The Defender is undoubtedly an off-road utility vehicle made by British manufacturer Land Rover. It is the best-know and most-recognizable style of this company. This model was released in 1983, if it came instead for legendary original Land Rover Series. The concept car of recent model was presented next year. Company announced that output of current model will probably be ended right at the end of 2015, when new model is predicted to come. However, introduction of next-generation is delayed because production model will not be ready yet, since of emissions regulations. However, this delay won’t be long. New model should come during next season and may come as 2017 Land Rover Defender.
2017 Land Rover Defender design
Although current model received a good amount of modifications during all of these years, it’s still a model which is more than thirty years old. Because of that fact, new model should come with drastic modifications to all aspects. The 2017 Land Rover Defender could possibly get new platform. It is going to be the same PLA aluminum platform that may be used for models like Range Rover and Range Rover Sport and it will probably be used for brand spanking new Discovery. New platform will supply massive weight savings, that can made big effect on overall performances, especially gets hotter is about fuel economy. Although there is a a good amount of doubts about new platform, company claims that 2017 Defender may come with excellent off-road capabilities.
2017 Land Rover Defender engine
According for the latest reports, 2017 Land Rover Defender can come with several engines in offer. It arrive with company’s new 2.0 liter Ingenium engines, in the petrol and diesel variant. New diesel engine is anticipated to be the most attractive choice for this off-road vehicle. It will probably have around 150 horsepower and fuel economy rating over 55 mpg. The 2017 Land Rover Defender will likely be also available in V6 variant. It is a 3.0 liter Supercharged V6, that should have around 300 horses. New model also need to get new 8 or 9-speed automatic transmission. Manual gearbox is anticipated too.
2017 Land Rover Defender release date
Although new model was planned because of this year, launch are going to be delayed for buy, if it should come as 2017 Land Rover Defender. However, don’t be amazed if company delay its launch a lot more.