To mark the 75th anniversary of its first-ever Defender, Land Rover has decided to launch a modified and better version of the OG car. The public first got their hands on the Series I Rover in 1948 at the Amsterdam Motor Store. To celebrate this long journey, Land Rover’s limited edition beast will be available to the public soon.
Land Rover is ready to shake up the auto industry with its new special-edition Defender, available in beautiful mint green. This edition will either have 90 or 110 trims, which means two-door and four-door configurations will be available. Both versions will have a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six engine. Features like a folding fabric roof to enjoy the scenery and a trimmed center console will be present in this limited edition. This car will have heated seats, a better stereo, a head-up display, and a touchscreen of 11.4 inches. The four-wheel drive will also continue to have an eight-speed automatic transmission. But there’s one thing that makes this new model stand out from others, and that is its color. This soothing green color was last seen on the Heritage Edition and is now back to celebrate the anniversary of the Defender.
The Journey of the Land Rover Defender
Land Rover is a British brand known for its four-wheelers, owned by Jaguar and now a subsidiary of Tata Motors. The brand used to be a blend of quality like a tractor with the comfort of a garden shed. It was suitable for every use, from farming work to road trips. There’s no doubt that the brand has come a long way now, but there are two things that are still the same – it’s quality and comfort.
The last Kansas race and the victory Joey Logano scored there was the reason for strong reactions from NASCAR fans. These fans criticized how the 2020 Cup Series racing package was responsible for the difficulty Kevin Harvick experienced trying to chase Logano down.
The Racing Package the NASCAR Racer Used Causes Controversy
While many people credited Joey Logano for his win and good performance in the race, they also criticized the aerodynamic setup he used. It helped him ward off his rival, and some fans even used it to diminish Logano’s victory. His win allowed him to advance to the race at Phoenix, and that proved to be a tough pill to swallow for the legion of people who do not like him.
Harvick Recognized the Expert Skill Logano Demonstrated During the Race
Kevin Harvick was valiant enough to give kudos to Logano’s performance and racing style. He recognized that Logano is actually an expert in close quarters and said that it is normal for this trait to rub rivals the wrong way. Joey Logano took the lead from Kevin Harvick at the final restart and held onto his advantage all the way through to the checkered flag, winning the Kansas NASCAR race.
A fan said that it had been Logano vs Harvick for 40 laps, and no one else could pass, blaming it on the new package. Another praised Joey for being a good blocker, something that Harvick learned well by the end of the race. Having a different opinion, another viewer said on Twitter that if Harvick could use a high horsepower low downforce package, the race would have been completely different.
Whether drivers should be using the throttle for the whole race or such blocking strategies should be part of the game is something fans will continue to debate for a while. Meanwhile, the racers themselves will surely adapt to whatever comes next and will find a way to keep things interesting for the viewers.