Land Rover again took up the production of the classic Defender of the first generation. The SUV was modified and equipped with a powerful 400-horsepower V8.
The second generation Land Rover Defender has been produced since 2019, but its famous predecessor has not been forgotten either. The British have released a limited edition of the classic Defender. This is reported by the official website of Land Rover.
Land Rover Classic Defender Works V8 Trophy II (that's what the car was called) is being remade from old SUVs produced in 2012-2016. In total, 25 of these cars will be assembled: 10 each – three-door and five-door Defender, as well as five pickups. The cost of such an exclusive is from $273,500.
The car is recognizable by its camouflage color scheme and special 18-inch black wheels with special off-road tires. In addition, it has a kangaroo bumper and a roof rack. The equipment was replenished with additional LED optics and a winch.
Expensive two-tone leather was used in the interior trim. The gearshift lever was replaced for the SUV, and an expensive clock and a multimedia display appeared on the central panel. In addition, Recaro sports front seats are installed.
A modern 5.0-liter now hides under the hood V8 with 400 hp With. The new Land Rover Defender received an 8-speed automatic transmission, as well as modified suspension, brakes and steering.