The Defender is dead, right? Not so fast. As Ronan Glon at Ran When Parked reported, a British businessman hasn’t let Jaguar Land Rover’s denial of permission to continue the Defender’s production stop him. A feasibility study is due later this year, which could result in a new factory specifically to build new Defenders – […]
Unlike the next Jeep Wrangler, the next Defender appears it may push the engineering envelope for an off-road utility vehicle. Continue reading Next Land Rover Defender going rogue? Next Land Rover Defender going rogue? originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
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The born-again Defender would be sold in the United States.
Jaguar Land Rover isn’t about to have some upstart company build a new version of its iconic Defender. The automaker shot back at rumors of a third-party resurrection of the boxy, beloved SUV, Autocar reports, stating that the previous-generation model will remain dead and buried as the company crafts a new model. Show More Summary
This daft, yet awesome concept design from YasidDESIGN combines the body styling of a Land Rover Defender with the ground-hugging properties of a stock car. Before you off-road and NASCAR purists get your panties in a bunch, it’s only a rendering.
"We're not going to let anyone build our Defender," says Land Rover.
Jaguar Land Rover has categorically denied that it is planning to, or will allow a third party to, resume production of the Land Rover Defender, which went out of production in January. A report in The Sunday Times claimed that Jim Ratcliffe, a British billionaire who built his fortune in the chemical industry, was hoping […]
“Now I’ve seen everything,” you can probably say. Behold: the NASCAR Land Rover, the unholiest and most hilarious of automotive unions I’ve ever seen dreamed up. Read more...
What’s old is new again, as the saying goes. This has never been truer for one of the world’s most favored vehicles, the Land Rover Defender, which is living its best life in the form of a roaring aftermarket. The British four-wheel-drive o... via JustLuxe.com
The Defender may not be dead yet if a billionaire has his way. Continue reading Classic Land Rover Defender may be saved by billionaire Classic Land Rover Defender may be saved by billionaire originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Six months ago, Land Rover ended production of its iconic Defender , a truck whose roots go all the way back to 1948. But now, The Sunday Times reports that a British business person is in talks with Jaguar Land Rover to bring back the off-road beast from the dead. Read more...
The Defender might make a comeback after all.
With Land Rover Defender production recently ending, the brand is now looking ahead to its replacement, which is due to be revealed in 2018. The Defender has a cult following amongst its fans – fans that were disappointed with a recent report that suggested the new model will be delayed by a year while the brand gets things right to […]
I recently visited Charleston, South Carolina, so I could finish my latest book. While I was there, I visited Charleston Cars and Coffee and encountered a six-wheeled Land Rover Defender fire truck. It was at that moment when I realized I would have to finish my book later. Read more...
West Coast Defenders works its magic to bring a rugged, stalwart SUV into the 21st century. Mostly. Continue reading 1997 West Coast Defenders Land Rover Defender 90 First Drive 1997 West Coast Defenders Land Rover Defender 90 First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 31 May 2016 12:02:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
British vehicle customizer and now coachbuilder A. Kahn Design is famous for its range of custom Land Rover Defenders, which includes a six-wheeled pickup called the Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6x6 Double Cab Pickup. However, Kahn has a sub-brand called the Chelsea Truck Company that focuses on customizing not only the Land Rover Defender but also the...
It appears another iconic vehicle is destined for the chopping block due to tightening safety and emissions requirements. Earlier this year we saw more than three decades of continuous Land Rover Defender production finally came to end. Now we're hearing the Toyota Land Cruiser 70, another 1980s-era SUV, will suffer the same fate in the not too...
The Land Rover Defender recently made its grand exit after 68 years, leaving the world without the hardest core Land Rover 4x4 for the time being. Happily for Defender fans, there are still aftermarket shops churning out awesome Defender creations, like the Kahn Design 6x6 Pick Up. Show More Summary
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 out, have taken notice. Wards Auto reports that Defender thefts are up a staggering 75 percent since production ceased earlier this year. It isn't clear just why thieves are...