Land Rover reveals new Defender launch date and pricing for South Africa

Land Rover South Africa has revealed pricing for the new Defender 110 which is set for local launch in June, and opened order books for the short-wheelbase 90 body design set for arrival later in 2020.

The first Defender 110 models will be delivered to customers in June this year with three-door, short-wheelbase Defender 90 models due toward the end of the year, it said.

Since its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2019, Land Rover South Africa said it has attracted interest from more than 12,000 customers who have designed vehicle configurations on its website, and over half of those chose one of the four accessory packs, it said.

The 110 and 90 body designs will initially be available will be available with a range of efficient yet powerful engines including a D240 diesel and a P300 petrol. The range-topping model at launch will be a P400 straight-six petrol with mild-hybrid (MHEV) engine technology.

Trim levels for both bodies comprise top of the range Defender X models, as well as Standard, S, SE, HSE specification packs. An exclusive First Edition model features a unique specification and will be available throughout the first year of production.

The iconic 4×4 embraces 21st century technologies and introduces Land Rover’s Pivi infotainment, which features an intuitive interface and its own back-up battery for always-on responses. Advanced software-over-the-air updates also ensure customers benefit from the latest software at all times, Land Rover said.

The Defender 90 starts at R948,000 and includes 15 different models, while the Defender 110 starts at R999,000, moving up to R1 498 400 for the 294kW P400 X  model.

New Defender Pricing

  • Defender 90 177kW D240 Standard – R948 000
  • Defender 90 177kW D240 S – R996 500
  • Defender 90 177kW D240 SE – R1 060 200
  • Defender 90 177kW D240 HSE – R1 156 600
  • Defender 90 177kW D240 First Edition – R1 142 200
  • Defender 90 221kW P300 Standard – R948 000
  • Defender 90 221kW P300 S – R996 500
  • Defender 90 221kW P300 SE –  R1 060 200
  • Defender 90 221kW P300 HSE – R1 156 600
  • Defender 90 294kW P400 Standard – R1 078 400
  • Defender 90 294kW P400 S – R1 113 800
  • Defender 90 294kW P400 SE – R1 172 500
  • Defender 90 294kW P400 HSE – R1 268 900
  • Defender 90 294kW P400 First Edition – R1 254 500
  • Defender 90 294kW P400 X  – R1 486 700

  • Defender 110 177kW D240 Standard – R999 000
  • Defender 110 177kW D240 S – R1 042 800
  • Defender 110 177kW D240 SE – R1 099 500
  • Defender 110 177kW D240 HSE – R1 198 700
  • Defender 110 177kW D240 First Edition – R1 199 500
  • Defender 110 221kW P300 Standard – R999 000
  • Defender 110 221kW P300 S – R1 042 800
  • Defender 110 221kW P300 SE – R1 099 500
  • Defender 110 221kW P300 HSE –  R1 198 700
  • Defender 110 294kW P400 Standard – R1 129 400
  • Defender 110 294kW P400 S  – R1 164 800
  • Defender 110 294kW P400 SE – R1 224 300
  • Defender 110 294kW P400 HSE – R1 320 700
  • Defender 110 294kW P400 First Edition – R1 310 400
  • Defender 110 294kW P400 X – R1 498 400
    • Including VAT, excluding CO2


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