Specs

Research 1997 Land Rover Defender specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

2dr Convertible Soft-Top

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.75 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.42 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 57.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 55.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Displacement 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 4750
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5
Height, Overall (in) 80.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5
Length, Overall (in) 157.1
Wheelbase (in) 92.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 34.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 51.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.6

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 57.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1
Second Head Room (in) - TBD -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 15

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.3
Steering Type Pwr Worm & Roller
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0

Summary

Vehicle Name Land Rover Defender 90
Vehicle Name Land Rover Defender 90
Body Style 2 Door Soft Top

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Solid Axle w/
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle w/
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Panhard Rod
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trailing Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size 265/75R16
Rear Tire Size 265/75R16
Front Tire Size 265/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Four-Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 3.32
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.22
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73

Vehicle

EPA Classification Special Purpose

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3560

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum