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".
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.
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