Land Rover Defender is one of the much hyped cars in Idia. Now, there is a good news for the fans of this car. Jaguar Land Rover India has finally started accepting bookings for the new Land Rover Defender plug-in hybrid.
The iconic Defender brand has gone on sale in India for the first time and now Land Rover is planning to introduce the PHEV P400e iteration in India. JLR has bet big with the new Defender and expects the PHEV version to also find favour among those looking at a cleaner, more refined drive experience.
The 'e' in its name denotes hybrid and it gets a 105 kW electric motor. The Land Rover Defender P400e is powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, BS6 petrol engine for now and in combination the hybrid powertrain belts out 386 bhp and 640 Nm of peak torque.The SUV is based on the all-new D7X platform and sports a monocoque chassis. Talking about the sixe, It measure at 5,018 mm in length, 2,105 mm in width and is 1,967 mm tall. The Defender was launched in India in five trim levels- Base, S, SE, HSE and First Edition. The prices for the current SUV begin at ₹ 73.98 lakh for the base 3-door model and at ₹ 79.94 lakh for the 5-door model. The new Defender has scored a full 5-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash test.