Land Rover Defender is one of the most popular crossovers and the rumors say that it will be turned into a pickup truck, too. However, the crossover will still be there in the market for demands of the same are quite high. Since all major and leading automobile giants are manufacturing and launching pickup trucks in the market, how can Land Rover be far behind? The 2019 Land Rover Defender Truck is likely to be an exceptional pickup truck, inspired by the crossover design and performance.
2019 Land Rover Defender Truck – Crossover Design
It is needless to say that the style and design of the 2019 Land Rover Defender Truck will be impressive. From the front, the pickup truck will look almost same as that of the Defender crossover. The characteristic fascia should be almost transferred completely to the pickup truck which will give it a bold and rugged appearance. Right on the edge of the hood is the ‘Defender’ badge and this imparts a solid impact. The rectangular and boxy shape of the vehicle has been retained. The body of the vehicle is made of rough and durable materials so that it can withstand the pressure when the vehicle is driven on uneven terrains. The front bumper of the vehicle makes it look muscular and bold. The headlights are prominent and placed right on the face of the vehicle.
2019 Land Rover Defender Truck interior should be very lavish and luxurious like with the crossover model. The vehicle will accommodate 4 to 5 adults comfortably. The cabin will be quite standard with almost all basic features for making the ride comfortable and convenient. The multimedia and many other systems will be connected to the touchscreen. The new model will also have air conditioning and ventilation systems, heated seats, leather upholstery and updated infotainment setup.
2019 Land Rover Defender Truck – Engine and Specs
The powertrain that drives the 2019 Land Rover Defender Truck could be a 2.2 liter, 4-cylinder diesel engine. This engine has the capacity of churning out 120 HP of energy and 260 lb-ft of torque. The second option could be 3.0-liter turbocharged V6. Both engines should be mated to 6-speed automatic transmission.
The safety features that are available in Defender Truck are expected to be technologically advanced ones. Some of the prominent features will include anti-lock braking system, airbags, electric traction control, dynamic stability control, collision avoidance technology etc. The driver and the passengers traveling in the pickup truck will be safe.
Possible Price and Release Date
The new Land Rover Defender Truck is predicted to be a premium model which means that it won’t come cheap. If it arrives it will be a serious competition to the models like Sierra Denali, Ford F-150 Limited and Mercedes X-Class.