Tuning company Fusion Motor from Los Angeles showed his special version of Land Rover Defender with “was” motor V8 LS3.
Borrowed the 6.2-litre LS3 V8 engine is a development of General Motors. It was installed from 2008 to 2015 on the model of the Chevrolet Corvette C6 and Camaro SS. The power of this unit is 430 horsepower and 575 Nm of torque.
Recall that the most powerful factory V8 engine for the special version of Land Rover Defender Works has a working volume of 5.0 liters and power of 405 horsepower and 515 Nm. It turns out that “swap” is more powerful than 25 HP and 60 Nm.
As part of the transformation of the classical SUV, the American tuning house has installed a six-speed automatic transmission of GM and adapted it to the transmission. Customers will be able to order additional bridges increased strength.
In addition to the advanced powertrain, the Defender was equipped with a new grille, led headlamps, a new front bumper and side steps, along with a set of 18-inch glossy black wheels with all terrain tires Nitto Grappler Ridge.
The interior of the SUV was also transformed. It was trimmed in two-tone leather seats and installed the panel in lacquered black plastic.
Such tuning with Defender last year was conducted by the American tuner TopHat Classics, which is already 25 years engaged in the revision of this classic SUV. He also installed a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 engine and upgraded exhaust system, fuel supply system. And the transmission used a six-speed manual transmission Tremec T56 Magnum.
The new generation Land Rover Defender will get a much improved body design. Its premiere should take place this year.