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New engines for Discovery Sport, Evoque in SA

2017-05-25 09:35

INGENIOUS: The Range Rover Evoque can be ordered with a 177kW Ingenium petrol engine. Image: Motorpress

  • New 177kW & 213kW Ingenium Si4 petrols 
  • Most powerful engine yet for Range Rover Evoque
  • Order books open now, on sale Q3 2017
Pretoria - Land Rover has announced new petrol engines for its Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque SUVs, as well a new 177kW Ingenium petrol variant.

The Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque receive new 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engines, the first introduction of Jaguar Land Rover’s new petrol Ingenium family into its Land Rover vehicles.

Gallery: 2017 Range Rover Evoque 

The Range Rover Evoque can be ordered with a 177kW Ingenium Petrol, in all bodystyles, that, claims the automaker, is “15% more efficient than the previously-available GTDi engine”. Emissions are 165g/km and fuel consumption at a claimed 7.3 litres/100km.

The 213kW version accelerates the SUV from 0-100km/h in 6.3 seconds and on to a top speed of 231km/h.

Customers who choose the higher-powered Ingenium petrol will receive the Dynamic exterior pack, comprising enlarged front and rear bumpers, black finishes for the grille, vents and 20” split-spoke alloy wheels.

The colour palette has been revised and new Sports Seats can be specified, with perforated and horizontally-ribbed inserts.

2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport

Discovery Sport 
The new petrol engine fitted to the Discovery Sport produces 177kW/ 340Nm with fuel consumption rated at 8 litres/100km and emissions of 182g/km.



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