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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #105 on: December 06, 2018, 08:15 PM »
LOL   I've seen some of their prototype vehicles in the Dunfold collection and all I can say from these pics is "the thing has four wheels".  hahahah

They are doing their damnedest to keep this final design underwraps (no pun indended), but from what I do know is they are talking 90", 110" and 130" still.  On aluminium monocoque platform.    But I don't expect to see the real macoy until they unveil it for 2020.

I'm courious....but being a pessimist at heart I'm also very apprehensive too! ::)
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #106 on: December 06, 2018, 09:24 PM »
Oh, 2020 is the target date? I didn't realize it was that far out.
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #107 on: December 07, 2018, 07:30 AM »
Oh, 2020 is the target date? I didn't realize it was that far out.

2020 is probably only six to seven months in the future from a car model introduction perspective.

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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #108 on: December 07, 2018, 07:37 AM »
How are we reading that? I was reading Bill's comment as 2020 being when they were going to have the new brand ready for the public to view.

Or is it 2020 is release year (i.e. they will be rolling off the lines in mid-2019)?
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #109 on: December 07, 2018, 08:30 AM »
I read it to mean 2020 model year.  Usually they unveil the model year in the middle of the previous year.

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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #110 on: December 07, 2018, 09:22 AM »
ok, yes, that is much sooner then. What we're seeing is probably at least somewhat representative of the end product.
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Re: New Defenders to be built but not from where you'd expect.
« Reply #111 on: December 07, 2018, 09:12 PM »
yeah, like john says....2020 model year, so will be released in 19.  Probably at that big car show in france.....

sorry about the confusion. ;)
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