Upcoming New Defender Octa: Top 10 most impressive features

Upcoming New Defender Octa: Top 10 most impressive features

The Q3 2024 has had a good start and we can’t be excited enough to welcome the toughest, most capable, and plush Jaguar Land Rover model in the 4x4 category. We are talking about the Defender Octa.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What powers the Defender Octa?

    The Defender Octa is powered by a 4.4-litre Twin Turbo mild-hybrid V8 engine that pumps out a maximum power of 635 hp along with a peak torque of 750 Nm.
  • What is the 0-100 kmph acceleration timing and top speed of the Defender Octa?

    The Defender Octa is capable enough to complete a century sprint (0 to 100 kmph) in just 4.0 seconds and attain a top speed of 248 km.
  • When will the Defender Octa launch in Malaysia?

    Defender Octa is the brand's most potent creation, its ROI (registration of interest) is open for Malaysia. The car is expected to launch anytime soon.
  • In case you missed it, Defender is now a brand under the JLR, it wants everyone to refer to the new model as Defender Octa and nothing else. What’s exciting is that the brand's most potent creation has made its debut and its ROI (registration of interest) is open for Malaysia!

    Now, for any prospective buyer, it is important to first know the car in detail and then move ahead in the purchase journey. Therefore, here are the top 10 most impressive features of the all-new Defender Octa-

    #1 Name: The name ‘Octa’ refers to the octahedral shape of the toughest and most desirable mineral on the planet Earth, a diamond. It is this shape that gives the diamond its durability and distinctive appearance.

     New Defender Oct

    #2 Most powerful Defender: The Defender Octa is tagged by the company as the most potent, and extreme Defender ever. All thanks to its 4.4-litre Twin Turbo mild-hybrid V8 engine that pumps out a maximum power of 635 hp along with a peak torque of 750 Nm. With the Dynamic Launch Mode activated, the torque reaches 800 Nm.

    #3 Drivetrain: The power is transmitted to all four wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission with a twin-speed transfer box.

    #4 Superb performance: The Defender Octa is capable enough to complete a century sprint (0 to 100 kmph) in just 4.0 seconds and attain a top speed of 248 km.

    #5 Revised chassis: Did you know that the Defender Octa benefits from heavily revised chassis components with innovative tech? This has made the car’s body 68 mm wider and 28 mm taller along with several hardware and geometry changes.

     New Defender Oct

    #6 Braking and handling: The car benefits from a 6D Dynamics suspension along with longer and tougher double wishbones. Further unique to the Defender Octa is the continuously variable active dampers with separate accumulators. Part of the setup is an uprated 400 mm front brake disc with Brembo calipers.

    #7 Faster steering ratio: Yes, the Defender Octa showcases the fastest steering ratio among all the Defenders to date, thus ensuring immediate and precise response.

    #8 Impressive driving modes:

    Newly introduced ‘Octa’ driving mode which is a performance-oriented off-road mode.

    Comfort and Dynamic modes are suitable for having control on challenging terrains, thus giving a boost to the driver’s confidence.

    Several Terrain Response modes are also present like Rock Crawl, Sand, Mud and Ruts, Snow, Gravel, and Grass.

    ClearSigh Ground View mode simulates a transparent bonnet, thus giving the driver full visibility ahead of the vehicle

     

    #9 Functional and designer exterior: In addition to being great at performance and handling, the new Defender Octa has killer looks that are supported by its newly designed bumper, unique grille (enabling greater airflow), new rear bumper with quad-tailpipes, exposed front and rear recovery points in Phosphor Bronze-finish and aluminum alloy front under shield with a graphite finish.

     New Defender Oct

    #10 Top-class cabin comfort & luxury: When a Defender is in question there is no doubt about passengers enjoying top-notch comfort and features. Keeping the driver and passenger on priority, the car offers all-new performance seats (front row) with integrated headrests and more supportive bolsters which are designed to enhance the driving experience. The car features a choice of two Ultrafabrics PU options (standard on the Defender Octa Edition One and 30% lighter than traditional leather) along with semi-aniline leather (new Burnt Sienna and Ebony tones) and Ultrafabrics PU upholstery.

    Impressive, right? Stay tuned for more updates on the upcoming new Defender Octa.

    Also Read: Revamped and Ready: Facelift Range Rover Evoque lands in Malaysia, from RM499k

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