New Land Rover Discovery Sport revealed

Land Rover has revealed the new Discovery Sport, the world's most versatile premium SUV!

Featuring a bold, modern design, the 5+2 seater combines design with innovative engineering and safety features. These new cutting edge technologies include everything from an advanced new infotainment system with a 8" touchscreen to a first-in-class pedestrian airbag that minimises the consequences of a collision and Autonomous Emergency Braking.

The new Discovery Sport is also incredibly economical and affordable to run, with CO2 emissions as low as 119g/km.

Petrol models use an all-alloy Si4 2.0L engine with 240PS and direct fuel injection, while diesel derivatives come with a 2.2L engine in either 150PS TD4 or 190PS SD4 specification. The diesel TD4 and SD4 both produce 420Nm of torque and offer exceptional fuel economy of up to 50.2 MPG. Later in 2015, the ED4 turbodiesel engine will be available with 119g/km of CO2 emissions and enhanced fuel economy.

All engines will be available with two-wheel drive, four-wheel-drive or Active Driveline. Active Driveline switches between two- and four-wheel drive automatically to provide an unrivalled combination of on-road agility, off-road capability and all-round efficiency.

There is a range of powerful and efficient four-cylinder petrol or diesel engines, two and four wheel drive, and a nine-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission. And all engines feature stop-start technology, high-pressure direct injection, low-friction internal components and smart regenerative charging.

Off-road capability is at the core of Land Rover DNA, and the Discovery Sport is no different – the bodywork has been optimised for the harshest terrain, and an ability to wade through water to a class-leading depth of 600mm.

There will also be a comprehensive range of bespoke options, so Land Rover customers can really customise and enhance their vehicle. Options include the Black Pack, for a gloss-black grille, door mirror caps, front fender vents, bonnet and tailgate lettering, plus a choice of 19" or 20" alloy wheels.

Discovery Sport will go on sale in early 2015 alongside the existing seven-seat Land Rover Discovery.