We are already familiar with the rumors that 2018-2019 Land Rover postpones release of the next-generation Defender because of problems with the styling of the new model.
Moreover, according to the publication to Autocar, a follower of the legendary off-road vehicle will be manufactured in India. And plans to launch an Indian venture to produce engines also had to be postponed indefinitely.
These problems are partly due to the financial difficulties of the Indian Tata company that actually owns the British brand.
What is more interesting – the release of a new Defender is postponed for the period after , while the production of the current version of the “Def” will stop until . The reasons for the imminent retirement are covered in more stringent requirements for safety and environmental protection, which correspond to the old model will not be able.
Recall that the prototype of a new generation of Defender was presented last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show under the name DC100. Novelty will give rise to a number of related models , however, in the light of current developments plans, “2018-2019 Land Rover” to expand the model range can be changed.
The new SUV will be built on an aluminum platform PLA and is likely to receive a bearing body , as if sad as it may sound.