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Jaguar Land Rover to move new Defender production to Slovakia

New Defender will join Discovery at plant that opened just months ago

New Defender will join Discovery at plant that opened just months ago.

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2020 Land Rover Defender is staying boxy

It melds classic and modern Land Rover design

It melds classic and modern Land Rover design.

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820-foot Land Rover Defender outline drawn high up a French mountain

The snow art was created to celebrate 70 years of the legendary truck

It's been 70 long years since the original Land Rover was introduced at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show. The story goes that the boxy shape was drawn in the sand of Red Wharf Bay by Rover's engineering director Maurice Wilks. Now, that figure has been stomped on the snow of the French Alps, as an artist specializing on snow art has created a 820-foot Defender shape at La Plagne.

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Land Rover Defender returns with a 400-hp V8 for a limited run

One more special edition before the new one.

It's the most powerful Defender ever from Land Rover.

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Drive a Land Rover Defender | The List #0166

The Defender is banned in America, so we drove one in England

We go off-roading in a Land Rover Defender on this episode of The List.

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1997 West Coast Defenders Land Rover Defender 90 First Drive

With a few rough edges smoothed, this Defender is a lovable brute.

West Coast Defenders works its magic to bring a rugged, stalwart SUV into the 21st century. Mostly.

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Land Rover reveals electrified Defender research vehicle

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 th

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Land Rover to offer 16 models by 2020

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 embarking on a massive lineup expansion, with the goal of producing 600,000 vehicles

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Land Rover Defender will return to U.S. in next generation [UPDATE]

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 engineered to meet U.S. crash safety and emissions standar

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Land Rover Defender XTech Special Edition looks even more formidable

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 Landie and the Jeff Sabatini

Lego Land Rover Defender 110 is plasticized perfection [w/video]

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 and functional disc brakes on all four corners. It's cool. We'll wait while you pick your j

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Vilner adds wood paneling to Land Rover Defender

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.

Prindiville smooths out the Land Rover Defender's rough edges

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.

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Blaser outfits special edition Land Rover Defender for hunting

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. That's why German firearms manufacturer Blaser has outfitted this special edition Defender for just such a market.

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Next Land Rover Defender to be built in India?

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 that the 2015 Land Rover

In Detail: Land Rover Defender DC100 Concepts

Next to the Mercedes G-Class, the Land Rover Defender could be one of the oldest new trucks for sale (although, you can't buy it in the U.S.). The Defender's potential replacement, the DC100 concept, represents Land Rover's most overdue refresh. Making up for lost time, Land Rover has ambitious plans for the DC100, including some state of the art technology.

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Translogic drives Land Rover's Defender concept, samples its James Bondian tech

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 Def

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Land Rover unveils updated DC100 Concept

Land Rover is continuing to explore how to approach the next generation Defender, as evidenced by this updated version of its DC100 Concept that was initially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The latest version features new 20-inch wheels shod with Cooper all-terrain tire

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Land Rover bringing updated DC100 Defender concept to LA

We were all surprised when we arrived in Frankfurt a couple of months ago to find Land Rover there with not one, but two distinct versions of the DC100 concept: one hardtop and one open-air model. But when the LA Auto Show opens later this month, Land Rover is set to unveil a third versi

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