It’s no secret that the iconic 1947 designed Land Rover Defender is being killed off. One of the longest running models in history has to retire due to new EU regulations.
December 2015 marks the last production run of Defenders at the Solihull plant, and to celebrate this final 68th year Land Rover have developed three limited editions.
This promises more performance, luxury and comfort than ever before featuring: unique duo-tone paintwork, full Windsor leather upholstery and a power upgrade from 122PS to 150PS.
Only 80 Defender Autobiography Editions will be available in the UK. It will be produced exclusively as a 90 Station Wagon and priced from £61,845.
This model is inspired by early Land Rover models and mixes nostalgic design cues with modern creature comforts. It will be identified by distinctive Grasmere Green paintwork and a contrasting white roof. A heritage grille and HUE 166 graphics, recalling the registration plate of the first ever pre-production Land Rover nicknamed ‘Huey’, also identify the Heritage model.
It hits showrooms from August with production limited to 400 in the UK. Prices will start from £27,800.
The Adventure Edition is aimed at Land Rover customers who relish the great outdoors and embrace the Defender’s ‘go anywhere, do anything’ attitude. It comes fitted with additional underbody protection and Goodyear MT/R tyres to boost the Defender’s already class-leading all-terrain capability. Unique decals and a leather-trimmed cabin ensure the Adventure Edition stands out from the Defender crowd. A total of 600 Adventure Editions are available in the UK priced at £43,495 for all versions.