The limited edition Land Rover Defender Heritage and Adventure models will hit showrooms in the coming weeks, although almost every example has already been snapped up by eager buyers.
According to the British brand’s local arm, the limited-edition Defender models have been in hot demand, with production of the iconic model set to wrap up within the next six months.
The Land Rover Defender Heritage and Adventure models will both be offered in short-wheelbase three-door, four-seat guise (90) and long-wheelbase five-door, seven-seat (110) configurations.
The Adventure model is limited to just 2277 units worldwide. It has new underbody protection for the side sills and engine sump, Goodyear MT/R tyres, LED projector headlamps, gloss black alloy wheels, three metallic paint options including Phoenix Orange (pictured) with contrasting Santorini Black grille and surround, bonnet, roof, rear door, headlamp surrounds and wheel arches.
With a focus on comfort, the Adventure gets premium seats with Windsor leather upholstery, white leather door inserts and grab handles, contrast stitching, dark headlining, Bright Aluminium trim and unique carpet mats.
The Heritage version is a modern interpretation of the first pre-production Series I Land Rover from 1947. Just 2654 units will be offered globally.
It is finished in Grasmere Green with an Alaska White roof, rounded out with a heritage-style grille, headlamp surrounds and heavy-duty steel wheels. Other highlights include a silver front bumper with black end caps, clear indicator lenses and Indus Silver door hinges.
There will be a few more Defenders making their way to Australia over the coming months, with a December production run to be the last of the current-generation model to be built for our market.
Dealers and buyers alike are said to be fighting to get their hands on those vehicles, which will arrive in February.
Land Rover Defender Limited Edition pricing (plus on-road costs):