The Metropolitan Edition is based on the R-Dynamic HSE variant and comes with both petrol and diesel straight-six engines.
The Discovery Metropolitan Edition was launched by Land Rover at a starting price of Rs 1.26 crore (ex-showroom, India). A host of new exterior and interior features are included in the Metropolitan Edition, including an advanced PM 2.5 air-purification system.
- Gets four-zone climate control and heated steering wheel as standard
- Is positioned as a range-topping variant in India
- Available with P360 petrol and D300 diesel engine options
What’s New in The Discovery Metropolitan Edition?
The Metropolitan Edition gets some cosmetic changes based on the facelift to set it apart from the standard Discovery.
The Metropolitan gets Bright Atlas color detailing for the grille and Discovery badging, based on the R-Dynamic HSE variant. A panoramic sunroof is also included, as are Hakuba Silver lower bumper inserts, 20-inch Satin Dark Grey wheels, black brake calipers, and Hakuba Silver lower bumper inserts.
The Metropolitan Edition comes equipped with a 12.3-inch infotainment system, wireless phone charger with signal booster, cooled front glove box, four-zone climate control, and heated steering wheel as standard. Heated and cooled front and rear seats, as well as Titanium Mesh trim, are included in the SUV. It also comes with the carmaker’s Advanced Air Purification system, which filters out PM2.5 particles.
Details on The Engine in The Discovery Metropolitan Edition
The Discovery Metropolitan Edition will be available with two straight-six engines: a 300 horsepower 3.0-litre diesel and a 360 horsepower 3.0-litre mild-hybrid petrol. The 300hp, 2.0-litre petrol engine found in other Discovery models will not be available in the Metropolitan Edition.
Rivals in The Discovery Metropolitan Edition
Other 7-seater luxury SUVs that compete with the Discovery include the BMW X7, Mercedes-Benz GLS, Audi Q7, and Volvo XC90.