Land Rover India, part of India’s Tata Motors Group, launched the new Land
Rover Defender in the country. The new Land Rover Defender is the toughest and
most capable Land Rover ever made. It is also the most technologically
world’s most iconic 4x4, the new Land Rover Defender is being offered with a
2.0 litre Turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 300PS (296hp)
and 400Nm of torque.
new Land Rover Defender is available in two distinct body styles, the very
sporty 90 (3 door) and the versatile 110 (5 door). The New Defender 90 prices
start at Rs 73.98 lakh while the new Defender 110
prices start at Rs 79.94 lakh (ex-showroom India). Deliveries of Defender110
have now begun while deliveries of Defender 90 will commence from Q1 of FY
Defender is known for its durability and rugged capability. Elements such as
the solid shoulder line, minimal front and rear overhangs, Alpine light
windows, round headlights, side-hinged rear tailgate & externally mounted
spare wheel are typical characteristics that are retained from the original
new Land Rover Defender is a highly customisable vehicle. Customers can choose
from seven exterior colour options including Fuji White, Eiger Grey, Santorini
Black, Indus Silver as well as options such as Tasman Blue, Pangea Green, and
Gondwana Stone that are exclusive to the Defender. A range of 9 wheel designs
from 18 inches pressed steel rims to 20 inches alloys are also provided on the
Defender’s cabin has an ergonomic design that offers 5 + 2 seating
configurations with an innovative optional front row centre seat also known as
jump seat. The rear load space delivers maximum practicality with the 110
providing load carrying capacity from 231 litres for the 5+2 seater with all
rows up, to 2,380 litres for the 5 seater with the second row folded down. The
second-row seatbacks are split 40:20:40 for maximum flexibility, while load
space rails on the floor of the luggage space come with a range of load
retention accessories to prevent smaller items from moving around inside.
standard model uses resolve textiles while the S & SE use Grained Leather
with a Robust Woven textile & HSE gets high-grade Windsor Leather with
Steel-cut premium textile from Kvadrat, which is a 30 percent wool blend.
Customers can select veneers from amongst rough-cut Walnut or Natural Smoked Dark
Oak Veneer while powder coated colours like Dark Grey and Light Grey are
standard with the option of product-inspired white for all the exposed parts.
The materials used provide a perfect balance of tactility, softness and
durability to the minimalistic and functional interior, making every journey
Bespoke D7x platform
retain signature cues from the original design, accommodate a family of body
designs and to support the diverse powertrain options in the future, the
vehicle has been designed on the bespoke D7x platform. The lightweight
all-aluminium monocoque construction of the D7x Architecture makes the Defender
three times more rigid than traditional body-on-frame designs and the stiffest
Land Rover ever made. This strong, stiff structure provides the perfect
foundation for the 4x4’s advanced all-independent chassis.
Configurable Terrain Response and Terrain Response 2 enhances the All-Terrain
Capability and allows customers to personalise the off road system preferences.
Rewarding on-road handling with Adaptive Dynamics provides a connected driving
experience and supreme long-haul comfort across all terrains and in all
conditions. Adaptive Dynamics is available with Electronic Air Suspension,
allowing customers to fine-tune the driving characteristics. The system’s
adaptive dampers monitor body movements up to 500 times per second and respond
almost instantaneously to optimise control and comfort.
off-roading, the New Defender has a maximum Approach Angle of 38 degrees,
maximum Break over Angle of 28 degrees (31 degrees on 90) and maximum Departure
Angle of 40 degrees. With Wade Sensing screen on the infotainment system, the
Defender has a water wading depth of 900 mm. The New Defender delivers a
maximum towing capacity of 3,720 kg coupled with a roof load capacity of 168
New Defender is flanked by a series of technological advancements adding to the
durability and capability of the vehicle. It introduces Land Rover’s new Pivi
Pro infotainment system. The next-generation touchscreen is intuitive and
user-friendly, requiring few inputs to perform frequently used tasks, while its
always-on design guarantees almost instant responses.
New Defender sports the next-generation Electronic Vehicle Architecture (EVA
2.0) supporting SOTA (Software-Over-The-Air) updates. SOTA allows customers to
receive updates without visiting the retailer. Within the lifetime of the New
Defender, the embedded diagnostics system will be able to alert customers about
issues and either prevent or resolve them automatically as a data connection
replaces a traditional toolkit.
Infotainment in the New Land Rover Defender includes a 10 inches Touchscreen
with Connected Navigation Pro and a 12.3 inches high-definition Interactive
Driver Display. It can be personalised to include a full-screen map, phone and
media functionality. The vehicle also offers ClearSight Rear Mirror, which uses
a live video feed to ensure that you always enjoy an unobstructed view & ClearSight
Ground View which is available as a part of the 3D Surround Camera system.
ClearSight Ground View allows you to
effectively see ‘through’ Defender’s bonnet and displays multiple exterior
views, including the vehicle’s underside and wheels. For comfort, the vehicle
has an optional Meridian Surround Sound System (700 W), which includes 14
speakers and a dual channel subwoofer, heated and cooled seats and premium
cabin lighting gives you 10 configurable options so you can match your
surroundings to your mood, personality, or driving style.
customers to explore unlimited possibilities, the New Defender offers choice
from among 170 individual accessories and four distinct Accessory packs.
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