Land Rover Discovery Sport petrol launched at Rs. 56.50 lakh
With the Indian market drifting towards petrol engine cars, manufacturers are trying to bring-in petrol models of their existing cars in India. Jaguar Land Rover too have decided to ensure that they have enough products in their portfolio that offer a petrol engine option. As a result, the company’s most luxurious, premium, and versatile SUV, the Land Rover Discovery Sport, will now be offered in a petrol variant as well.
The Land Rover Discovery Sport petrol gets a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder engine, that has been tuned to churn out 237 BHP of power and peak torque of 340 Nm, which is delivered to all four wheels through the company’s advanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system. This engine will be mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox that will also get a sport mode to provide adequate bursts of power, whenever needed.
Land Rover Discovery Sport Petrol Specifications
|Engine||2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol|
Interestingly, Land Rover India has decided to bring in the petrol engine in the Discovery Sport’s HSE trim. This means that the Land Rover Discovery Sport petrol in India will come with a host of advanced safety and convenience features and technology.
Some of the features on offer with the Discover Sport petrol variant would include Land Rover’s trade mark “All Terrain Capability”, Hill Descent Control (HDC), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Electronic Traction Control (ETC), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Command Driving position, Adaptive Xenon Headlamps, Panoramic Sunroof, multiple USB charging points etc. Moreover, the presence of Park Assist feature, which comes with Park Exit & Perpendicular Park, is a boon when driving this massive SUV through tight spaces, or parking it at congested parking lots.
Launching the petrol Discovery Sport, President of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) India confirmed that the British automaker had earlier scheduled the launch of Discovery sport petrol, along with many other petrol models, at a later date. But the diesel car ban in Delhi NCR, and narrowing price per litre of petrol and diesel, has accentuated demand of petrol cars in India. As a result, the company preponed its plans to launch the petrol powered Discovery Sport in order to give a potent option to the customers who are looking for a petrol luxury SUV.
Land Rover Discovery Sport Petrol Dealers in India
The Discovery Sport petrol will be available in all 23 dealerships of the company, which are located in Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kochi, Karnal, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Raipur.
Land Rover Discovery Petrol Price in India
The petrol Discovery Sport is priced in India at Rs. 56.50 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.