The Land Rover Defender mini version is expected to debut in 2022 with a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder turbocharged engine and front-wheel drive.
British auto magazine revealed on November 1, 2020, a sketch of a prototype Land Rover Defender mini version in pre-production, which will hit the market in 2022.
The magazine wrote that the Land Rover Defender mini version will launch with front-wheel drive and a turbocharged 1.5-liter, 3-cylinder petrol engine.
Other powertrains, including plug-in hybrids, will join the lineup later in line with the all-wheel drive variant.
The ‘con’ Defender will be two-thirds in size and priced “softer” than the current version of Jaguar Land Rover.
While the full-size off-road vehicle is listed from over £ 40,000 ($ 51,800) in its home market, the smaller SUV is expected to start at around £ 25,000 ($ 32,400). .
If true, it would also be more affordable than the Discovery Sport, priced from nearly £ 32,000 ($ 41,500) in the UK.
The official name of this model is yet to be confirmed, but it is reported that it could be named Land Rover 80 or Land Rover Defender 80.