Defender V8 had been the talk of the town for a while, but no one knew how much it would cost and when it will be released. Land Rover's have always been counted as an exquisite car, but the 2022 model has superseded all expectations! 5.0 liter Defender V8 with aluminum color has given the 2021 MotorTrend SUV of the year a run for its money, giving the pre-existing owners some severe doubts about the 2021 model.

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Different From its Predecessor

This SUV comes with a twist: the difference of 123-hp and 55-lb-ft jump with the former model, P400-spec- turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, which was known to be the best SUV option in the market. The updated version beats its predecessor in these statistics and has ZF sourced eight-speed automatic transmission, an upgrade on the former model.

The car takes 4.9 seconds to get to 60 mph from 0, which hits you right in the feels and takes you driving on the clouds, considering the car can go up to 149 mph. As mentioned earlier, superseding its expectations, the new Defender V8 has integrated a few modifications to keep the car stable even at its highest speed. 

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The upgraded model’s new additions, including stiffer bushings and larger anti rolls bars, have been sensible inclusions, cutting out on poor body postures, making the car more comfortable than ever before. The new model is effortless, including finer throttle and suspension, driving on the spontaneous roads giving a tough competition to other market models. 

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The three new colors offered to give a soothing experience for the eyes of the viewer. These include the colors Carpathian Grey, Yulong White, and Santorini Black. The 22-inch wheels also help hide the 15-inch front brake rotors, giving it a subtle finish. 

Lets Talk About the Interior of the V-8

The insides of the Defender V8 depict luxury with its dark interior and satin metal touchpoints. Alcantara wrapped steering wheels, metal shift paddles, and special V8 badges on the sill treadplates. The Carpathian edition offers further magnificence with splashes of Narvik Black on the car’s body. This includes front and rear skid plates and satin tow hooks. This comes with a protective film that covers against unprecedented scratches, keeping the paint intact. 

More distinctiveness in the upgraded version includes the satin grey wheels making the new mode different from the rest. The XS edition flaunts its deep brown leather upholstery with its specific tread plates for the XS model itself. 

A Total of Three Packages Will be Available

The defender has been designed to cater to every need of the passenger. Therefore, the new 2022 models, including the X Dynamic SE and X Dynamic HSE, come with three options. These are the bright package, extended bright package, and extended black package. 

It also offers a newly optional 11.4 touch screen infotainment display and carries standard wireless charging. The excellent news is that deliveries begin in the summer, and the Land Rovers pricing is as follows. 


Let us see what the damage is like? Base 90 Defender V8 will cost £706,67, whereas the hailed Carpathian Edition will cost £146,918. The starting price for the 110 Defender V8 is £729,61and for the 110 Carpathian edition costs around £151,380. A little heavy on the pocket, but considerably a great choice to invest in.

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