Helderburg The Engines

Welcome to Helderburg Land Rover Defender, your premier custom Land Rover Defender builder located on the East Coast for exceptional engine and transmission options for your Classic Land Rover Defender. We understand the significance of selecting the perfect powertrain to elevate your driving experience while preserving the timeless appeal of the iconic Land Rover Defender. Below, we will explore our range of engine options, including automatic transmission choices, to help you make an informed decision in the Custom Build and Restoration of your Helderburg Land Rover Defender.

1. 300 TDi Turbo Diesel:

The legendary and highly sought after 300 TDi Turbo Diesel is renowned for its robustness and reliability. With a displacement of 2.5 liters and power output of approximately 111 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque when stock, but after the Helderburg Performance Tuning process these numbers are easily doubled. The 300 TDi delivers ample performance for off-road adventures and daily driving. This engine can be paired with an automatic transmission option, ensuring a seamless and effortless driving experience in your Bespoke Helderburg Land Rover Defender. Fuel efficiency is approx 28-32 mpg.

5 Speed or Automatic Transmission Available

2. TD5 Turbo Diesel:

The modern TD5 Turbo Diesel boasts refined performance. With a displacement of 2.5 liters and advanced electronic engine management, it produces approximately 122 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque at it's stock configuration and after the Helderburg Performance Tune the numbers are 2.5x higher. The TD5 offers improved power and smoother acceleration. It is also available with an automatic transmission, offering enhanced comfort and ease of driving. Fuel efficiency is 27-29 mpg.

3. GM LS3 with 6-Speed Automatic:

For those seeking enhanced power and a touch of American muscle, we offer the GM LS3 engine paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. With a displacement of 6.2 liters, this V8 powerhouse delivers approximately 430 horsepower and 424 lb-ft of torque. The LS3 engine provides exhilarating performance and can be equipped with an automatic transmission, allowing for effortless gear shifts and optimal driving enjoyment. Fuel efficiency is 11-13 mpg.

4. Tesla Electric:

Embrace the future of automotive technology with our Tesla Electric powertrain option. With instant torque, smooth acceleration, and zero emissions, the Tesla Electric powertrain offers a sustainable and exciting driving experience. This option can also be combined with an automatic transmission, ensuring seamless and efficient power delivery. Full charge range is 90-120 miles.

5. Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel:

The Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel is a durable and efficient engine designed for reliable performance. With a displacement of 2.8 liters, it delivers approximately 161 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. This engine can be paired with an automatic transmission, providing a smooth and effortless driving experience. Fuel efficiency is 16-21 mpg.

At Helderburg Land Rover Defender, we understand the importance of finding the perfect powertrain and transmission combination for your Defender. Whether you choose the 300 TDi Turbo Diesel, TD5 Turbo Diesel, GM LS3, Tesla Electric, or Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel, we offer automatic transmission options to ensure optimal comfort and ease of driving.

Experience the Helderburg Land Rover Defender equipped with a meticulously chosen powertrain and transmission that brings together performance, reliability, and the timeless spirit of adventure. Contact us at 518-788-4724 or send us a message here to discuss your specific requirements and embark on a journey of unparalleled driving pleasure with your Land Rover Defender from Helderburg Land Rover Defenders located in Sharon Springs, NY.

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