By Otsile Kadiege
Back in 1948 Land Rover took the veils of the Series 1 at the Amsterdam Motor Show. The British marque is marking the anniversary with the recently revealed Defender 75th Limited Edition. Available in 90 or 110 body styles, the Defender 75th Limited Edition has an exclusive exterior design theme with unique detailing, finished in iconic Grasmere Green paint with complementing wheels and interior finishes.
Defender 75th Limited Edition exterior
The exterior finish introduces Grasmere Green to the Defender line-up for the first time – a hue reserved exclusively for the 75th Limited Edition – with 20-inch alloy wheels also in Grasmere Green with matching centre caps and All-Terrain tyres. Completing the exterior enhancements are a unique 75 Years graphic, Ceres Silver bumpers and Privacy Glass.
Defender 75th Limited Edition interior
Inside, the Defender 75th Limited Edition received similar treatment, with the Cross Car Beam finished in Grasmere Green Powder Coat and laser-etched 75 Years detailing on Cross Car Beam end caps. The seats are finished in Resist Ebony, with the hockey stick on the centre console featuring Robustec material – the most robust fabric available on Defender.
The 75th Limited Edition is based on the high-specification HSE. Innovative technology includes 3D Surround Camera, Configurable Terrain Response, Meridian Sound System, Matrix LED front lighting, 11.4-inch Pivi Pro infotainment system, Head-Up Display and Wireless Device Charger with signal booster.
All 75th Limited Edition models also feature a Folding Fabric Roof or the option of a Sliding Panoramic Roof with roof rails, while superior comfort is provided by 14-way driver and passenger heated electric memory seats, heated steering wheel and Three Zone Climate Control. All vehicles have been pre-configured to include highly desirable options including the Towing Pack, headlamp power wash, electrically adjustable steering column, Secure Tracker Pro and domestic plug socket.
Powertrain choices include the powerful and efficient 297kW P400e plug-in Electric Hybrid (PHEV) on 110 models, in addition to and the powerful 221kW D300 Ingenium diesel utilising Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) technology to optimise power delivery and fuel economy by harnessing energy normally lost under deceleration and braking.
Pricing for the Land Rover Defender 75th Limited Edition is as follows:
- Defender 90 75th Limited Edition – R1,787,00
- Defender 110 75th Limited Edition – R1,741,000.
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