It doesn’t take any longer for the company to send the new 2016 Land Rover Discovery 5 in the market especially for European buyers because this fifth generation will be the sign of their 25th anniversary. Its debut will be started in 2015 at Auto Show. Its first debut was started in 1989 as a luxury SUV from British automaker. Before, the third and fourth generations were released for North American market under the name LR4 and LR3. The company insiders mentioned about the coming of 2016 Discovery 5 that is using the Discovery Vision concept that was unveiled at 2014 New York Auto Show. It will be designed with the technical makeover to offer more innovations.
2016 Land Rover Discovery 5 Specs and powertrain
It is not something surprising if in the future, we will find out that this car has hybrid variant. It might consist of Ingenium 2.0 liter of engine and it is paired to the electric motor to provide powerful output. This combination will be enough to support the car and the output will be transmitted to the eight-speed auto gearbox. It will be a sport utility car with the capability to reach around 10 miles in the city. Besides, there is also a big rumor that some engine options are possible to offer such as V6 gas engine and 3.0 liter, V8 gas engine and 5.0 liter, V6 diesel engine and 2.7 liter and the last is V6 engine 3.0 liter. Still based on rumors, those engine options for 2016 Land Rover Discovery 5 will be mated with six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.
About the chassis, 2016 Land Rover Discovery 5 will share it with the Range Rover Sport. It is still designed with comfortable seats to support about seven people and it has more loading space because the seats are foldable. The design shape is more fluid and it has more dynamic appearance. It might be built with the more urban chic instead of the current all-terrain appearance which means that there will be a transition. It has the iconic stepped roof that will be toned down to give more aerodynamic feature.
For the headlights of 2016 Land Rover Discovery 5, it is supported with the LED running lights that has laser diodes and this combination is expected to offer enhanced illumination range that is around 984 greater compared to the predecessor. There is also an indicator symbol on the asphalt to provide all information about this car.
2016 Land Rover Discovery 5 for the cabin will be very futuristic with the larger central touch screen to display all things you need.
2016 Land Rover Discovery 5 Release Date and Price
Its base price tag could be around $37,995 and it could be $1,400 more if you would like to get the higher trim of 2016 Land Rover Discovery 5. It might be released in the middle of 2015.