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Yeah, but who exactly are its competitors and buyers?

The new Land Rover Defender should take a bow in concept form later this year, celebrating the company's 70th anniversary. The production version is expected to debut and go into production next year. Among the short- and long-wheelbase versions predicted from spy shots, and the several body styles expected to sit atop them, Autocar reports that a single-cab pickup will join the Defender lineup about a year after launch. The point to stress is that Autocar believes there will "most likely" only


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.


One more special edition before the new one.

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


It was one of three shown at the SUV's Amsterdam Motor Show debut in 1948

This is one of the most historic vehicles in the car world.

Los Angeles

Defending its off-road heritage, but not its looks.

This one won't be strictly for the fans.


Jim Ratcliffe says the design is not trademarked in Britain.

He says the design is not trademarked in Britain.


Live the Defender life for a day. Or half a day.

You can drive on in Vermont, North Carolina, or California.

First Drive

Not-so-humble Defenders at a humbling price, brought to you by the Humble brothers.


The BRP's Can-Am Defender won't be called that in the EU.

Land Rover is eager to defend its Defender even in court.


The best car isn't always the fastest one. Sometimes it's just about how it makes you feel.

The List

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.


Learn what it's like to drive a Defender without having to maintain one.


A chemical industry magnate wants to resurrect the venerable SUV.

The Defender may not be dead yet if a billionaire has his way.

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.


The production model will likely arrive in 2019.

Land Rover execs still don't know where to build the new Defender, but they want to have it on the road in 2019. There's a chance assembly could still take place in the UK.

A Continuous Line Stretching Back 68 Years Ends Today

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.


This is the highest price ever paid for a Land Rover. The sale of this 2,000,000th Defender/Series-line vehicle benefitted two charities.