As Jaguar Land Rover continues its product assault, the next two in line are the all-new Discovery Sport and Jaguar's 3-Series competitor, the XE.
Although there's been a slow leak of information on the XE, info has been slim on the all-new Discovery Sport. Turns out the faucet just got turned on.
According to the reports from abroad, the Discovery Sport will launch with the current-gen Freelander's motors. Apparently JLR cannot support production for both the XE and Discovery Sport.
More interesting though are the spy photos taken of the Discovery Sport doing developmental testing in Death Valley. An Auto Express reader submitted them and though the vehicle's camouflage is heavy, it's easy to tell that its scale will be larger than that of the sexy Evoque.
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Jaguar Land Rover’s new family of Ingenium four-cylinder engines will launch exclusively as a 2.0-litre diesel in the new Jaguar XE saloon early next year, meaning the new Land Rover Discovery Sport will have to launch with the Freelander’s 2.2-litre diesel under the bonnet.
With production ramping up at JLR’s £500m Wolverhampton plant, there won’t be enough supply for both new models at first. However, the 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel is expected to make its way into Discovery Sport models by the end of next year...