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Land Rover Defender P400e Plug-In Hybrid

Land Rover Defender P400e Plug-In Hybrid

The new Land Rover Defender P400e Plug-In Hybrid has an electric range of 27 miles, 85.3mpg, CO2 emissions of 74g/km, 404PS, and 0-60mph in 5.4 seconds, making it the the most powerful and fuel-efficient Defender.

The 2021 Model Year Defender P400e Plug-In Hybrid combines a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 300PS and a 105kW electric motor powered by a 19.2kWh battery, and it can run in all-electric mode with zero tailpipe emissions off-road where the immediate torque from the electric motor makes Defender even more capable.

The new P400e Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) variant is available with the 110 body design and is capable of being driven in low range purely in EV mode.

Standard on all Defender P400e models are 20-inch alloy wheels, Electronic Air Suspension and a charging port located on the left-hand side of the vehicle. All PHEV variants come with a Mode 3 charging cable as standard, while an optional Mode 2 cable is also available. The Mode 3 charging cable enables charging to 80 per cent in two hours, while charging via a Mode 2 cable will take around seven hours to charge to 80 per cent – for home charging overnight. Using a 50kW rapid charger, the P400e charges to 80 per cent capacity in 30 minutes.

The Defender P400e is available with the option of five or six seats, standard three-zone climate control, Privacy Glass and Solar Attenuating Glass.

The PHEV powertrain brings superior off-road capabilities thanks to the linear torque delivery enabled by the electric motor.

The Defender offers high and low range off-road capabilities in full electric mode and the P400e can tow up to 3,000kg, as well as being capable of carrying a roof load of 168kg (dynamic) or 300kg (static).