Land Rover Defender: Classic Works V8 Trophy II limited edition

Land Rover Defender: Classic Works V8 Trophy II limited edition


Land Rover Classic presents a new limited edition celebrating the old Defender, even the original, the last of which was discontinued at the end of 2016 before the “new Def” took over in 2020. This is the Defender Classic Works V8 Cup Two. .

As a continuation of the 2021 Defender Works V8 Trophy, which is also sold in a limited edition of 25 units, the Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II that is the subject of this article will also be sold in 25 units and, not one more. . Going back a little in time, remember that on the occasion of 50 and 70 years, the legend of 4×4 was released respectively in “50th Anniversary” and “70th Anniversary“. Let’s come to the one that brings a group of types of camouflage that makes a link with the journeys that the Defender has participated in the past.

This Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II is offered in a choice of 90 and 110 Station Wagon versions as well as the 110 Double Cab pick-up. To return to the unique decoration of this Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II, it is presented in the following way by the auto maker from across the Centre: “The compilation highlights 23 routes that Land Rover has conquered over 70 years of off-road innovation. These include historic off-road challenges, as well as recent Land Rover expeditions, to South Africa, Laos or Peru. »

Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II

The Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II is also “signed” on the front fenders with “Works V8” badges supporting the Union Jack. We also see the presence of a black satin hood that aims to prevent glare for the driver and passenger of the 4 × 4.

In addition, there is a reinforced front bumper, an LED bar, a front winch, a gallery and a ladder. What exactly is going on an adventure like in the good old days.

As for the interior of this Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II, it offers pride of place with beautiful two-tone leather that covers the Recaro sports seats, as well as the dashboard and door handles. Not only because the Land Rover Classic infotainment system and the Elliot Brown watch, with a design resembling a 4×4 cover, complete the final “panoply”.

Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II

Mechanically, the Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II is powered by a 405 horsepower 5.0-liter V8, the transmission of this power to four wheels is ensured by a ZF automatic gearbox (8 speeds). Note that the braking, suspension and steering systems have all been improved on this superlative “Def”.

Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II

Michael van der Sande, Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), presenting the Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy II:

“The Defender has taken the world by storm. Our latest Classic Works V8 Trophy II exemplifies this touring heritage in its unique exterior design, which pays homage to some of these iconic locations. Each of the 25 cars available is a labor of love, seen, assembled and repaired by our team of passionate professionals.In addition to taking delivery of the car from collection, owners will have a unique opportunity to test theirs at the Land Rover Trophy event. »

Finally, to order one of the 25 Land Rover Defender Classic Works V8 Trophy IIs, you’ll have to visit the Land Rover Classic website or give them a call. Above all, it will be necessary to plan for £ 225,000 (around € 266,300), this for the 90 model.

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