Frankfurt Motor Show 2013
11/09/2013 08:30 | By Richard Aucock
Land Rover reveals rejigged Discovery at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Land Rover reveals 2014 Discovery at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show



Land Rover reveals 2014 Discovery at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show (© Magic Car Pics/Microsoft)
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Land Rover has revealed a surprisingly comprehensive facelift for the Discovery range here at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show – and the firm has underlined the changes with some new badging for the Discovery range.

Instead of having ‘LAND ROVER’ on the bonnet, the new Discovery has, well, ‘DISCOVERY’ lettering. That’s because Land Rover wants to make Discovery into its own brand, a bit like Range Rover: here at Frankfurt 2013, we’re seeing the first steps in this rebranding.

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The facelift for the 2014 Discovery is more significant than many expected. It comes with a series of significant emissions reductions for the 3.0-litre SDV6 turbodiesel engine that will make it appreciably cheaper to tax and fuel. New technology also features, including Land Rover’s brilliant depth-measuring Wade Sensing gadget.

It’s not an all-new Discovery, though. That’s still some way off. This is the first step to setting out the new car’s stall – and note, the name has even lost the ‘4’ from the current car’s Discovery 4 name…

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