Discovery Turbo (Asia)

Discovery Turbo

Discovery Turbo logo
Launched 2004
Closed 7 July 2014 (except HD feed)
1 February 2014 (HD feed)
Network Discovery Channel Asia
Owned by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Formerly called Discovery Home & Leisure (2004-2005)
Discovery Real Time (2005-2008)
Replaced by DMAX Asia

Discovery Turbo was an Asian male-oriented factual television channel devoted to programming about cars, bikes, boats, and planes. The channel was owned by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. The channel was recently replaced Discovery Real Time, although the European version continues to broadcast.

It was formerly available on SelecTV from 15 March 2007 until the closure of its English service in late 2010.[1][2]

It was officially announced that Discovery Turbo Asia (in SD format) ends its broadcast on July 7, 2014 at 5:59 AM as rebranded to DMAX Asia starting at 6:00 AM as the same day. The HD feed would carry some programmes of this channel until 1 February 2014, in which also replaced by DMAX as well.



  1. Addington, Tim (15 March 2007). "SelecTV adds five Discovery channels to platform". B&T Weekly. Retrieved 16 November 2010.
  2. Chessell, James (20 August 2010). "Bruce Gordon's SelecTV to make changes". The Australian. Retrieved 20 August 2010. |section= ignored (help)
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