Land Rover debuted the much-awaited new Defender back in September 2019. Now almost a year later, the carmaker is set to launch the SUV in India on 15 October 2020. It will be available in both 90 (3-door) and 110 (5-door) versions, prices of which were announced earlier this year.
Here is the detailed price list:
Rs 69.99 lakh
Rs 76.57 lakh
Rs 73.41 lakh
Rs 79.99 lakh
Rs 76.61 lakh
Rs 83.28 lakh
Rs 80.43 lakh
Rs 87.10 lakh
Rs 81.30 lakh
Rs 86.27 lakh
In terms of dimensions, the Defender 90 is 4583mm long, 2105mm wide and up to 1974mm tall (depending on variant) (LxWxH). It has a wheelbase of 2587mm. The Defender 110, on the other hand, is 5018mm long, 2105mm wide and 1967mm tall. It has a wheelbase of 3022mm. That said, while the Defender 90 is a 5-seater SUV, the Defender 110 has a 5+2 seats setup.
Here is a comparison between both the cars:
1969mm (Air suspension)/1974mm (Coil spring)
1967mm (Air suspension)
Under the hood, both versions of the Defender are powered by the same 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine making 300PS and 400Nm. Power from the engine is sent to all four wheels via an 8-speed automatic gearbox and Land Rover’s terrain response system. It also gets a low/high range transfer box as standard.
Talking about the features, the Defender gets auto LED headlamps, powered front seats, electrically adjustable steering column, 360-degree camera, auto-dimming IRVM with ClearSight camera, up to 3-zone climate control, digital instrument cluster, tyre pressure monitoring system, air suspension (standard on Defender 110), cruise control and a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a Meridian sound system.
Safety features on offer include multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, front and rear parking sensors, electronic stability control, hill launch assist, hill descent control and start/stop roll stability control.
Bookings for the Defender are already open. Land Rover will bring the Defender in India as a CBU. Once launched, it will rival the Jeep Wrangler and the Mercedes Benz G 350d 4MATIC.