New Land Rover Defender India launch on October 15

    The new Land Rover Defender will be launched in India on October 15 and will be available initially only in the 5 door 110 version

    Published On Sep 24, 2020 03:20:00 PM


    New Land Rover Defender India launch on October 15

    The new Land Rover Defender India launch is scheduled for October 15, 2020. This will also be the first time the Defender will be for sale in India, completing Land Rover’s lineup of SUVs in the country. The new Land Rover Defender will be offered in both body styles, the short wheelbase 90 (3-door) or the longer wheelbase 110 (5-door).

    • Land Rover Defender 90 prices start at Rs 69.99 lakh while Defender 110 prices start at Rs 76.57 lakh
    • Initially, only the 110 or the 5-door version of the new Defender will be delivered to customers
    • The new Defender is powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that makes 300hp and 400Nm

    Land Rover Defender prices and variants

    Land Rover had announced prices for the Defender, earlier this year and had thrown open bookings for the SUV for Indian customers too. Prices for the 90 range start from Rs 69.99 - 81.30 lakh while the 110 is priced from Rs 76.57 - 86.27 lakh.

    Both the 90 and 110 are available in five variants. Land Rover dealers around the country are set to deliver the first customer cars on the 15th at the time of launch itself, all of which will only be the 5-door 110. Deliveries for the Defender 90 will begin eventually as this particular body style has been delayed globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Land Rover Defender engine details

    The new Defender twins will be powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine that makes 300hp and 400Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed gearbox and gets Land Rover’s Terrain Response all-wheel-drive unit. The 110 version will also come with air suspension as standard.  

    Land Rover Defender features

    In terms of features, the new Defender will come packed to the gills with modern offerings unlike its predecessors. It includes a 10-inch touchscreen and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster with heads up display on the top spec First Edition variant. The SUV also gets connected car tech, a Meridian audio system, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, 360 degree surround camera and LED headlights. The Defender also comes with grained leather and woven textile seats and rubber mats that are easy to wash if they get dirty off-road. Land Rover India will also have several customisation packs on offer.

    Land Rover Defender rivals

    In terms of competition, the Defender 110 will go up directly against the likes of the Jeep Wrangler and the Mercedes-Benz G350, although the latter is a fair bit more expensive. The Defender 90 on the other hand will not have any direct competition in the Indian market.

    Also see

    New Land Rover Defender review

    Range Rover EV and electric Jaguar XJ delayed due to COVID-19

    Land Rover Defender P400e plug-in hybrid variant revealed

    Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.



    No comments yet. Be the first to comment.

    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now

    Search By Car Price

    Poll of the month

    The Mahindra XUV 300 facelift will be called the XUV 3XO. Should more brands rename models for facelifts?

    Yes, it could give new life to a slow-selling car



    Yes, but only if there are significant changes



    No, it's confusing and dilutes the brand name



    No difference, the product speaks for itself



    Total Votes : 828
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe