Land Rover has revealed some minor changes to the Defender for the 2013 model year. Are we looking at the final spruce-up for the European market? The refresh includes a new colour pallet, with Barolo Black and Havana being added to the range. But also several options have been added for contrasting roofincluding Fuji White, Santorini Black, Indus Silver, Orkney Grey, and Firenze Red.
On the inside, the 2013 Defender receives some new fabric and leather seats in the front, while Bluetooth connectivity was standardized with an optional Alpine audio system, complete with a subwoofer. The 2013 Land Rover Defender keeps its existing engine option, the 2.2-litre turbodiesel, also used in the Ford Transit. Prices start at £22,350.
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