Land Rover Defender

 
Land Rover Defender Works V8

Land Rover Defender V-8 conversion marks 70th anniversary

It was 70 years ago that the Rover company introduced the first Land Rover. The vehicle stayed in production right through to the 1980s when it was replaced by the Defender, which itself finally ceased production in 2016. Land Rover is expected to celebrate the historic run by revealing a... read more

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East Coast Defender Project Barbour

Fashion label Barbour commissions bespoke Defender to celebrate Land Rover-inspired line

Barbour is a British fashion label famous for its rugged, waterproof clothing. The Land Rover Defender is also British, is also rugged, and is also quite adept at wading... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
2011 Land Rover DC100 concept

New Land Rover Defender won’t have retro design

There’s probably no greater challenge for a designer than redesigning an icon. And they don’t get more iconic than the Land Rover Defender, a vehicle whose design... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Land Rover Discovery SVX concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

A hardcore SVX Land Rover Defender might be in the works

It's unclear what the next-generation Land Rover Defender will bring when it finally arrives—Land Rover says it's "not far away"—but we do know the brand is... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
2,000,000th Land Rover Defender

Unofficial Land Rover Defender successor gets a name: Projekt Grenadier

Decades of Land Rover Defender production finally came to a close in early 2016. While Land Rover has confirmed a successor is coming soon, there are concerns this modern... read more September 19, 2017 by


 
Land Rover Experience "Defender Driving Experience" with vintage Defender

You can now drive a vintage Defender at the Land Rover Experience

Early last year, its maker laid the Land Rover Defender to rest, but it certainly hasn't forgotten about the SUV. In fact, it still lets enthusiasts have a go behind the... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
East Coast Defender Project Blackout

America’s East Coast Defender back with another V-8-powered Defender SUV

There’s a company down in Orlando, Florida that’s churning out custom Land Rover Defenders for sale in the United States. The company is East Coast Defender, and... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
Last Land Rover Defender is built at famous Solihull plant in the United Kingdom - January 29, 2016

New Land Rover Defender "not far away," automaker says

The beloved Land Rover Defender was sent to the automotive graveyard in early 2016 after decades of production. But, Land Rover will produce a follow-up act and it's coming... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
East Coast Defender Project Viper

East Coast Defender offering V-8-powered Land Rover Defenders in US

There’s a company based in Orlando, Florida offering Land Rover Defenders for sale in the United States. But these aren’t your run-of-the-mill Defenders. No, the... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
Jim Ratcliffe

British billionaire confirms plan to build Defender-like SUV

Last summer, reports emerged of the plans of British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe to resurrect the iconic Land Rover Defender that went out of production the previous January... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Chelsea Truck Company Defender ‘The End’ edition Land Rover Defender

Kahn Design builds 'The End' edition Defender to celebrate iconic SUV's run

Land Rover finally ceased production of its iconic Defender at the Solihull plant in the United Kingdom early last year. The vehicle was in continuous production since 1983... read more March 17, 2017 by


 
Last Land Rover Defender is built at famous Solihull plant in the United Kingdom - January 29, 2016

Report: Billionaire seeks to resurrect iconic Land Rover Defender

Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender ceased in January after a run lasting more than decades. While Land Rover is hard at work on a modern Defender, currently thought... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
2013 Land Rover Defender

With production over, Land Rover Defender thefts rise dramatically

Land Rover's iconic Defender is now out of production, which means that there will never be more of the original icons on the road than there are today. Thieves, it turns... read more May 3, 2016 by


 
Last Land Rover Defender is built at famous Solihull plant in the United Kingdom - January 29, 2016

Land Rover Defender production at Solihull comes to an end

Land Rover’s Solihull plant in the United Kingdom has been churning out Defenders since 1983. Production at the site goes back much further, though, as it was here that... read more January 29, 2016 by


 
2,000,000th Land Rover Defender

Jaguar Land Rover Plant In Slovakia Confirmed, Starts Production In 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed plans to construct a new vehicle plant in Slovakia, following months of negotiations with the local government. The plant will be located in... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
2015 Land Rover Defender Heritage Edition

Report: New Land Rover Defender coming with 5 bodystyles

Land Rover’s iconic Defender off-roader will finally cease production next month. The vehicle, which features a design that’s barely budged from the original boxy... read more December 7, 2015 by


 
 

 
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