In Sweden, the machine will check for resistance.
Near the research center Jaguar Land Rover in Gaydon was seen a test prototype of the new generation Defender. According to preliminary information, the SUV will come to market in 2020, and its public debut will take place next year.
In an interview with Autocar, head of marketing at JLR Felix Brautigam reported that the first four prototypes of the pilot has already left on a public road. Over time, the test cars will be more. The new Defender will be a series of conventional tests: in Sweden, cars will be tested for resistance to negative temperatures in California’s Death Valley on the ability to withstand extreme heat.
According to preliminary information, the gamma engines of the new “Defender” will consist of petrol and diesel units. Not exclude the appearance in the lineup of hybrid and electric versions. Off-road capabilities of the model will also remain at a fairly high level. In the future Defender transformirovalsya in a whole family of cars, which will include short wheelbase and long wheelbase versions, as well as pickup.
Earlier it was reported that the debut of the Land Rover Defender is a new generation scheduled for next year. This will take place in the framework of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the British brand. The model will form aluminum platform, previously used in the construction of a new Discovery. With the previous generation’s it will save only “emotional connection”.
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