New Land Rover Discovery SVX Concept Unveiled

September 25th, 2017 by

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All-new for the 2017 model year, the Land Rover Discovery can be found right now near Huntington and Beckley on the lot of Land Rover Charleston in Charleston, WV in the trim of your choice. There’s no questioning the commitment to rugged on- and off-road performance in the new Discovery, but at the Frankfurt Auto Show a new concept version of this model was put on display in the form of the Land Rover Discovery SVX.

A New Take on a Classic

Unveiled this year at the Frankfurt Auto Show, the Land Rover Discovery SVX brings a simple but profound philosophy to bear: more is better. A project of Land Rover SVO (Special Vehicle Operations), this model is more powerful and more off-road capable than its already impressive namesake:

  • Engine – Under the hood of the new Land Rover Discovery SVX Concept, you’ll find a supercharged 5.0L V8 engine that puts out a commanding 518 hp and 461 lb-ft of torque.
  • Off-Road Prowess – The Land Rover Discovery SVX marks the debut of a new Hydraulic Active Roll Control system, which we should be seeing in more Land Rover models to come. It also gets a more robust version of the Terrain Response® 2 system, as well as a lifted air suspension that uses long-travel dampers and newly designed knuckles.
  • On-Road Handling – The Hydraulic Active Roll Control system also improves on-road driving dynamics by minimizing body roll when you’re on the highway and improving traction in a variety of conditions.

What Are Land Rover SVO?

If you’re unfimilar with Land Rover SVO monikor, Land Rover takes a selection of current models and ups the ante in terms of performance and all-out luxury. This allows for superier features and innovation beyond what you could imagine. While the Discovery SVX is a new concept, some current models with SVO specifications are the Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography, Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR, and the Holland & Holland version of the Land Rover Range Rover.

Find Out More About the New Land Rover Discovery SVX

If you’re interested in finding out more incredible tech and interior features of the new Discovery, then take the drive from Huntington or Beckley to Land Rover Charleston, where we’ll also fill you in on everything you want to know about the new Land Rover SVX Concept. Get the scoop on the history of Land Rover as well, and ask our staff about some of the best off-roading trips to go on in a Land Rover SUV.

*2017 model shown. See dealer for details.