In 1989, a third model was brought out by Land Rover to be produced in parallel with the other two: the Land Rover Discovery. The 1991 model year Ninety and the One Ten were renamed the “Defender 90” and “Defender 110″ to avoid possible confusion. This is where Defender was born and here is the story of a New Generation Defender 90.
- Unstoppable capability: Short wheelbase and minimal overhangs result in excellent off-road geometry, making New Defender 90 the most capable Land Rover ever made
- Six-seat practicality: Thanks to the innovative front central jump seat, New Defender 90 has room for six people
- Powertrains: Available in 3 powertrains, 2.0 I petrol, 3.0 l petrol, and 3.0 I diesel
- Price: Prices of Defender 90 start from ₹ 76.57 lakh, ex-showroom in India
8th July 2021, Mumbai: Jaguar Land Rover India today announced that following a successful launch of Defender 110, sales of Defender 90 have begun in India. The Defender is available in three powertrain options, 2.0 l petrol delivering power of 221 kW and torque of 400 Nm, 3.0 l petrol delivering power of 294 kW, and torque of 550 Nm and 3.0 l diesel delivering power of 221 kW and torque of 650 Nm. Prices of Defender 90 start from ₹ 76.57 lakh, ex-showroom in India.
Rohit Suri, President, and Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India said, “Demand for Defender 110 continues to be strong and introduction of Defender 90 will further enhance the appeal of Defender and the Land Rover brand. We are extremely excited to introduce the epitome of iconic Land Rover design, the Defender 90. It is the toughest and most capable Land Rover ever made and provides new-age connectivity with unstoppable off-road performance.”
The Defender 90 offers six-seat practicality thanks to the innovative front central jump seat. It embraces 21st-century technologies and features Land Rover’s Pivi infotainment system with an intuitive interface and its own backup battery for always-on responses. Advanced software-over-the-air updates also ensure customers benefit from the latest software at all times, wherever they are in the world.
Configurable Terrain Response allows drivers to fine-tune the set-up of the vehicle to suit the precise off-road conditions like never before. The Terrain Response 2 system also includes a new Wade program to provide the ultimate reassurance when driving through water by optimizing all of the vehicle systems accordingly.
The New Defender is available in several models including Defender, X-Dynamic, and Defender X. Furthermore, Defender and X-Dynamic will come with S, SE, and HSE Specification Packs.
Customers will be able to personalize their vehicle in more ways than any previous Land Rover with four Accessory Packs, the Explorer, Adventure, Country, and Urban Packs, giving each Defender a distinct character with a specially selected range of enhancements.
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