Showing posts in the category of Land Rover Defender

Kahn Design to Debut “Flying Huntsman” 6x6 Concept in Geneva


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Kahn Design will unveil a 6x6 stretched version of a Land Rover Defender in the form of a concept called Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6x6 in the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.

UK’s Twisted Makes the Land Rover Defender Better, Faster and more Exclusive


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If you like what Icon does to the 1970s Ford Bronco SUV, but are more into British vehicles than American, then you have a way of getting what you want. There’s a company in the UK called Twisted which specializes in all things Land and Range Rover.

Jaguar-Land Rover's Trio of Cars for New James Bond Movie Spectre


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Jaguar's stunning C-X75 hypercar didn't make the production cut, but it did make it into the upcoming James Bond flick Spectre where it will star alongside a Land Rover and a Range Rover.

A. Kahn Design LR Defender is Manly Beyond Belief


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Some can easily argue that most SUVs are a bit too docile in the way they look. A bit too friendly or pretty even. Good thing we've got our G-Wagons and our Defenders to keep us company.

This is How they Build the Soon-to-be-Dead Land Rover Defender


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The current shape and style of Land Rover Defender has been in production, according to official data, since 1990. It has changed and evolved with the times somewhat, but it’s still built the way it was some 25 years ago.

Start Saying Goodbye to Land Rover Defender with these Special Editions


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The time is finally here: it's when we're all going to have to say farewell to the Land Rover Defender as we know it – with a slew of special edition models.

Urban Truck Land Rover Defender Ultimate RS Packs 500 HP V8


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There's nothing defensive about this LR Defender by Urban Truck. Its 500 HP LS3 V8 engine makes it a real beast for both on and off-road.

Wildcat's 430HP LS3-Powered Land Rover Defender [w/Video]


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The Land Rover Defender may be highly capable off-road, but it also has a renown of being a slow vehicle.

UK-based aftermarket specialist Wildcat has solved this problem by replacing the stock diesel engine and gearbox with a Chevrolet Corvette-sourced 6.2-liter LS3 V8 petrol engine and a GM 6L80 six-speed automatic gearbox.

This is How a Land Rover Defender Should be Driven Off-Road


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People in the know always rave on about how the Land Rover Defender is next-to unparalelled when it comes to dealing with off-road driving.

However, since it doesn’t have any electronic aids, like Land Rover’s more modern products, you need some skill and technique to make the most of its abilities.

More Details About 2016-Bound All-New Land Rover Defender


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For a vehicle that's coming up soon, details on the new Land Rover Defender are surprisingly sparse. We know it will most likely feature an aluminum frame and a modern design that’s already been signed off, as well as the fact that it will be “rugged and attainable.

Land Rover's Special Operations To Give Defender A Proper Send-Off


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The end is approaching for the Land Rover Defender as we know it, but Jaguar Land Rover's new Special Operations unit is prepared to give the icon a fitting farewell.

"Harry's Garage" Series of Videos Kicks Off with 1954 Land Rover Series 1


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You may know that EVO magazine founder Harry Metcalfe has been working as Executive Advisor of Special Operations at Jaguar Land Rover since 2013.

1973 Land Rover Series III Can Go over Everything


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The Land Rover Series III is the predecessor of today’s Defender, as anyone could tell just by taking a look at its almost unchanged shape. Built between 1971 and 1985, the Series III was one of the most rugged off-roaders of its time.

New Land Rover Defender’s Design Reportedly Finalized


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The styling of the upcoming Land Rover Defender, one of the most important launches for the British automaker in recent years, has been reportedly signed off.

New Land Rover Defender Family's Models will be "Rugged and Attainable”


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Motor show sidelines are some of the best places to catch official representatives revealing (semi-official) clues in regards to their future plans, and it was in New York that Land Rover’s design director, Gerry McGovern, dropped hints as to what they were going to do with the Defender name plate.

Icon Realizes the Full Potential of Land Rover Defender via V8 Swap


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The Land Rover Defender gets much love from people for many very different reasons. For some it’s one step up from a farm tractor and inherently used as such, while others acknowledge the draw and potential its square shape has and see it as a fashion accessory – most modern Landy-lovers probably find themselves in the middle, but not the unknown customer who ordered the vehicle you see here from Icon.

Owner Explains the Attraction of Land Rover Defenders


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People who own and drive a Land Rover Defender are not as badly perceived as those who travel in a fancy modern SUV, despite the fact that the environmental impact is probably similar, especially if the Defender in question is fitted with an old diesel engine.

Kahn Shows Own Idea of More Modern Looking Land Rover Defender Diesel


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The Land Rover Defender is a vehicle that after almost half a century of service, is finally being dragged towards retirement. However, even after it will be put out of production, there will still be plenty around to break up for parts or salvage, refurbish and even modernize as extensively as you wish, kind of like what Kahn Design has done with the diesel one shown here or the more extreme (and much faster one) with the elongated front section.

Land Rover Reveals Two New Defender Variants Ahead of Geneva


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Land Rover has announced that it will be bringing two new Defender variants to early March’s Geneva motor show. As we’ve come to expect, these kinds of special versions/packs don’t alter the vehicle in any dramatically significant way, concentrating just on changing its appearance (and perceived level of luxury, in this case, as they are only offered on cars of already high XS specification).

Kahn Says This Defender is Probably the Fastest Land Rover in the World


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Kahn is making a pretty big statement with this heavily modified Defender dubbed 'Chelsea Longnose' that comes with a 495bhp V8 engine, as the British tuner is claiming that it's "probably the fastest Land Rover on the planet", which may hold true, but only if they're excluding Range Rover-badged models.