Land Rover developed the fastest Defender

Land Rover developed the fastest Defender

January 17, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The company Land Rover has prepared a limited series of off-road cars Defender, which is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of this model. Car circulation is limited to 150 pieces. You can buy a car in the new version only in the UK. As reported by Autocar, the novelty became the fastest Defender in the history of the company.

The SUV is equipped with a 5.0-liter petrol engine V8. The power of the unit exceeds 400 horsepower. With this engine, acceleration to 100 km / h in Defender takes only 5.6 seconds. The maximum speed is 170 km per hour. The engine works in conjunction with the eight-speed automatic transmission ZF with sport mode.

Also the car is completed with the modernized brake system and 18-inch wheel disks. In the cabin of the car are installed Recaro sports seats, as well as an improved information and entertainment system Land Rover Classic. The prices for the novelty start from 150 000 pounds (about 168 800 euros).

At the moment, Land Rover has already started road tests of the next generation Defender. According to unofficial data, the car will be built on aluminum architecture. The SUV will borrow many components and technical solutions from other current cars of the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) alliance.

Clients will be available 3- and 5-door versions with an open and buried body, a luxurious modification, as well as a version for extreme off-road. The motor scale of the novelty should include gasoline and diesel inflatable four-cylinder two-liter units, as well as three-liter V6 engines.

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