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New engines bring limited run of 50 special Land Rovers

LIMITED RUN: Land Rover is releasing 50 special versions  of its Discovery to celebrate a new line of engines. Image: Supplied

PRETORIA, South Africa – Land Rover has widened the choice of engines for its Discovery SUV and to celebrate Land Rover SA has packaged 50 units with additional features to serve as a value-packed but still affordable entry to the family.

They’re based on the Discovery SE package which already has diode headlights, rain-sensing wipers, a 10-speaker sound system, Terrain Response, 12-way adjustable leather-clad seatsand satnav with with Apple CarPlay but the special offer adds some useful extras.

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How about a sunroof, power inner tailgate, roof rails and keyless entry, third-row seating, a centre- console cooler, black headlining and second-row USB ports?


The Discovery now includes Land Rover’s SD4 Ingenium diesel engine that can make 177kW/430Nm, and deliver it through an eight-speed auto transmission that can make 6.4 litres/100km.


The special Landies will be available in white or silverbe priced from R1 240 700, and include Land Rover’s standard five-year or 100 000km maintenance plan and warranty.

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