Land Rover Unveils Defender Octa: A Powerful Icon at Rs 2.65 Crore

Discover the new Land Rover Defender Octa, boasting a robust V8 engine and exclusive features.

Land Rover has unveiled its highly anticipated Defender Octa, a high-performance version of the iconic SUV. Priced at ₹2.65 crore (ex-showroom) in India, the Defender Octa promises unmatched power and performance.

Land Rover Unveils Defender Octa

Key Features and Specifications

The Land Rover Defender Octa stands out with several enhancements over the standard model:
Increased Height and Stance: The Defender Octa is 28 mm higher and 68 mm wider, offering better ground clearance and stability.
Powerful Braking System: It features upgraded 400 mm front brake discs with Brembo callipers.
Fastest Steering Ratio: The new steering system is the most responsive in the Defender lineup.

Interior Design and Comfort

The Defender Octa boasts a luxurious interior that matches its rugged exterior:
Material and Color Scheme: The interior features Khaki and Ebony UltrafabricsTM PU, which is 30% lighter than traditional leather.
Off-Road Capability: A dedicated button enables off-road performance, including an Octa mode for optimal acceleration on loose surfaces.
Terrain Response Modes: The SUV includes specific modes for different terrains like sand, mud, snow, and rocks, along with off-road driver aids.

Land Rover Defender Octa Testing

Music and Seating Innovation

In collaboration with Subpac and Coventry University, Land Rover has developed seats that let the driver and front passenger feel and hear the music, enhancing the driving experience.

Exterior Design and Features

The Defender Octa’s exterior is designed to handle tough terrains:
Distinctive Look: With a raised ride height, wider stance, and extended wheel arches, the Defender Octa has a commanding road presence.
Protection and Capability: The SUV features tough underbody protection and can wade through water up to one meter deep.
Exclusive Paint: Available in Petra Copper and Faroe Green, the SUV rides on 20-inch forged alloy wheels with all-terrain tires.

Land Rover Defender Octa

Engine and Performance

The Defender Octa is powered by a 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged mild-hybrid V8 engine, making it the most powerful Defender yet:
Power Output: The engine produces 626 bhp and 750 Nm of torque.
Transmission: It is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission with high and low-range gears.
Acceleration: The SUV can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just four seconds.

Availability and Booking

Land Rover has announced that official bookings for the Defender Octa will open soon, although a specific timeline has not been provided. The SUV will make its public debut at the 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed, scheduled from July 11-14.

Land Rover Defender Octa Full Details


The Land Rover Defender Octa, with its powerful engine and advanced features, is set to redefine high-performance SUVs. Priced at ₹2.65 crore, it offers unmatched luxury and capability for enthusiasts and adventurers alike.
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Last updated on 04-07-2024. Published on 03-07-2024.
Published by Carz4Sale in category News

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