Land Rover announced that they will be replacing the GTDi gas engines in the 2018 Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque models. The two vehicles will come equipped with Ingenium 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines along with a number of other updates. Jaguar Land Rover recognizes the new Ingenium engine as the most advanced engine that they have ever created.
All standard Range Rover Evoque models will come equipped with the 237 hp version, while the 5 door trims will have the 286 hp output. The 237 hp Ingenium produces 251 pounds per foot of torque while the higher output version features a whopping 295 pounds per foot.
When you upgrade to the Evoque HSE Dynamic or Autobiography trims, the 286 hp engine delivers a 6 second 0-60 mph time and a top speed of 144 mph. In addition to the upgraded engine power, these Evoque models include 20-inch alloy wheels, a glossy black grill and larger front and rear bumpers.
The 2018 lineup for Range Rover Evoque will also include a Landmark Edition that is a step above the SE Premium model. The Landmark will have the 237 hp Ingenium engine alone with 19-inch alloy wheels, hood vents, graphite atlas finish and gray contrast roof. The color options will include Moraine blue, corris grey and yulong white.
Land Rover’s best selling vehicle, the Discovery Sport is coming out with two brand new versions in 2018; the HSE and HSE Luxury. The standard models get the 237 hp Ingenium engine, while the HSE and HSE Luxury will be equipped with the 286 hp engine.
The HSE models will also come with upgrades including 20-inch black alloy wheels, chrome tailpipe tips, black front grill and bigger air intakes. Additionally, the Discovery Sport will have updated seat that includes a more comfortable foam composition and four-way lumbar support.
We hope you are as excited as we are about the upgrades to the 2018 Discovery Sport and Evoque models! Contact us at Land Rover Austin to learn more.