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2020 Land Rover Defender 110 pricing and specs

UPDATE – 4 August 2020: Limited stocks of the new generation Land Rover Defender 110 have begun arriving in Australian showrooms. The first completely new Land Rover Defender in 37 years has started appearing in dealerships across Australia before production for our market ramps up later in the year...

Land Rover Defender 90 short wheelbase delayed until 2021

Australian buyers will be forced to wait until next year for the Land Rover Defender 90 short-wheelbase, with delays also cited for the local introduction of all diesel-powered Defenders. The British brand says the arrival of the Land Rover Defender 90 short wheelbase has been pushed back due to delays caused by COVID-19 related complications in the company's new production facility in Nitra, Slovakia...

2021 Land Rover Defender V8 spy photos

The new 2021 Land Rover Defender has been spied under further development at the Nurburgring, this time with a V8 engine under the bonnet. The Defender 110 V8, in a high specification, has ‘prototype vehicle’ stickers on the front and back. Those inside are wearing protective gear, and are also protected additionally by an internal roll cage...

10 new cars we're excited about in 2020

When planning to buy a new car, it pays to have options. And while the Australian car market currently offers more than enough to keep you browsing for weeks on end – there's more to come over the next 12 months. At CarAdvice, we spend most of our days eagerly anticipating the new cars we've been writing about since they were merely concepts, renders or rumours...

2021 Land Rover Defender Hard Top revealed

From the UK comes news that Land Rover is to revive its Hard Top moniker – a name that traces its roots back to the 1950s – for use on commercial vehicle variants of the new Defender 90 and Defender 110 4x4 range. While the revived Defender has copped some criticism from purists for leaving rough and rugged origins behind, in favour of a much more modern construction and platform, the Hard Top range is set to keep things relatively simple...

2021 Land Rover Defender 110 gets roof tent option

Italian car roof tent specialist Autohome has developed a two-person tent for Land Rover’s new Defender 110 off-roader. The officially-endorsed tent will be sold by both Land Rover and Autohome. Autohome prices the tent at €3760 ($AUD6120), which is enough for a fortnight in a five-star hotel...

New Land Rover Defender: Australian launch set for August

First samples of Land Rover's reimagined Defender will arrive in Australia in July, ahead of showroom stock due in August. Land Rover Australia has confirmed plans to launch the new Defender 110 in Australia during August 2020, after the coronavirus pandemic caused a production line shutdown of almost two months...

Watch two 2020 Land Rover Defenders recover a 20-tonne truck

Two 2020 Land Rover Defenders have been captured hard at work, recovering a stricken 20-tonne truck during a media drive in northern Namibia. The two pre-production Defenders were in Namibia for a pre-launch media event. The event was held in the remote Kunene region, where tarred roads are a rarity and dry, ephemeral river beds are often used as roads...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Land Rover communications boss, Richard Agnew

On this week's podcast, you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Costello. We cover all the reveals that would've happened at the aborted Geneva motor show, including the Fiat 500 and Volkswagen ID.4. Mike talks about February's new-car sales figures (VFACTS), which sees Kia continue to climb the charts...

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 'shorty' in Australia from October

First versions of the new Land Rover Defender 90 short-wheelbase (SWB) will hit Australian driveways during October, just a few months after first iterations of the longer 110 lob in August. The first batch of Defender 90s will comprise 100 cars, all in a specification called P400 First Edition, painted Pangea Green with a Fuji White contrasting roof for maximum retro appeal...

Land Rover preparing Defender spin-off family - report

Land Rover is said to be readying a three-pronged family of Defender-inspired models, set for launch in the next five years. According to a report from Autocar, the British brand is preparing to build off the anticipation and hype around its new Defender with two new models on either side: an entry-level vehicle and a flagship offering...