Despite its production being delayed for whatever reasons, according to Land Rover Design Director and Chief Creative Officer, the 2018 Land Rover Defender will be the epitome of roughness, strength, ruggedness, and capability. Whilst driving the Land Rover Defender, both the passengers and drivers will feel the confidence that comes when maneuvering through the most questionable driving terrains with utmost ease, thanks to the Defender’s permanent AWD and center differential systems, which come handy in distributing torque evenly between the front and aft axles. The vehicle will be available in a whopping six core body styles and three wheelbase lengths, therefore making the upcoming 2018 Land Rover Defender one of the most multipurpose Land Rover vehicles ever produced.
Price & Release Date – 2018 Land Rover Defender
Presently, the Land Rover isn’t available, and though it was anticipated to be available in the U.S market in 2018, well-placed sources buried deep within the automaker have revealed that the vehicle will most likely arrive in showrooms in 2018.
Despite the lack of adequate info, we know perfectly well how Land Rover has been the world’s most recognizable AWD SUV. It is among other things, rugged, enduing, and capable. The only thing that comes close to the Defender was the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Originally launched in 1948, the Land Rover Defender has undergone constant production until the 4rd Q of 2015, when production will finally cease. This will mark 67 years of its existence.
For starters, the Land Rover is a household name in military operations, and has been used extensively in many of world’s military forces over the past couple of decades, including the U.S military forces.The U.S army found it’s especially capable during and after the first Gulf War. It was to be indispensable by the army because of its durability, capability, and versatility – able to carry out operations even inside urban areas. The British army had previously been using the vehicle since early 1950s, including a fleet of One Tens in the ‘80s.
Exterior Changes & Interior Configurations – 2018 Land Rover Defender
At this time, Land Rover only provides the model information concerning the upcoming Defender only in the UK. According to them, the Defender will be available in several configurations: Pickup, Soft Top, Hard Top, Station Wagon, Chassis Cab, Utility Wagon, Double Pickup Cab, Double Chassis Cab, High Capacity Pickup and Double Cab High Capacity pickup models. Also, Land Rover will offer the 2018 Land Rover Defender in several wheelbase versions, including 90, 110, and 130” dependent on the models mentioned above. In the past, Land Rover only used the 90 and 110” wheelbases as distinctions for their model names. However, rebadging started in late 1991. Other sources such as Motor Authority have intimated the delays of the launch to the possible overhaul of.
In the past, Land Rover only used the 90 and 110” wheelbases as distinctions for their model names. However, rebadging started in late 1991. Other sources such as Motor Authority have intimated the delays of the launch to the possible overhaul of design of the Defender and safety and emissions regulations as well.
Engine Specs – 2018 Land Rover Defender
Under the hood of the new 2018 Land Rover Defender will be a wide array of engines to choose from. We expect Land Rover to make available several 2.0L 4-cylinder engines and 3.0L V-6 engines as well. The new 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport features a 2.0L turbocharged inline four engines capable of generating an impressive 240 hp and 250 pounds of torque. Also, in the 2015 Land Rover LR-4 is an exhilarating 3.0L Supercharged engine capable of yielding 340 hp and 332 pounds of torque.
The 2018 Land Rover Defender will come featuring a multitude of standard safety features, making it tackle off-road terrains in easiness.
The safety features include power operated child locks, Auto Locking and Crash Unlock System, driver and passenger airbags (seat-front, side, thorax, pelvis), hazard light feature under heavy braking and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System,. Other safety features include front and rear recovery hooks, Trailer Stability Control, Terrain Response®, and Rollover Stability Control and Hill Descent Control (HDC®). Advanced safety features include Emergency Brake Assist,
Advanced safety features include Emergency Brake Assist, Speed proportional Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS), Anti-lock Braking System, Dynamic Stability Control, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Electronic Traction Control, Gradient Acceleration Control and Reactive Grounding Response. Land Rover also provides customers with 24/7 roadside assistance, trip-interruption expense benefits, 24-hour emergency towing, and Retailer Mobile Technician Program. Check out the post later for updates on its exterior and interior configurations.