Defender OCTA

The Ultimate Adventure Vehicle

Price From £145,300

Switch to OCTA Mode for a thrilling off-road experience with unique braking calibration designed for loose gravel, or engage Dynamic Mode for an enhanced on-road drive.

Need to know


Bold Presence
Commands attention with its raised ride height and wider stance, signifying extreme performance and unparalleled capability.


Purposeful Design
The design of the Defender OCTA isn't just for show; every detail enhances its off-road prowess and on-road dynamics.


Unparalleled Power
The most powerful Defender ever made, boasting a twin-turbo V8 engine with a 48V mild hybrid system for an exceptional drive and fuel efficiency.


  • Maximum Power: 635 HP

  • 0-60 MPH: 3.8 Seconds

  • Maximum Torque: 750 NM

  • CO2 Emissions (from): 296 g/km

The active exhaust system provides optimal thermal management in OCTA Mode and gives the vehicle a distinctive roar.

The 6D Dynamic air suspension system, with hydraulic interlinked dampers and height-adjustable air springs, adapts to any driving style for a sportscar-like on-road experience and superior control off-road.

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Durability & Capability

The Defender OCTA has undergone the most rigorous testing in Defender history*, with over 13,960 tests ensuring its capability.

With a wading depth of up to a metre, the Defender OCTA doubles the capability of the original Defender**.

Featuring specially developed 838 mm diameter tyres, the largest ever fitted to a Defender, choose from all-season tyres or advanced all-terrain wheels.

Greater ground clearance and wheel articulation promise unparalleled progress over any terrain.

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The next generation of in-car vibro-acoustic technology delivers a multi-sensory audio experience through the industry-leading SUBPACTM platform. Enjoy six Wellness programmes that let you feel the sound.

Discover modern touches throughout, including Moonlight Chrome switchgear and optional Chopped Carbon Fibre finishers1. The new steering wheel design features translucent edge-lit gear shift paddles.

Choose from four distinct colourways and contemporary materials, including UltrafabricsTM PU or Semi-Aniline leather, each with unique features like graphic embellishments and KvadratTM Steelcut, exclusive to Defender OCTA.


Launch Edition


Make a statement with the Defender OCTA Edition One, featuring Faroe Green paint, 20-inch forged wheels, and Chopped Carbon Fibre detailing. This limited edition offers exclusive features and unmatched performance for the discerning adventurer.

*Challenging off-road driving requires full training and experience. Risk of injury and damage. Never drive beyond your abilities. Always check route, surface, base and exit before entering frozen terrain.

**Always check route and exit before wading.


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Jaguar Land Rover Limited is constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, parts and accessories and alterations take place continually, and we reserve the right to change without notice. Some features may vary between optional and standard for different model years. The information, specification, engines and colours on this website are based on European specification and may vary from market to market and are subject to change without notice. Some vehicles are shown with optional equipment and retailer-fit accessories that may not be available in all markets. Please contact your local retailer for local availability and prices.

Figures are shown as a range under WLTP testing measures. The lowest figures refer to the most economical/lightest set of options. The highest figures refer to the least economical/heaviest set of options.

The figures provided are as a result of official manufacturer's tests in accordance with EU legislation with a fully charged battery. For comparison purposes only. Real world figures may differ. CO₂, fuel economy, energy consumption and range figures may vary according to factors such as driving styles, environmental conditions, load, wheel fitment, accessories fitted, actual route and battery condition. Range figures are based upon production vehicle over a standardised route.

The figures provided are manufacturer’s estimates and will be replaced with the official EU test figures as soon as they are available. For comparison purposes only. Real world figures may differ. CO₂ and fuel economy figures may vary according to factors such as driving styles, environmental conditions, load, wheel fitment and accessories.