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2012 Land Rover Discovery 4

 Land Rover Discovery 4 has been revealed by Land Rover as its new 2012 model. Comes with revised engines, Land Rover Discovery 4 also gets some new interesting equipment. The Land Rover Discovery 4 is powered with an updated 3.0 SDV6 diesel engine, that emits 230g/km of CO2 emissions and resulting an increased output from 245hp to 256hp.

2012 Land Rover Discovery 4 comes with some new equipments such as a Premium Harmon Kardon LOGIC 7 sound system with 17 speakers and 825W of power, and Bluetooth, DAB & USB/iPod compatibility. 2012 Land Rover Discovery 4 is also equipped with a new ZF 8HP70 automatic transmission that features a rotary gear shift selector and paddle shifters mounted on the steering wheel.

2012 Land Rover Discovery 4 specifications:

3.0 LR-SDV6


Height mm (in) 1887 (74.3)

Width mm (in) 2176 (85.7)

Length mm (in) 4829 (190.1)

Wheelbase mm (in) 2885 (113.6)

Turning Circle m (ft) 11.8 (38.7)

Drag coefficient Cd 0.40

EU Kerb Weight kg (lb) 2583-2700 (5695-5952)

Front suspension Air sprung Independent double wishbone

Rear suspension Air sprung Independent double wishbone

Brakes Front 2 piston sliding caliper, 360mm ventilated disc

Steering Rack & pinion PAS

Four Wheel-Drive system Full time 4 wheel drive with std locking center differential. Optional locking rear axle differential available with Air Suspension + Terrain Response

Engine type Longitudinal V6, 24 valve, four OHC, direct injection diesel, parallel sequential turbochargers

Displacement cc (cu in) 2993 (182.6)

Bore/stroke mm (in) 84x90 (3.30x3.54)

Compression ratio 16.1:1

Max power hp (kW) 256 (188)@4000rpm

Max Torque Nm (lb.ft) 600 (443)@2000rpm

Fuel consumption EU

urban / extra urban /

combined (mpg-L/100km)

28.8 / 34.9 / 32.1 ???

9.8 / 8.1 / 8.8

Emissions EU5

CO2 g/km (combined) 230

Transmission ZF 8HP70 8-speed auto

Fuel tank capacity liters/imp gals/US gals 82.3 / 18.1 / 21.7

Range EU combined miles (km) 590 (950)*

0-60mph 8.8

0-100kph 9.3

Top speed mph (km/h) 112 (180)


-EU5 SDV6 engine technology

-New ZF 8HP70 8-speed automatic improves efficiency and reduces CO2

-Diesel particulate filters on all Discovery models

-Engine calibration optimised

-Low engine idle speed

-Reduced torque-converter slip

-Higher torque, allowing longer gearing

-Intelligent Power System Management (IPSM) including smart regenerative charging

-Clutched air conditioning pump to reduce parasitic losses

-Improved aerodynamics



2012 Land Rover Discovery 4
2012 Land Rover Discovery 4
2012 Land Rover Discovery 4

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