Land Rover has listed the 2021 Discovery facelift on its India website suggesting its imminent launch. The website revealed the updated SUV’s engine details, updated design and added features.
Under the hood, the updated Discovery will be offered with three engine options: D300, P300 and P360. The D300 is powered by a 3.0-litre diesel engine that makes 300PS and 650Nm, while the P300 gets a 2.0-litre petrol engine making 300PS and 400Nm. The P360, on the other hand, gets a 3.0-litre petrol engine producing 360PS and 500Nm. All the engines are paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all four wheels via a 4WD system that is being offered as standard across all the variants. Out of the three engines on offer, the P360 and D300, are also equipped with a mild-hybrid system that comes with auto start/stop and regenerative braking.
In terms of design, the 2021 Discovery gets an updated front fascia with new matrix LED headlamps flanking the new mesh grille and a redesigned front bumper. The side profile remains unchanged save for a new set of alloy wheels. Coming to the back, it gets slightly updated tail lamps, redesigned bumper and a blacked out number plate housing. It also features a repositioned Discovery badge which is now placed on the trim element connecting the tail lamps.
Features on offer include an 11.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a panoramic sunroof, wireless mobile charging, a 700W Meridian sound system, matrix LED headlamps with high beam assist, 20-way electrically adjustable front seats, four-zone AC, air suspensions, adaptive cruise control, powered tailgate, 360-degree camera with ClearSight Ground View, heads-up display, air purifier and heated seats, windows and steering wheel.
Land Rover is expected to launch the updated Discovery in the coming few months. It will be available in seven variants: Standard, S, SE, HSE, R-Dynamic S, R-Dynamic SE and R-Dynamic HSE, depending on the engine option you opt for. Prices of the updated Discovery are likely to start around Rs 76 lakh. It will continue to take on likes of the BMW X5, Mercedes Benz GLE, Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90.