New vs Old Land Rover Defender - TUG OF WAR

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We know you tug of war fans have been looking forward to this one... We've got the all-new Defender with us, and it's going head-to-head against the previous generation!
When it was first unveiled, a number of Defender fanboys came out saying they weren't happy with the latest generation. But does it really deserve all the hate?! People have claimed it wouldn't be able to compete with the power of the older model, so we thought this would be the perfect way to put it to the test!
But who's your money on? Does the older model have what it takes to claim the win? Or will the tech that's packed into the latest release be enough to pull it to victory? There's only one way to find out - LET'S GO!
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carwow - 22 dager siden
New vs Old... Which are you choosing?
Nigel Stainforth
Nigel Stainforth - 23 timer siden
Gucci Potter
Gucci Potter - Dag siden
Peter van Raaij
Peter van Raaij - 3 dager siden
Depends on where you want to be. In the workshop or in the field...
bendedheadtube - 3 dager siden
The old one. It is mendable without connecting it to a pc.
Elias Alghamdi
Elias Alghamdi - 3 dager siden
carwow *OLD* of course!!! No doubt! 😁💪💪♥️💚👍🇸🇦
Pill Sharks
Pill Sharks - 3 timer siden
It looked like the centre diff wasn’t engaged!
Russ Whalin
Russ Whalin - 11 timer siden
More weight equils more traction plus the driver in old landrover is a twat
Paul What
Paul What - Dag siden
It's just weight and tires.
bedstuy rover
bedstuy rover - Dag siden
yeah .. but which one will be on the road in 15 years? Someone is bound to say none.
david julian
david julian - Dag siden
Tugs of war (tug of wars?) are pointless, the heavier one will win every time unless its a complete POS.
President Grant
President Grant - Dag siden
Guys pause at 0:01
Elias Alghamdi
Elias Alghamdi - 3 dager siden
Who thought the old rugged defender would *win* !
dashford06 - 4 dager siden
Just press the “tug of war” button and press the accelerator pedal...
Dana Harris
Dana Harris - 5 dager siden
I love how they realised for the 2nd tug “ crap we need to move the cone” 😅
DaBroo - 5 dager siden
do it on land
Dumazel Vincent
Dumazel Vincent - 5 dager siden
Put the difflock on mate....useless video... the old one is only a 1wd without the central difflock on!!
Santiago Rodríguez AZ
Santiago Rodríguez AZ - 5 dager siden
Matt... you should drive slowly like the one in the new defender that gives you much more traction so obviously the new one will win, if you accelerate that much... plus you should use diff lock
Matthew Ferley
Matthew Ferley - 6 dager siden
Wheres the old one? Couldnt see it in this video
jon williams
jon williams - 6 dager siden
im just waiting to see the new defender..going through auctions in a couple years value drop like a stone like the evoque and rangies.......old defenders will never die..the true icon
Syam Lal
Syam Lal - 6 dager siden
Long live India
Long live India - 6 dager siden
awesome tug of war
The Otter Family !!! Otter
The Otter Family !!! Otter - 6 dager siden
Listen your using the old defender wich may i ad is a 2014 so not that old and has got the ford transit van puma engine in wich a skoda would out performe your not not been fair to the old defender try TD5 defender thats the real old one. Your using the 2014 plate because they had such a bad name for been gutless. I use these things day in day out defender TD5 puma discover 3 all for pulling heavy loads let me tell you defenders was built properly 15years ago. You know if you put a TD5 up against that new thing it will pull it to pieces
Menushka Marapana
Menushka Marapana - 7 dager siden
Join us
Myti Vlogs
Myti Vlogs - 8 dager siden
NSX Vs Yani's lambo
mark pritchard
mark pritchard - 8 dager siden
Push the high low range little lever away from you and engage the diff lock.
Georgi Kovachev
Georgi Kovachev - 8 dager siden
Sorry my friend, but your reviews are very inadequate. This one and the other parts with the offroad, Maneuverability etc.
You are bending the reality, Just to insinuate your personal opinion on others. You are not objective!
Sasasa Shange
Sasasa Shange - 9 dager siden
Do a race
MR Smith
MR Smith - 9 dager siden
I know the one I would have Old over new and I know the one that will be worth more in ten years time
Phil Addison
Phil Addison - 9 dager siden
what a dick test. lets see the new one in 10 years in the middle of the desert get fixed with a hammer.
Gajen Konwar
Gajen Konwar - 9 dager siden
Plz make tug of war video between Range rover and Ford endeavour.
Airs1 - 10 dager siden
Dariune - 10 dager siden
2014??? I would have sworn its 1984
Terry Cooper
Terry Cooper - 10 dager siden
Oh gosh
Danam 1
Danam 1 - 10 dager siden
Who else was paying for the old defender 🙏🏼
Not-So-Handy Car Guy
Not-So-Handy Car Guy - 11 dager siden
The Borat clip... 😂👌
Hard Knuckle
Hard Knuckle - 11 dager siden
I thought for the last few years of production the old Defender had traction control. The commentator thinks he is a bit of a comedian - he is not.
andyandyandy360 - 11 dager siden
you can't fix the new one, but you can fix the old one.
Nedyah 28
Nedyah 28 - 11 dager siden
Roger Cantwell
Roger Cantwell - 12 dager siden
Does the new one come with off-road tyres?
Business Guide
Business Guide - 12 dager siden
Amazing! Never thought I'd be finish watching this video!
mustafa turkoglu
mustafa turkoglu - 13 dager siden
C'est pas vrai tout sa pour détruire le vrai defender
darkestfugue - 14 dager siden
the new one will have reliability issues and cost a fortune to fix, the old one, not so much
Charles M
Charles M - 14 dager siden
Matt forgot to use a clutch a while ago
Drago Milavich
Drago Milavich - 14 dager siden
No le acelero al defender clasico
Rover Wolf Adventures
Rover Wolf Adventures - 14 dager siden
I was not expecting that..
MrScrimbo1 - 15 dager siden
When I saw the chunky tyres on the old land rover I thought, not fair.. the old one will win..
can’t argue with that.. fair play to weird new defender
Nuno José Santos Martins Gonçalves
Diff lock off in land rover defender 110... You let new defender win...😡😡😡
Naughtius Maximaus
Naughtius Maximaus - 15 dager siden
You're as bad as D. Trump. Trying to change the terms until you win. 😅
Sibonelelo Masuku
Sibonelelo Masuku - 15 dager siden
Make review on 2021 range rover
Alan Reynolds
Alan Reynolds - 15 dager siden
No fair as diff locks on old one need pushing buttons.
davemoores moores
davemoores moores - 16 dager siden
The new ones will never see a field though, aimed at Chelsea school run market not farmers
Жумаканов Амир
Жумаканов Амир - 16 dager siden
Wow 👍
Crimes Across The Globe •
Crimes Across The Globe • - 16 dager siden
Go mr Watson! Tug on....
PC1 Limited
PC1 Limited - 16 dager siden
Diff lock on the old one wasn't engaged. Traction control is available on the old one. And anti stall is only on first gear low. On grass its always down to tyres and weight.
I wish these things were done properly.
PC1 Limited
PC1 Limited - 14 dager siden
Also note the rope is higher on the new defender. This will have the affect of lifting the weight off the old one and driving the new one down into the ground. I'm not convinced that a 110 with difflock and traction control with those tyres would loose to a new defender when it had road biased. For the record I have a 110 XS Utility. It has traction control and centre difflock.
C. D.S
C. D.S - 16 dager siden
Petition for a Tug of War...with the same cars and Matt in the middle...ooops
(Sorry, I watch too many peplum movies during this confinement)
STO Nakasi
STO Nakasi - 16 dager siden
Spot & shoot
Spot & shoot - 17 dager siden
Biggest meat head test
Matkapp - 17 dager siden
you can say whatever you want about the new defender, the old is just a legend !!
mattyolo - 17 dager siden
Do they have the same tyres and tyre pressure? Also old defender needs diff locked if it’s up against the new traction control 👍
T.voron Voronov
T.voron Voronov - 17 dager siden
Helder Diogo Diogo
Helder Diogo Diogo - 17 dager siden
I get the feeling that the video is biased, the old defender is very fierce. I believe that the new one would not have defeated him this way
Nick Angelo
Nick Angelo - 17 dager siden
Try a Toyota
Q A - 17 dager siden
To much information there at the end
David Jiron
David Jiron - 17 dager siden
Dear host, with all due respect, do you know that the V8 Diesels have close to 600 ft-lbs of torque? if you want to make a fair comparison, you should compete the best defenders vs the new defender... I would think you know this, so that is why I say your demo is totally useless
NoVoid - 17 dager siden
Mark Sandford
Mark Sandford - 17 dager siden
Honestly. What a farce. Tug of war... Power doesn't matter, no velocity. Traction at the wheels matters. This is dictated by tyre and wheel interface (friction) and the vertical loading (weight). So if it has the same grip and more weight it will win. Sigh.... Slip control may help a bit but, get some extra mass in the old defender, lock all the diffs and watch........ Gimme a steam traction engine...
I'm struggling to believe that these guys get income from this 'test'.....
José Eduardo R Azevedo
José Eduardo R Azevedo - 18 dager siden
Never doubted the new is a very capable vehicle. I just con't see it as an utilitarian for the long term owner. And a rich one, of course. I'd like to the same test, with a beaten "new" one in, say, 15 years. I'll wait for the test of time and use
Nicolae Fărîmă
Nicolae Fărîmă - 18 dager siden
With those tires on the old one, I would have gone full throttle, some wheelspin is actually useful when pulling out of mud or snow, especially with a locking diff. I daily drive a RWD, and the only way to get out of heavy snow is by disabling the ESP and drifting myself out of it
Arnold Clarke
Arnold Clarke - 18 dager siden
Matt been to Argos?
Lee Laters
Lee Laters - 18 dager siden
So in keeping with tradition Land rover carried the unreliability over to the new defender from the old one.
Akiz Biri
Akiz Biri - 18 dager siden
only 240 hp!!!the range rover got 510 hp that means its half of that!!how dose it tow 18 wheeler with that little power?
vincenzo sorvillo
vincenzo sorvillo - 18 dager siden
fate ridere con queste prove
TeslaRik - 18 dager siden
The new Defender is heat another Range Rover variation. They have lost the classic tigger.
Bloon - 18 dager siden
another paid for promotion by Landrover UK!
Mico Grenzer
Mico Grenzer - 18 dager siden
Thumbnail had me thinking of cartoons 😂Great video though 👌💯
LewiH - 18 dager siden
That's impressive... I was expecting the old defender to walk it on those tyres!
Yusuf Petersen
Yusuf Petersen - 18 dager siden
For the old defender being so beat on the numbers.. it put up a good fight. 👊
Flor María Delgado Jiménez
Flor María Delgado Jiménez - 18 dager siden
Mae por favor no sea mamador es land Rober viejo tiene diferenciales bloqueados, el nuevo son electro asistidos, jamás va a tener más agarre el nuevo, aperte que según usd el viejo con reductora y todo no siquiera patina en en pasto, sea más realista en sus videos o es que la hempresa te paga para promocionar el nuevo.
jerson enrique ramírez ramírez
Jeje. Pongan al Nuevo defender contra el nuevo GMC Hummer EV de 1000 caballos o contra el Hummer H1, o contra un Humvee Slantback
matt peters
matt peters - 18 dager siden
haha funny how many people are making video of their new land rover breaking down 😅😅
Richard Cooke
Richard Cooke - 19 dager siden
Completely unfair test - if you're going to do a tug of war you've got to have the tow rope level on both vehicles. On the old defender the tow rope is at axle height but on the new one it's at the top of the wheel level so when you pull you are actually forcing the back of the new defender down into the ground and giving it far more traction.
Якуб Гиловски
Якуб Гиловски - 19 dager siden
No piękny ten film, ale szkoda że w realu jest zupełnie inaczej 🤣🤣🤣
martingump - 19 dager siden
Wait 10 years and do this again. My money is on the old one towing the new one to the start 😄
Mariusz Kocyla
Mariusz Kocyla - 19 dager siden
How come old defender weight 2 t only and much smaller rs6 is over a 2 t
Diana Wambui
Diana Wambui - 19 dager siden
mat he is best driver ever
Land Cruiser
Land Cruiser - 19 dager siden
The Puma isn't even in diff lock... What kind of a car channel is this?
Jeff P
Jeff P - 19 dager siden
Go for 2nd??
You complete and utter buffoon.
Next time invite someone that can actually drive the old defender properly.
I recon the proper defender will pull the soccer mums defender across the field.
744 748
744 748 - 19 dager siden
The new LR is a barbie car for snowflake millennials.
Nathan Cole
Nathan Cole - 19 dager siden
All the gullible people thinking that the new one is a lot better than the older Land Rover, this guy didn’t even engage the centre locking or the front or rear diffs, basically meaning that it was only giving power on 1 axle, the small gearstick next to the big one is to engage the locking diffs, he didn’t even touch it and I can tell you from experience of owning a Land Rover 90 that it would’ve done a lot better than that if the diffs were engaged. You even said it had manual locking diffs but didn’t even touch the fucking lever to engage them. Stop trying to make the older ones look worse than they actually are
Rant over
Richard Williams
Richard Williams - 19 dager siden
Matt Watson couldn't drive sheep
Catherine Wairimu
Catherine Wairimu - 19 dager siden
Please review The new Cadillac Escalade
Matt Crick
Matt Crick - 19 dager siden
On my YouTube feed the video length image partially hides the R in the title, leaving TUG OF WAP. This, is where I’d like Carwow to go next!
Stefan Stoilov
Stefan Stoilov - 19 dager siden
New Land Rover Defender vs Old Land Rover Defender ....
Nah, I prefer the Land Cruiser!
Reeve Mason
Reeve Mason - 19 dager siden
Try the tug of war against a steam engine that will beat anything
Freak Nighter
Freak Nighter - 19 dager siden
I would like to see landrover defender vs jeep wrangler
John Graham
John Graham - 19 dager siden
Another nonsense of a test by Carwow. Firstly look at the towbar height difference (which is adjustable on the old defender). The new model height was so high the back of the old model is literally being lifted off the ground). Secondly, was diff lock even engaged on the old model- didn't look like it given both wheels weren't spinning. Thirdly, what on earth tyre pressures were you running on the off-road profile tyres on the old model - no squish at all = no grip. Another sponsored sham of a test I suppose.
ArcadE AmateuR
ArcadE AmateuR - 19 dager siden
you guys should really buy a track
the drag races are amazing but I would love track tests
Like so they can see
Mr S
Mr S - 19 dager siden
Flipping transit Defender! , try a 50th Anniversary Defender .
Mark P
Mark P - 19 dager siden
Crud video.
Not the same mass.
Not the same tyres.
Steve Jones
Steve Jones - 19 dager siden
Given low enough gearing, all that matters in cases like this is traction and, if that's the case, then the heavier vehicle has a massive advantage. No surprise about the result here.
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi - 19 dager siden
I love both of them
Charlie Darch
Charlie Darch - 19 dager siden
Why don't you do the rattling challenge
Sedzani Thilivhali
Sedzani Thilivhali - 19 dager siden
"I'm gonna pull off in second gear" says a man in a tug of war contest 😂
prof_ AW3SOM0
prof_ AW3SOM0 - 19 dager siden
Land cruiser vs defender