Land Rover has been relatively coy about the upcoming Defender family but the company's design director has revealed some new details about what we can expect.

Land Rover has been relatively coy about the upcoming Defender family but the company's design director has revealed some new details about what we can expect.

Speaking at the New York Auto Show, Gerry McGovern suggested the Defender family won't borrow styling cues from the DC 100 and DC 100 Sport concepts which were introduced in 2011. As he explained, "I wouldn’t take note of those concept vehicles we did a couple of years ago."

While McGovern declined to go into specifics, he hinted the upcoming models will focus on being affordable, rugged and durable. That's not much to go on but McGovern told Car & Driver " You’ll get versions that are very elemental in terms of what’s inside them, but you’ll have the ability to move it up and make it more premium, but it’ll be durable premium.”

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