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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #165 on: April 27, 2019, 07:12 AM »
September 2019 is the official reveal date for New Defender!
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #166 on: April 27, 2019, 06:02 PM »
hmmmmm...would they reveal it at the "Wheels event" in Edmonton???? ::)
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #167 on: April 29, 2019, 06:12 PM »
From Land Rover USA. Possibly what it will actually look like.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw22yILgaQR/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1m2qftumfpd38


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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #168 on: April 29, 2019, 07:06 PM »
So in light of that picture, is there any difference between current rover models other than the names?

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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #169 on: April 29, 2019, 07:11 PM »
The back is squared off and the body sticks out below the doors.  I think that is the complete plan for styling that looks back to Land Rovers.  If you showed this picture without the badging to any normal person that is familiar with real Land Rovers, they would never guess it is mean to be one.

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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #170 on: April 30, 2019, 08:22 PM »
Yeah, so it’s an LR3/4 with a spare wheel on the back.  ??? Now I think the LR3/4 are great units as a evolved Discovery family SUV platform, but they ain’t no Defender.

Thank goodness they took the time to “really get it right”. I dread to think of what they might have come up with had they rushed it.  ::)

Suddenly the much hated DC100 concept from 2011 isn’t looking so bad....
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #171 on: April 30, 2019, 09:26 PM »
Suddenly the much hated DC100 concept from 2011 isn’t looking so bad....

You wash your mouth out with soap young man!!!!!!!    It doesn't matter what the pile looks like....if it's attracting lots of flies it's probably shiite!
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #172 on: May 01, 2019, 05:52 AM »
Bwhaahaha! You’re right Bill. I shall stand in the corner, face the wall and think about what I’ve said lol.  ;D
This whole New Defender thing has become like a twisted game of ‘would you rather’.

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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #173 on: June 14, 2019, 12:08 PM »
More pics of the New Defender.
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #174 on: June 14, 2019, 12:09 PM »
A 110?
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #175 on: June 24, 2019, 06:59 AM »


From a test mule dash.

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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #177 on: June 24, 2019, 12:19 PM »
Cool. Looks like I now have a viable option for a replacement for the LR4 when it wears out!

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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #178 on: June 24, 2019, 02:56 PM »
Cool. Looks like I now have a viable option for a replacement for the LR4 when it wears out!

Regarding the LR4, I've lost track of what Land Rover is building these days...other than copies of Escapes and Explorers at 2x the price of course.

Do they make the LR4 at all? Or was that kinda what the Defender was targeted to do? LR4 goes away, (new) Defender comes in and fills the spot left by the LR4?
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #179 on: June 24, 2019, 03:16 PM »
The Discovery 4 went to 2016.  The Discovery 5 is the current model.