The heavy camouflage hides an almost completely redesigned Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV. We can’t really say that this would be a new-gen model, because it isn’t, though, the makeover is so comprehensive, so we can say that the vehicle gets changes that actually matter.
New Options Under The Hood For The 2020 Disco Sport
Regardless of the fact that the 2020 Discovery Sport isn’t going to be the next-gen model, it will ride on a new platform. The automaker decided to switch from today’s D8 architecture to the Premium Transverse Architecture. The new Disco Sport will host a new engine option under as well. The automaker will add a 1.5-liter three-cylinder mill under the hood of the PHEV. The engine will be mixed with an electric motor and a battery that will enable almost 50 miles of electric drive-range. In addition to the green Disco, the British car manufacturer will introduce the entry-point option paired with a 246-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, and a 296-hp 2.0-liter option that will be coupled with a 48-volt electrical help. All options will route power via a nine-speed automatic transmission.
Touch Pro Duo Multimedia
By using the new platform, the 2021 Discovery Sort will not only get more efficient options under the hood. The new design is essentially stiffer and provides additional room inside. The extra space will mostly be exploited to increase the second row of seating. The cabin will sport a new dashboard as well; plus, the carmaker will add its latest multiple-screen – Touch Pro Duo design paired with the brand’s latest infotainment system, and a 4G wi-fi hotspot. The crossover will get the Evoque’s Clearsight Ground View without any doubt, as well as a “smart rear-view mirror”.
The camouflage probably hides some Velar-based treatment, especially in the front. However, the 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport is not only going to get a prettier face and back. Instead, the extensive makeover brings a more aerodynamic profile, which will together with a few additional changes reduce drag by 10 percent. Also, the new Disco will reportedly low down wind noise.
As far as we’ve heard, the new Discovery Sport will hit showrooms in October. The automaker hasn’t released any pricing information so far, but we personally think that the price of the successor must go north a little bit.