The 2018 Land Rover Defender is going to stay true to its reputation and will possess beast like off- road capabilities. It is set to be the perfect successor to the old Defender, with the best qualities from the old SUV albeit with modern amenities and features.
2018 Land Rover Defender – Design and Features
The sole aim of manufacturing Defender is to beat difficult terrains. Therefore, launching a new Defender in 2018 will be quite a challenge to the British manufacturers as they have a huge number of Defender loyalists to please. The engines and the platform in the new Defender in 2018 will the same as that of Discovery Sport. It will have Aluminium structures. This means that the cost of the SUV will be much more than expected. However, at the same time, it means that it will be a lot sturdier and rugged than the previous version.
Use of Aluminium in any SUV structure reduces the weight of the vehicles. Hence, in a case of Defender, its fuel economy and overall performance will be improved. The styling will be box- like and the overall fee of the SUV has been softened which will reduce the wind noise. The design of the front grill will be changed while the headlights will be bigger than the old Defender. The bumper at the front takes up most of the space as there no air intake opening on the front. At the rear, there will be two lights on each side fixed vertically. The door at the back will open to the side while there will be storage at the back for an extra tire.
In comparison to the old Defender, the new Defender will sport a host of features which will make the driving this SUV a complete pleasure. The new 2018 Land Rover Defender will have an All- Terrain Response system which will enable this monster to conquer practically any terrain. The new metallic shades will be super chic and the overall feel of the cabin will be very modern. Inside the cargo, there will be plenty of space for storing everything.
2018 Land Rover Defender – Engine and Performance
There will be two engine options for the new Defender in 2018; petrol and diesel. The unit will be turbocharged and will have a 2.0-liter capacity. The engine will be capable of producing 250 hp. The engine in the mid- range model of the new Defender will be a V6 unit which would produce a torque of 332 lb. – ft. and 340 hp. Is going to most likely automatic with a standard all-wheel drive.
2018 Land Rover Defender – Release Date and Price
The new Defender will most likely hit the market by the end of current year. The price of the lower models of Defender will be between $35,000- $45,000. But this price range is the three range version. The higher-end models which will have an option of four doors will cost much higher. The actual price of all the trims is not yet known and soon will be disclosed by the manufacturers.