Name of the Wild now a actuality – THE NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER LAUNCHED IN INDIA


Rohit Suri, President & MD, JLRIL with the New Land Rover Defender copy
Rohit Suri, President & MD, JLRIL with the New Land Rover Defender copy

A positively not the perfect of the time to exit and but you cannot cease your internal traveler to go miles after miles to reclaim your soul throughout this pandemic over casted festive season. Sure, you’ll want to be over cautious to have your personal roads.

JLR made an ideal timing in India to churn out the realities of UNLOCK INDIA from the pandemic with a mode assertion. At the moment they launched THE NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER King of the Kings by way of offroading but a mode icon for the icons of the society with a bit “Name of the Wild” inside.

When the digital press meet ended we couldn’t consider that it was not a bodily demo of the occasion. Because of Rohit Suri, President & MD, JLRIL with the New Land Rover Defender whole staff.

A chunk of confirmed expertise with refined and redefined excellence over and above the oblivious. 73.98 Lakh INR could be an enormous price ticket for pandemic hit financial system however by no means a fear determine for the standard involved off-roading fans.

Allow us to see in particulars what’s on the provide to begin a recent journey by yourself off-roading palace on wheels.


  • The New Land Rover Defender is the hardest and most succesful Land Rover ever made. Additionally it is probably the most technologically superior.
  • World’s most iconic 4×4, the New Land Rover Defender has been reinvented for the twenty first century with a brand new reductive design method, coupled with all-new applied sciences and functionality
  • Defender’s signature components equivalent to minimal entrance and rear overhangs, Alpine gentle home windows, side-hinged rear tailgate, and externally-mounted spare wheel, protect the character of the unique model
  • The brand new D7x structure is as much as thrice stiffer than a comparable physique on body car.
  • Options equivalent to Configurable Terrain Response and Terrain Response 2 improve the aptitude of New Defender for the 21st century buyer
  • The centre entrance soar seat, considerable cupboard space, cabin walk-through and configurable seating choices reinforce the sensible design of the interiors
  • The Defender debuts the brand new ‘Pivi Professional’ infotainment system, that includes an intuitive interface with 25.4 cm (10) Touchscreen and  class main applied sciences like ClearSight Rear & Floor View, 3D Encompass Digital camera, and so on.
  • 4 distinct Accent Packs – Explorer, Journey, Nation and City and as much as 170 particular person equipment, permit prospects to personalise their ‘Defender’ as per their selection and requirement
  • Deliveries of Defender 110 have now begun, and the car is priced from ₹79.94 Lakh. Bookings at the moment are open for the Defender 90, priced from ₹ 73.98 Lakh with deliveries to start from Q1 of FY 2021
  • The New Defender can be accessible in any respect the 27 Land Rover shops throughout India. Prospects also can e book the Defender on-line by visiting

15h October 2020, Mumbai: Jaguar Land Rover India, at present introduced the launch of the New Land Rover Defender in India. Provided with a 2.0 l (litre) Turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, producing 221 kW (300 PS) and 400 Nm of torque, the New Defender is accessible in two distinct physique kinds, the very sporty 90 (3 door) and the versatile 110 (5 door). The New Defender 90 is priced from ₹ 73.98 Lakh and the New Defender 110 is priced from ₹ 79.94 Lakh (ex-showroom India). Deliveries of Defender 110 have now begun whereas deliveries of Defender 90 will start from Q1 of FY 2021.

Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL) mentioned:

“To date, underneath Land Rover, we had the Discovery product pillar and Vary Rover product pillar accessible in India. With this launch, the third product pillar, Defender, is now accessible. This, in some ways, completes the Land Rover model story and we’re very enthusiastic about increasing the attain and attraction of Land Rover amongst our buyer base. The New Defender will make its place within the hearts of many individuals with a curious thoughts, love for genuine adventures, ardour for journey and who dare & want to go above and past in life. Such people transcend boundaries of age, gender, occupation, with their free spirited nature and fearlessness, similar to the New Defender”.


The design of the New Land Rover Defender is reimagined for the twenty first century. The Defender, a logo of power, is thought for its sturdiness and rugged functionality. Parts such because the strong shoulder line, minimal entrance and rear overhangs, Alpine gentle home windows, spherical headlights, side-hinged rear tailgate & externally mounted spare wheel are typical traits which can be retained from the unique mannequin. 

The New Land Rover Defender is a extremely customizable car. Prospects can select from seven exterior color choices together with Fuji White, Eiger Gray, Santorini Black, Indus Silver in addition to choices equivalent to Tasman Blue, Pangea Inexperienced, and Gondwana Stone which can be unique to the Defender. A variety of 9 wheel designs from 45. 72 cm (18) pressed metal rims to 50.8 cm (20) alloys are additionally supplied on the New Defender.

Retaining practicality and performance at its core, the Defender’s cabin has an ergonomic design that provides 5 + 2 seating configurations with an modern optionally available entrance row centre seat also called soar seat. The rear load area delivers most practicality with the 110 offering load carrying capability from 231 l (litres) for the 5+2 seater with all rows up, to 2,380 l (litres) for the 5 seater with the second row folded down. The second-row seatbacks are cut up 40:20:40 for optimum flexibility, whereas load area rails on the ground of the bags area include a variety of load retention equipment to forestall smaller objects from shifting round inside.

The usual mannequin makes use of resolve textiles whereas the S & SE use Grained Leather-based with a Strong Woven textile & HSE will get high-grade Windsor Leather-based with Metal-cut premium textile from Kvadrat, which is a 30 p.c wool mix. Prospects can choose veneers from amongst rough-cut Walnut or Pure Smoked Darkish Oak Veneer whereas powder coated colors like Darkish Gray and Mild Gray are normal with the choice of product-inspired white for all of the uncovered elements. The supplies used present an ideal steadiness of tactility, softness and sturdiness to the minimalistic and useful inside, making each journey really comfy.


To retain signature cues from the unique design, accommodate a household of physique designs and to assist the various powertrain choices sooner or later, the car has been designed on the bespoke D7x platform. The light-weight all-aluminium monocoque development of the D7x Structure makes the Defender thrice extra inflexible than conventional body-on-frame designs and the stiffest Land Rover ever made. This sturdy, stiff construction offers the proper basis for the 4×4’s superior all-independent chassis.

Delivering transformational breadth of functionality and on-road dealing with, Defender is in a class of its personal. The Configurable Terrain Response and Terrain Response 2 enhances the All-Terrain Functionality and permits prospects to personalise the off street system preferences. Rewarding on-road dealing with with Adaptive Dynamics offers a linked driving expertise and supreme long-haul consolation throughout all terrains and in all situations. Adaptive Dynamics is accessible with Digital Air Suspension, permitting prospects to fine-tune the driving traits. The system’s adaptive dampers monitor physique actions as much as 500 instances per second and reply virtually instantaneously to optimise management and luxury.

For off-roading, the New Defender has a formidable most Strategy Angle of 38 levels, most Break over Angle of 28 levels (31 levels on 90) and most Departure Angle of 40 levels. With Wade Sensing display on the infotainment system, the Defender has a water wading depth of 900 mm. The New Defender delivers a most towing capability of three,720 kg coupled with a roof load capability of 168 kg.


The New Defender is flanked by a sequence of technological developments including to the sturdiness and functionality of the car. It introduces Land Rover’s new Pivi Professional infotainment system. The subsequent-generation touchscreen is intuitive and user-friendly, requiring few inputs to carry out regularly used duties, whereas its always-on design ensures virtually prompt responses.

The New Defender sports activities the next-generation Digital Car Structure (EVA 2.0) supporting SOTA (Software program-Over-The-Air) updates. SOTA permits prospects to obtain updates with out visiting the retailer. Throughout the lifetime of the New Defender, the embedded diagnostics system will be capable to alert prospects about points and both stop or resolve them mechanically as an information connection replaces a standard toolkit.

The Infotainment within the New Land Rover Defender features a 25.4 cm (10) Touchscreen with Linked Navigation Professional and a 31.24 cm (12.3) high-definition Interactive Driver Show. It may be personalised to incorporate a full-screen map, cellphone and media performance. The car additionally provides ClearSight Rear Mirror, which makes use of a reside video feed to make sure that you all the time take pleasure in an unobstructed view & ClearSight Floor View which is accessible as part of the 3D Encompass Digital camera system. ClearSight Floor View means that you can successfully see ‘by’ Defender’s bonnet and shows a number of exterior views, together with the car’s underside and wheels. For consolation, the car has an optionally available Meridian Encompass Sound System (700 W), which incorporates 14 audio system and a twin channel subwoofer, heated and cooled seats and premium cabin lighting provides you 10 configurable choices so you possibly can match your environment to your temper, persona, or driving type.


Permitting prospects to discover limitless prospects, the New Defender provides selection from amongst 170 particular person equipment and 4 distinct Accent packs, together with:

  • Explorer Pack: It’s geared up with options such because the Expedition Roof Rack, a Raised Air Consumption to wade by the deepest of waters, Exterior Aspect-mounted Gear Provider to retailer objects, Wheel Arch Safety, Entrance & Rear Basic Mudflaps, Spare Wheel Cowl, and Matte Black Bonnet element that makes it excellent for many who need to defy conventions and conquer uncharted landscapes.
  • Journey Pack: Designed to equip you for the wild, the pack options an Built-in Air Compressor to inflate tyres on the go, Moveable Rinse System to scrub off when you are on the path, an Exterior Aspect Mounted Gear Provider and a Seat Backpack to retailer objects, Entrance and Rear Mudflaps, Brilliant Rear Scuff plate and a Spare Wheel cowl.
  • Nation Pack: With Entrance & Rear Basic Mudflaps, Brilliant Rear Scuff Plate, Moveable Rinse System, Wheel Arch Safety and Loadspace Partition, it equips you while you determine to embrace the weather and make each journey really memorable.
  • City Pack: It lends touches of individuality on your car with the usage of Brilliant Metallic Pedals and Rear Scuff Plate, Entrance Undershield and a Spare Wheel Cowl.

Extra particulars on the New Land Rover Defender can be found on

Land Rover Product Portfolio in India

The Land Rover vary in India consists of the Vary Rover Evoque (beginning at ₹ 58.67 Lakh),  Discovery Sport (beginning at ₹ 59.91 Lakh), the Vary Rover Velar (priced at ₹ 73.30 Lakh), Discovery (beginning at ₹ 75.59 Lakh), Vary Rover Sport (beginning at ₹ 88.24 Lakh) and Vary Rover (beginning at ₹ 196.82 Lakh). All costs talked about are ex-showroom costs in India.

Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Community in India

Jaguar Land Rover automobiles can be found in India in 24 cities, by 27 approved shops in Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kochi, Karnal, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mumbai , Noida, Pune, Raipur, Surat and Vijayawada.



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