The New Defender 90 Introduced To The Kenyan Market

By Soko Directory Team / Published September 16, 2021 | 3:16 pm




KEY POINTS

The Defender 90 traces its roots back to the original Series I model of 1948. At launch, the model and range comprise the base Defender S, X-Dynamic, First Edition, and top-of-the-range Defender X models, each sold with a choice of four engine options.




Inchcape Kenya has introduced the new Land Rover Defender 90 into the Kenyan automotive market a year after the company introduced the Land Rover Defender 110, adding to the list of the most capable and durable 4x4s in the world.

The Defender 90 traces its roots back to the original Series I model of 1948. At launch, the model and range comprise the base Defender S, X-Dynamic, First Edition, and top-of-the-range Defender X models, each sold with a choice of four engine options.

The four-engine options comprising two gallons of diesel and two petrol. A 2.0-liter D240 turbodiesel, a 2.0-liter P300 turbo petrol, more powerful 3.0-liter straight six-cylinder options include a P400 petrol featuring efficient Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle technology and a D300 diesel.

The iconic 4×4 embraces 21st-century technologies and introduces Land Rover’s Pivi infotainment, which features an intuitive interface and its own backup battery for always-on responses.

The advanced over-the-air software updates will ensure customers access the latest software at all times, wherever they are in the world.

Speaking during the launch event which was graced by the British High Commissioner to Kenya, Ms. Jane Marriott, Inchcape Kenya Managing Director Mr. Hussein Ibrahim noted that the car has excellent features that make it an easy choice for off-road drives.

On her part, British High Commissioner to Kenya, Ms. Jane Marriott commended Inchcape Kenya for its continued endeavor towards supporting the Kenyan OFFICIAL Automotive industry. She also expressed her commitment to working with the Kenyan government in a bid to create a more conducive environment for UK companies and investors.

“I congratulate Inchcape for this milestone and their continuous effort towards supporting Kenya’s automotive industry. The UK remains committed to supporting British Businesses in Kenya. We will continue engaging the business community and other stakeholders to help generate increased investments and create business opportunities for our mutual benefit, said Jane Marriott.

With the Land Rover Defender 90, customers can personalize their vehicles with four Accessory Packs; The Explorer, Adventure, Country, and Urban Packs each giving the Defender a distinct character with a specially selected range of
enhancements.

The Explorer Pack includes a raised air intake, a lightweight Expedition roof rack to carry up to 132kg, a 24-liter exterior side-mounted gear carrier, matte black bonnet decal, and wheel arch protection to help conquer the most uncharted African landscapes.

The Adventure Pack developed to make more of nature’s playground, consists of a portable rinse system for hosing off boots, bikes, and wetsuits, a 20-liter Seat Backpack, bright rear scuff plate, front and rear mud-flaps, a spare wheel cover, an integrated air compressor ideal for inflating tires or air mattresses, and the same side-mounted Gear Carrier.

A Country Pack equips the Defender with front and rear Classic mud-flaps, a full-height load-space partition to prevent items in the rear load-space from entering the cabin, wheel arch protection, a bright rear scuff plate, and the portable rinse system.

The Urban Pack comprises bright metal pedals, a bright rear scuff plate, a spare wheel cover, and front under-shield protection to make the Defender stand out with style in the concrete jungle.





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