Despite common thinking, you needn't have to trade Rubicon-ability for good fuel economy, as today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe diesel Defender proves. You might however, need to be an oil company exec to buy it.
Time heals all wounds, and while 60 years ago we may have been at war with Japan and Germany, today we both join in that Asian nation's grief over its triplet disasters, and at the same time find yesterday's German-built 1981 veggie-benz to be a 75% Nice Price. You want fries with that? In Great Britain, they call fries ‘chips' and they drive on the wrong side of the road. Today's 2010 Land Rover Defender has its steering wheel on the left, where it belongs, and its diesel engine means that you won't be getting letters from Tony Hayward thanking you for buying him a new yacht just from driving it.