The Land Rover Defender has received a range of updates for the 2021 model year line-up, including a new plug-in hybrid petrol engine and a new diesel engine with mild-hybrid tech. Sales of the short wheelbase Defender 90 variant, which were delayed due to the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns, have also commenced in international markets, though bookings in India are still on hold.
- 404hp P400e variant capable of 43km electric only range
- New six-cylinder diesel engine available in three states of tune
- Defender 90 global sales have begun; India bookings still on hold
2020 Land Rover Defender: New plug-in hybrid petrol engine
The first plug-in hybrid Land Rover Defender will globally go on sale next year, with a 404hp powertrain capable of 43km of electric-only running and the promise that it will be “the most capable and durable” version of the off-roader.