Now This Is How You Make A Tiny Truck Look Tough

Kahn Design is a part supplier on the insanity scale between outfitters Mansory and Icon, leaning hard toward this side of "batshit." This Land Rover Defender 2.4 TDCI 90 "Chelsea Wide Track" Pickup is what happens when they slap a big dose of body cladding on a tiny little truck. And it totally works. » 3/20/15 9:00pm 3/20/15 9:00pm

Jeep's Diesel Land Rover Knockoff Might Be Cooler Than A Real Defender

The Jeep Africa is supposed to be "the ultimate Jeep Wrangler for back-country and overland expeditions." It's a sloped-roof station wagon Wrangler with 35" tires and a 2.8 liter diesel engine so yeah, I'd say they pretty much nailed it. » 3/19/15 4:51pm 3/19/15 4:51pm

The 6x6 Defender Is Actually A Full-On Military-Grade Zombie Slayer

The Flying Huntsman 6x6 might look like bit of a joke, but under that gaudy exterior is a military-grade chassis coated in massive amounts of armor. This is a thing you most definitely want when you venture out into the barren hellscape of a world gone mad. Or Jersey. » 3/04/15 8:20pm 3/04/15 8:20pm

The Flying Huntsman 6x6 Is The Six-Wheel Defender Humanity Deserves

Four wheels good, six wheels better. It's true of the Mercedes G-Class, it's true of bizarro race cars, and it's true of the Land Rover Defender as well. Can you even handle how badass the Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6x6 Concept is? » 3/02/15 5:35pm 3/02/15 5:35pm

Defender Trials Is The Muddiest And Therefore Best Budget Motorsport

These Guys Build Land Rover Defenders With Corvette Engines

Twisted Automotive is to Land Rover Defenders what Singer is to air-cooled Porsches. Once you've seen their products, only slightly twisted Defenders will do. With an LS3. » 2/23/15 3:01pm 2/23/15 3:01pm

Why Are The Feds Obsessed With Seizing These People's Old Trucks?

Jennifer Brinkley had a typical summer morning planned on July 15: get up, get dressed, and take her son to tennis practice. That changed when six body armor-clad Department of Homeland Security agents and local police officers showed up at her North Carolina home and blocked her driveway. They were there because of… » 2/12/15 1:35pm 2/12/15 1:35pm

Meet The Cars Of The Next Bond Movie Spectre

We all know that Daniel Craig (and his stuntman) will drive the new Aston Martin DB10 in Spectre, but Jaguar Land Rover confirmed that the villain's ride will indeed be the C-X75 supercar we were hoping for. Also, look at that badass Defender! » 2/09/15 8:31am 2/09/15 8:31am

(Update) Awesome Land Rover Defenders Spotted On Set Of Bond Movie

As Land Rover slowly, expensively, and by some measure dramatically puts an end to its historic Defender model, bad guys around the World will have to look elsewhere for a decent, rugged, tough, go-anywhere, kill-anything, on-and-off-roader. They'll have to do so sooner than later, as photos of the latest shoot from… » 1/10/15 10:01am 1/10/15 10:01am

Queen Elizabeth II Can Drive Stick And Fix Old Trucks, Can You?

Last week was Boxing Day, a holiday (I think?) in Canada and the United Kingdom (I think?), whose sole purpose is to celebrate that the day before was Christmas (I think?). So to celebrate those weird British holidays, here's Queen Elizabeth II being the awesome little old lady she is, and driving a Landie with a… » 12/29/14 9:00am 12/29/14 9:00am

Land Rover Defender Racing Is What I Want To Do All Day Every Day

From Truck Yeah!: Remember the one-make Land RoverDefender rally series set up by Bowler, makers of the most insane off-roaders of the all? Well, it's a muddy blast. We should all move to Wales. » 8/20/14 4:30pm 8/20/14 4:30pm

The First Land Rover Rally Series Trophy Is Still Anyone's Grab

The Brits had a riot racing Bowler-modified Land Rover Defender 90s this weekend, because of course they did. They've now successfully carried out three rounds of Rover racing, with four to go, championship honors are still wide open! » 6/09/14 3:15pm 6/09/14 3:15pm

Land Rover Defender Survives 22,000 Mile Really, Really Cold Trip

British adventurer Felicity Aston and her team have successfully punted a Land Rover Defender 110 some a 22,000 miles from England to Yakutia, Russia and back for the aptly-named 'Pole Of The Cold' Expedition. » 3/05/14 8:17pm 3/05/14 8:17pm

This Is How You Party With A Defender And The Siberian Gandalf

The 'Pole of Cold' expedition team have today reached their goal - Oymyakon, Russia - aka the 'Pole of Cold' after more than 12,500 miles, through countries including Denmark and Norway. » 1/23/14 11:53am 1/23/14 11:53am

The Defender Challenge By Bowler Is The Best One-Make Rally Series

Land Rover has just announced the sponsorship of the Defender Challenge, a one-make rally series operated by Bowler Motorsport that will act as a feeder series to the annual Dakar Rally and international rally-raid competitions. Racing Defenders? Where do we sign? » 10/31/13 10:45am 10/31/13 10:45am

Icy Siberia Won't Stop This Land Rover Defender

Land Rover, the Royal Geographical Society and the Institute of British Geographers joined forces for an expedition that aims to explore the social, cultural and physical implications of living in the most extreme climates during winter. That means -58 degrees at the Pole of Cold in Siberia. » 10/25/13 2:40pm 10/25/13 2:40pm

Land Rover Says The Defender Will Be Dead In A Couple Of Years

It's been 16 long years since you could legally buy Land Rover's longest-lived and most iconic vehicle in the US of A. And soon, it'll be impossible for anyone anywhere to buy a new Defender. » 10/10/13 2:05pm 10/10/13 2:05pm

This Defender Is Not About Defending Dignity

Welcome to Little Car in the Big City, where I highlight fascinating cars I found walking around a town that is known for being bigger than everything else, but where every car is fighting to stand out: New York, New York. » 7/14/13 9:00am 7/14/13 9:00am

Your Ridiculously Awesome Land Rover Defender Wallpaper Is Here

The great thing about appreciating cars is that you can admire them in the way that you can admire fine art. You can gravitate towards a particular style or designer, or even those just from a particular make. You may love the angles of a Lamborghini, or you may even hate them. Me? I hate SUVs. » 6/22/13 5:30pm 6/22/13 5:30pm

The Greatest Safari Vehicles

If you're going on safari, you usually want something that can carry you through desert and jungle, and over rocks, grassland, and sand. But you also want something durable, as we learned this week when a tiger decided to take a nap on top of a car in South Africa. » 6/09/13 4:00pm 6/09/13 4:00pm