Land Rover Defender V8 is equipped with a 5.0L supercharged engine with a capacity of 518 hp and 625 Nm of torque.
Land Rover has just introduced upgraded versions 2022 of Defender, including the appearance of a new variant equipped with a V8 engine. Land Rover’s off-road SUV continues to have the option of Defender 90 (short wheelbase, 3 doors) and Defender 110 (standard wheelbase, 5 doors). Additionally, the First Edition configuration is replaced by the XS Edition.
The design of the Land Rover Defender V8 2022 is similar to the previous model, the main difference comes from the optional exterior design package.
Carpathian Edition in dark style. The SUV is coated with Carpathian gray matte finish, combined with Narvik glossy black on the grille, bonnet, hood and rear doors.
Outstanding exterior equipment on the Defender V8 Carpathian Edition can include 22-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels, Xenon blue painted brake calipers, 381 mm diameter brake discs, 4-exhaust system, badge V8 on the side of the car …
Similar to the exterior, the Defender 2022’s cabin has no design changes. The cockpit is still inspired by military models with a 4-spoke steering wheel, minimalistic center console area, horizontal tablo panel with multiple storage compartments.
In 2022, Defender was upgraded by Land Rover Pivi Pro infotainment system with a larger central touch screen, reaching 11.4 inches instead of 10 inches on the old versions. Also, wireless phone charging is now standard on the Land Rover Defender 2022.
In the Defender V8, the seats are upholstered by Windsor Ebony leather, the steering wheel is made from Alcantara and integrated with aluminum paddles. Other noteworthy amenities include digital speedometer, 3-zone automatic air conditioning, panoramic sunroof, voice command function, Wi-Fi support …
With optional 5.0L V8 supercharged petrol engine, Land Rover Defender 2022 has a maximum capacity of 518 hp and a maximum torque of 625 Nm. The SUV has an 8-speed automatic transmission, the 4-wheel drive system, the ability to accelerate 0-100 km / h in 5.2 seconds and a maximum speed of 240 km / h.
On the V8 version, Terrain Response has a new function called Dynamic that helps Defender move in off-road conditions more flexibly. Land Rover says it has upgraded the Defender V8’s stiffer chassis, and the electronic differential is also tweaked to increase stability during cornering.
In addition to the V8 version, the Land Rover Defender 2022 still has other engine options including a petrol engine P400, a plug-in hybrid engine P400e and a D250 diesel engine with mild-hybrid technology. In the UK, the Land Rover Defender 90 V8 starts at £ 98,505 ($ 139,000), and the Defender 110 V8 starts at £ 101,150 ($ 143,000).
Land Rover Defender is the rival of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class in the luxury off-road SUV segment.