2010 Land Rover Discovery, Range Rover Sport Prices

British manufacturer Land Rover announced today prices for their new Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover Sport series, together with full details of the two. The Discovery will start at £47,695 (HSE version), while the Range Rover Sport at £44,895 (SE version). Both models will go on sale no later than September 1.

Unveiled at the New York Auto Show, the 2010 Land Rover Discovery provides choice of engines including the 5.0l LR-V8, developing a maximum power of 375 bhp and 375 lb.-ft of torque. Additionally, the Discovery 4 adds a 3.0l TDV6 (also featured in the Range Rover) and the 2.7l unit found on the GS base model.

Exteriors have been upgraded with a wide array of elements, including a new and more aerodynamic bumper, LED lights in both the front and the rear, revised front lower chin spoiler 19-inch wheels and advanced tire optimized for rolling resistance and improved tire wear.

The Range Rover Sport also features an interesting line-up of three powerplants. One remains unchanged when compared to the previous version, namely the 3.6l TDV8. The other two are the 3.0l LR-TDV6 twin turbo, delivering 245 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque and the supercharged 5.0l LR-V8, developing 510 horsepower and 625 Nm of torque.

Visually, the 2010 Range Rover Sport features, at the front, a new bumper, new signature LED headlamps, a new two-bar grille and a larger air intake. From the side, two-stripe LED indicators, along with redesigned two-section side vents stand out, while at the back the Rover features a new bumper and light clusters.
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