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Land Rover Discovery 3.9 ES

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Land Rover Discovery 3.9 ES

4-door sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3950 cm3 / 241.0 cu in / 241.0 cu in, 340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed, consumption 16.8 l/100km / 16.8 mpg-UK / 14.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Land RoverIssued from2008
ModelDiscovery 3.9 ESIssued until
SerieDiscoveryNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLand RoverCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)422 l / 14.90 cu ft / 14.90 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4590 l / 162.09 cu ft / 162.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1993 l / 70.38 cu ft / 70.38 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4980 mm / 196.1 in / 196.1 inTotal (curb) weight2175 kg / 4795 lb / 4795 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1910 mm / 75.2 in / 75.2 inLoad capacity397 kg / 875 lb / 875 lb
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight2572 kg / 5670 lb / 5670 lb
Track frontTowing weight3500 kg / 7716 lb / 7716 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity93 l / 20.5 UK gal / 24.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.95  

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 TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.1 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.32
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement3950 cm3 / 241.0 cu in / 241.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.42 cm3/cylinder / 30.110 cu in/cylinder / 30.110 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque86.1 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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)16.8 l/100km / 16.8 mpg-UK / 14.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions393 g/km / 633 g/mi / 633 g/mi (est.)
  Range554 km / 344 mi / 344 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/70-R16Tyres rear235/70-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsEBD (electronic brake-force distribution)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Land Rover Discovery 3.9 ES

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