2010 Land Rover Defender 90 Convertible


  • Converted to a soft top by Alpine Restorations in 2020
  • In current ownership since 2012
  • Fresh 12 month MOT
  • Fresh Full service from Land Rover
  • Recent underside protective treatment
  • Always stored indoors
  • Equipped with a unique Startech Grille and a green soft top

The Appeal

If the Land Rover Defender is a symbol of rugged adventure, it could be argued that a convertible Land Rover only enhances that side of its personality. Converting an off-road climber into a sort of turbo-diesel-powered hill buggy sounds like an a fabulous idea to us, and we're pretty sure we're not alone.

This professionally-converted example is beautifully kept, with a valid MOT until May 2024 and a twelve-year ownership under its belt. It's rare we come across such a unique off-roader in such a handsome specification, and we've no doubt it'll attract plenty of attention.

History and Paperwork

  • Built in 2010 and owned for the past 12 years the vendor - who is the third owner
    • Originally a standard L316, converted by Alpine Restorations of Sowerby Bridge in 2020
    • Hood kit supplied by All Wheel Trim of Oxon
  • Registered as a convertible with the DVLA
  • Always stored indoors
  • 62,533 miles from new
  • Passed the MOT with no advisories, valid until May 2025
  • Fresh service from JLR
  • Paperwork file includes:
    • V5c document
    • A selection of MOT certificates
    • Certificate of ownership
    • Plenty of invoices

The Condition

  • Solid chassis and underside, treated with 'Lanoshield' for protection
  • Underside shows some corrosion though the Lanoshield should keep this in check
  • Minor battle scar and small area of corrosion on the aluminium lower rear body
  • Features a unique Startech Grille and a green soft top
  • Includes a 'bikini top' for sun protection
  • Equipped with Mud Stuff bulkhead lowering kit
  • Other additions include:
    • Mud Stuff seat rail extension
    • Moutney steering wheel
    • Startech front grille
    • Sawtooth alloy wheels
  • Nicely presented interior with fabric seats
  • Everything is very nicely kept with no rips or tears
  • Dashboard is well-presented with every dial clean and legible
  • We've not been informed of any technical issues
  • Rear bay is clean and nicely kept with no clear signs of corrosion

The Mechanics

  • 2,402cc TDCi powerplant
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Engine bay is nicely kept
  • Zero advisories on the MOT
  • No reports of leaks, knocks, bangs or smoke

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2010
  • Make Land Rover
  • Model Defender 90
  • Colour Green
  • Odometer 62,533 Miles
  • Engine size 2402
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Hebden Bridge
  • Location Yorkshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
18 bids
  • fe•••• £16,250 13/06/24
  • sa•••• £16,000 13/06/24
  • fe•••• £15,750 13/06/24
  • sa•••• £15,500 13/06/24
  • fe•••• £15,250 13/06/24
  • sa•••• £15,000 13/06/24
  • fe•••• £14,750 13/06/24
  • sa•••• £14,500 13/06/24
  • fe•••• £14,250 13/06/24
  • sa•••• £14,000 10/06/24
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