A little over a year ago, a Land Rover Defender privately imported from the U.K. was crushed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection because it wasn’t old enough to be legally imported under classic car rules (i.e. 25 years or older). Now a classic Mini has suffered the same fate. U.S. customs agents, together with their counterparts in the...
Remember the Bowler Wildcat? Wait, don't answer that, of course you remember the Bowler Wildcat - the tube-framed off-road racer with a V8 heart and a five-year-old's insatiable appetite for dirt. It is no longer made by Bowler, however;...Show More Summary
The Land Rover Defender may be on the cusp of being discontinued but that doesn't mean it isn't as capable as any other off road vehicles. Quite the opposite in fact as XCAR found out at Easton, where Land Rover come to challenge their vehicles.
As I scoured auction sites and classified ads for the perfect vehicle to take into battle with Autoblog Associate Editor Brandon Turkus, I knew I needed to find something unique. You see, I'm currently 0-2 at winning a round of ThisShow More Summary
Next-gen build to improve compatibility with easy-to-find wheel and tire sizes, simplifying repairs on expeditions.
When we saw 2011’s DC100 concept, a first-look at an eventual Defender replacement, 2015 was the year being cited for the inevitable replacement and end of the Defender as we know it today. While 2015 will still be the year the current Defender bows out of the market (the decision is due to emissions regs), its replacement won’t quite...
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Land Rover is reportedly planning to give its Defender off-roader a 'proper' send-off, with a limited edition model in the pipeline. The UK's Autocar reports that the Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations team will be tasked with creating the farewell model, which could include powered-up diesel engines. Show More Summary
Everybody knows that the best offense is a good defense and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Land Rover, at first glance, looks to be a pretty good Defender. It's really an earlier 90, but you'll still need to decide if its price is offensive. Read more...
The Land Rover Defender, one of the most coveted off-road vehicles ever built, will get the axe in 2015, 22 years after its introduction and 66 years after its ancestor, the Land Rover Series, was launched. An icon will cease to exist, although the Brits are working on a successor that will arrive sometime in 2017. Show More Summary
Just 50 examples of the Defender Africa will be sold worldwide.
Land Rover has been threatening to mess with the design of the timeless (archaic) Defender for years, and now rumor has it they've settled on a new look that we'll see in 2015. But apparently it won't look anything like the Power Wheels/FJ Cruiser lovechild "DC100" concept we saw in 2011. Read more...
From Truck Yeah!: Remember the one-make Land Rover Defender rally series set up by Bowler, makers of the most insane off-roaders of the all? Well, it's a muddy blast. We should all move to Wales. Read more...
The next Defender will look bolder and more sophisticated.
The design of the new-generation Land Rover Defender has reportedly been finalised after years in the studio. According to Autocar, the British manufacturer says the new Defender will look nothing like the DC100 concepts (above) it unleashed three years ago to start the conversation about the 21st century version of its iconic off-roader. The report claims [...]
As Land Rover’s Defender edges closer to extinction in its current British-built form, company bosses have reportedly declared that the final shape for the new version has been locked-in. And a report from British mag Autocar appears...Show More Summary
Starting a career in formula racing? There's a whole dedicated ladder of feeder series from Formula Renault to GP2. Ditto rally, Indy, NASCAR... even Dakar-style rally raid has the Land Rover Defender Challenge. But sports endurance racing is a bit more tricky. Show More Summary
Hide your kids, hide your wives and hide your Land Rovers, because the federal government is rounding up a handful due to questionable importation paperwork. Jalopnik reports 40 Land Rover 90s, 110s and Defenders were rounded-up by the Department of Homeland Security Tuesday as evidence in a federal investigation over illegal importation of the iconic […]
Early Tuesday morning, federal authorities from the Department of Homeland Security allegedly seized 40 gray-market Land Rover 90, 110 and Defender SUVs in what is believed to be part of an ongoing case that has already resulted in 20...Show More Summary
Ant-Kahn is a collaborative partnership between Afzal Kahn – innovative automotive fashion designer and founder of the Kahn group of companies, and Ant Anstead, founder of expert vehicle manufacturer Evanta,....