The brand new Defender 90 comes together with a brand new P400e variant that will get a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine underneath its hood which is coupled with an electrical motor.
The Land Rover Defender P400e PHEV shall be provided in each 90 and 110 variants.
The Land Rover quick wheelbase Defender 90 has lastly arrived. We knew that it was within the making and presents higher manoeuvrability and breakover angle over the long-wheelbase five-door model. That mentioned, the largest replace is the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain that’s being provided within the Defender vary. So the brand new Defender 90 comes together with a brand new P400e variant that will get a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine underneath the hood which is coupled with an electrical motor. The P400e variant shall be provided in each Defender 90 short-wheelbase and Defender 110 long-wheelbase.
The two.0-litre mill has been tuned to churn out 296 bhp and the electrical motor provides 138 bhp, taking the mixed energy output to 398 bhp. The electrical energy is sufficient for a variety of 43 km whereas the Defender 90 PHEV can clock triple digit speeds in 5.6 seconds. What’s much more spectacular is how frugal the Defender PHEV with a claimed gasoline financial system of 30.30 kmpl whereas its CO2 emission is rated at 74 g per km. The three.0-litre, inline six-cylinder, diesel engine may also be on provide on the Defender 90 in choose markets. The engine can be tuned to belt out 296 bhp and 650 Nm of peak torque and might do a 0-100 kmph dash in 6.7 seconds. Even this powertrain is obtainable with the micro-hybrid expertise and will get the engine start-stop system.
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Off-road mechanicals just like the all-wheel-drive (AWD) system coupled with an clever torque distribution system to optimise torque distribution between the wheels, are provided as normal on each models- Defender 90 and Defender 110. The Land Rover Defender 90 has already gone on sale in US whereas we anticipate it to be launched in India in 2021.