All-new 2018 Land Rover Defender: first spy shots snapped

Bizarre new spy shots show shortened Range Rover-based test mule for new three-door ’90’ Land Rover Defender. The rumour mill continues to stir for the next Land Rover Defender, due in 2018, but this is the first time we’ve spotted a test mule related to it.This strange-looking shortened Range Rover appears to be a test bed for the three-door ’90’ Defender. We’ve seen plenty of unusual test mules over the years, and this looks to be one of the most odd. Viewed from the front and rear it looks entirely…

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All-new 2018 Land Rover Defender: everything we know so far

The new Land Rover Defender will arrive in 2018 and one of the JLR bosses who’s driven it has high hopes. Despite the Land Rover Defender ceasing production in 2016, the world renowned off-roader isn’t finished just yet. Jaguar Land Rover is planning a completely new model to carry on the nameplate and replace the outgoing 4×4, but the best estimates for when we’ll see the new model suggest it won’t be until 2018. Even though an all-new Defender has been discussed openly by Land Rover bosses, the company has…

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All-new 2018 Land Rover Defender: everything we know so far

The new Land Rover Defender will arrive in 2018 and one of the JLR bosses who’s driven it has high hopes. Though the Land Rover Defender went out of production last year, the iconic off-roader isn’t quite dead yet – Land Rover is planning an all-new version of its iconic, boxy 4×4, which will continue to use the legendary Defender name and we could see it for the first time at some point in 2018. The new Defender project has been discussed openly by Land Rover bosses, but confirmation aside,…

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Land Rover Defender: meeting the man behind JE Motorworks

There’s more demand than ever for modifications to Land Rovers, and Jonathan Douglas probably knows more about it than anyone. We’ve gone to Coventry to find out what he does. JE Motorworks, on the outskirts of Coventry, barely a mile from the base of what is now Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations performance tuning department, is a company that might have put what we now know as SVO out of business before it even got started. It will be a name familiar to anyone who deals in extra-special Land…

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New Land Rover Defender will be brand’s most high-tech car yet

Land Rover’s upcoming rugged new 4×4 will get even more advanced off-road tech than the latest Discovery. The new Defender, Land Rover’s forthcoming replacement for the much-lamented 67-year-old icon that finally went out of production late last year, will make use of technology even more modern than that adopted by the recently launched, all-new Discovery when it finally hits the market at the beginning 2019. Land Rover, which over the past 20 years has cleverly adapted conventional antilock braking and traction control systems to pioneer Hill Descent Control and Terrain…

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