Land Rover launched the 2018 Discovery Sport in India with a suite of advanced technology features. These include Wi-Fi Hotspot and Pro Services in addition to the existing InControl Apps feature.

The Wi-Fi Hotspot uses a customer sourced SIM to provide in car access to a 4G hotspot for up to eight devices. This allows passengers to simultaneously stay connected, work or be entertained throughout the journey.

2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport
2018 Land Rover Discovery SportPR Handout

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport gets a range of additional services. The Key features of these services include the following:

· The Route Planner App – Available from Apple Store or Google Play Store, the App allows one to navigate to the end destination and sync routes with the vehicle's navigation system.

· Commute Mode – This feature learns a regular route and displays diversions if there are delays on the existing regular route.

· Sharing ETA - This feature allows sharing of updates with certain contacts on expected time of arrival (ETA) via SMS.

Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL), said: "The Discovery Sport has been enriched for Model Year 2018 to provide a more connected experience to our tech-savvy customers in India. This emphasizes our commitment to offer the very latest in in-car infotainment and connected technologies."

The new Discover Sport comes powered by Si4 Petrol engine that develops 237bhp and a peak torque of 340Nm mated to nine-speed automatic transmission. The engine propels Discovery Sport to breach 100kmph speed in 8.2 seconds before reaching the top speed of 200kmph.

Land Rover Discovery Sport is also available in diesel engine option in India. The diesel mill is a 2.2-litre unit with two power outputs. The 147bhp version is available with S, SE and HSE version, while the 187bhp state of tune is reserved for top-spec HSE luxury variant. The engine is mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport prices (ex-showroom)

2.0-litre diesel Pure (five seats)  - Rs 42.48 lakh

2.0-litre diesel SE  (5+2 seats) - Rs 48.67 lakh

2.0-litre diesel HSE (5+2 seats) - Rs 52.31 lakh

2.0-litre diesel HSE Luxury (5+2 seats) - Rs 57.46 lakh