Hooray! The Land Rover Defenders of the unfortunate Hoegh Osaka car carrier are getting saved right now! Along with the rest. Read more...
Land Rover creates an authentic historical experience with its Celebration Assembly Line that opened this week. It features period-correct parts and machinery in an environment designed to recreate the original Land Rover Series I factory. Land Rover Recreates 1948 Defender Production Line originally appeared on topspeed.com on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 14:30 EST. read more
At last, U.S. Land Rover dealerships are slated to get exactly what they’ve been missing. No, we’re not talking about a revival of the iconic Defender...at least not quite yet. We’re pointing to the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport, a compact crossover that works exceedingly well for daily all-weather family use but offers enough...
This year is going to be the last year for the iconic Land Rover Defender as we know it. It's a remarkable vehicle, known the world over, and its shape has remained pretty consistent since the first Rover was born in 1948. Over the course of those decades, Defenders have served in all manner of work and in all manner of terrain and climate. These...
With regular production of the current-generation Defender set to come to a close by year-end, Land Rover is declaring 2015 the Year of the Defender. The celebration will include a trio of Defender special editions: the luxurious Autobiography...Show More Summary
The iconic Land Rover Defender is not long for this world in its current guise, but at least one coach-building company isn’t going to let it die quietly. Kahn Design has come up with this: the Flying Huntsman 105 Longnose Defender. As the names suggests, the Longnose has an additional 400mm of metal in its snout which also prompted the ‘105’ name. Show More Summary
The Kahn Flying Huntsman is powered by a GM-sourced 6.2-liter V8 engine.
Kahn Design reveals initial images and details of the first in a line of Flying Huntsman models, packing an LS3 V8 engine under the stretched hood of a Land Rover Defender hot rod set to be revealed at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Continue...Show More Summary
Land Rovers, old and new, on the beach at Red Wharf Bay. Photos courtesy Jaguar Land Rover. In 1947, a legend was created on a beach at Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey, U.K., when Maurice Wilks, engineering director of Rover, drew the shape of the original Land Rover for his brother Spence, the company’s managing […]
As Land Rover slowly, expensively, and by some measure dramatically puts an end to its historic Defender model, bad guys around the World will have to look elsewhere for a decent, rugged, tough, go-anywhere, kill-anything, on-and-off-roader. Show More Summary
Land Rover bids farewell to the Defender with three limited-edition variants. The Heritage mimics the original Land Rover, the Adventure is for serious off-roading, and the Autobiography has a modern style. They also did this.
The Land Rover Defender is about as iconic as they come, getting its start some 68 years ago and remaining relatively unchanged despite the six decades that’s past. However, nothing lasts forever and the classic Defender is on its way...Show More Summary
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Forthcoming from Land Rover are a trio of collectible Defenders, each paying homage to a different aspect of the British car manufacturer’s heritage. Largely inspired by early Land Rover models, the Celebration Series includes a green… The post Land Rover Defender Celebration Series appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Launched in 1983 as a successor to the original Land Rover Series, the Defender remained largely unaltered throughout its life, with none of the three important revisions it received in 1990, 2007 and 2012 diluting its classic, no-nonsense recipe. Show More Summary
The enduring classic that is the Defender will cease production at Solihull at the end of this year, but before it does, Land Rover has released three new special editions - and made its mark in the sand one kilometer across. Continue...Show More Summary
The Land Rover's story started in Red Wharf Bay in 1947 when Maurice Wilks drew his first sketch in the sand with his brother. His car's story ends after 68 years with the Defender's finish this December, but before that, Land Rover is giving us 3 stunning cars with a wonderful farewell in the sand. Read more...
Land Rover has kicked off the final year of production of the current Defender by unveiling two unique limited edition models: the Adventure Edition and the Heritage Edition. Land Rover vehicle line director Nick Rogers says the two special edition Defenders were created to each celebrate a different element of the iconic off-roader’s versatile character. [...]
Production of the Land Rover Defender will finally come to an end this year, with the last example scheduled to roll off the line at Land Rover’s Solihull plant in the U.K. in December. The Defender, whose basic shape hasn’t changed much since the launch of the original ‘Land Rover’ back in 1948, is being phased out due to...