Classic Land Rover Defender

Classic Land Rover Defender

The classic Land Rover Defender is one of the most iconic vehicles in British motor history as one of the world’s most capable off roading beasts. Little has changed over the years, especially in regard to style, but underneath the gruff exterior it’s actually a pretty advanced machine. A new 2.4ltr diesel engine boosts its already remarkable credentials.

Originally designed by Maurice Wilks, chief designer at Rover, when his Willys Jeep broke down and he couldn’t get replacement parts from America. Cue the chance of a lifetime: to make a better, British off-roader. And he succeeded so well that the Land Rover is still going strong today. Well done Maurice! It’s like a vehicular Swiss-army knife with a versatile range of uses from tractor to people carrier, from van to mobile power source. Not much has changed from its original uber-utilitarian design.

Get into the high commanding driving position and you’ll be treated to [...]

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