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New Land Rover Defender Will Be Built in India

Land Rover fans are already upset with the design of the DC100 and the fact that it’s going in a completely new direction than the current mountain goat of a bear-boned off-rader. And they are about to get even angrier with the British manufacturer, since AutoCar today reports the next generation will be assemble in India, at Tata Motors’ Pune factory.
DC100 Concept 1 photo
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This move will help lower the price of the vehicle and make it more competitive in Europe. In addition, production will be closer to the growing Asian markets as well as to the Arab nations.

The good news is that it will still be a body on frame vehicle, like the current generation. But the 2015 Defender will be thoroughly modern in the sort of creature comforts available.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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