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The Land Rover was born out of desperation from a war-torn country where the message to industry in general, and carmakers in particular, was ‘export or die’… and a Rover big wig wanting to do some gardening! The MD of Rover was Spencer Wilks and whilst pondering the fi rst problem, his brother, Maurice had one of his own.

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Following the aftermath of World War II in 1947, the Land Rover was created by the Rover Company that (prior to the war) had produced luxury vehicles. Immediately following the war, luxury vehicles were no longer in demand, and raw materials were strictly rationed to companies building industrial equipment or construction materials, or products widely exported to earn essential foreign exchange for the country. (more…)

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Overfinch is a tuning company famous for its projects on various Land Rover models. And to mark the iconic Land Rover Defender 40thAnniversary, the tuning company has decided to craft five exclusive Defenders. Each vehicle will have an individually numbered plaque and in addition it will also include modern features. (more…)

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If the Mercedes G-Wagen can go six wheels, why not the Land Rover Defender? That’s the question that Kahn Design answers with an all-new Land Rover equivalent of the Mercedes G 63 AMG 6×6. The British tuning shop has revealed the “Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6×6,” an absolutely maniacal Defender ready for world conquest.

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Startech launches a exclusive limited special model as a farewell to the legendary off-road icon.Since the first Land Rover was unveiled at the Amsterdam Motor Show in 1948, it has been considered the iconic father of cross-country vehicles. The production run of the final Defender edition is about to come to an end, an occasion that Startech commemorates with an exclusive special model. TheStartech Sixty8 is based on the Land Rover Defender 110 Station Wagon – either on the five-seater or seven-seater variant – and comes in a limited edition of just 68 vehicles.

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