Land Rover says there’s no way the project is happening, but Ineos claims it’s moving full speed ahead.
2,016,933 Series I, II, III, and Defenders have been manufactured in Solihull since 1948.
“Next time you’re late for work, it’s worth remembering that nothing gets in the way of a Land Rover.”
The P4 will be replaced by the Ford Ranger.
Land Rover’s Heritage division aims to offer a full catalog of Series, Discovery, Defender and Range Rover parts.
We’ll take one of the Heritage Editions, please!
Join us as we look at Iveco’s interesting but ultimately unsuccessful attempt to dethrone the Land Rover Defender.
According to Land Rover, the Defender only shares two components with the original model that was introduced in 1948.
Maurice Wilks, Rover’s managing director in the 1940s, sketched a rough drawing of what would become the Land Rover Series I into the sand to show his idea to his brother Spencer.
Defender production is set to end in December of this year.