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Hardcore Defender OCTA SUV to debut in 2024

Hardcore Defender OCTA SUV to debut in 2024


JLR (previously Jaguar Land Rover) is not any stranger to high-performance SUVs with beefy engines, and its subsequent can be a hardcore Defender that can introduce the brand new efficiency sub-brand OCTA.

Beforehand regarded as referred to as the Defender SVX, the Defender OCTA has already been noticed testing in prototype kind and is due for a debut later this yr. The timing factors to the automobile reaching the U.S. as a 2025 mannequin, assuming it is supplied right here.

Teaser photographs launched by JLR on Tuesday trace at a number of the upgrades deliberate for the Defender OCTA, and in addition point out the origins of the OCTA identify. The teasers present the automobile will function diamond graphics inside out, and sure diamond shapes in geometry are often known as octahedrons. Presumably, JLR desires to suggest that the Defender OCTA is hard like a diamond, the toughest naturally forming materials on Earth.

JLR is brief on particulars for the Defender OCTA however mentioned the automobile will include a twin-turbocharged V-8 and its 6D Dynamics suspension. Each options are discovered within the associated Vary Rover SV, which generates 626 hp from a BMW-sourced twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8.

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The 6D Dynamics suspension is a mixture of hydraulic interlinked dampers, height-adjustable air springs, and pitch management, which in keeping with JLR can preserve the automobile’s physique at an nearly degree stance throughout exhausting cornering, or when traversing tough terrain at pace. That is spectacular contemplating the system additionally eliminates the necessity for typical anti-roll bars.

The teasers additionally present Brembo brake calipers can be used on the Defender OCTA.

Prototypes noticed within the wild had been seen with a titanium exhaust with quad ideas, together with widened wheel arches, a raised suspension, mud flaps, and BFGoodrich all-terrain tires. The tires had been wrapped round 20-inch wheels and measured 275/60 entrance and rear.

JLR mentioned the Defender OCTA will function the flagship for the newest Defender, and that the identical diamond graphics will seem on “all future flagship Defender fashions,” maybe hinting at an expanded Defender lineup.



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