Alternative Defender: Ineos Introduces Grenadier SUV
The largest British chemical manufacturer Ineos has repeatedly stated its desire to release an SUV that will be similar to the iconic Land Rover Defender. Ineos CEO Jim Ratcliffe even negotiated with Land Rover to sell a patent for an SUV when they tried to retire him. Having been refused, Ratcliffe did not become upset but organized his own automobile production. The first model of the company will be a Grenadier car.
The visual resemblance between the Grenadier and the original Defender is obvious. The novelty received a similar utilitarian design with a square profile. You can highlight the black bumper, large round headlights and taillights, powerful front fenders, a spare tire, and a small staircase for access to the roof.
Due to the fact that the company does not have experience in the development and production of cars, it turned to a number of specialized companies for help, which will bring the project to the assembly line. particularly, Ineos grenadier will acquire a motor from BMW Presumably it will be a 3.0-liter turbo engine coupled to an eight-speed ZF gearbox. on the coronary heart of Ineos is the chassis advanced by using Magna Steyr, which is made of metallic and has continuous suspension axles.
the debut of the version is planned for the middle of the subsequent year, however, nothing is known about the start of production.