2015 Land Rover Defender Challenge
Land Rover Defender is one of the most successful and most popular models in the history of the British car industry. Unfortunately, this model will retire after 2015, but never goes in oblivion. Land Rover Defender will get a successor, who will be streamlined and will be based on the DC100 concept. One of the last special edition Defender model, will be the 2015 Land Rover Defender Challenge.
Thanks Bowler Motorsport Company, avid fans of Defender model will be able to enjoy the car that will be produced in 15 copies. The Bowler Motorsport has gained a reputation producing Defender model sports car. 2015 Land Rover Defender Challenge model will be manufactured to withstand the toughest and most brutal off-road conditions.
2015 Land Rover Defender Challenge will be made on the basis of serial Defender shorter model with a metal roof. Serial is powered by a 2.2 L diesel engine with 122 hp and 436 Nm of torque. After that , all 15 samples will be used for racing. Engineers from Bowler companies have tried to get the most out of this engine. They succeeded in this. The 2.2 L diesel engine has 170 hp and 436 Nm of torque. This engine will be combined with a 6-speed manual transmission.
2015 Land Rover Defender Challenge will receive a new suspension, wheels 18″ , new interior and modern security systems. As we have already said, all 15 copies of this special edition will be racing cars, designed for Defender Challenge series. This brutal competition will begin in early March and will end in mid-November 2014. Because of its purpose, this vehicle will have a roll-cage, which was approved by the MSA. Although designed for the competitive racing, this model will be legalized and for street driving.
Price of 2015 Land Rover Defender Challenge will amount 50,000 pounds (59,000 euros or $ 80,000). This price will be available only for drivers with years of experience. Drivers with less experience, who want to buy this model and join the 2015 Defender Challenge series, have to fork out an additional £ 10.000 to £14.000. For this charge, they will get the more expensive package of equipment that is recommended for drivers with less experience. This equipment package means greater safety measures and additional driving lessons for beginners. Bowler decided to offer drivers more options in this competition-spare parts. That will be available on the spot and mechanics who will accompany driver during all stages of the race.