2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Unveiled: India Launch Expected Late Next Year!

Land Rover has globally unveiled their 2021 Discovery, with a bunch of updates, added features and new engine options and technology as well. The 2021 Land Rover Discovery facelift now promises improved capabilities and is said to be more luxurious than ever.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

Starting off with the design updates, the 2021 Discovery now comes with a host of subtle yet noticeable styling tweaks. These include a new set of matrix LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lights), a re-styled front grille, which is now in-line with the entire Discovery family.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

Land Rover has also reworked the front bumpers, which now come with larger side air vents with horizontal-slats. Lower down, the SUV also comes with a gloss-black finished skid plate, adding a sporty touch to the new Discovery.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

The side profile on the 2021 Land Rover Discovery is kept minimal. There is a sharp crease running across the length of the SUV, along its door handles. This crease originates from the side badging on the wheel arches ends at the tail lights. The new Discovery now also comes with standard 20-inch alloy wheels, with the 21-inch wheels offered as optional.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

The rear continues the minimal design, with the LED tail lights with the full-width darkened tailgate trim being the highlight. The rear also comes with the model's signature offset registration plates recess.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

The black trim at the rear also houses the ‘DISCOVERY' badging in bold. Lower down, the rear bumper has also been updated and is designed to hide the visual bulk, giving the SUV a planted look.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

The 2021 Land Rover Discovery will be offered in a range of four trims: S, SE, HSE and R-Dynamic. The new 2021 Land Rover Discovery R-Dynamic trim will receive additional sporty elements such as a blacked-out grille, alloy wheels, roof, ORVMs and black-cladding all around; among other elements.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

The 2021 Discovery also features a host of updates to its interiors as well. This includes the addition of the PIVIPro User Interface on the new 11.4-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system. The new screen is said to be 48% times larger and 3 times brighter than on the previous model.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

Apart from this, the new Land Rover Discovery also comes with a host of other features. Some of these include a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, 3D surround camera with ClearSight Ground View, 15-watt wireless charging, PM 2.5 cabin air filtration, heated seats for all rows, with the second row also getting electronic-adjustability up to 160mm; among a host of others.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

The 2021 Land Rover Discovery comes with a seven-seater configuration. With all the seats in upright position, the new SUV offers a decent 258-litres of boot space. This can be further increased to either 1231-litres or a maximum of 2485-litres with the second and third row seats folded down.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

Coming to the engine options on the 2021 Land Rover Discovery, the SUV comes with three engine options: two petrol and one diesel. The first comes in the form of the P300, powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 300bhp and 400Nm of peak torque. The second is the P360 with a larger 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged unit, churning out 360bhp and 500Nm of torque.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

The diesel engine comes in the form of a 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged unit with two state-of-tunes: D250 with 249bhp and 570Nm of torque and D300 churning out 300bhp and 650Nm of peak torque. All engines are mated to a standard eight-speed automatic transmission unit. Apart from this, Land Rover has also equipped the six-cylinder petrol and diesel options with a mild 48V hybrid technology as well.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Globally Revealed: Design Updates, Specs, Technology, Variants, Features & Expected Prices Explained

Thoughts On The 2021 Land Rover Discovery

The 2021 Land Rover Discovery comes with a bunch of updates and revisions over the previous model. The new Discovery is expected to go on sale in global markets by early next-year and it will come to India at a later stage.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 10:25 [IST]
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