JLR India had received more than 300 orders for its Discovery Sport model even before revealing the launch date and pricing detail. Considering this, the company is very hopeful that it will easily achieve its target sale and is likely to enjoy a tremendous response from the audience. In the Indian automobile industry, Land Rover has acquired 9% market share particularly in the luxury car segment. The firm was able to sell 2,857 units in 2014.
At the launch event, Rohit Suri, JLR India President told PTI,"We have received tremendous response to Discovery Sport. Even before the official launch and price announcement, we have got 300 bookings for the hatchback. And this is a good number. If we maintain this sales pace, I am hopeful of our volume growing three-four times from the current numbers".
The newly launched Discovery Sport is available with 5-seat configuration available at INR. 46.1 Lakh and 7-seat configuration priced at INR. 62.18 Lakh. Under its hood, this model is packed with a 2.2-Liter 4-cylinder diesel engine clubbed with a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The acceleration capability of this SUV enables it to cover a distance of 100 km/h from standstill in just 8.9 seconds.
From outside, above the grille, the bonnet is found to be etched with the word 'Discovery', which enhances the exterior beauty. Apart from this, it offers an impressive ground clearance of 212mm that facilitates in off-road capability. Talking about the cabin, it will have enough leg room, thereby making the occupants feel comfortable. This vehicle has been introduced with a perfect blend of power, luxury and comfort.
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