We’ve been disadvantaged of the Land Rover Defender for just a few many years now right here within the U.S., so we’re trying ahead to an all-new model that’s destined for our market. However earlier than that mannequin arrives, drivers can get their fill of the enduring SUV by taking off-road classes from Land Rover at one in every of its Expertise Facilities throughout the nation.
Drivers who take part within the new program will put the Defender by its paces throughout grass, mud, ruts, water crossings, and different tough terrain with teaching from skilled instructors. A half-day course prices $1,200, and the full-day program will set you again $1,500.
The Land Rover Expertise Heritage Program was formally introduced in the present day. Together with the Defender, drivers even have the chance to journey off the crushed path with the Land Rover Discovery and Vary Rover automobiles. This system is on the market at Land Rover Expertise Facilities in Carmel, California; Manchester, Vermont; and Asheville, North Carolina.
The Heritage program is obtainable alongside a number of different driving packages from Land Rover. Try Land Rover’s site if you happen to’re fascinated with an journey with the Defender.
Trying into the longer term, the brand new Defender arrives in 2018 and can sit on the identical aluminum intensive structure because the Vary Rover Sport. Anticipate it to be a bit extra civilized than the normal model.
The Defender ought to obtain enhancements in its journey, dealing with, security, and inside high quality and ergonomics with the intention to entice a brand new set of consumers. Nonetheless, Land Rover design boss Gerry McGovern has promised the brand new model will maintain the same toughness as the original.