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Monday 20th March

10 more restomodded Land Rover Defenders

Crikey, everyone’s at it these days aren’t they? Keep track here

  1. Himalaya Summit Series

    Not a cheap waterproof coat as the name would suggest, the Himalaya Summit Series is a 650bhp LT4 V8-engined Defender. Costs between $250,000 and $300,000.

    Read the full story by clicking these blue words.

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  2. Twisted NAS-E

    As you’ll see later in this gallery, V8-engined restomod Defenders are becoming quite commonplace. Yorkshire-based Twisted Automotive will of course sell you one of those, but it also makes the NAS-E – a US-only EV Defender that costs $185,000. There’s also a NAS-E Plus with 320bhp. Nice. 

    Read the full story here. 

  3. Overfinch Soft-Top

    Leeds-based Overfinch is well known for its rather brash Range Rover modifications, so it should come as no surprise that they once made a one-off soft-top Defender with a 450bhp Chevrolet-sourced LS3 V8 under the bonnet. 

    Read the full story here.

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  4. Himalaya 'Spectre' 110 Crew Cab

    Ah, it’s Himalaya again. This time though it’s their Spectre-spec Bond villain Defender. Pretty cool, right? 

    Get the full lowdown here. 

  5. Land Rover Defender Works V8

    Why let the tuners have all the fun when you can make a hefty profit by doing it yourself? That was Land Rover’s thought when it started retrofitting old Defenders with 5.0-litre Jaguar V8s that made 400bhp and 380lb ft of torque. Each one cost £150,000.

    Read the TG review by clicking on these words. 

  6. Arkonik Defender V8

    Arkonik is another one of those companies who’ll do just about anything to any era (or body style) of Defender, so long as you bring along a big enough cheque. 

    This is their LS3-engined 110, and we rather like it…

    Check out our review here.

  7. Zero Labs Electric Series III

    Aha – another Defender EV. Zero Labs started out making lovely Ford Broncos, and then moved on to lovely Series III Land Rovers. Buyers can spec either an 85 or 100kWh battery that’s good for up to 235 miles of range, and an e-motor with up to 600bhp.

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  8. Khan Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 Double Cab Pickup Soft-Top

    Of course we were going to get to Khan at some point. The snappily-named Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 Double Cab Pickup Soft-Top is an amalgamation of all the company’s Defender options. We don’t even know what else to say – just look at it. 

    Read more here.

  9. Arkonik Gryphon D110

    Didn’t we say Arkonik would do pretty much anything to your Defender? The Gryphon D110 is a proper off-roading restomod. Not often we see that, is it?

    Read the full story.

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  10. Ares Design Defender

    Last but not least is Dany Bahar’s modified Defender. Fifty-three of these things were supposed to be built at a cost of €215,000 each, and obviously there’s a V8 under the bonnet…

    Check out the full story.

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