Land Rover Defender for Sale / Find or Sell Used Cars, Trucks, and SUVs in USA

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Land Rover Defender


About Land Defender

When you think of Elizabeth’s wheels, you probably of some stately Rolls-Royce or her modified Bentley. But in the film The the vehicle old Liz actually drives is a Land Rover Defender on her family’s Balmoral estate.

Charles’ suggestion to get something the Queen is rather insistent driving her trusty green 110 about — she even the damage caused to its undercarriage she goes too quickly through a I was a mechanic during the war, she Sure this was all in a movie, but if good enough for the Queen, the should be good enough for enthusiast Yanks searching for a SUV with decades of Land pedigree.

That pedigree back to the original Land Series 1, which was created in to serve the same general as the U.S. Army’s Jeep. The Station Wagon body — typically with the tire mounted on the hood is the one closely associated with any featuring an African safari. body style in two- and form carried on into the as Series II and Series III.

Land Rovers were the vehicle for folks hunting buffalo in Botswana or herding in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Land Rover’s off-road SUV became known as the Ninety and Defender One Ten in 1985, the numbers respectively representing the and four-door models’ wheelbases to the nearest 10). These were changed to the numerical 90 and 110 1991 on and continue to be sold in Britain today. (They are the British Army’s primary vehicles, much like the Humvee.)

Of course, this is the history of the Rover Defender in the United and elsewhere in the world. Here in the States, the Defender is a rare having been sold in low for only four years. requirements ultimately doomed Rover’s ability to import the (it didn’t have them), and so few sold, finding one should considerable time and effort.

But for looking for a dedicated off-road SUV fit for a the Defender is certainly worth the

Most Recent Land Defender

The two-door Land Defender 90 was sold for 1994, and 1997. (Emissions requirements and low resulted in no 1996 model.) were two body styles The convertible came with a second-row bench seat and a of a full soft top (with side windows), fastback top, Bikini half top or no top at

The hardtop body style in 1995 featuring an aluminum with pop-up sunroof, an safari cage and four rear seats. The latter this relatively small to seat up to six people.

For 1994 and the Defender 90 was powered by a 3.9-liter V8 made 182 horsepower and 232 pound-feet of This engine drove a four-wheel-drive system and was connected to a five-speed manual transmission. For Land Rover fitted the 4.0-liter aluminum V8 that 182 hp and 233 lb-ft of torque into the

Mated only to a four-speed this engine wasn’t any powerful than its predecessor, but it had emissions, which granted the a brief re-entry into the States.

Those expecting to an interior similar to those in Land Rover’s other will be greatly disappointed. The represents the definition of bare-bones, a simplistic dashboard designed in the and a utilitarian cabin fashioned to be easily vacuumed out after a trek. There were no airbags. (Even to this the thoroughly updated Defender elsewhere doesn’t have This lack of creature and safety features doesn’t take into consideration the amount of noise emanating the road, wind and engine.

The Land Rover Defender 90 the job it was intended to do well. But beyond off-road trails, however, it is for any significant journey involving Other off-road specialists the Jeep Wrangler will suit your trail just as well as the Defender at a price, although none the Land Rover’s British

Past Land Rover Models

In 1993, Land sold 500 units of the four-door 110 in the United States. Featuring a version of the later two-door frame, it featured a wheelbase surpassed that time’s Rover. The 110 came only in a hardtop body style center-facing rear seats allowed nine people to sit in all the of a troop transporter.

Power from the 3.9-liter V8 that 180 hp and 227 lb-ft of torque. The same and criticism levied at the Defender 90 can be at the 110 as well, but its extreme rarity at least make it more of a item some day.


Is Jaguar’s 3 Series-fighter the last chance?

Wed, 16 Oct 10:00:00 EST

The upcoming line of 3 Series-fighters from Jaguar, referred to as the Jaguar XS, could of a sedan, wagon and possibly a and GT model (think BMW 5 Series The car’s all-aluminum architecture will provide the basis for two new utility vehicles. Just how is the much-touted baby Jag project to company Jaguar Land

A JLR executive reportedly says the survival is directly linked to the of the XS, codenamed X760, Autocar

The brand’s survival is directly to the success of the XS.

European automakers up for Brazilian production

Mon, 07 Oct 08:01:00 EST

Brazil is the place to be, Toyota has been investing in the American country, as has BMW, announced a $261 million in October 2012, on the heels of an factory announcement in San José The high-end immigration is only set to as Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar-Land Rover both announced plans to set up operations there.

Mercedes is the big here, as its new facility will see the manufacturer invest 170-million for production of its next-generation C-Class and GLA-Class. Brazil is an important market. With our local we accept the challenge and take on the noted Andreas Renschler, Board member for Production and at Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz

Production is expected to begin by

Jaguar Land Rover new RD center for hybrids, EVs, cars

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 EST

The success of Jaguar Land in recent years has largely down to a resurgent product but a recent move into the and development will see the British-based, brands take the fight to its rivals more aggressively ever before.

JLR is investing 50 million pounds as of this writing) in a joint RD in central England. The move more than triple its dedicated to research, from 150 to with Wolfgang Epple, Director of Research and Technology Automotive News Europe, In to play among the big animals in and to be anchored in the mind of customers you to have offered something to be first in market. We want to be one of the key automotive manufacturers.

Jaguar Rover’s 50-million-pound contribution more than half of the tab, on the so-called National Innovation Campus. Based at University, Tata’s European Center, Warwick Manufacturing and the Higher Education Funding an agency of the British government, are all in for the facility.

Jaguar crossover be based on Evoque or have chops

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 EST

Jaguar’s long-rumored crossover be built on the same platform as the Rover Range Rover says the Australian site Car The future of the new CUV remains uncertain, but if does dip its toes into the pool, though, the new vehicle likely be a car-based soft lacking (or perhaps more not needing) the off-road-engineered chops in Land Rover’s small CUV

Jaguar product planner De Ploey explained to Car Advice, many groups around the [platform sharing] – Volkswagen Group is doing it all the – but I think we have to be He added, Jaguar is something different. It’s about but very much on-road capability.

That seems to gel our suspicions that the XQ, as it’s to be called, will share its with an upcoming small sedan, the oft-rumored X-Type

Still, we’d recommend any mention of a Jaguar crossover a grain of salt. Based on of the (quite compelling) statements by De Ploey against a Jag crossover and statements made by Jag’s boss, Ian Callum, the case a leaper-bearing crossover seems If a high-rider were to arrive Jaguar, though, the article that it’d be more in with the BMW X6 or upcoming X4 – of a coupe-based crossover. Like we grain of salt.

If a Jag crossover is to arrive soon, the upcoming Motor Show is the most locale for its debut. We’ll out in a few weeks.

Jaguar may join the small-car parade

Tue, 13 Aug 10:01:00 EST

Was it right for Chevrolet to the 1975 Corvette’s base to 165 horsepower? Was Aston Martin to make the Toyota iQ-based Is BMW crazy to be testing the new 1 Series three-cylinder engines and front-wheel

It seems now, just as in the and 1980s, that emissions and social considerations are driving automakers to adopt unbefitting to maintain acceptance in the eyes of and consumers. Jaguar has jumped on the and is considering development of small, front-wheel-drive cars to help Jaguar Land Rover’s vehicle CO2 levels in light of European emissions regulations, reports.

By 2020, the European expects the model range of manufacturer to average 95 grams per which is a new law passed by the European in April. Manufacturers who make than 300,000 vehicles per must meet these and JLR is expected to be producing up to 700,000 per year by then. CO2 regulations 2020 will only get as EU politicians already are talking lowering CO2 levels to between 68 and 78 g/km. (To put that in perspective, posits that driving a charged electric vehicle in produces about 75 g/km factoring in the power-generation infrastructure.)

Jaguar has some choices but so far they all have drawbacks. It develop a new, compact architecture for a line of compact but the investment required for such a could be prohibitively expensive. has been looking into the Land Rover Evoque for a small SUV, Autocar but Land Rover brand John Edwards raises with such a plan, it may not be financially feasible.

Ferrari to lead Jaguar North

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:31:00 EST

has announced that Jeff will be serving as the brand’s new American vice president, August 13. The move is a coup for which lured Curry from his previous posting as VP of for Ferrari North America, and is evidence of just how strong comeback has gotten.

Curry has over 20 years in the auto and has worked with Audi, and Land Rover, where he his start in the industry. His primary with Jaguar will marketing communications, customer management, and product planning.

Land Rover’s North president, Andy Goss, praise on the brand’s newest saying, Jeff brings him extensive automotive and luxury experience, critical expertise in technologies and a personal passion for

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