Land Rover has trademarked the name Defender, in order to name the new generation of the model, with the same name.
The new Defender will share many parts with other cars of Land Rover in order to reduce as much as possible the research and development costs. With Land Rover to assess that they will sell about 50,000 Defender, annually.
The new model will make use of an aluminum monocoque chassis and it will feature an independent suspension. The new Defender will not be much larger than the previous generation and it will be offered in at least two different wheelbase lengths and five different body styles and it will go on sale also in an SVX edition.