The Ultra-rugged SUV Is Making a Comeback, Here is 2020 Land Rover Defender – Many Land Rover Defender fans are disappointed due to their favorite lineup getting discontinued in 2016. Even more so for the U.S. fans as they cannot buy the Defender since 1997. Well, not anymore. A brand new Land Rover Defender will arrive very soon.
What kind of SUV will the 2020 Land Rover Defender be? Read on and you will know. We have collected details that have been reported so far regarding the new Defender. Below, we will tell you the styling, engine, models, release date, and price of the upcoming Defender. Are you ready? Let’s go.
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2020 Land Rover Defender Redesign
In terms of styling, the brand new Land Rover Defender is a perfect combination of the basic looks of the lineup and modern touches. It will retain the boxy look, but now it looks a lot stylish, sleek and modern. Of course, it will look very rugged too.
On the new Defender, the windshield angle is now shallower and the LED lights at the rear end are now fully incorporated into the SUV’s bodywork. These are the modern touches that make the Defender looks modern. The traditional touch can be seen on its rear door design, which looks like the previous models’.
The inside is even more refined. Now the interior looks much more utilitarian and minimalist. It is filled with premium materials to ensure comfort, easily accessible center console and controls, lots of room for people and stuff, as well as foldable seating, which boost the cargo space even further.
The 2020 Land Rover Defender is going to have at least four engine options: two diesel engines, one petrol engine, and one plug-in hybrid engine. With these options, all kinds of buyers’ preferences are accommodated.
The two diesel engines are D200 and D240. The former can produce up to 197 horsepower while the latter 237 horsepower. These engines share the same torque, up to 317 lb-ft of torque. The petrol engine is P400 MHEV, which can deliver up to 398 horsepower with 405 lb-ft of torque. Lastly, the plug-in hybrid engine. Unfortunately, the output and torque of the hybrid engine haven’t been revealed yet.
The confirmed features that the new Defender will have to include a 10-inch touchscreen display with Land Rover’s latest infotainment system, Pivi Pro software which makes navigating the infotainment not only easier but also quicker, smartphone mirroring, wireless charging, and Bluetooth connectivity, among others.
The automaker also planned to make all the Defender’s technology updateable over the air. This means that new updates, features, and other refinements will be available for owners without having to go to the dealer to get them.
2020 Land Rover Defender Configuration; Six Models and Four Packages Will Be Available
There will be six models available for the new Defender. Here are the models from the top to the base models: First Edition, Defender X, HSE, SE, S, and Defender. The First Edition is the highest model, coming with the best the lineup has to offer while the Defender is the base model.
There will be four accessory packages available as well. These packages are Urban Pack, Country Pack, Adventure Pack, and Explorer Pack. With various models and packages, buyers will be able to customize the Defender to their liking.
2020 Land Rover Defender Release Date and Price
The exact date of release hasn’t been revealed by the automaker yet. However, the brand new Defender is meant to be a 2020 model, so it will come sooner or later. The models of the new Defender will not come all at once, though. Some of the models will be available as early as next year’s spring, while other models might have arrived in late 2020. Again, no exact date has been specified.
No official details regarding the price have been announced, either. We can only estimate the price range at the moment. Speaking of the price range, the new Defender is estimated to have a price range between $50,000 and just above $80,000.
The 2020 Land Rover Defender will be an upgrade for the lineup. How could it not? It looks much more modern, sleek and yet manages to look rugged. In terms of engines, there are several engine options available, all of them are capable and reliable. Not to mention there are lots of features and amenities as well. If you are a fan, the SUV will be worth the wait.