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    Default Re: Thoughts on the 2020 Defender

    This one seems to be the D90, unlike the 110 seen on the Bond movie lot. Possible the 90 is the only version that has a removable roof?? Another week to find out I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by justin. View Post
    This one seems to be the D90, unlike the 110 seen on the Bond movie lot. Possible the 90 is the only version that has a removable roof?? Another week to find out I guess.

    ab2cf535bc85136b5b2cc7a5cc50dfa0.jpg
    Kudos to agency responsible for the “pre-launch” campaign. Not super-subtle.

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    Kudos to agency responsible for the “pre-launch” campaign. Not super-subtle.
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    Lots of detailed pics are all over the internets today. Still think they completely missed the mark.
    That c-pillar seems random -- looks like a window build sheet sticker they forgot to take down?
    Do you want saddlebags for your new Defender?

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    Pretty much how the new mini looked after decades of seeing Alec Issigonis's original mini in the streets. It was completely off, both from an aesthetic and scale point of view.

    At least this one got the scale right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CJones View Post
    Do you want saddlebags for your new Defender?
    Nope:

    https://i.imgur.com/WGAREsQ.mp4

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    I cannot envision the practical use for exterior "saddlebags" on a vehicle that is not a firetruck or similar.
    The unusual wide c-pillars are not my cup of tea, yet perhaps their focus groups indicated people like them?
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by CJones View Post
    Do you want saddlebags for your new Defender?
    its a stash bag for your car so your kids don't have to smell your skunk.
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    The new 90 is up my alley. And it looks like the weird C pillar is removable/optional. Looks far better without.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Jays View Post
    I cannot envision the practical use for exterior "saddlebags" on a vehicle that is not a firetruck or similar.
    The unusual wide c-pillars are not my cup of tea, yet perhaps their focus groups indicated people like them?
    smelly boots perhaps
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mabouya View Post
    I can't look at that without getting sweaty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sk_tle View Post
    smelly boots perhaps
    But not on the side......

    Maybe a trailer hitch attachment. I can't see that ever making a vehicle wider is a good idea. Longer has it's on challenges but wider seems to invite real trouble.
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    Default Re: Thoughts on the 2020 Defender

    Quote Originally Posted by CJones View Post
    Lots of detailed pics are all over the internets today. Still think they completely missed the mark.
    That c-pillar seems random -- looks like a window build sheet sticker they forgot to take down?
    Do you want saddlebags for your new Defender?

    Defender_90_110.jpg

    Defender_90.jpg
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    Default Re: Thoughts on the 2020 Defender

    Quote Originally Posted by j44ke View Post
    I can't look at that without getting sweaty.
    If it's any consolation, the word on the ADV forum (where I originally saw it) is that the riders weren't seriously injured.

    Nevertheless, not a fun day on the road.

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