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. No matter how harsh, how tough, or how remote, Defender has taken adventurers into places other vehicles fear to drive. The question now is whether the final version of a modern icon is still relevant so many years after its initial release.