- New Land Rover Defender is offered in two body-styles across five variants
- The model is powered by a 296bhp 2.0-litre petrol engine
Land Rover has launched the new-gen Defender in the country, with prices starting at Rs 73.98 lakh (ex-showroom). The company had scheduled to begin deliveries of the model in August before it was delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Available in two body-styles that include 90 (three-door) and 110 (five-door), the new Land Rover Defender is offered in five variants including Base, S, SE, HSE, and First Edition, and its variant-wise features can be read here. The model is available in seven colour options such as Pangea Green, Gondwana Stone, Indus Silver, Tasman blue, Eiger Grey, Santorini Black, and Fuji White.
Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year, the India-spec 2020 Land Rover Defender is offered with a sole 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine that produces 296bhp and 400Nm of torque. Paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the model sends power to the wheels via an all-wheel-drive system.
Feature-wise, the new Land Rover Defender receives squared matrix LED headlamps, LED tail lights, 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, panoramic sunroof, 360-degree parking aid, and cruise control. Customers can also choose from a range of customisation options offered in the form of the Explorer Pack, Adventure Pack, Country Pack, and the Urban Pack. Deliveries of the Defender 110 body-style will begin with immediate effect while deliveries for the 90 body-style will begin in Q1 FY21-22.
The following are the variant-wise prices of the Land Rover Defender (ex-showroom):
Defender 90 (MY21)
Defender: Rs 73.98 lakh
Defender S: Rs 77.37 lakh
Defender SE: Rs 79.94 lakh
Defender HSE: Rs 83.91 lakh
Defender First Edition: Rs 84.63 lakh
Defender 110 (MY20)
Defender: Rs 79.94 lakh
Defender S: Rs 83.36 lakh
Defender SE: Rs 86.64 lakh
Defender HSE: Rs 90.46 lakh
Defender First Edition: Rs 89.63 lakh