2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport Introduced in India

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Land Rover has introduced the Model Year 2018 Discovery Sport in India. The latest Discovery Sport comes with a suite of advanced features which include Wi-Fi Hotspot and Pro Services in addition to the existing InControl Apps feature. The Wi-Fi Hotspot uses a customer sourced SIM to provide in-car access to a 4G hotspot for up to eight devices. This allows passengers to simultaneously stay connected, work or be entertained throughout the journey.

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Prices for the 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport begin at INR 42.48 lakh, going up to INR 57.46 lakh (ex-showroom) depending on trim level and options. All variants are powered by a 2.0-litre TD4 diesel engine which cranks out 147 bhp and 382 Nm of torque. Paired with a 9-speed automatic gearbox, it can help the SUV go from 0 – 100 in 10.3 seconds and hit a top speed of 180 kph. The Discover Sport comes with Land Rover’s brilliant Terrain Respons system which ensures the vehicle remains sure-footed, no matter what the terrain or weather conditions.

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A range of additional services which enhance the vehicle’s infotainment capabilities have been included under ‘InControl – Pro Services’ on the 2018 car to deliver an even richer and more connected experience. Key features of these services include the following:

The Route Planner App – Available from Apple Store or Google Play Store, the App allows one to navigate to the end destination and sync routes with the vehicle’s navigation system.
Commute Mode – This feature learns a regular route and displays diversions if there are delays on the existing regular route.
Sharing ETA – This feature allows sharing of updates with certain contacts on the expected time of arrival (ETA) via SMS.

Talking about the enhancements, Mr Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL), said: “The Discovery Sport has been enriched for Model Year 2018 to provide a more connected experience to our tech-savvy customers in India. This emphasises our commitment to offer the very latest in in-car infotainment and connected technologies.”