If you venture into the harshest and remotest locations around the world, you’ll probably come across a classic Land Rover Defender. Chances are that it’s the vehicle that got you there in the first place. The reason for that is not that difficult to understand. You see, Land Rover has been around for over 70 years now, and all this while it has been building go-anywhere vehicles. Called simply ‘Land Rover’ at first, the Defender’s basic design stayed mostly unchanged for decades, simply because it’s one of the most capable vehicles you’ll find on the planet, so capable it’d make mountain goats jump to death in embarrassment.
Its reputation is furthered by expeditions like the iconic journey from London to Singapore in two Land Rovers in 1955, or the ones which competed in the gruesome Paris-Dakar Rally. Defenders could take you to places where no other vehicle would live to tell the tale. Keeping that pedigree in mind, the ladies and gents at Land Rover have built a new-age Defender from the ground up, designed to be the most comfortable and capable yet. Given that this is the first reinvention of Land Rover’s first monument of a vehicle, this is a big deal.
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