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Land Rover Discovery 3 V8 HSE

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Land Rover Discovery 3 V8 HSE

5-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4394 cm3 / 268.1 cu in / 268.1 cu in, 220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 425.0 N·m / 313.5 lb·ft / 313.5 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph top speed, consumption 15.0 l/100km / 18.8 mpg-UK / 15.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Land RoverIssued from2006
ModelDiscovery 3 V8 HSEIssued until
SerieDiscoveryNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLand RoverCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4590 l / 162.09 cu ft / 162.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1756 l / 62.01 cu ft / 62.01 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4710 mm / 185.4 in / 185.4 inTotal (curb) weight2082 kg / 4590 lb / 4590 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1950 mm / 76.8 in / 76.8 inLoad capacity642 kg / 1415 lb / 1415 lb
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight2724 kg / 6005 lb / 6005 lb
Track frontTowing weight1140 kg / 2513 lb / 2513 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity86 l / 18.9 UK gal / 22.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.85  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.3 mm / 3.56 in / 3.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4394 cm3 / 268.1 cu in / 268.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity549.22 cm3/cylinder / 33.515 cu in/cylinder / 33.515 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque425.0 N·m / 313.5 lb·ft / 313.5 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.100 bhp/cu in / 1.100 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.7 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.0 kW/ton / 109.1 bhp/ton / 109.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)15.0 l/100km / 18.8 mpg-UK / 15.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions351 g/km / 565 g/mi / 565 g/mi (est.)
  Range573 km / 356 mi / 356 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front255/65-R16Tyres rear255/65-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Land Rover Discovery 3 V8 HSE

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