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LAND ROVER Defender 90 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 5
First production year: 1991
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2019 - Present

Apart from its length, number of doors and interior space, the Defender 90 is quasi-identical with its bigger brother, the Defender 110. In other words, it's simply a short-wheelbase Defender, no longer body-on-frame like its predecessors but built on a brand new architecture shared with other modern Land Rovers. Re-engineered from the ground up, there's not much in common between the ...

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diesel engines:

  LAND ROVER Defender 90 2.0L SD4 8AT AWD (200 HP)

  LAND ROVER Defender 90 2.0L SD4 8AT AWD (240 HP)

gasoline engines:

  LAND ROVER Defender 90 2.0L Si4 8AT AWD (300 HP)

  LAND ROVER Defender 90 3.0L 8AT AWD (400 HP)

  LAND ROVER Defender 90 5.0L V8 P525 8AT AWD (525 Hp)

2018 - 2019

That was the swan song for the old-school Defender. A car that was axed from the production line in 2016 and, two years later, it was rebuilt in another 150 units by the factory. It was the Defender Works V8. The Defender was one of the most iconic off-road vehicles in the world. It was developed after WWII to work the land and to be driven everywhere. In 1948, it was named Land Rover Series ...

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gasoline engines:

  LAND ROVER Defender 90 Works V8 5.0L V8 8AT 4x4 AWD (405 HP)

2012 - 2016

Land Rover introduced the last update for the Defender lineup in 2012, before completely retiring it in 2106 when the car couldn't pass the Euro6 standards anymore. Born out of necessities in the late '40s, the Land Rover was a utility/family transportation vehicle that was constantly updated on the years to come several times. After it was named Series I, II, and III, the vehicle s...

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2007 - 2012

Land Rover updated its rugged off-road contender Defender in 2007, improving the powerplants and the car's electronic systems. Its history began in 1948, and the Defender was, basically, the foundation for the Land Rover brand. But what started as a temporary rugged vehicle became a status car. In 2007, Ford already owned Land Rover and tried improving the car with some of its components...

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1991 - 2007

Land Rover started to give a name to its cars, so the former Series III became the Defender in 1990. The Defender is one of the most iconic vehicles on Earth, and its first step into this world happened in 1948 when it was named Land Rover Series I. Come 1990, the British carmaker was already producing the Series III in three sizes named 90, 110, and 130, according to the vehicle's wheel...

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