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2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury Td6

Test Drive

Written by Marco Carvajal
Photographs by Marco Carvajal

2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury Td6

7 seats

4 Wheel Drive (4WD)

Engine

3.0 liter Turbocharged Six Cylinder Diesel Engine

Transmission

8-speed Automatic

Maximum Torque RPM

3,500-5,000

Torque

443 lb-ft

Fuel Capacity (gal.)

23.5

Fuel economy

16city/21hwy/18combined

Introduction

A Land Rover is a Land Rover….no doubt about it. British engineering and design, a few decades of great car architecture.  I still remember my grand father’s Land Rover and my father’s Land Rover and Range Rover.  Elegant, fancy and powerful cars to own.  A land Rover is not only a great car to drive, is also a symbol of status, if you drive one, you are a one of the privilege drivers to have one.

 

Land Rover

This story begins in 1947, in a very unusual way, compared to other companies who produced cars. The thing is, first sketches of a car were made in the sand of a Welsh beach. That car was the Land Rover.

Certainly, Land Rover navigated uncharted path with a firm grasp, combining in their cars capability and composure, which picks out each vehicle bearing the Land Rover badge.

In 1987, the first Range Rover vehicles arrived in the U.S. and immediately spread through a whole new continent. After 30 years, they’ve not only changed people’s imagination of what luxury vehicles are, but also let one drive on-road or off. In 1989, it became the first in the world vehicle 4×4 to feature anti-lock brakes.

The All-New Discovery can become a very pragmatic choice, as this car feels at home in the city, and also drives perfectly off-road. It shows an amazing towing capability, with a capacity of up to 8201 lbs and a suite of features available to help make towing at ease and assured. Optimized suspension structure together with unique Land Rover technologies provide the ultimate all-terrain facilities.

The All-New 2017 Discovery also provides great efficiency, due to Intelligent Stop/Start technology, use of lightweight materials and refined aerodynamics.

Another innovation of the vehicle is a Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), which controls the vehicle’s dynamic behavior and is designed to interfere if it determines the vehicle is not responding to the driver’s inlets. This feature will be very useful on and off-road.

 

Prices and Versions

4 models available: SE, HSE, HSE Luxury, First Edition

Model Price
2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury Td6 $49,990

 

Exterior

An exterior design of the 2017 Land Rover Discovery reflects a new vision of Discovery showing a new level of sophistication with its accurately sculptured surface.

The full-glass fixed or opening panoramic roof intensify the sense of space and light in the vehicle’s interior filling it with the sun, benefitting all three rows when equipped. The toughened glass helps to keep a comfortable temperature inside the cabin.

 

 

Comfort and Convenience

  • Powered Gesture Operated Tailgate/ Power Inner Tailgate
  • Power Sliding Panoramic Glass Sunroof with Power blind
  • Rear Privacy Glass, Infrared Reflective Windshield
  • Led Automatic Headlights w/Front Fog Lights
  • Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers, Heated Washer Jets
  • Powerfold Heated Exterior Door Mirrors with Approach Lights

 

 

It shows an amazing towing capability, with a capacity of up to 8201 lbs and a suite of features available to help make towing at ease and assured.

Interior

An interior design is accented with strict horizontal and vertical lines, emphasizing a new vision of classic Discovery design. It combines premium leather, wood and metal finishers, giving a sense of luxury and convenience.

The flexibility of the cabin is highlighted by the seven-seat layout and rich storage, with smart use of space. The All-New Discovery has optional seven full-size seats that serve comfort and versatility.

 

 

Comfort and Convenience

  • 16 Way Power Adjustable Driver
    Third Row Seating
  • Power Tilt and Telescoping Steering Column
  • Premium Carpeted Mats
  • Windsor Leather Seats w/Extended Leather Interior Trim
  • Three-Zone Climate Control
  • Ambient Interior Lighting
  • Keyless Entry & Start
  • Bluetooth & USB Connectivity
  • InControl Remote
  • Front & Rear Parking Aids
  • Rear View Camera
  • Cruise Control

 

 

Safety

  • Perimetric alarm
  • Front, Front Side and side Curtain Airbag System
  • Front Seat Belts Pretensioners
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • ISOFIX/LATCH System for Childs Seats

 

Conclusion

With the new 2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury Td6 your choice is distinctive and individual. The All-New Discovery has optional seven full-size seats which highlight comfort and versatility. The full-glass panoramic roof intensifies light and space of the interior, still saving comfortable temperature with the help of tint glass. Stylish from the outside, comfortable and spacious in the inside, fast and ready to explore any surface, Land Rover Discovery is a great family-type car you can rely on.

Marco Carvajal
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Marco Carvajal has many years of experience in the editorial world, in the entertainment industry including events, cars, music and other fields. He also has a wide experience on business, e-business and e-commerce. He is actively involved in the development of AutomotorPro.com and other affiliated car publications, from marketing and business management, to the editorial department as a contributing writer and editor for other writers. His passion for automobiles, travel and art supports the development of AutomotorPro.com in an original and unique way, as a leader in the automobile editorial industry, nationwide in the United States and international territories. Marco graduated from the University of Miami, in addition to additional studies at other universities and institutions. In the field of business he has created several enterprises and multinational projects related to publishing and entertainment. As a writer, the number one goal for Marco Carvajal is to be able to communicate clear information easy to understand for our subscribers, in an easy language, very detailed, about automobiles and lifestyle. He also likes to show a different perspective, with innovative style, about the information and characteristics of each car, mostly oriented to the daily life, about what each person may want learn about each car, thinking on the practical daily use of cars in real life.

Marco Carvajal tiene muchísimos años de experiencia en el mundo editorial, en la industria del entretenimiento incluyendo eventos, autos, música y otros, así como gran experiencia en los negocios, e-business y e-commerce.

Se envuelve activamente en el desarrollo de AutomotorPro.com, desde aspectos de mercadeo y manejo de negocios, hasta el departamento editorial donde también escribe y edita artículos de otros escritores. Su pasión por los autos, viajar y el arte, le ayudan a AutomotorPro.com a desarrollarse de una forma original y única, como un líder en la industria editorial automotriz a nivel nacional en Estados Unidos y otros territorios internacionales.

Marco se graduó de la Universidad de Miami, además de haber realizado estudios y cursos en otras universidades e instituciones.

En el área de negocio ha fundado varias empresas y creado varios proyectos multinacionales en el área editorial y del entretenimiento.

Como escritor, la meta número de Marco Carvajal es lograr transmitir información fácil de entender, en un idioma sencillo, los más detallada posible, sobre automóviles, para los lectores. Además de lograr mostrar un lado diferente e innovador sobre la información y características de cada auto, principalmente orientado a lo cotidiano, a lo que cada persona puede aprender sobre cada automóvil, pensando en la vida diaria, en el uso de cada auto en la vida práctica.

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