The Electric Defender showed its worth by hauling a 12-tonne road train up a 6 percent incline
Eden Project Defenders receive a second battery in order to extend testing hours and enhance vehicle stability and weight distribution
Electric Defender retains manufacturer's all wheel drive system with permanent four-wheel drive and Hill Descent system
Defender can recover up to 80 percent of its kinetic energy through regenerative braking during downhill descents
Eden Project claim up to 30 kW can be recovered through Land Rover's regenerative braking system
Electric Defender has a reported range of 50 miles (80.5 km) with a 12 mile (20 km) reserve
Land Rover will continue to test its electric Defender program under the guise of Project Eden in Cornwall, England
Electric Defender retains its legendary off-road capabilities just like its gas powered sibling
Defender can be recharged in ten hours, or Fast-charged in four
Defender's electric engine develops 70 kW of power or 90 bhp giving it a top speed of 70 mph (112 km/h)
An Electric Defender is the subject of an ongoing Land Rover research program known as the "Eden Project"
Earlier this year, Land Rover announced it would be electrifying a Defender. Although the hefty British 4x4 may not seem like the most logical candidate for an electric makeover, the first Electric Defender began its real world tests this past month at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England.
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