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Offline JBO


  • Joined: Sep 2011

  • Drives: Something that doesn't meet my aspirations...yet...
  • Location: Adelaide
Here it is. 480kg lighter. Built on Range Rover Vogue platform.
2.0 diesel or 3.0 diesel or 3.0 supercharged petrol

VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-csA1Ns1T4

PICS AND PRESS RELEASE
https://www.netcarshow.com/land_rover/2017-discovery/

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Offline allanuber


  • Joined: Aug 2007

  • Location: Sydney
  • Name: Al

geehzus. knocking half a tonne out of a car is epic.
C'mon, do it!



Offline David B


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geehzus. knocking half a tonne out of a car is epic.
its so much lighter you wonder where the weight lost came from....  They were already running aluminium panels wern't they ?



Offline JBO


  • Joined: Sep 2011

  • Drives: Something that doesn't meet my aspirations...yet...
  • Location: Adelaide
Old one was a steel behemoth
This anonymous clan of slack-jawed troglodytes has cost me the election, and yet if I were to have them killed, I would be the one to go to jail. That's democracy for you. - C Montgomery Burns.



Offline David B


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Yep,  seems they replaced inner structure with aluminium alloy as well,

Must cost a few bucks more to make now!!!



Offline anotherforumuser

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Offline 9911


  • Joined: Apr 2014

  • Location: Sydney
Built on a vogue platiform. That ride would be divine with air suspension!



Offline Paulstar


  • Joined: Jul 2008

  • Location: Sydney
its so much lighter you wonder where the weight lost came from....  They were already running aluminium panels wern't they ?

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The Discovery no longer has an integrated body and ladder frame chassis, instead an aluminium monocoque provides the SUVís structure. This has helped reduce weight by 480kg for a far less hefty 2105kg.
http://www.carsguide.com.au/car-news/2017-land-rover-discovery-5-revealed-46134



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