The 2019 Land Rover Defender will present itself in a different shape. The crossover is suffering a lot of changes and only true fans will spot all differences. Nevertheless, it is again an off-road vehicle with excellent capabilities. The engine of Land Rover Defender is its major highlight. Potent and reliable, every buyer will know to appreciate it.
After some while, a modernization of the SUV will take place. This is not going to refresh the vehicle, but also an interest for it. Also, people in the company are preparing an SVR version, which will top the class. Again, this is going to be a performance-tuned version. With still a year to go until the release of the new model, there is enough time for improvements.
2019 Land Rover Defender Drivetrain, Specs, Reliability
The crossover will bring the same engine lineup. We, we can’t count SVR as the vehicle of the same class, so Defender remains on only one drivetrain. It is a 2.2-l four-cylinder displacement with the potential to deliver 120 horses. It is a diesel powertrain with the output of 250 lb-ft of torque. Power router is a 6-speed gearbox available with automatic shifting. With it, 2019 Land Rover Defender will be capable to go 145 mph. However, it keeps great fuel economy rating. With 2WD it can go 40 mpg on the highway.
Land Rover Defender SVR
The luxurious edition of 2019 Land Rover Defender is its SVR model. This SUV is much more expensive, but buyers will get more power and premium equipment. According to rumors, the performance-boosted vehicle is coming with a 5.0-l V-6 petrol engine. The supercharger is a possible addition, but nothing is confirmed yet.
2019 Land Rover Defender Changes, Styling
The 2019 Land Rover Defender will continue the tradition and the heritage of this iconic crossover. It will come again with the easy recognizable boxy look. Sharp edges and big wheels are making this SUV very aggressive. That is definitely going to be eye-catching. However, after 2012 updates, we haven’t seen this crossover on the street. So, there is a lot of room for novelties and innovations. Be sure that the UK carmaker is preparing many surprises.
Although its exterior looks old and classic, the interior is packed with the latest hi-tech features. The infotainment system is excellent even for base models. We can’t even imagine what to expect from an SVR Defender. Leather seats and steering wheel, in combination with special details, will make it elegant and stylish.
2019 Land Rover Defender Launch Details
The company will probably introduce the 2019 Land Rover Defender at some big America car show. New York, LA, and Detroit are favorites. This SUV is ready for the biggest market in the world, and it will prove its quality.
The cost of the 2019 Defender is still unknown, but some rumors are reporting that the company is considering a $70,000 price tag. With so high cost, we expect a lot from the crossover. The same source is saying that SVR model will cost over $100,000.