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L.A. Auto Show: Land Rover rolls out Discovery Sport compact SUV
L.A. Auto Show: Land Rover rolls out Discovery Sport compact SUV

Land Rover has come to the Los Angeles Auto Show with a vehicle likely to do well here — a “versatile premium compact SUV” dubbed the Discovery Sport. Designed to be the first in a series of Discovery vehicles, the Sport seats seven and is outfitted with a 240-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, connected to all-wheel drive by a nine-speed automatic transmission. Likely to be on sale in early 2015, the Sport starts at $37,995. Introducing the new machine to enthusiastic applause at an afternoon session, the company's Gerry McGovern called the Discovery Sport "refined, agile and composed," with an interior that is "premium but not...

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