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ADVANCED NEW DIESEL ENGINE TO DISCOVERY SPORT

| 30/04/2015 | 0 Comments

Land Rover’s innovative Ingenium diesel engine will be introduced to the Discovery Sport. This cutting-edge engine will replace the current diesel engine in EU6 markets, ensures Discovery Sport is one of the most efficient premium compact SUVs.

LR_Discovery_Ingenium_4The new aluminum TD4 engine features lightweight construction, with stiff cylinder blocks and decoupled injectors, which ensures low levels of vibration and noise intrusion, further enhancing the driver experience. In addition, Selective Catalytic Reduction and a new low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation system significantly reduce both CO2 and NOx emissions. It will be available with two power outputs, 150 PS and 180 PS.

LR_Discovery_Ingenium_6The Ingenium-powered Discovery Sport TD4 150 PS will be designated an ‘E-Capability’ vehicle, with a blue ‘Sport’ badge highlighting the most efficient variant. These vehicles will also feature 18-inch wheels with low rolling resistance tyres. The final drive gearing and engine calibrations have been optimised to provide the lowest possible CO2 for the vehicle.

LR_Discovery_Ingenium_5Land Rover’s new Ingenium engines are manufactured in the UK at the company’s new £500m Engine Manufacturing Centre in the West Midlands, which is set to produce 450,000 Ingenium engines each year. It is available to order now with first customer deliveries commencing from September 2015.

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