Particularly rough terrain, especially

Frankfurt, 13. September 2017

Land Rover presented at the IAA (14. - 24. September 2017) the Discovery SVX. The car is not the most common, only the most powerful model in April of 2017, the newly launched series, but also the terrain.

525 HP strong V8, active roll stabilization

The Discovery SVX gets a 5.0-Liter V8 gasoline engine with compressor charging, brings 525 HP and 625 Newton-metres of torque. Another novelty is the name of the H-ARC (Hydraulic Active Roll Control). Behind it, a new active hydraulic anti-roll stabilisation to be in the ground for more traction on the street, for more comfort.

Better Terrain Dimensions

Improved Slope and ramp angle as well as increased ground clearance ensure that the SVX model for the more off-road capability. Also, the model has a longer spring received routes, a greater axle Articulation and All-Terrain tyres, size 275/55 R20. With 82 inches in diameter, the tires have particularly high flanks. This reduces the contact pressure and optimizes performance on soft ground, so the Land Rover. In connection with a special tread profile of the tire itself to provide in the mud and the mud plenty of Grip. The Central differential lock, and electronic rear differential lock can be controlled by a specially tuned Version of the Terrain Response 2 system.

Automatic with the gear lever instead of Knob

The Eight-speed automatic transmission, the steering, the adaptive dampers and the two-stage transfer gearbox has been re-tuned, as well as the assistance systems (hill descent assistance, traction control and ESP). The rotary control for the gearbox is replaced at the SVX is a classic selection lever to the driver in difficult Terrain, the course itself can choose, which gives him a better control over the car.

Just a view

The at the IAA shown Discovery SVX provides an Outlook on the upcoming series model. He has special bumpers at Front and rear, a stressed under-run protection, and metal covers for the towing eyes in eye-catching Orange. In addition, there is a hood with glare-free coating, and a winch at the rear. The car shown here is painted in a satin grey. For this purpose, a lateral V8-Logo, a black grille and black roof rails and two additional lights on the roof. The market launch of the production version is not in the year 2018, more precisely, Land Rover tells it. A price has not yet been notified.(sl)