced from Ford will be replaced by new engines ingenuous engine line Jaguar Land Rover since the late 2015’s The family Ingenium range of modular cylinder turbocharged engines of 2.0-liter capacity, built around individuals 500cc cylinders. The family is produced both fuel and diesel variants, and you may also have produced a 3, 5 and 6 cylinder options in the future, depending on the demand and requirements. The range was designed from the beginning to accept different hybrid power systems, and it is expected that there will be a plug-in hybrid variant.
The ingenuous engine range can be configured to deliver different results: expected to be the most fuel-efficient Discovery Sport eD4 model will be powered by a 150 PS (110 kW; 150 hp) 2.0-liter cylinder turbocharged diesel in a front wheel drive configuration only. This model is planned to CO2 emissions of 119 g / km and fuel economy of up to 24.2 km / L (68 mpg-imp; 57 mpg-US). The engines in the Discovery Sport are mounted transversely, which creates more space in the interior.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Transmission
The availability of Sport will be produced with either nine-speed ZF 9-HP automatic gearbox or a 6-speed Getrag M66EH50 manual gearbox, both of which are include on Range Rover Evoque. Different all-wheel drive Two programs are available. The standard is the fifth generation Haldex towing the system from BorgWarner. Optional Driveline Active Land Rover, which was manufactured by GKN Driveline also reduces parasitic losses by 75% when compared to the Haldex system in an effort to expand the economy and reduce CO2 emissions. The Active Driveline system works by disconnecting all the major parts of the all wheel drive from the gearbox, rather than at the central coupling. The system also features torque vectoring control power to individual wheels.
Neither system is the transmission range of the box. To counter this limitation, the ZF 9-HP features a very low ratio of special gear for 1st time it is used only when the vehicle off-road or necessary. For on-road use, the vehicle will not normally start in second gear. Availability of Sport will be available in a two-wheel drive version, where only the front wheels are driven. The Terrain Response System, which configures a vehicle for the use of off-road, it is deleted. This version will be the most fuel efficient and least waste in the model range, and fuel and better Jaguar xe models, will help Jaguar Land Rover to meet European Union emissions regulations.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Exterior
The Land Rover Discovery Sport was styled by Gerry McGovern, who is the design of the original Freelander model. McGovern left the Land Rover for Ford in 1999, before returning as Director of Advanced Design in 2004, was advertise to Design Director Geoff Apex retired in 2006, and has been answerable for the design of all current Range Rover three models. The predecessor, Apex, was responsible for the design of Freelander 2.
The Sport options include a monocoque steel, roof and tailgate are made of aluminum and a panoramic glass sunroof, the bonnet, wings, is available as an optional extra. The electric tail-gate can also be specified as an option, options remote control operation. In certain markets, the bonnet included with the pedestrian airbag develop survivability in the event of a collision. The airbag is mounted in panels on the trailing edge of the bonnet panel and protect the pedestrian’s head from striking the bottom of the windscreen.