2015 Land Rover Defender 2.2TDCi Autobiography

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Highlights

  • One of only 80 final edition Autobiography models 
  • Very low mileage with full service history 
  • Just two owners from new 
  • Superb condition and very highly specified 
  • Long MOT to November 2024 with no advisories 

The Appeal 

When it came to the end of classic Defender production – after 32 years of the basic shape – Land Rover announced three special, celebratory editions.  
Of these, only the Autobiography was described by the firm as ‘the most desirable Defender ever built.’ It was also highly exclusive – just 80 were reserved for the UK. Alongside a tweaked engine there was a sumptuously appointed interior and tastefully specified exterior.  
This low mileage example is one of those exceptionally rare models. With just two owners from new and less than 30,000 miles on the clock, it is not far removed from showroom condition. If that isn’t enough to whet your appetite, how about full service history and 12 months advisory-free MOT?  

The History and Paperwork 

  • First registered on 24th June 2015 
  • Just two owners from new 
  • The Autobiography model was one of three special edition ‘run out’ models 
  • These were introduced in the final year of production 
  • The Autobiography cost £61,845 when new and only 80 were reserved for the UK 
  • Full service history, mostly main dealer and latterly specialists 
  • Digital print out of main dealer service history provided with vehicle 
  • Most recently serviced on 23rd June 2022 at 29,657 miles 
  • This visit included a vehicle inspection 
  • MOT to 8th November 2024 with no advisories 
  • Very good MOT history with few advisories and all minor 
Factory Autobiography specification: 
  • Engine power increased from 122bhp to 145bhp 
  • Metal fuel filler cap 
  • Sawtooth alloys with Goodyear all terrain tyres 
  • Side steps 
  • Black body detailing 
  • Only available on 90 wheelbase 
  • High end Windsor leather with embossed Autobiography details 
  • Aluminium interior trim 
  • Unique Autobiography mats 
  • Spun metal discs in cup holder slots 

The Condition 

  • Very well presented and retaining all its factory special edition trim 
  • Few if any visible signs of use inside and out 
  • Exterior smartly presented in black with unmarked black 16in Sawtooth alloys 
  • Straight panelwork with no visible damage to trim, fittings or panels 
  • Quality, factory-correct Goodyear tyres showing good condition and tread 
  • Land Rover metal full length roof rack in black and good order 
  • Lights and glasswork present as new with no visible issues 
  • Nicely detailed including mesh wing vents, side steps and rear step 
  • Two-tone Windsor leather interior barely worn and very well kept 
  • High backed front seats with heating 
  • Pioneer infotainment system with touch screen 
  • Two-tone trim throughout cabin blending black with cream and all well kept 
  • Folding rear seats with rubber mat to rear load area 

The Mechanics 

  • Improved 2012 onwards 2,198cc Ford Duratorq engine with more refinement 
  • Autobiography specification increases power from 122bhp to 145bhp 
  • Torque is also increased from 360lb to 400lb ft 
  • 6spd manual gearbox 
  • Full Land Rover and specialist service history 
  • Just 100 miles covered since last service 
 
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This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is, Where Is’ basis and without warranty. A full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase and bidding is highly recommended. Photos and descriptions are for guidance purposes only. 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2015
  • Make Land Rover
  • Model Defender 90
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 29,754 Miles
  • Engine size 2198
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Doncaster
  • Location Yorkshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
46 bids
  • Ba•••• £54,500 29/11/23
  • Si•••• £54,000 29/11/23
  • Ba•••• £53,500 29/11/23
  • Si•••• £53,000 29/11/23
  • Ba•••• £52,500 29/11/23
  • Si•••• £52,000 29/11/23
  • Ba•••• £51,500 29/11/23
  • Si•••• £51,000 29/11/23
  • Ba•••• £50,500 29/11/23
  • Si•••• £50,000 29/11/23
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