Home // SUV // Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender

By luanpa in | December 9, 2010 | (1) Comment

Land Rover Defender is one of the most capable and desirable off-roaders ever devised, and it is the best one for you to set out on an expedition by sea. But to the end, it’s typically a spartan and bare-bones affair.

Land Rover Defender became known as utilitarian off-road SUV in 1985, the numbers respectively representing the two- and four-door models’ wheelbases (rounded to the nearest 10). These models were changed to the numerical 90 and 110 from 1991 on and continue to be sold in Great Britain today.

Defender 90 was sold for 1994, 1995 and 1997, which was powered by a 3.9-liter V8 that made 182 horsepower and 232 pound-feet of torque. This engine drove a full-time four-wheel-drive system and was connected only to a five-speed manual transmission. For 1997, Land Rover fitted the Discovery’s 4.0-liter aluminum V8 that yielded 182 hp and 233 lb-ft of torque into the Defender. Mated only to a four-speed automatic, this engine wasn’t any more powerful than its predecessor, but it had lower emissions, which granted the Defender a brief re-entry into the United States.

The interior  has underwent some major modifications. Land Rover Defender has received two front bucket seats covered in orange leather and gray suede, a carbon fiber steering wheel and center console. The rear seats, dashboard and door panels have also received orange leather accents.

Land Rover DefenderLand Rover Defender frontLand Rover Defender sideLand Rover Defender rearLand Rover Defender 1Land Rover Defender interiot



Leave a Reply

1 response to "Land Rover Defender"

  1. It looks a bit more square versus the more traditional Land Rovers. The leather in the cabin looks gorgeous. It does indeed look like the perfect vehicle for an exciting off-roading adventure.