Land Rover Defender 90
West Coast Defenders works its magic to bring a rugged, stalwart SUV into the 21st century. Mostly.
Starting with the Series I, the rugged post-war off-roader that slowly evolved into the Defender of today, these trucks have been in production for 68 years. All that ends today.
Kahn Design reveals initial images and details of the first in a line of Flying Huntsman models, packing an LS3 V8 engine under the stretched hood of a Land Rover Defender hot rod set to be revealed at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.
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
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 part
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 that's worn it and its rough-and-tumble, rural nature can be traced all the way back to the original Series I Land Rover, from 1948.
Land Rover Defender X-Tech Limited Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
Land Rover Defender by Aznom and Romeo Ferraris – Click above for high-res image gallery