The Defender 90 boasts a breakover angle of 32 degrees, 3 notches steeper than its bigger sibling. Measuring 17.2 inches shorter, the Defender 90’s nimbler proportions mean it will be better for serious off-roaders than the longer, more family-friendly Defender 110. Nevertheless, the Defender 90 will be offered with the buyer’s choice of five or six seats, the latter made possible by a novel-for-this-era front bench seat whose center position transforms into a spacious fold-down console when not in use. … [Read more...] about 2021 Land Rover Defender Gets Some Updates And Shorter 90 Model
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Depending on the market, there’s also a new 3.0-liter, inline-six diesel engine generating a peak output of 300 hp (224 kW) and 479 pound-feet (650 Newton-meters) of torque. In the shorter Defender 90, the turbodiesel powertrain is good for a 0 to 62 mph (0-100 kph) sprint in 6.7 seconds. As standard, the engine is equipped with a mild-hybrid technology and a start-stop system. There’s also an optimized all-wheel-drive system with intelligent torque distribution between the wheels. … [Read more...] about 2021 Land Rover Defender Gains PHEV, Inline-Six Diesel In Europe
Also, judging by the way the press release is written, these vehicles are all aimed at the Californian market - even their color schemes have apparently been designed to match the natural colors present in the state. The color schemes are called Malibu, Yosemite and Tahoe and they get matching interiors too. … [Read more...] about Land Rover Defender Turned Into Limited Series 4×4 EV Is Headed To U.S.
Porsche foresees customers accepting it, even though Americans generally don't like wagons. Americans searching for a vehicle that combines performance, luxury, and a dash of practicality can look forward to the introduction of the Porsche Panamera wagon as soon as 2018. U.S boss Klaus Zellmer assures Automotive News Europe the longroof is part of the product plan for the country, but he’s clear that it doesn’t arrive until after 2017. … [Read more...] about Porsche Panamera wagon landing in U.S. after 2017
Cadillac will have to compete with a laundry list of limo converters. This year alone we’ve seen the Toyota RAV limo, the Mercedes-AMG G63 limo, and the Land Rover Range Rover limo. Oh, and how could we forget about the airplane-turned-limo Learjet. We won’t see the Cadillac XT5 limo anytime soon as we don’t expect it to arrive until 2023, and even then, it’s not something normal consumers would purchase. … [Read more...] about Strange Cadillac XT5 Limousine Spied Testing For First Time