FRESH DESIGN, IMPROVED ECONOMY AND NEW FEATURES FOR 2014 LR4

  • Exterior refresh with distinctive new face
  • New highly efficient 340PS 3.0 V6 supercharged (S/C) petrol engine replaces 5.0 V8
  • Eight-speed ZF automatic transmission for all models

Beirut, October 2013 – Mana Automotive s.a.l. - Land Rover announces the upgraded 2014 Discovery/LR4. The multi-award winning vehicle gets a new look, new badging, new V6 petrol engine, new fuel stretching technology, new single-speed drivetrain, improved audio systems and a new range of driver assistance, comfort and safety features to broaden its appeal even further.

“The hugely popular Discovery/LR4 continues to move from strength to strength and the addition of the new 3.0 S/C petrol engine to the 2014 range underpins our commitment to delivering power with sustainability. As one of the world’s most stylish, capable and versatile SUVs, the Discovery/LR4 is the perfect vehicle for people who enjoy living an active lifestyle to the full,” said Land Rover Global Brand Director, John Edwards.
 
For 2014, the Discovery/LR4 has been given a new ‘face’ and numerous detail exterior changes. A new front grille, new front bumper, new headlamp design, new daytime running lights with a distinctive LED signature, plus two new alloy wheel designs, further enhance the Discovery/LR4’s appearance. To give vehicles a heightened level of distinction, the optional ‘Black Design Pack’ remains available for 2014 models, with revised detailing, plus 19-inch and 20-inch black alloy wheels.
 
Highly efficient petrol V6 replaces V8
Underlining Land Rover’s commitment to power with sustainability, the 5-litre V8 petrol engine is replaced with the highly efficient 3.0 V6 S/C and fuel-stretching Intelligent Stop-Start technology is introduced on all petrol and diesel engines in a number of key markets. All models are equipped with an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. The new V6 generates 340PS and torque of 450Nm to deliver acceleration from 0-9.6kph in 7.7 seconds and a top speed 195 kph. Thanks to the new unit’s enhanced efficiency and the fitting of Intelligent Stop-Start, the 2014 Discovery with this engine produces just 269g/km of CO2.
 
New driver aids and premium audio
The new range of driver assistance, comfort and safety features for the 2014 Discovery/LR4 include: Wade Sensing (a technology unique to Land Rover), Blind Spot Monitoring, Closing Vehicle Sensing, Reverse Traffic Detection and T-junction Cameras.
 
To align the 2014 Discovery/LR4 with other premium Land Rover vehicles such as those in the Range Rover family, it will be available with Meridian premium audio. The standard system features 8 speakers and 380 Watts of power, while the Meridian Surround system produces an impressive 825 Watts output and features 17 speakers.