When the Land Rover Discovery was first unveiled to the world back in 1989, its conventional boxy off-road SUV styling appealed to many adventure seekers. However, even with the Discovery 4 that was introduced back in 2009, it remained the conventional boxy aesthetics the Discovery is well known for.

Not necessary a bad thing, however it appears as if it is a classic car when sat next to its main rivals like the Audi Q7 and BMW X5. However, Land Rover is set to change this with the fifth-generation Discovery.
2016 Land Rover Discovery Teased Ahead of Global Debut
Land Rover has teased a picture of the Discovery 5 ahead of the Paris Motorshow. At first glance, the front is the resemblance of its smaller sibling, the Discovery Sport. The front grille seems to be a carryover from the Discovery Sport but the Discovery will feature a different LED headlamp design and a sharper edged bumper. As for the rest, we will have to wait for the global debut on 28 September 2016.
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What we do know about the Discovery is that it will be a full-size seven-seater upmarket SUV that sits at the top of Land Rover’s offerings. Expect the Discovery to come with a range of luxury options and state of the art technology that is deployed on its siblings. The company’s new 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel powertrain might also be offered with the Discovery.

Closer to home, the Land Rover line-up includes the Discovery 4, Discovery Sport, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover and Range Rover Evoque.

 


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