Land Rover to Launch Affordable SUV in 2022

At the start of sales, the entry-level model will be offered only with front-wheel drive.

Whatcar has learned new details about the affordable Land Rover SUV, which is styled as the Defender. It will be released in 2022. At the first stage, the model will be offered only with front-wheel drive. Later, an all-wheel drive modification and a plug-in hybrid will go on sale.

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According to unofficial data, prices for the most affordable FWD SUV will start from £25, 000, while the Defender costs at least £42,900. Accordingly, the level of equipment of the new car will be significantly inferior to the “older” model. It is expected that the SUV, the name of which has not yet been disclosed, will be produced in a five-door body, will receive a minimum set of comfort options and inexpensive interior materials.

At the start of sales, the new SUV is expected to have front-wheel drive and a 1.5-liter turbo engine. Later, there will be a plug-in hybrid, as well as an all-wheel drive modification.

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Earlier, it was announced that Jaguar Land Rover would expand the line-up of SUVs at the expense of a mid-size electrified crossover, which would be positioned between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Velar.

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