Jaguar Land Rover India has launched the 2019 Discovery Sport in the country with prices starting at Rs 44.68 lakh (ex- showroom, Delhi). The SUV comes with a number of updates, along with the re- tuned engine which now produces more power and is available in three trims - Pure, SE and HSE. Each derivative of the 2019 Discovery Sport is now furnished with fresh features that further enhance the vehicle's capability to offer the true spirit of adventure, the company said in a statement.
Commenting on the new Discovery Sport, Rohit Suri, president and managing director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL), said, “With the MY2019 Discovery Sport, we now offer our customers an extensive range of derivatives and enhanced powertrain options that provide efficiency and an improved driving experience. It adds on the unique combination of versatility and distinctive design that has made the Discovery Sport one of the leading models in the Land Rover portfolio.”
Under the hood, all three variants of the newly launched Discovery Sport come powered by the same 2.0- litre four- cylinder Ingenium petrol and diesel engines. The Ingenium diesel now comes re- tuned to produce an improved power output of 177 bhp, compared to the 147 bhp in the earlier model. The re-tuned engine will be available on the SE and HSE trims while the base ‘Pure' variant continues to have 147 bhp. On the other hand, the petrol version of the Land Rover Discovery Sport will continue with the 2.0- litre Ingenium petrol producing 237 bhp. The petrol power unit is available only on the SE and HSE trims. All petrol and diesel units will further be mated to a nine- speed automatic transmission.
In terms of features, the Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE trim now comes with an exclusive Dynamic Design Pack, along with an upgraded Touch Pro Infotainment System. The new Dynamic Design Package offers a host of significant exterior upgrades including a body styling kit, chrome tailpipe finishers and a special Black Pack. Talking about the Black Pack, the SUV gets a unique black grille, rear license plate plinth in black and a red colored ‘Sport' badging. These new features are complemented by the most upgraded Touch Pro updates same as the Touch Pro Duo.
Jaguar Land Rover sells its vehicles in the country through 27 authorized outlets located in Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Gurgaon, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Karnal, Kochi, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Mangalore, Noida, Pune, Vijayawada, Surat and Raipur. The Land Rover range in India includes the Discovery Sport (starting at Rs 44.68 Lakh), Range Rover Evoque (starting at Rs 52.06 Lakh), All- New Discovery (starting at Rs 74.95 Lakh), the New Range Rover Velar (starting at Rs 82.90 Lakh), Range Rover Sport (starting at Rs 102.46 Lakh) and Range Rover (starting at Rs 179.52 Lakh). All prices ex- showroom, India. The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport takes against the likes of the BMW X3 and Audi Q5 in terms of engine specifications. Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates on the newly launched 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport in India.