According to the British press, the next generation 2018-2019 Land Rover Defender will go into production in the summer of .
The plan of reorganization by the model line has already begun with the release of Discovery Sport. The next step – update aging “Def”.
Chief designer of the brand, Gerry McGovern said earlier, it’s time to “wash your face” the SUV to make it look “more attractive to customers,” receiving “a characteristic silhouette and powerful features.”
According to Autocar publications, the final design of the next generation is already approved by management.
Chief marketer Jaguar 2018-2019 Land Rover had also noted that the new Defender will provide the biggest arsenal of features compared with all ever existing models of the brand.
The novelty will receive an aluminum monocoque (not the frame) and a solid aluminum superstructure to make the car as much as possible tougher and lighter while the current model.
The range of engines will include a 4-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines Ingenium, as well as some V6 engines.
The units will be paired with – 8- or 9-band automatic transmission, along with a manual transmission (its specifications are still unknown).
Photo: 2018-2019 Land Rover DC100 Concept