Land Rover Defender has been awarded the 2021 World Car Design of the Year. The car was chosen after voting by 93 eminent international journalists from 28 countries. For information, before this, Range Rover Velar (2018) and Range Rover Evoque (2012) have been awarded this award.
Gerry McGovern OBE, CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of Jaguar Land Rover said "The new defender design is influenced by its past, but it does not look like it in its entirety. We are delighted that it has been awarded this award. The focus has always been to take it to the limits of engineering, technology, and design while retaining its renowned DNA off-road capability. "
The new Land Rover Defender has been completely built based on the new D7X platform. In this, the company has used a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine, which generates 292 Bhp of power and 400 Nm of torque. Its transmission options include an 8-speed gearbox with Land Rover's Terrain Response all-wheel-drive unit.
In the cabin, this SUV comes with PV Pro Infotainment System with an over-the-air update, 12.3-inch all-digital instrument cluster, head-up display, HUD. The special thing is that you can use this car as an option for five, six or seven seats. The price of this car in India has been fixed at Rs 73.98 lakh.