2020 Land Rover Defender SUV arrives in India, launch on October 15

Aditya Chatterjee Published: October 06, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Land Rover India has already confirmed the launch date of the new-gen Defender SUV as October 15. Company dealerships across the country have already started accepting bookings for the SUV. While the initial plan was to launch the new Defender in August, the ongoing COVID situation made Land Rover shift the India launch to October 2020. The prices for the SUV will start from Rs 69.99 lakh, ex-showroom. While we are almost a week away from the official launch event, here are the images of the first batch of 2020 Defender SUVs in India.

The company will be offering the new-gen Defender with a 2.0-litre engine turbo-petrol only, under the P300 variant that makes 300PS and generates 400Nm of torque. This unit will be paired with ZF eight-speed automatic. Both the three-door SWB 90 and the five-door LWB 110 version will be offered here, each with five trim levels. These will be the Base, S, SE, HSE and First Edition.

The Defender is being brought in as a CBU and will get notable features like the 360-degree Surround Camera, Wade Sensing, Electronic Air Suspension (Standard on 110), Smartphone Pack, Connected Navigation Pro, Off-Road tyres, Centre Console with refrigerated compartment (optional), among other things. Like the international version, the Indian-spec car will be highly customisable with a range of seating combinations and accessory packs to choose from.

Land Rover will be offering more than 170 accessories on the Defender SUV. Further, there will be Explorer Pack, the Adventure Pack, the Country Pack, and the Urban Pack that have been curated to suit the requirements of different types of customers, mentions Land Rover. The company has also commenced online bookings of the Defender. Stay tuned to OVERDRIVE as we cover the digital launch of the SUV and bring you all the details on prices, variants and features that the India-spec Land Rover Defender gets.

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Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 73.98 Lakhs
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