Defender will be fully service and mot before collection
Land Rover Defenders are among the most personalised vehicles in the world, with myriad of tuning, off-roading and styling options from which to choose. After all, 60 years of development is bound to lead to a whole host of possibilities.
It has a thriving cult following, and most Defender fans would never drive anything else. This one has been in the same ownership for all 11 years of its life – a 2012 model with the late specification modifications, including improved ventilation and a chunkier, more modern fascia, it started life as a simple Defender 90 hard top – the basic model, which became a blank canvas for the owner to improve.
It now features lifted suspension, a Warrior winch, mud tyres and improved diffs, skid plates and a raised air intake, plus a front light bar and rear tow bar with NATO hitch. It’s a trick piece of kit, ready for full-on off-road adventures.
THE HISTORY AND PAPERWORK
Genuine one owner truck with genuine, verified mileage
Service history misplaced by the owner – but the truck is said to have been well-maintained throughout its life
Cherished registration not included in sale
Two-seat front cabin
Wipe-clean vinyl seats in excellent condition
Centre storage cubby with twin cup holders
Three-spoke Momo sports steering wheel
Aftermarket Alpine stereo with aux-in compatibility and USB input
Tidy dash, floors and door cards
Very clean and tidy order throughout
Rear load bay liner
Rear door trim panel missing
Painted roof with no headlining
Some scuffs and marks in rear load area, commensurate with age and use
Good overall paint finish with some areas of alloy oxidisation under the paint, but nothing of any major concern
Black chequer plate body protection
Very good chassis with some surface corrosion all over but no evidence of any prior welded repairs
Factory option light guards
Tow bar and NATO hitch
Underbody skid plates
Raised snorkel air intake
Side rock sliders
Goodyear Wrangler mud tyres all-round on smart black-painted rims
2,198cc Ford ‘Puma’ engine
Six-speed dual range transmission, operates as intended
Said to drive well with no known issues
Upgraded heavy duty protected diffs
Raised suspension height
Every Land Rover Defender is cool, but this one is funkier than most. Bought new by the last owner and personalised to his own tastes, it’s been turned into a substantially capable off-roader, but without being too extreme. Every modification has a purpose, and what you end up with is a 4x4 that’s more than capable of all-terrain use while still being usable on normal roads, not least because of the modern Puma and engine and six-speed transmission.
It's ready to enjoy entirely ‘as is’, or to be taken to the next level as an extreme off-road machine that’s already much of the way there.
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2012 Land Rover Defender 90 Hard Top
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