IAB Report – Land Rover Defender Africa Edition launched, limited to 50 units

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014 - 2:55pm IST

Gets a contrasting red roof.

Land Rover has launched a limited Defender Africa edition of which only 50 units would be sold around the world. On its website, the company says that the car is inspired by Africa, and is a symbol of the continent “born from boldness”.

Land Rover Defender Africa Edition
The Africa Edition is limited to 50 units.

Available on the Defender 90 and 110 models, the Africa edition packs a Santorini black finish with a red roof and black saw tooth alloy wheels on the outside. Inside, the SUV gets black seat covers with red piping, Bluetooth and a Defender Africa decal. Optional accessories include a snorkel, roof rack, rear step, bumper caps and a front protection bar.

Power for the Defender Africa edition comes from the same 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel engine seen in other models. Paired to a 6-speed manual transmission, the SUV is capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h in 15.8 seconds and achieve a top-speed of 145 km/h.

The Defender Africa edition is priced at 523,000 Rand (INR 29 lakhs) for the 90 model and 562,000 Rand (INR 31.7 lakhs) for the longer model.

Also read: Design of new Land Rover Defender finalized

As the Defender heads to 2015, Land Rover is planning to cease production by the end of next year.

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2 thoughts on “IAB Report – Land Rover Defender Africa Edition launched, limited to 50 units

  1. k s pradeep says:

    defender the legendary marque from great Britain now in the hands of the Tata’s should make its presence in our country at the earliest,if not we will be missing it for ever.My humble request to the concerned to launch as per the sub-continent requirement .Why the helm at board are turning deaf to the likes of the auto aficionado’s is still a mystery.and i would like to mention strongly if the defender was launched along with the other rover’s it would have turned the expectations beyond the imagination of the market analyst’s.at least now …….

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  2. Rick says:

    Looks good! But, calling it “Africa Edition” and painting it black… is so racist. LOL

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