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Land Rover Discovery Sport Petrol Variant Launched

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·   Land Rover introduces a new 2.0L petrol derivative of Discovery Sport in India

·   Discovery Sport is Land Rover’s most versatile premium SUV with optional 5+2 seats

·   The new petrol derivative is powered by a 2.0L, 177 kW engine and available in the HSE Trim

· The Discovery Sport Petrol HSE derivative boasts of an efficient 9-Speed Automatic Transmission with Rotary Drive Selector, Terrain Response®, Panoramic Sunroof, Grained Leather seats, Rear View Camera, Park Assist among many other exciting features

·  Both diesel and petrol derivatives of the Discovery Sport will be available for sale at all 23 authorised retail outlets

Delhi: Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) India today launched the petrol version of its popular SUV - the Discovery Sport. Priced at 56.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the SUV comes in the HSE variant only and is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine. The petrol powered Discovery Sport comes in addition to the two diesel option - TD4 and SD4, which are already on sale in India in the price range of 46.10 lakh to 62.18 lakh.

Last year Jaguar Land Rover India introduced the all new Land Rover Discovery Sport in India as a replacement to the ageing Freelander 2. Currently the British SUV manufacturer's most affordable product in the country, the Discovery Sport was introduced with a 5+2 seating option. Land Rover claims that the petrol powered Discovery Sport offers the exemplary levels of comfort along with the brand's exceptional off-road capability and reliability. An example of which, we recently saw when JLR used the Discovery Sport to pull a 100-Tonne train.

In terms of design and styling the SUV remains unchanged and so is the feature list. Similar to the diesel models, the petrol-powered Discovery Sport continue to offers Land Rover's signature offerings like - "All Terrain Capability", Hill Descent Control (HDC), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Electronic Traction Control (ETC), Dynamic Stability Control (DCS), Command Driving position. In addition to that the SUV also offers style and comfort features like - Panoramic Sunroof, Adaptive Xenon Headlamps, stylish LED tail lamps, multiple USB charging points, and premium, comfortable upholstery.

As mentioned earlier this new Discovery Sport is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine the churns out a maximum of 237bhp and a peak torque of 340Nm. Like the diesel versions, this engine too comes mated to the company's tried and tested 9-speed automatic gearbox as standard.

Announcing the launch, Rohit Suri, President, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd (JLRIL), said, "We are excited to introduce the petrol derivative of the Land Rover Discovery Sport. This will help us broaden the appeal of this fabulous premium versatile SUV for customers who are more inclined towards driving a vehicle with a powerful petrol engine at its heart along with Land Rover's legendary off-road capability and reliability - a perfect combination of performance, capability and composure."

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