Land Rover Defender resurrection – Ineos model would stick with diesel

Land Rover Defender Jim Ratcliffe

Billionaire tycoon Jim Ratcliffe stands next to a Land Rover Defender

Chemical giant’s Defender replica would have its sights set on African and US markets; feasibility study to be finished in December

An Ineos built replica of the Land Rover Defender would most likely retain a diesel powertrain in order to be reliable and tough enough for customers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The model, which would be be built and badged as an all-new car but bear strong resemblance in both look and character to the Defender, is currently being considered for production by chemical giant Ineos.

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Source:: Autocar