A new Land Rover Defender is on its way, set to turn up in 2012 or 2013, in exciting news for dedicated Defender fans. The iconic model needs to keep up with the times to stay alive and we should see the traditional aspects of the Defender combined with new technology to meet current safety and emissions standards.
According to Land Rover managing director, Phil Popham, the new Defender will get more versatile and practical in keeping with its spirit. It will be based on the Range Rover Sport and LR4 platform, and should have a 2.7-litre diesel engine on the European market. If gets to the US, the Land Rover defender would be equipped with the new 5.0-litre V8.
Source | Leftlane