The Defender 110 and Defender 90 have been revealed which Jaguar Land Rover has said “reimagines” the range for the 21st century.
Land Rover chief design officer Gerry McGovern said: “The new Defender is respectful of its past but is not harnessed by it. This is a new Defender for a new age.
“Its unique personality is accentuated by its distinctive silhouette and optimum proportions, which make it both highly desirable and seriously capable – a visually compelling 4×4 that wears its design and engineering integrity with uncompromised commitment.”
The Defender 110 starts from £45,240 and is available immediately while the Defender 90 will cost about £40,000 and delivery dates are expected to be confirmed later in the year.
JLR’s executive director, product engineering, Nick Rogers added: “We’ve embraced Defender’s stunning capability and minimalistic, functional interior to reinvent the icon for the 21st century.
“New Defender gives us the licence to do things differently, to push the boundaries and do the unthinkable, without ever losing the character and authenticity of the original.
“From the start we had an absolute obsession with functionality beneath the skin, from choosing the right materials through to state of the art connectivity.
“The result is not only the most capable Land Rover ever made, but also a truly comfortable, modern vehicle that people will love to drive.”
Chief commercial officer Felix Bräutigam said: “New Defender will be available in 128 global markets and meets or exceeds the toughest emissions and safety requirements in the world.
“Using advanced technology to deliver the toughness and character you can only find in a Defender, our new 4×4 has been developed for adventurous hearts and curious minds.”
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