2020 LR Defender

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by ZedLeg » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:31 am

It's an infuriating thing with speccing new cars (based on playing with configurators, I've never bought a new car :lol: ). I get the idea of having the packs for ease of choice but you should be able to pick any option you want if you're happy to pay for it.
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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Swervin_Mervin » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:41 am

ZedLeg wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:31 am
It's an infuriating thing with speccing new cars (based on playing with configurators, I've never bought a new car :lol: ). I get the idea of having the packs for ease of choice but you should be able to pick any option you want if you're happy to pay for it.
Is it down to WLTP? Manufacturers having to simplify option arrangements in order to keeping testing simple?

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Jobbo » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:43 am

ZedLeg wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:31 am
It's an infuriating thing with speccing new cars (based on playing with configurators, I've never bought a new car :lol: ). I get the idea of having the packs for ease of choice but you should be able to pick any option you want if you're happy to pay for it.
You pretty much can - go for the base model, avoid the packs and you can have things like Cabin Walk-Through with 14-way electric memory leather seats.

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by ZedLeg » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:45 am

Can't get the big engine though. The one I made starts with the base car and it's pretty much what I'd have but I'd prefer it with the 6.
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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by JLv3.0 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:48 am

.............in this theoretical world where you'd in even the tiniest way be a potential customer for one :lol:

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by ZedLeg » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:50 am

Yes, Of course I'm not going to buy one but I demand they accommodate me anyway :lol:.
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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by JLv3.0 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:52 am

Ah - a "millennial", then :lol:

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by ZedLeg » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:54 am

Only just but I made it 8-)
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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Jobbo » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:54 am

ZedLeg wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:45 am
Can't get the big engine though. The one I made starts with the base car and it's pretty much what I'd have but I'd prefer it with the 6.
The 6 is only available with the X model for the moment, but JLR are famous for offering expensive first editions for those silly enough to order them early.

My 'frugal' spec: https://build.landrover/0800F89B - the leather seats add over £5k so that's the main extravagance. Kept the cabin walk-through 8-)

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by JLv3.0 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:56 am

Looks just fine on dem steelies 8-)

Come on James - where's the hate?!

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by NotoriousREV » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:11 pm

JLv3.0 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:56 am
Looks just fine on dem steelies 8-)

Come on James - where's the hate?!
We can fit a Rover V8 to it, if you want?
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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Jobbo » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:12 pm

The white roof is available to spec - only on the green or blue, but it is there. I wondered why so many press shots showed configurations which weren't available. I want the white roof on a black one though.

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by JLv3.0 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:15 pm

NotoriousREV wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:11 pm
JLv3.0 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:56 am
Looks just fine on dem steelies 8-)

Come on James - where's the hate?!
We can fit a Rover V8 to it, if you want?
Yes that would certainly rouse my fury :lol:

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Jobbo » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:21 pm

Blue with a white roof. I think this is how I'd buy it. https://build.landrover/E0C2D38E

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Richard » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:26 pm

White interior of braveness there

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by NotoriousREV » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:29 pm

Jobbo wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:21 pm
Blue with a white roof. I think this is how I'd buy it. https://build.landrover/E0C2D38E
I'd be happy with that, but with a black interior and the wheel arch protectors.
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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by JLv3.0 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:29 pm

Jobbo wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:21 pm
Blue with a white roof. I think this is how I'd buy it. https://build.landrover/E0C2D38E
Do they not offer that ubiquitous light bluey greeny colour? It would look good in that and provide yet another hark back to the original. Maybe I should work for these idiots :D

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Jobbo » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:29 pm

That actually has the wheelarch protectors, but you can't see them because they only show up in the pics if you select one of the packs which come with them.

If you're going for ventilated leather seats in a Defender, you may as well have them in cream :lol:

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by Zonda_ » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:38 pm

Other half is looking to replace her Mokka X, wonder if I can persuade her...

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Re: 2020 LR Defender

Post by JonMad » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:39 pm

How does it fit size wise alongside a Disco Sport? And in terms of off-road tech/capability?
And towing capacity?
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