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Land Rover announces new Defender pricing

2020/03/20

Land Rover South Africa has revealed pricing for the new Defender 110 which is set for local launch in June and opened order books for the short-wheelbase 90 body design set for arrival later in 2020.

The first Defender 110 models will be delivered to customers in June this year with three-door, short-wheelbase Defender 90 models due toward the end of the year.

Since its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2019, Land Rover South Africa has experienced remarkable interest in the new 4×4. More than 12 000 South Africans have configured a vehicle on the Land Rover website, and over half of those chose one of the four Accessory Packs.

The Explorer, Adventure, Country and Urban packs give New Defender a range of distinct personalities. For the Defender 110, the Adventure Pack – which includes a bright rear scuff plate, an integrated air compressor, portable rinse system, a seat backpack and a spare wheel cover – has been the most popular choice among configurations that included an Accessory Pack in South Africa.

In addition to the more than 12 000 configurations, the Land Rover South Africa website has seen over 76 000 visitors to its new Defender pages, and over 9 000 digital Defender brochures have been downloaded.

The 110 and 90 body designs will initially be available will be available with a range of efficient yet powerful engines including a D240 diesel and a P300 petrol. The range-topping model at launch will be a P400 straight-six petrol with mild-hybrid (MHEV) engine technology.

Trim levels for both bodies comprise the top of the range Defender X models, as well as Standard, S, SE, HSE specification packs. An exclusive First Edition model features a unique specification and will be available throughout the first year of production.

The iconic 4×4 embraces 21st-century technologies and introduces Land Rover’s Pivi infotainment, which features an intuitive interface and its own back-up battery for always-on responses. Advanced software-over-the-air updates also ensure customers benefit from the latest software at all times, wherever they are in the world.