The new generation Defender will hit the Indian shores in June 2020.
Land Rover recently introduced the second generation Defender. It is a completely new SUV and carries an iconic name with it. The much awaited new generation Defender will be launched in India in June 2020.
The British carmaker will introduce the Defender 110 First Edition, which will be the limited edition model for launch and is expected to be priced at Rs. 1.05 crores (all prices, ex-showroom).
Land Rover will import the Defender directly as a CBU initially and later in 2021 they plan to commence local assembly of CKD kits in India.
The regular version of the Land Rover Defender 110 is expected to be priced between Rs. 80-97 lakhs. While the Defender 90 is likely to carry a price tag between Rs. 70-90 lakhs.
The short wheelbase Defender 90 will be launched in India by December 2020. Both the variants are likely to be powered by the 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, 296 BHP Ingenium petrol engine. AWD will be offered as standard.
The SUV will be available in four trims – standard, Defender S, Defender SE and HSE. The Defender will compete against the Jeep Wrangler and Mercedes-Benz G350d in the Indian market.
Land Rover Defender India
– Defender India launch confirmed for June 2020
– Defender 110 to launch first via CBU
– Expected to be priced between Rs. 70-90 lakhs
Source – Auto.NDTV.com