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Land Rover Defender model range enhanced with the 130 model

This model Land Rover Defender – In the world of large 4WDs or even SUVs the Land Rover is unique.

With the release of the 130 series, the Defender now has a spread of body styles that no one else has. Depending on the model they also have a choice of 4 engines as well.

Starting with the short wheelbase three door Defender 90 that exudes urban chic while having prodigious 4WD capability. This model is really aimed at a couple as the rear seats, while comfortable are difficult to access for anyone other than kids.

Then there is the Defender 110 which is a comfortable 5 seat 5 door wagon, more traditional in configuration and exuding levels of on road dynamics almost unheard of in a true 4WD.

Now there is the Defender 130 that has grown by some 340mm to allow seating for 8 people in a two, three plus three configuration as well as a reasonable luggage area behind.

Many listeners may know that the model designations stand for wheelbase in inches.


The new 130 will be offered in Australia in SE trim level. With a choice of P400 petrol or D300 diesel Ingenium six-cylinder powertrains. Additionally it comes with a larger 11.4 inch Pivi Pro central touchscreen.

New Defender 130 will be available for retail orders from 1st August 2022. Suggested retail price is from $124,150 plus the usual costs in Australia.

No other manufacturer afford such a wide choice of body styles, occupant seating nor engines than the Defender.

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