The Discovery Sport is the third generation of compact SUV from Land Rover and replaced the Freelander 2
was introduced by Land Rover in 1997 following studies revealing a demand for an SUV smaller than Discovery
and Range Rover
models. The Discovery brand was introduced during early 2014, with confirmation that the replacement for the Freelander 2
would be branded as Discovery Sport worldwide.
The Discovery Sport went on sale in September 2014.