Land Rover has appointed the best of the automobile designers for its 2017 Land Rover Defender. It is one of the most popular vehicles of this brand, and you will usually see the elite buyers getting it. The first of its models are as old as the time of the Second World War. The vehicle is famous for it’s off the road capabilities as well as a unique exterior and interior. There are some upgrades and modifications to both the interior and the exterior of this vehicle.
The 2017 Land Rover Defender is quite attractive and a little bit aggressive too. You will find it difficult to lay your eyes off it once you see the vehicle. It has a sleek, boxy shape with sharps lines and edges, one that asks for a lot of attention. There are changes in the technical parts as well, and many of the parts are larger this time. The bumper at the front is larger, and the wheelbase is longer. The turning indicators are also bigger in size. Indicators consist of the LED lights, which glow in different colors. The headlights and the taillights also have the latest LEDs.
2017 Land Rover Defender – Trim Levels:
The 2017 Land Rover Defender is available in three trims: Adventure, Autobiography, and Heritage. The Autobiography trim is the luxurious one. There are a lot of off the road features present in the Adventure trim. The design of the Heritage trim is very similar to the initial versions of this vehicle, the ones that came at the time of the Second World War.
2017 Land Rover Defender – Design Features and Technology:
The bonnet line of these models is a little higher than the previous models. There were air vents present in the previous models, which are not present on the 2017 models. There are many body styles available, including the short wheelbase 90 and the long wheelbase 110. There will only be two doors present in the vehicle. However, it has a large cargo carrying capacity.
The interior of the 2017 Land Rover Defender is also different from that of the previous models. There is a usage of high-quality materials, even if it is the plastic on certain things or the leather covering on the passenger seats. The cabin has a two-row configuration and can fit in five passengers at a time. You can fold flat the rear seats to increase the cargo carrying capacity of the vehicle. You can easily figure out the passenger seats are more comfortable now and the cabin is also more spacious, overall. There is a greater legroom for the passengers. However, when you compare the cabin space with other vehicles from the brand or its rivals, it is quite small.
There is an addition of the latest technology as well, including but not limited to the new audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, a satellite navigation system and a touch screen for information and entertainment purposes. There are many additional safety features including the safety devices and presence of air bags to prevent injury in case of an accident. Both automatic and manual gearboxes are available. There are power windows, automatic central locking of the car and a CD player too. The body of the vehicle is quite robust and can tolerate the collisions better than the previous models.
2017 Land Rover Defender – Drivetrain Configuration:
Coming to the powertrain of the vehicle, it is available in two engine options. The first option is the 2.0-liter engine for off the road rides, which you can either have in petrol or diesel. It will be able to generate up to 150 hp and 174 pound-feet of torque. You will pair this engine with the eight-speed automated transmission system. The second option is 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine. It will be available in combination with the nine-speed automated transmission system and can generate up to 300 hp. The power performance and productivity of the 2017 Defender are quite unbelievable. It can give a fuel economy of 55 mpg.
2017 Land Rover Defender – Price and Expected Release Date:
The manufacturer hasn’t officially announced the details or the release date of the vehicle yet. However, there are rumors the price will start around $55,000. The more trims and accessories you opt for, greater the price will be. 2017 Land Rover Defender is an excellent car for the people who love of the road travels.