The Land Rover Defender is all set to get a brand new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant added to its India line-up within the type of the P400e. The carmaker has begun accepting bookings for the Defender PHEV.
- 2.0-litre petrol engine and electrical motor make a mixed 404hp.
- Gets a 19.2kWh battery and a 43km electric-only vary.
- Deliveries anticipated to begin in April-June 2021.
Land Rover Defender P400e PHEV powertrain
Under the hood, the Defender P400e comes with a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine paired to a 143hp electrical motor, producing a mixed 404hp and 640Nm. The energy is distributed to all 4 wheels by way of an 8-speed automated gearbox. This additionally means the Defender PHEV can do the 0-100kph run in 5.6 seconds and has a restricted top-speed of 209kph.
The new Defender P400e makes use of a 19.2kWh battery, which may be charged by way of an everyday 15A socket or a 7.4kW AC wall field charger, which comes complimentary with the SUV. This permits the massive 4×4 to drive on electrical solely energy for as much as 43km.
Land Rover Defender P400e PHEV trims and deliveries
The British carmaker will supply the Defender 110 plug-in hybrid in 4 trim ranges – SE, HSE, X-Dynamic HSE and X. The increased trim ranges will come properly outfitted, with options like a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a heads-up show, related automotive tech, wi-fi charging, a 360-degree encompass digital camera, air suspension and extra.
As per Land Rover’s announcement, the deliveries for the Defender P400e in India are anticipated to start within the first quarter of FY2021-22 (April-June).
2020 Land Rover Defender India
The Land Rover Defender 110 has already been launched in India with only one engine choice – the P300 four-cylinder petrol – and costs begin at Rs 79.94 lakh, going as much as Rs 89.63 lakh for the top-spec First Edition trim.
While the costs for the plug-in hybrid variations are but to be introduced, they’re anticipated to be increased than commonplace petrol-powered fashions.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the smaller, three-door Defender 90 has been delayed globally, although the carmaker will deliver it to our market in 2021. Bookings for the Defender 90 are already open, with its worth starting from Rs 73.98 lakh to Rs 84.63 lakh.
All costs are ex-showroom, pan-India
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