The Mighty V8 Returns to the Land Rover Defender Lineup
The Land Rover Defender has always thrilled its fans with incredible power and versatility. It is a very capable vehicle with incredible on-road and off-road driving experience. For the 2022 lineup, though, the Land Rover Defender is primed to reach the pinnacle with the return of the big and powerful V8 engine.
It looks the part too. If the V8 badge, the Xenon blue brake and the 22-inch wheels fail to stand it out on the road, the engine’s unique, booming sound is certain to do it. There are several different versions too, to meet the needs of different passengers.
The V8 Defenders by Land Rover
Dubbed as the pinnacle of the Defender family, the V8 defenders leaves no stones unturned to offer a rewarding driving experience, irrespective of the road. Its 5.0-litre V8 engine is supercharged and can produce up to 518 horsepower. The torque stands at 46 pounds which helps it to reach 0-60mph in 4-9 seconds.
The Land Rover Defender V8 has a top speed of 149mph. However, it’s not only down to the mighty V8 engine. The suspension and the transmission are also tuned to be more efficient, while the terrain response systems have also been improved. Thanks to the features like torque vectoring, traction control, boosted sterling rates, and dynamic settings, the V8 defender can be easily considered the most rugged drift car in the world.
Carpathian Edition of the Defender V8
If you are someone who wants nothing but the best Land Rover Defender available, the Defender V8 Carpathian Edition is the way to go. It has the same internals but comes with a more stylish outer body. The addition of a satin protective film safeguards it from scratches, while the Carpathian grey body is offset by a Narvik black hood.