The new Land Rover Defender is now accessible in 3 system models, as the 4×4’s line-up has been topped with the lengthier, 8-seat 130 variant.
Sold in S, SE, X-Dynamic SE, and X trim stages, as effectively as a 1st Edition design, the longest Defender in heritage has been extended by 34 cm (13.38 in) at the again, which is generally seen in the extended rear overhang. It presents more area inside of the cabin for the 3rd row of seats giving the rugged SUV a 2+3+3 seating configuration.
The producer states the 3rd row is significant sufficient to comfortably accommodate up to a few older people with generous headroom obtainable on all 8 seats. Climbing in ought to be no dilemma either thanks to the foldable and shifting second row of seats.
Potential buyers get a selection of 3 moderate-hybridised powertrains, acquainted from the shorter Defender products and every paired with an eightspeed ZF automated gearbox. The P300 petrol straight-six opens the line-up with 296 hp (221 kW) and 470 Nm (347 lb-ft), while the P400 brings 395 hp (295 kW) and 550 Nm (406 lb-ft). Diesel electric power comes in the variety of the 296 hp (221 kW), 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) D300 straight-6.
We are assuming it will make its way to South Africa but we are waiting for an formal push launch with a lot more facts.