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Following the success of the Defender 90 and Defender 110, the Defender 130 adds another dimension to Land Rover’s powerful all-terrain family of vehicles, offering its driver and other passengers unprecedented opportunities for adventure with up to eight adults in three full-size rows of seats.
Like the Defender 90 and 110, the new 130s body design derives its name from the original Defender family, inspired by the series’ highest-end model. It enables customers to seamlessly transport up to eight people across any site, demonstrating the ultimate superiority of Defender’s capabilities and features.
A range of exterior and interior design enhancements and technologies feature the new Defender 120, which uniquely balances comfort, durability and capabilities typical of a Defender.
The Defender 130 has its own color palette, with the new and exclusive Sedona Red option ensuring the 130 stands out in the range. To complete the exterior is the Extended Bright Pack – available in addition to the current Bright Pack – which offers a distinctive exterior design with Ceres Silver Satin finish around all the lower body trim and front and rear slide plates in Premium Chrome.
Inside, thoughtful storage and comfort solutions are provided to each passenger in all three seats. This ensures that the Defender meets the needs of passengers in every seat, with easy access to the spacious three-sided third row in a bright and airy cabin.
The interior has new color and material options, providing an extensive experience for the multi-terrain model. The vehicle’s latest technology and coupled chassis systems – including the new 11.4-inch Pivi Pro touchscreen, standard electronic air suspension and Cabin Air Purification Plus – provide the ultimate support and convenience for the modern off-road expedition.
The new Defender 130 is available in SE, HSE, X-Dynamic and X configurations, as well as the First Edition. The first edition is available in three collections hand-picked by the designers, each with a distinctive color and unique design theme:
• Fuji White with bright extended package with light oyster Windsor leather and light natural oak veneer
• Sedona Red with Ebony Full Windsor Leather Seats and Smoke Strip Featuring Oak
• Carpathian gray with everyday antique Windsor Tan leather and coarse walnut veneer
The First Edition model is based on HSE specifications with an extensive equipment list that includes Matrix LED headlights, heated second- and third-row seats, four-zone climate control, Meridian audio, driver assistance package and privacy glass. All have 20-inch wheels as standard, with a choice of either the P400 petrol or the 6-cylinder Ingium diesel engine.
To ensure that adventures can begin and end effortlessly, all Defender customers now have keyless entry – including the Defender 130 – with access opening and automatic locking. When the ignition switch is detected approaching the vehicle, it automatically unlocks when it is within 1.5 meters. When leaving the vehicle, the new Defender 130 will lock automatically when the key holder is more than 1.5 meters away.
Defender’s iconic silhouette has been elegantly extended by 340 mm at the rear to provide improved interior space across all three rows, without sacrificing its unmatched all-terrain capabilities.
With an unmistakable family agreement, the new Defender 130 features an extended rear overhang that offers more interior space in the third-row seats and loading area.
The sleek profile is enhanced by the brand new Sedona Red exterior color option – exclusive to the Defender 130 and adds more depth and style to the design, while all models are fitted as standard with a panoramic sunroof, with a second sunroof higher than the third also drives on all cars. Defender 130.
To maintain the Defender’s distinctive rear design, Land Rover engineers have created a precise boot-tail lift that also enhances the unparalleled all-terrain capability that Defender customers expected, delivering a 28.5-degree departure angle . LED taillight technology retains the distinctive three stripes that define the Defender’s side profile while rising subtly to the rear.
Access to the spacious storage area remains unchanged, while a body-colored hardcover is available for the spare wheel, reflecting the Defender 130’s position at the top of the Defender range. Narvik Black roof rails are equipped as standard, while a full range of outdoor accessories are also available – including the Explorer, Adventure, Country and Urban packages.
The 130’s refined proportions are enhanced by the optional Brightback Extended Package. In accordance with this specification, all lower body panels are finished in Satin Series Silver, which provides a distinctive finish for vehicles finished in Hakuba Silver, Fuji White and Yulong White. Silver Ceres details can be found on the engine plug holes and side screens of all Defender 130 models, which are perfectly complemented by the 20-inch Luna alloy wheels, which are available in glossy silver.
The exterior finish is an extension of the Brightback range, which includes premium chrome front and rear slide plates, complemented by glossy black undercarriages and wheel extensions. Both options give Defender 130 customers a choice of premium and sophisticated exterior finishes.
spacious interior design
For the Defender 130, Land Rover offers enhanced color and fabric options for customers looking for a more refined experience, seamlessly balanced with the tough, off-road character and more interior space than ever before.
Land Rover engineers have created impressive interior space through the interior packing components to effectively reduce white bodywork, increase usable cabin space, without taking up much space on the road.
The elegantly stretched rear offers excellent accommodation in the third row, with enough width to provide comfortable seating for three adults, while the well-known design of the Defender ensures plenty of headroom in all three rows. Additional touch ensures a comfortable experience for third-party passengers, including heated seats, padded armrests, thoughtful storage and USB-C charging for devices on the go. Carpets are also installed throughout to match the unique character of the 130.
Large windows offer excellent visibility in all three rows of seats, while the standard panoramic glass sunroof, complete with a second sunroof above the third row, makes the interior light and airy for all. Additional convenience is provided by ventilation for each row, with additional ducts providing more heating and air-conditioning capacity via the optional four-zone climate control system available exclusively on Defender 130.
Passengers in the second and third rows also benefit from a smaller cabin height, for excellent visibility. Access to the third row is easy as the second row of two seats slides and folds forward to provide enough access. From the tailgate, customers can simply lower the Defender’s electronic air suspension by using buttons inside the charging area to help charge items to the rear.
The Defender 130 offers spacious and practical cargo space, with a storage capacity of 3,893 liters even with the rear seats in place. When the seats are not in use, they are stored to provide ample cargo space, giving customers the ultimate option of setting up the interior arrangement that best suits their needs. This is broken up in Genesis 40:20:40 for extra convenience.
For families, ISOFIX child seats are up to five passenger seats and on the outer second and third row seats, as well as the front passenger seat. The five-seater version of the Defender 130 offers a spacious cargo space of 25,161 liters with the second row folded.
Dubai: “The Gulf”