The Defender has always been one of the most iconic off-road vehicles in history. It’s a car that offers incredible off-road capability, compact proportions and open-air flexibility. It’s an incredibly popular vehicle in the UK and is even a favorite amongst off-roaders.
Traditionally, electric defender land rover has not offered an electric Defender for sale. Rather, it has developed special edition Defenders for specific markets that feature off-road gear and bespoke badges.
Now, however, there’s an option for the classic Defender to become fully electric for just a fraction of the cost. Electrogenic’s EV conversion kit is designed to be installed by a qualified mechanic, promising emissions free driving at a price that can be afforded by many people.
Revolutionizing Off-Roading: Exploring the Capabilities of Electric Land Rover Defenders
It is a kit that will be easy to install in the Defender. It features an electric motor that is bolted to the existing clutch bell housing, offering 120 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. It also comes with a 52-kWh battery that fits under the Defender’s engine and promises 100 miles of range.
The Defender is a highly capable off-roader with a long list of off-roading equipment, including locking differentials and height-adjustable air suspension. But it’s not just the off-roading capabilities that are impressive; the on-road driving is surprisingly good as well, with a smooth transmission and imperceptible gear changes that help to keep you in control of the vehicle on the road.
The Defender is a brilliant choice for someone looking for a vehicle with strong off-road capability, but who also wants to keep an eye on the environment and save money at the pump. It should be noted, however, that the Defender’s plug-in hybrid system won’t start on petrol unless you press a button on the steering wheel to do so.