Land Rover Defender 5.0 P525 V8 Carpathian Edition 90 3dr Auto Review

Category: 7-seater

Section: Version review

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Land Rover Defender front right driving
  • Land Rover Defender front right driving
  • Stuart Milne test driving Land Rover Defender
  • Land Rover Defender 130 boot
  • Land Rover Defender interior infotainment
  • Land Rover Defender 90 right driving
  • Land Rover Defender 110 rear right static
  • Land Rover Defender 130 right driving
  • Land Rover Defender 130 front left driving
  • Land Rover Defender front off road
  • Land Rover Defender badge detail
  • Land Rover Defender alloy wheel detail
  • Land Rover Defender interior dashboard
  • Land Rover Defender interior steering wheel
  • Land Rover Defender 90 interior front seats
  • Land Rover Defender 90 interior back seats
  • Land Rover Defender front right driving
  • Stuart Milne test driving Land Rover Defender
  • Land Rover Defender 130 boot
  • Land Rover Defender interior infotainment
  • Land Rover Defender 90 right driving
  • Land Rover Defender 110 rear right static
  • Land Rover Defender 130 right driving
  • Land Rover Defender 130 front left driving
  • Land Rover Defender front off road
  • Land Rover Defender badge detail
  • Land Rover Defender alloy wheel detail
  • Land Rover Defender interior dashboard
  • Land Rover Defender interior steering wheel
  • Land Rover Defender 90 interior front seats
  • Land Rover Defender 90 interior back seats
RRP £114,345What Car? Target Price£111,553
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
3 doors

The Land Rover Defender is a rugged SUV that fuses fantastic off-road ability with decent on-road manners. If that's the blend of abilities you're after, it's effectively in a class of one. It's available in three body styles so you can have anything from five to eight seats. We think the 110 model in seven-seat form makes the most sense for larger families.

This is reserved for the most pricey 5.0 V8 petrol variant. It's supplied in matt Carpathian grey paint with a black roof and bonnet, and vast 22in wheels. Inside, there's grippy suede-effect material on the seats and steering wheel

This thundering 5.0-litre V8 petrol competes with the likes of the Mercedes-AMG G63. It has 518bhp and does 0-62mph in as little as 5.2sec. Just don't think about the official average fuel economy of less than 20mpg or the list price.


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Key information

Doors3
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

20.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

297

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

316

g/km