Jaguar Land Rover India has announced that it has opened bookings of its first Plug-In Hybrid in India, the new Land Rover Defender Plug-in Hybrid P400e. Being a hybrid, the SUV stays ahead in the performance front, with a powerful 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and a 105kW electric motor. With all this under the hood, the P400e develops 297kW (398bhp) of combined power and 640Nm of combined torque. This helps the New Land Rover Defender Plug-in hybrid to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 5.6 seconds, and achieve a top speed of 209 kmph.
What about the battery?
The new Land Rover Defender Plug-In hybrid P400e has a 19.2 kWh battery, which can be charged at home or office using a 15A socket or a 7.4kW AC wall box charger, supplied complimentary with the vehicle.
Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India said, “We are extremely proud to introduce our first Plug-In Hybrid, the New Defender P400e in India, a vehicle that perfectly balances performance with efficiency, while retaining Land Rover’s legendary off-road capability. This also reaffirms our commitment to the introduction of electrified vehicles across the Jaguar Land Rover portfolio, after we had opened bookings for Jaguar I-PACE in November 2020.”
The new Land Rover Defender Plug-In hybrid P400e will be offered in India in four variants, the SE, HSE, X-Dynamic HSE, and X on the Defender 110. The bookings for the SUV are open in India, and customers can book their SUV from the carmaker’s official website, from the comfort of their home. The deliveries for the Land Rover Defender are expected to start in early 2021.
Apart from this, the Land Rover Product Portfolio in India includes the Range Rover Evoque (starting at Rs 58.67 lakh), Discovery Sport (starting at Rs 59.91 lakh), the Range Rover Velar (priced at Rs 73.30 lakh), the New Defender (starting at Rs 77.37 lakh), Discovery (starting at Rs 75.59 lakh), Range Rover Sport (starting at Rs 88.24 lakh) and Range Rover (starting at Rs 1.97 crores).
The Jaguar Land Rover vehicles are available in India in 24 cities, through 27 authorized outlets in Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kochi, Karnal, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Raipur, Surat, and Vijayawada.