Issue to Autocar, citing the head of the group Jaguar Land Rover Ralf Speth, said that the SUV Land Rover Defender 3 generation will present in 2019. Speaking to reporters, Ralf Speth said that basic engineering work has been completed, so the company has now started road testing the vehicle.
New Land Rover Defender 3 has to be the most technically advanced model of the British brand.For its basis the all-aluminum platform, the design of which is similar to truck Range Rover Sport, as well as the Land Rover Discovery 5.
From the last SUV also received an upgraded independent suspension with steel springs, but the Defender shorter front and rear overhangs. This decision allowed to make cars more suited to off-road.
Land Rover Defender 2018-2019 a new body to be available as a standard wheelbase (2922 mm) and extended (3120 mm). In addition, the SUV will be “extreme” version, prepared for a ride in the toughest conditions.
As for the powertrain lineup for the upcoming trends, it will be represented by a 2.0-liter petrol and diesel “fours” Ingenium family, as well as atmospheric and supercharged engine V6. Features motors have not been disclosed.