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Old 1st March 2020, 03:43   #16
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So this or the Wrangler for the man who has everything and doesn't care about $$$ ??
Meanwhile I will have to choose between the Honda Element and the Mahindra Thar

Remember when Jeeps and Land rovers were for farmers?
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Meanwhile I will have to choose between the Honda Element and the Mahindra Thar

Remember when Jeeps and Land rovers were for farmers?
The Jimny is slated for a 2021 release with a sub 15L price tag. Id buy one over a defender, wrangler, or thar !
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A nice read -

https://jalopnik.com/here-are-my-fav...1841983008/amp

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I was quite disheartened when the new prototype was first shown and it has received a lot of flak from the current Defender owners. Every comment on the Youtube videos or Instagram/Facebook posts suggests that people in general are not happy with the new design. For me, it has somewhat redeemed itself after seeing a lot of videos and pictures. It is looking really nice from a few angles and with accessories.

However, saw this article today - "Land Rover’s Spiritual Leader Makes No Apologies for the Design of the New Defender". Thought of sharing it here.

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Article: https://gearpatrol.com/2020/03/09/la...r-design-boss/

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First reviews are out now.




https://www.caradvice.com.au/832997/...fender-review/


https://www.autoblog.com/2020/03/24/...#slide-2218995
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FIRST DRIVE - New Land Rover Defender Review by Top Gear

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When it is convenient, set aside about a half-hour and watch this video. I guarantee it'll be worth your while .

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I'm hopelessly in love with this car!

Land Rover have been very clever - people might grumble about the car going upscale but the truth is, if you want a simple basic offroader, you have cars like the Jimny. They've instead gone for the same approach that Toyota did with the LC or Merc with the G-Wagen - take it upscale but retain or improve on the old model's capability. If initial reviews are anything to go by, they've absolutely knocked it out of the park.

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And the best of all, looks he got the car in UK unlike others


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The 2020 Land Rover Defender Is Becoming The Workhorse It Was Always Meant To Be In The Best Way Possible

Jaguar Land Rover announced this week it will be sending over 160 vehicles all over the globe to support emergency response organisations in an effort to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanca...-possible/amp/

Here is an article on the previous generation Defender doing Red Cross duty -

Source: https://4x4i.com/land-rover-sees-red/

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The 2020 Land Rover Defender Is Becoming The Workhorse It Was Always Meant To Be In The Best Way Possible

Jaguar Land Rover announced this week it will be sending over 160 vehicles all o]
Apparently these are the press fleet which was to be used for the staggered launch. From what I gather, JLR have lent out most of the press fleet.
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Land Rover Defender driven across Namibia. First Drive review by Autocar India
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Land Rover Defender driven across Namibia. First Drive review by Autocar
A dream driving expedition of sorts ! I really really envy Hormazd on this one.

Boy What a car ! Just living up to it's cult image. Hoping to get a test drive some day.
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A dream driving expedition of sorts ! I really really envy Hormazd on this one.

Boy What a car ! Just living up to it's cult image. Hoping to get a test drive some day.
Believe me! It would have been the experience! It makes the Range Rover drive (Range Rover (4th Generation) : Driven) that I did a mere taster. JLR are extremely well organised and meticulous when planning these experiences.

More impressive is the fact that the 7 Defenders went through many rounds of pounding without hiccup
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I dont know about this model and I know there will be people who will disagree with me but last year I found the Compass Trailhawk better than Range Rover Evoque in most conditions.
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