Land Rover Discovery Sport Launch Edition unveiled - USA

17/02/2015 - 17:10 | ,   | Paranjay Dutt

Limited to 250 units.

At the ongoing Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 in the USA, the Land Rover Discovery Sport Launch Edition is an exhibit. The special edition version will be available in limited numbers - only 250 of these will be made - when the vehicle goes on sale in the market later this year. The Launch Edition is priced at $48,975 (INR 30.44 lakhs).

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport Launch Edition front three quarter
The Discovery Sport Launch Edition gets a special white exterior and ebony leather interior.

In terms of added features, the Launch Edition gets a new Yulong White Metallic paint on the outside and an Ebony Grained leather interior. It also gets a Black Design package, steel sport pedals, aluminium flappy paddles, and Union Jack valve caps.

The 7-seater, all-wheel drive SUV was showcased at the 2015 NAIAS last month, and will be powered by a 2-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes 240 hp and 380 Nm of torque. It measures 4,599 mm in length, 2,173 mm in width, and 1,724 mm in height, and boasts of a water wading ability of up to 600 mm. The approach, departure, and breakover angles are 25,31, and 20 (21 in case of the 5-seater version) respectively.

Land Rover Discovery Sport front three quarter at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show
Photo of the standard Discovery Sport from the 2015 NAIAS.

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JLR will bring the Land Rover Discovery Sport to India this year, sources confirmed to Indian Autos Blog, while the market launch is likely to take place in mid-2015.

Further details can be found in the press release below.

Land Rover Discovery Sport - Press Release

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