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Next Defender expected in 2014 but Land Rover suffering from lack of focus?

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Sep 2nd, 2010 at 4:31PM

Land Rover seems to be having some trouble figuring out how to go about putting its plan for the successor to the Defender throne into motion. According to Autocar, the company knows what attributes the vehicle should have, but doesn't know how to go about engineering the platform using existing components from the company's parts bin. Word from the web had previously said that Land Rover had planned to use the company's T5 steel platform for Project Icon (the internal name for the next Defender), though according to the report, the company now thinks that the chassis would be too heavy... Read More

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