Paris 2014: Land Rover Discovery Sport Arrives

Cameron Aubernon
by Cameron Aubernon

Soon to replace the LR2, the Land Rover Discovery Sport arrived today at the 2014 Paris Auto Show.

The new premium SUV offers 5+2 seating within its length of 180.7 inches, bringing it in line with the current Toyota RAV4.

Under the hood is a 2-liter turbo-four delivering 240 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque to all four corners via a standard nine-speed automatic.

Inside, the driver has access to both an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a 5-inch color display, with higher trim models offering space for an iPad and leather-wrapped interiors.

Should you want to paint it black, Land Rover offers the optional Black Pack package, which brings the absence of light to the grill, side mirrors, front fender vents, badges and either 19- or 20-inch wheels.

Finally, the price of admission starts at $38,920.






Cameron Aubernon
Cameron Aubernon

Seattle-based writer, blogger, and photographer for many a publication. Born in Louisville. Raised in Kansas. Where I lay my head is home.

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  • Brenschluss Brenschluss on Oct 03, 2014

    I see Land Rover has decided rear windscreens are superfluous. I suppose it'll have a full production suite in the dashboard instead.

  • Cameron Aubernon Cameron Aubernon on Oct 04, 2014

    Apologies for the delay, but the live photos for the Discovery Sport are now up!

  • Doc423 Said some automakers were slow to adopt the technology of Smartphone Mirroring, too bad they aren't slower adopting the EV technology, rather than cramming it down our throats.
  • NotMyCircusNotMyMonkeys i was only here for torchinsky
  • Tane94 Workhorse probably will be added to the heap of failed EV companies.
  • Freddie Instead of taking the day off, how about an article on the connection between Black Americans and the auto industry and car culture? Having done zero research, two topics pop into my head: Chrysler designer/executive Ralph Gilles, and the famous (infamous?) "Green Book".
  • Tane94 Either Elio Motors or Aptera Motors.
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