2017 Land Rover Defender
Recent reports mentioned that the new 2017 Land Rover Defender will be released for its new debut at the end of 2015 and the release date could be scheduled sometime in 2016. At this time, there are no official statements yet. All information regarding to this new car is still based on rumors and speculations.
2017 Land Rover Defender Redesign
Exterior and Interior
Perhaps, you still remember about the concept of 2011 Land Rover DC100. This concept was introduced several years ago and it is quite promising that the new 2017 Land Rover Defender will be supported with this concept. If this information comes to be true, its design could be offered just like in this picture. Its final design basically has already signed off by the official and we think that several months ahead, they will release some official photos. It is also quite possible if the production design would be a bit different from the rendering photos because they might refresh the outer part of the car since the concept of DC100 was not received well by the audience.
2017 Defender is expected to come with the PLA platform for its construction. Therefore, it is not surprising if this version will be stiffer than before. It happens because the idea of adding stronger aluminum monocoque chassis. It is also built with the bigger wheels just like Toyota Hilux or Land Cruiser. We think that it is quite possible to say that this car will be the most capable version of Land Rover Defender since the performance to deal with any terrain and the various weather conditions are enhanced.
2017 Land Rover Defender is still hard to be revealed especially the refreshment inside the cabin. It should be presented with luxurious design. To achieve this goal, there should be premium materials including Alcantara or Nappa leather. It is also well equipped with modern infotainment, premium audio system and navigation.
Engine Range and Transmission
Currently, there is no detailed information related to the engine options yet. Many speculations mentioned that the possible engine to use is both petrol and diesel for 2017 Land Rover Defender. It could be turbocharged I-4 and V6 engine. Another possibility could be Jaguar V6 engine. Its transmission might be eight or nine-speed auto or manual.
2017 Land Rover Defender Release Date
As we have told you at the very first beginning that this off-road car could be introduced at the end of 2015 with the promotion started at 2015 Auto Show that could be New York, Geneva or Frankfurt. It will be released for the market sometime in 2016 as the new 2017 Land Rover Defender.
2017 Land Rover Defender Image Gallery