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    Official: Chevy-powered Icon Land Rover Defender 90 goes its own way [w/video]
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    As far as resto-mods go, few turn the trick quite as well as the folks at Icon. We've seen the California outfit do its thing with everything from a Chevy Thriftmaster pickup and Ford Bronco to an electric bicycle and even an Ural Solo motorbike. For its latest project, Icon has worked over ...

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    Report: Next Land Rover Defender will 'have to wash its face' to gain broader appeal
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    Land Rover design director Gerry McGovern said in an interview with English newspaper the Shropshire Star that the next-generation Defender will need to achieve a five-fold sales increase in order to support its business case. Getting from 20,000 annual sales to 100,000 means "we have to broaden ...

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    Official: Land Rover drives Defender to the Pole of Cold
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    You may think it's cold where you are right now, polar vortexes and whatnot, but no matter where you are, you know it's got to be colder somewhere else. Except if you're at the Pole of Cold. The point in Siberia has recorded the coldest temperatures in history, dipping down to -67.7 degrees ...

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    Report: Land Rover Defender pickup coming in 2017?
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    American consumers will remember the Land Rover Defender as a utilitarian SUV that was sold in the US for a short time. What many may not realize, though, is that in its home market the Defender is arguably one of the most versatile vehicles around, available in a number of different body styles ...

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    Motorsports: Land Rover launches Defender Challenge by Bowler rally series
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    Want to work your way up to Formula One? There are numerous feeder series you can start out with. Same goes for NASCAR, Indy, the World Rally Championship... just about every form of motorsport has its ladder to ascend. But Land Rover and its racing partner Bowler noticed a lack of a clear path ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #354
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    2015 Ford Mustang renders, four-door FT-86, Land Rover Defender ending production, Ford's Vignale trim Episode #354 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth and Jeff Ross are joined by Autoblog alum George Kennedy from Boldride.com. Topics include the most recent crop of 2015 ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #354 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #354 tonight, and you can check out the topics below, drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module, and don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream ...

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    Report: Land Rover ending Defender production after 67 years
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    Great Britain's original off-roader will be ending production in 2015, 67 years after it started rolling out of factories. That's right, the Land Rover Defender is slated to end its run in just over two short years. And although that name "Defender" has only been in use since 1990, the vehicle ...

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    Report: Next-gen Defender plans scrapped, Freelander name being dropped
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    There seem to be plenty of reports swirling in regards to Land Rover lately. According to Autocar, not only is the British automaker going back to the drawing board for the design of its next-generation Defender, but the outlet is also saying that the Freelander name could be dropped. While the ...

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    Official: Land Rover Defender LXV special edition celebrates 65 years of going anywhere
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    Land Rover held a 65th birthday party for itself at Packington Estate, on the grounds where its contributions to the world of off-roading were tested from the very first model in 1948 all the way through the 1970s. If you weren't there, you missed getting a piece of the birthday cake delivered ...

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    Official: Land Rover reveals electrified Defender research vehicle
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    Somewhere in the Land Rover corral at the Geneva Motor Show next to that nine-speed ZF 9HP automatic transmission will be seven Land Rover Defender electric research vehicles. The Advanced Engineering Team replaced the diesel in the front of its 110-Series Defender with an electric motor ...

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    Report: Land Rover to offer 16 models by 2020
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    The Range Rover Evoque was a bold new direction for Land Rover that proved successful, but if reports are to be believed, it is only the beginning of an onslaught of new products. According to a report from Autocar, the brand associated with both opulent motoring and rugged off-road capability is ...

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    Report: Land Rover Defender will return to U.S. in next generation [UPDATE]
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    Good news, Defender fans: Word has it Land Rover will bring the rugged SUV to the U.S. market once the next-generation bows. According to TheCarConnection.com, Jaguar Land Rover North America CEO Andy Goss confirmed the next Defender will be a global product, and that it will be specifically ...

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    Official: Land Rover Defender XTech Special Edition looks even more formidable
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    Among the many not-for-U.S.-sale vehicles we adore, there are few SUV's counted. In fact, there may be just one: The Land Rover Defender. Unavailable in the colonies since many of us were in short pants – or at least college – the Defender is the direct descendent of the original ...

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    Lego Land Rover Defender 110 is plasticized perfection [w/video]
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    It's official. You really can build anything from Lego blocks. Behold a fully-functional 1:8.5 scale version of a Land Rover Defender 110. This radio-controlled machine features a five-speed transmission with reverse, a two-speed transfer case that offers both four-wheel and two-wheel drive modes ...

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    Official: Vilner adds wood paneling to Land Rover Defender
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    Bulgarian tuner Vilner has some kind of Luxo-Ray that fires munitions packed with at least two tons of quilted leather and Alcantara, then aims it at just about everything as soon as it can be reloaded. The latest target is the Land Rover Defender Wood, making this the second time in a year that ...

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    Prindiville smooths out the Land Rover Defender's rough edges
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    Among the most capable SUVs, some are luxurious and some are decidedly spartan. The Land Rover Defender stands firmly in the latter category, but that won't stop some tuners from sprucing it up. Prindiville Design, based near Silverstone, recently unveiled its own take on the Lamborghini ...

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    Report: Blaser outfits special edition Land Rover Defender for hunting
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    The Land Rover Defender may be nearing the end of its line, but over the course of its lifetime it has become the go-to vehicle for any number of off-road applications. They're used on safaris and expeditions, by military forces and humanitarian organizations. And yes, they're used by hunters. ...

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    Report: Next Land Rover Defender to be built in India?
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    When Tata's purchase of Jaguar and Land Rover began to appear inevitable, the question "Would you buy a Jaguar made in India?" was oft repeated. Yet it looks like Land Rover will be the first of the two brands to try to benefit from this kind of Anglo-Indian synergy: a report in Autocar states ...

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    Video: Translogic drives Land Rover's Defender concept, samples its James Bondian tech
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    We were thrilled to see that Land Rover unveiled a pair of concept vehicles in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The two models; a drop-top and a more business-like fixed roof off-roader, signal a pair of possible directions of the next generation Defender. Both models are very attractive ...

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