2017 Land Rover Discovery vs. Sand Dunes

The all-new Land Rover Discovery visits the Coral Sand Dunes of Arizona.

The 2017 Discovery comes available with either a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 (340hp) or a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 making 258hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a ZF 8-speed automatic. Prices start at $49,990.

The new Discovery features Land Rover’s Terrain Response 2 system with settings for Grass, Gravel, Snow, Mud, Sand, and Rock surfaces. The vehicle’s approach angle is 34 inches, departure angle is 30 inches, and breakover angle is 27.5 inches. Ground clearance is 11 inches, and wheel articulation is 19.6 inches. The new Discovery can wade to a depth of 35 inches. Coil spring suspension is standard, but Air Suspension with auto raise and lowering is available.

Full Vehicle Walkaround:

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  1. Thise drivers are not up to the standard to drive in the sands. The other thing, the sound of acceleration is weird to me unless they have a diesel engine

  2. Land Rover have lost their off road cred, no doubt about it. This vehicle is a mall crawler. Buy a toyo for anything semi serious.

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