Land Rover Discovery 2.0: From still to sensational

Starting up the latest Land Rover Discovery 2.0 is like waking a sleepy full-grown rhinoceros.
Starting up the latest Land Rover Discovery 2.0 is like waking a sleepy full-grown rhinoceros.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Land Rover's 300hp Discovery goes from rest to motion in an unforgettable way

Ordinarily, a car with 300hp and 400Nm of torque would feel as energetic as a caffeinated bunny.

But if the car weighs over two tonnes, there are limits to what it can do, even if those 300 horses are summoned all at once.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 14, 2018, with the headline 'From still to sensational'. Print Edition | Subscribe