Land Rover Discovery Sport future in doubt, but new Discovery confirmed!

Thierry Bolloré, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, stated that the Discovery would be upgraded even though it was by far the least popular Land Rover model.

It appears Land Rover plans to grow the Discovery group in this way.

The Discovery sub-brand, meanwhile, will apparently move upscale as a result of this growth.

Right now, customers have a more useful choice than the comparably sized, range Rover Evoque to the Discovery Sport.

Thus, Bolloré's comments suggest a more explicitly home focused Discovery.

According to reports, this might indicate a switch to the new MLA chassis. 

The present Discovery and the previous Range Rover are both built on the same D7u chassis.

This will enable a variety of drivetrains, such as mild-hybrid gasoline and diesel turbines, connector batteries, and all-electric engines and transmissions, to be used in the upcoming Discovery.

The present Discovery will continue to operate for a while. It debuted in 2017 and belonged to the initial Discovery series.