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A brief history of the Land Rover Defender

Few vehicles shake up a motor show like a new Land Rover. Look at the new Defender which stole the show recently at Frankfurt. Funnily enough, the original Land Rover did something similar 71 years ago.  The new Land Rover Defender is incredibly important for the brand. It represents a huge redesign for the iconic model, which will be under lots of pressure to sell...

2018 Land Rover Defender V8 Works quick drive review

A limited run of modernised, V8-powered Defenders? How on Earth could I say no to that...

2016 Land Rover Defender 90 Review

The end of an era: the Land Rover Defender 90 is all-but sold out, and while there are tears being shed by loyalists, pragmatists can rest assured there are other options out there.

2015 Land Rover Defender 110 Review

“Lovely Defender”, said a small voice from somewhere behind the tailgate-mounted spare wheel, later revealed as belonging to an admiring Septuagenarian. “My husband had one years ago, though I had to sell it when he died.” Such is the vintage of the Land Rover Defender, essentially unchanged in design for decades, just like its raison d’etre...

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Land Rover Defender Videos

NEW Land Rover Defender revealed! Watch our walkaround review

Some days, we thought we'd never see another Defender. It was all taking too long, and hope was thin on the ground. Now, eight years since it unveiled the DC100 concept, Land Rover has finally come through with a new-generation Defender. What do you think? CarAdvice is at the Frankfurt Motor Show, watch Alborz Fallah walk you through the new-gen model...

Land Rover Defender Old v New: Seven decades of Land Rover

Read the article here. Once upon a time when someone said Land Rover, a hardcore, open-topped Jeep lookalike was what came to mind. We've brought together the first example ever registered in New South Wales - and the 138th vehicle built by the iconic British brand - with a couple of newer Land Rovers, including what could be one of the first ever Defender models, and one of the last Defenders, the Heritage Edition...

2015 Land Rover Defender 110 Review : Off-road Icon

http://www.caradvice.com.au/340549/?yt_desc - Read the article here. The Land Rover Defender is an off-road icon, but it's also an endangered species. The end is near for one of the best off-road vehicles ever built. If you can conjure up an iconic overland journey, the Defender has tackled it...

Land Rover Defender Comparisons

Land Rover Defender Old v New Comparison: 1983 110 County v 2016 110 Adventure

The Land Rover Defender 110 Adventure represents the end of a legendary line. For fans of the model, it's the end of a significant off-road era. Here, we take a look back with the first coil sprung Defender, the 1983 County.

Land Rover Defender old v new comparison: 1948 Series 1 v 1991 Defender 90 v 2016 Defender 90 Heritage Edition

The story of Land Rover is a tale for the ages. The brand launched way back in 1948 in the shadows of World War Two, and it’s clear that the inspiration was the army-spec Willys jeep. History tells us that the Land Rover – as the original model was known – was only supposed to be built for a few years until parent company Rover had enough cash flow to sort out its luxury car offerings...

Land Rover Defender News

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 priced from $69,990

The 2020 Land Rover Defender will be priced below $70,000 before on-road costs when it arrives in Australia, but you'll be able to pay upwards of $135,000 for a top-spec model. That makes even the base 2020 Defender more expensive than the limited-run Defender 110 Adventure Edition revealed in 2015, and pricier than the range-topping Jeep Wrangler...

Styling face-off: 2020 Land Rover Defender 90 v 2011 DC100 concept

Back in 2011, literally a century ago (okay, that's not how 'literally' works), well before I joined CarAdvice, I wrote about and drooled over the Land Rover DC100 concept. CarAdvice wrote about it too, of course. Modeled as a potential preview of the new off-roading SUV that would replace the legendary Defender, the DC100 introduced a look that brought some modernity to the concept...

Configurator Challenge: 2020 Land Rover Defender

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our configurator challenge, we let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. This week, we've taken on the 2020 Land Rover Defender. Let us know what you think in the comments, and which cars you’d like to see next! Scott Collie, Journalist Alright...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Frankfurt motor show special!

This week Paul Maric, Alborz Fallah, Tony Crawford, Josh Dowling, and Mike Costello are broadcasting from the Volkswagen stand at the 2019 Frankfurt motor show.  They discuss their hits and misses, and the lack of manufacturers present at the show. Plus, they cover some of the production models and concepts, including the Volkswagen ID...

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Land Rover Defender Owner Reviews

1997 Land Rover Defender 110 (4x4) Review

You read the jurno reviews, that all tell you how uncomfortable on the road the Defender is. Have they ever driven one 14 hours a day for weeks on end? Long days of highway driving followed by days in a desert, and thousands of kilometers of secondary corrugated roads? When you do, you realise how comfortable it is...

1994 Land Rover Defender Review

Our mate from across the ditch, Tumm Funn, once moaned about spending six months in a leaky boat… Luxury!! Try spending a day riding shotgun in a Defender! Of course, this iconic British paddock bomb has loads of character, I'll give it that. But. This car is surely one big, elaborate pisstake?? I can imagine the meeting at Land Rover HQ...

2013 Land Rover Defender 90 Review

A Defender is a unique, very special vehicle with a brilliant history. Whilst it is unstoppable offroad, it is still pretty good on road, and many pristine examples on the road today would never see the dirt. They can be surprisingly comfortable, and we have travelled at least 7/800 klms a day in ours with absolutely no issues...

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