British people gave its full contribution to the automotive industry which is recognized by Land Rover Defender. Besides many famous SUVs worldwide, this British icon has emerged on the top. First Land Rover was launched in 1948 and has a very long tradition, over 60 years. It has played a big role in military purposes. And later it also makes a commercial success. Although model officially stopped on 29 January, this year, we can expect production to continue by Jaguar Land Rover. Assembling of the Defender at this moment is located in Malaysia. Its distribution to North American market is very important. Why is it so? Newly Defender boasts with excellent off-road capability and stronger powertrain options. Also, its clones have been built in many countries under other emblems. 2018 Land Rover Defender presents new generation that brings all-new body configurations.
2018 Land Rover Defender – Aluminum platform
Jaguar announces that aluminum unibody platform reduces overall weight and thus improve driving. The design of 2018 Land Rover Defender has completely changed with many new details compared to DC100 concept. The changes will grab the front fascia and rear end, so we expect new decorations and elements. Quadrate forms and aggressive appearance will certainly attract a bigger audience. Big tires with studs are specially designed for rough terrains and mud. Strengthened bumpers will hold out all impacts from the environment, so we can classify this vehicle as very hard. New LED lights provide very good visibility on the roads and at the same time help the driver in special conditions. You can also see extended luggage rack that can carry much more necessities.
2018 Land Rover Defender – Powertrain
Powertrain range comes with new options. Some of them are 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinders, 3.0-liter V6, and 5.0-liter V-8. For people who care about fuel consumption, 4-cylinder engine is the right choice. The second option is a powerful V6 engine that is also the best selling engine in the current lineup. Finally, you can choose the strongest engine and we called it a monster. There is still no information about the transmission that will be used and other mechanical details. But, we suppose that they will have some improvement compared to the previous model.
2018 Land Rover Defender – Interior
Reactions of customers on the interior will be unbelievable because everyone is expecting that appearance will be worse. Those expectations are quite normal when you have in mind that this is an off-road vehicle. 2018 Land Rover Defender can accommodate five occupants arranged in two rows of seats. Central console includes sophisticated devices and systems which increase level of comfort. New infotainment system displays all information needed for the driver as well as the other passengers.
2018 Land Rover Defender Competitors
Direct competitors for this model are Jeep Wrangler, Mercedes-Benz G-Class, and Ford Bronco, so competition will certainly be stiff. New 2018 Land Rover Defender will arrive in 2017 and its base price will start from around $ 55.000.