14th Dec 2014 by Admin
The Freelander 2 replacement, the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport’s full Australian specifications have been revealed ahead of its introduction to our market in May2015.
The Australian range will initially feature six variants, including three engine tunes that carry over unchanged from the Freelander 2 (Si4 petrol, and TD4 and SD4 diesels) and three trim levels (SE, HSE and HSE Luxury).
Standard features of the SE include nine-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels, full-size spare wheel, auto headlights and wipers, power tailgate, rear parking sensors, reverse-view camera, and a smart key with push-button start. It will also have leather upholstery, eight-way electric front seats, slide and recline 60:40 split second-row seats, cruise control, dual-zone climate control, interior mood lighting, 10-speaker audio system, two 12-volt sockets, five USB ports (one for media, four for charging, including two in the second row), Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, and an 8.0-inch colour touchscreen with app functionality and SD card satellite navigation. Autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning and seven airbags (dual front, side, curtain and driver’s knee) headline the standard safety package.
Standard advanced driving aids include Terrain Response with up to five selectable drive modes, hill start assist, hill descent control, and trailer stability control.
The HSE grade adds five-spoke 19-inch alloys, xenon headlights with signature LED daytime running lights, front parking sensors, side mirrors with auto-dipping and memory function, auto high beam assist, ventilated and 10-way electric driver and passenger seats, air quality sensor with auto air recirculation, customisable interior mood lighting, floor mats, and an 11-speaker audio system.
The HSE Luxury grade gains unique nine-spoke 19-inch alloys, premium Windsor leather upholstery, hard-disk satellite navigation, illuminated aluminium tread plates, premium carpet mats, and a 17-speaker Meridian surround sound system with DAB radio.
A long options list includes a range of 17- to 20-inch alloy wheels, adaptive xenon headlights, contrast roof colour, tyre pressure monitor, panoramic sunroof, Active Driveline technology with torque vectoring (Si4 and SD4 only), wade sensing, climate control front seats and heated rear seats, blind spot monitor with closing vehicle detection and reverse traffic detection, 360-degree surround-view camera system, third-row seats with climate controls and USB charging ports, television, and an rear-seat entertainment system with twin 8.0-inch screens and wireless headphones.
Option packages add features such as laser head-up display, parallel and perpendicular parking and exiting, dual-view touchscreen, and various black exterior design packs.
Land Rover Australia brand manager Tim Krieger said pricing would not be revealed until closer to the local press launch of the Discovery Sport in April, though he hinted that the new model would compete much more closely with its German rivals than the Freelander 2 did.
“This is a car for active people, people who have busy lives but also like the idea of being able to get away for the weekend and pack the car up and put the kids in the back and get away. It’s an extremely versatile vehicle,” Krieger said.
For more details go to: http://www.bellbowrielandrover.com.au/lr/vehicle_page.asp?id=8
To order or discuss your needs further, please contact:
Steve O’Grady | General Manager
P: 6656 8740 | M: 0414 545 686 | F: 02 6651 2740 | E: SteveO@BellbowrieMotors.com.au