A new ultra-versatile commercial version of the Land Rover Discovery will go on sale in the UK today. Featuring 1,856 litres of flexible load space replacing the second and third row seats, the new Discovery affords driver and passenger premium levels of comfort and entertainment.
Available with Land Rover’s Ingenium 2.0D SD4 240HP and 3.0D TD6 258HP engines, Discovery Commercial shares the fundamental underpinnings of the Discovery, from its wide-spaced double-wishbone design at the front to its advanced multi-link layout at the rear, the Discovery Commercial’s suspension delivers more responsive handling without compromising Land Rover’s hallmark all-terrain capability and makes all journeys confident, comfortable and engaging.
Discovery Commercial comes exclusively with four wheel drive, automatic transmission, twin-speed transfer box, air suspension and a full-size spare wheel. Fitted solely with Discovery’s front row seating; driver comfort and convenience remain unchanged with InControl Touch Pro featuring as standard.
The second and third row seating have been replaced with 1,856 litres of hard-wearing load-space. Accessed by a powered tailgate and benefiting from Discovery’s innovative powered inner tailgate, Discovery Commercial’s load-space measures 1,635mm long, 939mm high and 1,411mm wide. The boot aperture is large enough to accept loads measuring up to 1000 x 735mm.
Discovery Commercial comes with Land Rover’s unique Terrain Response systems which optimise the vehicle’s engine, gearbox, centre differential and chassis systems to match the demands of the terrain. Optional Terrain Response 2 system enhances this even further by monitoring driving conditions and automatically selecting the driving modes ensuring loads are delivered whatever the terrain, whatever the weather.
Retaining the exterior design of Discovery, rear window concealment panels are masked by privacy glass so Discovery Commercial can be undistinguishable as a commercial vehicle if desired.
Discovery Commercial features a host of technology, convenience features and driver aids necessary when transporting loads for business. InControl Touch Pro, cruise control and speed limiter, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, heated windscreen and rear window, heated door mirrors, DAB radio, InControl Protect, Tyre Pressure Monitoring system, Hill Launch Assist, Dynamic Stability Control, Roll Stability Control, Cornering Brake Control, Gradient Acceleration Control, Hill Descent Control and Trailer Stability Assist all come as standard.
To launch the Discovery Commercial, Land Rover teamed up with Bloom & Wild, experts in packaging and delivering fresh flowers to letterboxes across the country. The new Discovery Commercial, wrapped in Bloom & Wild livery hauled 300 mini Christmas trees back to the UK from their farm in the Netherlands in time for the festive season.
Jaguar Land Rover UK Managing Director, Jeremy Hicks said “Discovery Commercial has always been a key part of the Discovery line-up since the Discovery 1, but the latest version brings new levels of practicality, versatility and premium levels of comfort that showcase the vehicle’s hard-working DNA.”
Priced from £48,695 on the road (VAT at £8,066.67), Discovery Commercial is available in S, SE and HSE available with both 2.0 SD4 and 3.0 TD6 engines.
Discovery Commercial Pricing:
|P11d Value||VED band
First YR / Subsequent YR
|Monthly Tax Liability at 40%|
|2.0D SD4 240HP 4WD|
|3.0D TD6 258HP 4WD|
* BIK on Commercial Vehicles is based on a standard flat rate value of £3,230 (2017/18). This is then multiplied by user’s tax rate.
|2 Front Seats
Powered Inner Tailgate
ISOfix – Row 1 passenger seat
|InControl Touch Pro
Cruise Control & Speed Limiter
Autonomous Emergency Braking
Lane Departure Warning
Heated Windscreen & Rear Window
Heated Door Mirrors
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
Hill Launch Assist
|+ £4,600 (over S)||+ £5,200 (over SE)|
|19″ Alloy Wheels
12-way electric front seats
Premium Leather Steering Wheel
Analogue Dials with Central TFT Display
LR Audio (125w)
Gloss Black Side Vents
|LED Front and Signature HeadlampsNavigation Pro
Power Fold Mirrors
Heated Front Seats
LR Enhanced Sound system (250w)
Front and Rear Park Aid
Heated Washer Jets
Rain Sensing Windscreen Wipers
Auto High Beam Assist
Auto-Dimming Interior Rear View Mirror
Ambient Interior Lighting
Upper Secondary Glovebox
Two-Zone Climate Control
Pro Services and Wi-Fi Hotspot
|20″ Alloy Wheels
Front Fog Lights
Signature Hi-Line Tail Lights
Windsor Leather seats (16w x 16w)
Meridian Sound (380w)
Blind Spot Monitor and Reverse Traffic Detection
Rear View Camera
Auto Dimming Exterior Mirror
Electronically Adjustable Steering Column
Treadplates with Metal Inserts
Shopping Bag Hook
Interactive Driver Display
Driver Condition Monitor
Traffic Sign Recognition & Adaptive Speed Limiter
For more information about Discovery Commercial: www.landrover.co.uk