This Brand New 2016 Defender 90 Autobiography Or The Truly New 2020 Defender?

Land Rover celebrated the end of the original Defender with several limited editions, including the Autobiography. Now, one of those vehicles is up for sale, and could be everything you ever wanted from such a ride.

Available from RMSothebys at the London, UK, auction set for October 24, it’s based on the Defender 90. It’s actually one of 80 ever built and is practically brand new, with less than 70 km (43 miles) on the clock, after being kept in storage for a couple of years.

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Shipped new to Germany in 2016, it was then sold to its current owner, who took it to Switzerland two years later and continued to treat it like a work of art, refraining from driving it. The unique two-tone paintwork, black and beige Windsor leather upholstery and everything else looks top-notch, with the auction house describing its overall condition as ‘new’.

Special look aside, the Defender Autobiography also benefited from a bump in power in the European market, with the 2.2–liter turbodiesel engine getting 150 PS (148 hp / 110 kW), up 28 PS (28 hp / 21 kW) from the regular models.

Don’t go checking your finances just yet, because the auction house didn’t provide an estimated selling price. Still, don’t expect it to be a deal, given that when it first launched, 4 years ago, it was available from £61,845 ($76,983/€69,758) in the United Kingdom. The new-gen Defender, on the other hand, which was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week, is available from £40,290 ($50,152/€45,445).

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  • Bash

    Some will hate what I’m going to say, but this you can remote all the badges, logos and emblems and will still be recognized as a defender, while the new one if you striped all the aforementioned things, or can be a ford or some Chinese copy of an LR product. The new one is still nice though tbh. But I’ll pick this.

    • Abu Sayyaff

      Beyond looks, the old Defender was piece of garbage. Good to look at, no thank you to own. A Nissan y61 a full on serious SUV and still sold all over the world for less than $35K will do donuts of this Defender and never break down.

      • Bash

        I think I got what you tryin to say here despite your weak sentence structure. Heck I kinda agree with you even.

        • alexxx


          • Bash

            I still don’t really and fully understand his thing, but from his name, I’d rather prefer to keep him satisfied and not to argue with him.

          • Abu Sayyaff

            Thank you very much….am satisfied blenty….main thing please work hard so that you can earn more money to buy the new defender instead of coming here like clown and making a fool of yourself ???

          • Bash

            There is so much going on with you, isn’t it. Don’t bother.

          • Abu Sayyaff

            Ouch !!?

          • Bash

            lol did I hurt you? lol and what’s with Alaadin little fella nickname?

          • Abu Sayyaff

            Ouchi Ouch ….???????

        • Abu Sayyaff

          English is not my 1st language, but am sure you got the idea…’s piece of junk ??????

  • designer_dick

    If they’d put the all-new LCV2/3 into production in the late ’90s like they should have done, I’d take one of those.

  • FlamerSmasherMBXCar_Part II

    In the U.S. we have no choice to buy the new 2020 Land Rover Defender hate to break it to you.

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