Land Rover out with Discovery SVX for epic adventures
Land Rover has revealed all-new Discovery SVX, for off-road enthusiasts seeking epic adventures.According to the premium carmaker, the vehicle, which was launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show, added extreme all-terrain capability to the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) product triangle.
It noted that the SVX would sit alongside the acclaimed Range Rover Sport SVR, and Range Rover SV Autobiography, hallmarked for outstanding on-road performance, and supreme luxury respectively.
The All-new Discovery SVX would be the first Land Rover hand-assembled by expert craftsmen at the SVO Technical Centre in the U.K. when production begins in 2018, the company said in a statement.
The firm, which had introduced the Discovery to markets in Africa earlier in the year, said its sole distributor in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors would officially unveil the car in Nigeria before year end.
Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations Managing Director, John Edwards, said: “SVO designers are embedded within the Land Rover team, and have worked with our engineers to unleash their own passion for adventure, to create another truly desirable and versatile vehicle in the Land Rover line-up.”
The All-New Discovery SVX embodies the design excellence and engineering integrity that are core values of every Land Rover, building on the legendary Land Rover all-terrain capability and adventurous spirit, to deliver the ultimate in off-road performance and desirability.
Since its global launch in 2016, the fifth-generation Discovery, built on Land Rover’s strong, safe and light aluminium architecture, has won admiration as the world’s best full-size versatile SUV. That makes it the perfect base for SVO’s first SVX vehicle. The model is the first modern Land Rover to wear the SVX badge.