Off-road giant Land Rover is launching Defender 90 in India. The British brand has already launched the Defender 110 with a length of 5018 mm and a wheelbase of 3022. It can be configured with many seating arrangements. While the demand for Defender 110 is already good, the company has also launched Defender 90 with a smaller wheelbase and length. According to the company, Defender 90 is the “toughest and most capable” Land Rover till date.
On the safety front, Defender 90 comes with 5 Star Euro NCAP ratings and 6 airbags. It comes with many advanced features such as hill hold control, Traction control system, Electronic Stability Program, EBD, ABS, etc. It comes with 3 engine configurations. 2 L turbocharged petrol engine with a maximum output of 296 bhp and a peak torque of 400 Nm, 3.0 Litre turbocharged petrol engine with a power of 394 bhp and a torque of 550 Nm. The diesel variant comes with a 3.0 Litre turbocharged diesel engine that churns out 296 bhp and a torque of 650 Nm. All the engines are mated with an 8 speed automatic gearbox with a manual override.
Salient Features of Defender 90
The SUV can be configured with seats ranging from 2 to 6. The collapsible front console and jump seat makes it a versatile SUV. Whether you need the space for your luggage or for the additional passenger, the Defender 90 can take them all.
The new Wade Programme in Terrain response can raise the platform of the Defender using Electronic Air Suspension. So, it can easily navigate water flows up to 90 cm high, providing an unmatched comfort and convenience in your off-road drives.
It can easily tow vehicles with a weight of up to 3500 kg. The advanced tow assist and the touchscreen helps in reversing the vehicles even during towing.
It comes with a remote controlled electric winch that can pull up to 4500 kg that has a range of 45m
The off-road adventurer starts at ₹76.57 lakh for the entry level model with 2.0 Litre petrol engine and the top end diesel model goes north of ₹1.12 Crores.