Icy adventure in the Land Rover Discovery SportLand Rover takes CNET editor Wayne Cunningham for a drive across Iceland, covering snow, ice and a river, in its new Discovery Sport model
[NOISE] [MUSIC] I'm Wayne Cunningham here in Iceland with Land Rover's latest model, the Discovery Sport. This is a small cross over, it's actually the least expensive model in the Land Rover line-up, but it's every bit as capable as the bigger model. Even forded the river two, two feet, two and a half feet deep, water coming up over the fenders and this thing just went right through, no water in the car. Through snow, on dirt roads, gravel, it's gotten a little bit slippery here, but this thing has taken everything we've thrown at it. Impressed, what they can do with this car. Land Rover has put its entire terrain response system in this lower-end model, so it can handle most of what the upper-end models can do. It doesn't have the depth suspension or air suspension so it won't change the ride height. That'll limit some of the capabilities. It's got a 2 liter 4 cylinder engine turbo charge for a decent amount of power. It can get you through most things and it's also fairly economical as well. And at a price under $40,000, it's a little bit high compared to the range but its capabilities really justify it.