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8-seater Land Rover Defender 130 to debut on Could 31 | Autocar India

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Upcoming Land Rover Defender 130 SUV would be the longest Defender within the line-up.

Land Rover will take the covers off the 8-seat Defender 130 on Could 31, 2022. The Defender 130 would be the largest model of the present Defender household and will likely be longer than the usual Defender 90 and the Defender 110 fashions which can be already on sale globally.

  • Defender 130 will likely be 5.1m lengthy
  • Would be the longest Defender within the vary
  • Will include an 8-seat structure

Eight seat Land Rover Defender 130: what we all know to date

As talked about above, the Defender 130 would be the longest within the vary and include a three-row seating structure. It is going to be 5.1m lengthy, in comparison with the usual Defender’s 4.7m and the short-wheelbase Defender’s 4.3m. Land Rover may also provide a business variant of the Defender 130 in some markets.

The unique Defender 130 had an prolonged wheelbase, however this new mannequin positive aspects 342mm on the present 110’s general size on account of its enlarged overhang. It’s additionally 227mm longer than its Mercedes-Benz G-Class rival.

Land Rover has remained tight-lipped forward of the 130’s full debut however has confirmed that it’s going to function eight seats in a 2-3-Three configuration, in addition to superior built-in chassis expertise already seen on different Defender fashions. It’s positioned because the ‘premium explorer’ of the vary, that means it’s more likely to command a big value premium over the Defender 90 and 110.

Eight seat Land Rover Defender 130: Rivals

The Defender 130 will rival three-row SUVs all through the globe together with the Audi Q7, BMW X7 and in addition the bigger North American SUVs just like the Cadillac Escalade, the Lincoln Navigator and in addition the not too long ago launched Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The Defender 130 can have a number of engine choices starting from turbo-petrol models to diesel mild-hybrid powertrains.

Aside from the Defender 130, Land Rover can also be readying an off-road centered Defender SVX, learn extra on that right here.

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