Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
7 minute read
14 Oct 2021
11:32 am

Improved Land Rover Discovery out to disprove its critics

Charl Bosch

Design remains questionable but the new Ingenium straight-six oil-burner rates as the star of the show.

R-Dynamic package now standard on all models from the SE up.

In a way, you cannot help but feel sorry for the Land Rover Discovery in more ways than one. From wow to oh dear Introduced in 1989 as a more luxurious and less utilitarian version of the Defender, it has had what can only be described as a checkered and in some case, unfortunate history. Despite the buzz created by the original, even more so when it replaced the Defender for usage in the Camel Trophy, matters took a dive with the introduction of the Discovery II. Largely remembered for amassing a less than steller reliability record, the arrival of...