Land Rover Defender Updated Globally, Check Out What’s New

  • May 8, 2024
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With updates across all of its body styles and a more powerful diesel engine introduced, the Defender is now a more attractive SUV

Land Rover Defender

  • Land Rover has globally updated the Defender.

  • Defender 110 Sedona Edition has been revealed, adorned with a red hue. 

  • Captain chairs are now offered for the second row of the Defender 130.

  • Gets a more powerful D350 diesel engine which makes 350 PS. 

  • Customers now have a choice of X-Dynamic HSE, X and V8 specifications across 90 (three-door), 110 (five-door) and 130 (extended five-door) body styles.

Land Rover has updated the Defender in the international markets. The British carmaker has revealed a Sedona Edition for the Defender 110, and the introduction of captain chairs for the second row of the Defender 130 which will further enhance the comfort level. A new more powerful diesel engine has also been added to the engine lineup and there are new optional packs introduced as well. 

Defender 110 Sedona Edition Revealed 

Land Rover Defender Sedona Edition

The Defender 110 Sedona Edition has been revealed with a deep red colour, taking inspiration from Sedona, Arizona. It gets black coloured alloys, grille and skid plate for contrast. And if you want to make it look even cooler, you can opt for the optional decal that depicts the topography of Sedona. This edition was earlier seen on the larger Defender 130. A point to note is that the special edition will be offered for a year only. 

A More Powerful Diesel Engine

Land Rover Defender

The Defender now gets a new more powerful D350 3-litre diesel engine which replaces the D300 engine. The D350 engine makes 350 PS and 700 Nm, an uplift of 50 PS and 50 Nm, respectively. 

Captain Chairs For the Defender 130

Land Rover Defender Interior

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With the Defender 130, you now get the option of captain chairs for the second row. It gets armrests on either side of the chairs, and ample space in the middle to access the third row seats. They come with heating and cooling functions for added comfort. Speaking of which, you can also opt these captain seats with winged headrests, perfect for those who always love taking naps in the car.  

New Optional Packs 

Land Rover Defender Interior

To make life easier for customising your Defender, Land Rover has now introduced a handful of new optional packs. To make life easier, we have compiled it in an easy to read table below:

Interior Pack 


Driving And ADAS Pack 

  • Off-road Pack - Electronic active differential, black roof rails, all-terrain tyres and wade sensing. 

  • Advanced Off-road Pack - Terrain Response 2, Electronic air suspension and Automatic headlight levelling.

  • Air Suspension Pack - Electronic air suspension, adaptive dynamics and automatic headlight levelling.

Cold Climate and Towing Packs

  • Cold Climate Pack - Heated windscreen, washer jets and headlight 


  • Towing Pack (90 and 110) - Tow assist, electronically deployable tow bar, Terrain Response 2, electronic air suspension and automatic headlight levelling. 

  • Towing Pack (130) - All of the above plus detachable tow bar. 

Interior Pack

  • Signature Interior Pack - Front row heated and cooled seats with memory, second row climate controlled seats, and option of leather and fabric upholstery. 

  • Signature Interior Pack With Captain Chairs - All of the above, but with captain seats for second row.  

Third Row Pack

  • Family Pack (110) - Three-zone climate control, cabin air purification, electronic air suspension and automatic headlight levelling. 

  • Family Comfort Pack (110) - Same as above plus three-zone climate control with rear cooling assist and third row heated seats. 

Land Rover Defender
The Land Rover Defender in the Indian market is priced from Rs 97 lakh (ex-showroom). And when the updated model comes here, expect that price to go slightly upwards. It faces competition from the likes of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and Jeep Wrangler.

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