Land Rover has confirmed that 5+2 seating will be offered as standard in the UK – a feature that has never been available on the Sport's Freelander predecessors.
Despite the extra seats, Land Rover’s Chief Creative Officer Gerry McGovern has promised that the Discovery Sport will have ‘a more compact footprint than traditional five-seat SUVs.’ On that basis, decent third-row legroom would be quite an achievement…
These are the first official images of a Discovery Sport prototype, and reveal slightly more of the vehicle’s contours than previous spy shots.
The Discovery Sport will go on sale in 2015. More details about what it means for Halewood can be found by clicking here.