The 2017 Land Rover LR5 is one of the newest offerings from the
company. Marking a new generation, this model has been infested
with several changes both inside out. Improving from its
predecessor, this new Land Rover LR5 2017 doesn’t inherit the
square profile and instead has a smooth and round profile.
One of the biggest improvements in this model would be the PLA
(Premium Lightweight Architecture) which seems to have been
borrowed from Range Rover Sport. All in all, this new Land
Rover LR5 is now lighter, faster and more efficient as the
platform has been constructed out of aluminium and 43% of the
material is recycled.
2017 Land Rover LR5 – Exterior Body and Interior
Although this new 2017 Land Rover LR5 looks significantly
different from its predecessors, it still bears that old
practicality that has made way for great success. Starting with
its front fascia, the headlights are new as they incorporate
LED daytime running lights.
These headlights are then joined by a completely new grille
that has the signature mesh pattern. Things get interesting
down below as the front bumper has been extended upwards. This
is followed by a robust skid plate that adds an off-road
Adding more adventurous characteristic is the broad tires.
Moving on, the side body seems to be aerodynamically
constructed. The makers have also concentrated on C-pillar to
bring more headroom for the 3rd row.
The rear fascia of this 2017 LR5 seems to be typical of what
Land Rover has been doing with their latest models. A large
‘DISCOVERY’ badge of black colour has been placed on the
tailgate. The taillights also feature a new design. Its new
look is completed by a broad rear bumper.
Interior cabin of this 2017 Land Rover LR5 is what gets the
most changes. Improvements seem to have taken way overboard in
this cabin. One of the most important highlights would be the
intuitive controls that increase driver’s convenience.
This interior cabin also proves to be a nest of technological
features. To give such an example, the second and third seats
can be flipped electronically with a remote to increase the
Several charging sockets have been featured along with USB
ports. To conquer on different terrains, All-Terrain Progress
Control has been featured.
Engine Details of 2017 Land Rover LR5
A 2.0-liter Ingenium diesel engine has been used which is
capable of delivering 240 hp and a torque of 368 lb-ft. Another
engine is a 3.0-liter V6 diesel unit that can produce 258 hp
and similar amounts of torque.
Then there’s 3.0 litre V6 engine which is capable of churning
out 340 hp. To make the most out of these engines, an 8 speed
ZF transmission system has been used. With the technological
assist, drivers will be able to select between all-wheel drive
and 2 wheel drive.
2017 Land Rover LR5 – Price and Release Date
The price of this model is going to start at $52,000 and reach
up to $65,000. As to its availability, expect this 2017 Land
Rover LR5 to come out in 2017.