This coming Monday is not any bizarre, miserable Monday. As a result of this coming Monday is World Land Rover day – 70 years precisely because the first ever Land Rover Collection One was launched on the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Present.
What’s taking place on world Land Rover day?
You’ve got in all probability already seen the Land Rover define within the snow video. Proper on the finish, Land Rover teases a particular occasion that is taking place at 20:00 hours, British Summer season Time on Monday night. They name it a “Particular Broadcast”.
We expect this is likely to be to point out off the brand new Defender. We have already seen it out on the roads for testing. And people photos have been taken months in the past now! Certainly the 70th Anniversary of the corporate and on a day marking the launch of the Land Rover that began all of it could be the proper time to point out off the all-new Defender?
What’s going to occur in the course of the broadcast?
The Land Rover press launch states:
“Land Rover is inviting followers to hitch the celebrations in a World Land Rover Day on-line broadcast. It stars the individuals who helped create the world’s most-loved 4x4s and Land Rover’s pioneering applied sciences, from its Collection Land Rover and Defender origins, to the introduction of the Vary Rover in 1970 and Discovery in 1989.”
In order that they’re re-capping landmark developments within the firm’s historical past! Maybe we must always anticipate an Apple-like occasion the place after re-capping previous successes, they then easily transition to a product launch. Be sure you watch the published!
New Defender physique kinds
In different information, Autocar is reporting that the brand new Defender will doubtless have at the least two physique kinds; a hard-top and a pick-up physique. Their reasoning is that with Mercedes rebadging the Nissan Navara and calling it the X-Class – there’s clearly a powerful demand for utility automobiles.
Place of producer
The brand new Defender will most definitely be in-built Slovakia, the place Land Rover has constructed an enormous, 300,000m² manufacturing facility within the Nitra area. Trying on LinkedIn, you will see plenty of staff based mostly listed here are engaged on numerous components of the L663 mission – the corporate’s inner reference for the Defender substitute.