The legend Defender lives: Land Rover celebrates the 70th model birthday with the strictly restricted Works V8 version. It’s also the strongest and quickest Defender that has ever left Land Rover manufacturing!
Land Rover Defender Works V8: Unique final collection!
With the Land Rover Defender Works V8, conceived for the 70th anniversary of the model, the British are paying homage to earlier V8 variants of the legendary collection, which was produced over a interval of 67 years. The Sequence III Stage 1 of 1979 had a V8 engine in addition to the particular mannequin launched for its 50th birthday in 1998.
Tim Hannig, Director Jaguar Land Rover Basic, on the unique Defender Version:
“Now we have been discussing the concept of reviving a Defender V8 since 2014. The now launched Defender collector’s version is an sufficient supply for discerning clients – with the authenticity assured by Land Rover, the brand new V8 mannequin is completely rounded off.”
405 hp, 515 Nm, 5.6 s!
With the “70th” particular version, Land Rover affords lovers of the basic the strongest and quickest Defender ever. A five-liter V8 petrol engine is put in within the engine compartment, offering 405 hp and a most of 515 Nm of torque. The particular version sprints from zero to 96.56 km / h in 5.6 seconds and reaches a prime velocity of 170 km / h (restricted).
The highly effective V8 drive is on the market for a complete of 150 chosen and additional developed Land Rover Defenders. Along with the 5-liter engine, the “70th” particular version additionally options an eight-speed ZF computerized transmission with Sport mode, an upgraded braking system and a dealing with equipment with modified springs, dampers and stabilizers. Unique 18-inch alloy wheels in “Sawtooth” design with diamond-turned end, fitted with all-terrain tires of the dimension 265/65 R18, spherical off the anniversary defender.
Prospects can order the Defender Works V8 in a complete of eight paint finishes, two of which have a satin end. The roof, the wheel arches and the radiator grille are painted in Santorini Black, whereas the door handles, gasoline filler cap and the Defender lettering on the bonnet are made from aluminum. Amongst different issues, the LED headlights set a contemporary accent.
Inside, the Land Rover Defender Works V8 has full-surface leather-based upholstery on the dashboard and door panels, on the headlining and on the Recaro sports activities seats. There’s additionally an infotainment system, together with navigation, specifically developed by Land Rover Basic.
On this nation ~ 233,000 € costly!
The anniversary mannequin is on the market with two totally different wheelbases: as Defender 90 (three-door) and 110 (five-door with seven seats).
Costs within the UK begin at £ 150,000, at the moment round € 169,000 incl. VAT. When first registered in Austria as a automobile, together with NoVA, the present approximate beginning value can be € 233,000.
The Defender anniversary mannequin won’t solely be accessible within the UK, but additionally in quite a few markets in Europe, North Africa and the Center East. Deliveries are made as particular person imports.
|TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS||LAND ROVER DEFENDER WORKS V8 – 70TH EDITION|
|ENGINE AND DRIVE|
|kind||V8 naturally aspirated petrol engine (Euro 5), 2 x DOHC, 48V|
|energy||298 kW / 405 hp at 6,000 rpm|
|most torque||515 Nm at 5,000 rpm|
|Energy transmission||8-speed computerized, everlasting all-wheel drive, discount gear
gearbox, heavy-duty differentials entrance & rear, lockable middle differential
|Suspension||entrance: inflexible axle, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers,
Panhard rod, information hyperlink, stabilizer
rear: inflexible axle, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers,
Wishbone, trailing arm, stabilizer
|Brakes||Servo-assisted, four-piston brake calipers,
Home windows: 335 mm entrance, 300 mm rear
|wheel and tires||18-inch aluminum wheels in Sawtooth design, 265/65 R18 all-terrain tires|
|steering||servo-assisted recirculating ball steering|
|Acceleration 0-96 km / h||5.6 s (Defender 90 Station Wagon)|
|Prime velocity||170 km / h (restricted)|