Land Rover DC100- Retirement at 67

by Sweta

First the good news: The Land Rover Defender is still under construction a few years. And now the better news: His long-awaited successor to come 2015th To wait until then to shorten something, Land Rover is at the IAA in Frankfurt (15 to 25 September 2911) to study the DC100 for the first time a preview of this second-generation Defender.

2015, after 67 years a new Defender roll on the streets. While this is still a while back, but there is now a concrete date for the expected second year since Defender generation. And there is a first concrete idea might look like the Defender. The first photos of the DC100 still not production-based study show an edgier and less distinctly modern-looking design that visually with the Range Rover Evoque linked launched new design language.

Only offers from the DC100 to similarities with the historical model. Another parallel is removed the study from the side: Here the Briton wakes with his ratio of window area to the metal skin of the Skoda Yeti memories. The question still arises, how refreshing this draft will arrive in the automotive world. Above all, diehard fans Defender have much to say on this subject and should there be some heated discussions at the IAA as to whether the DC100 is a decent design. The study should meet with widespread resistance, the future could look very different Defender well.

Long history and status:

The Land Rover was sold in 1948 for the first time and is considered a particularly all-terrain off-road vehicles. Defender received the nickname of the desert icon by the way in 1990 with the launch of its sister model Discovery. Already several times, the Defender should be taken so far in his 63 year old history of the program, but many off-road enthusiasts keep the SUV to the bar today.

The current model is it with short and long wheelbase, as a three-to seven-seater, with soft or hard top and as a pick-up. The Defender will cost at least € 25 600 and is only a 2.4-liter diesel engine (122 hp) combined.


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