Land Rover Discovery 4 gets Upgrades for 2013

Land Rover Discovery 4 Black Edition

The Land Rover Discovery 4 will benefit from a wide range of updates in 2013 including an Extended Leather Pack inspired by the HSE Luxury Limited Edition, a choice of new interior and exterior colours, an upgraded infotainment system, as well as an upgraded engine offering.

Land Rover Discovery 4 – Specifications and Features

Engine Capability

The engine used in the Land Rover Discovery 4, a 180kW, 3.0-litre LR-SDV6 has been upgraded to produce 183kW and is now mated to a ZF 8HP70 8-speed automatic transmission. A maximum torque figure of 600Nm is available from 2 000rpm. The new 8-speed transmission contributes to a lower CO2 emissions figure of 230g/km and fuel consumption figure of 8.8-litres/100km.

The 5.0-litre LR-V8 engine produces 276kW with a maximum torque figure of 510Nm. Combined fuel consumption for this engine is rated at 14.1-litres/100km with an CO2 emissions figure of 328g/km. This engine is mated to a ZF 6HP28 6-speed automatic transmission.

New Upgrades

The new optional Extended Leather Pack is being introduced as an interior option for HSE derivatives in the 2013 model year when Windsor leather seats are fitted. The Extended Leather pack includes premium soft Windsor leather with twin stitch detailing to the top of the fascia and doors as well as on the instrument binnacle.

In addition, five new body colours will be available for the Land Rover Discovery 4 including Havana, Barolo Black, Barossa, Mariana Black and Causeway Grey. The HSE derivative is also available with 19-inch, 7-spoke alloy wheels finished in Bright Silver. For the interior, customers will have the choice of two new interior colours and two new trim finishes. Arabica seats with Nutmeg stitching and Ivory seats with Ivory stitching are available in Windsor premium leather. The new Grand Ivory Lacquer veneer contrasts with the Ebony fascia and door casings. Gloss Black switch finishers on the steering wheel are added to the Grand Black Lacquer veneer while Cosmic Grey interior finishes are also available as an option.

From 2013, only the Premium Navigation will be available and offers features such as 4x4i, Voice and Off-Road guidance and Points Of Interest (POI). The audio system has been upgraded to the latest MOST Gen 2.1. The standard audio system is an 8-speaker system with colour display, Bluetooth and USB/iPod connectivity for the S derivative. The High-line Harmon Kardon System with 11-speakers is standard on the SE derivatives. The Premium Harmon Kardon LOGIC 7 system with 17-speakers and an output of 825kW is standard on the HSE derivatives. An additional touch screen is also available for the navigation system.

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