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Defender Joins the GLR Fleet

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Today we collected the latest addition to the GLR fleet, a 2007 Defender 90 XS in Tonga Green. It’s not the first Defender in the fleet, in fact it’s the 4th. The previous 3 all being owned by Ian so it was about time I pulled my finger out and got some Defender love! He’s been christened Larry. Very excited… Read more »

Land Rover Celebrate 65 Years of Production

Today marks the 65th anniversary of the Land Rover going in to production. To celebrate the 65th anniversary of HUE 166 (the first series I as it was to become known), or ‘Huey’ as it has become known within the Land Rover community rolling off the production line, Land Rover will releasing a limited edition Defender known simply as the… Read more »

2012 Defender

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Land Rover has announced that the 2012 model year Defender will be fitted with a 2.2l diesel engine to meet the EU5 emission regulations and replace the out-going EU4 2.4l engine. It will also be fitted with a diesel particulate filter and Land Rover claim that performance, torque and economy will remain unchanged. More details can be found on the… Read more »

Honister Slate Mine’s Orange Defender

Our trip to the Lakes was not totally Land Rover free, we took the Honister slate mine tour whilst we were there (well worth a look if you ever get the chance) and there were several Land Rovers in evidence, the two most striking one’s being the orange liveried Honister 110’s. http://www.honister-slate-mine.co.uk/

The Defender has gone…

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After much deliberation I decided to sell the Defender on and go on the hunt for something with a bit more comfort! Finally I’ve found what I was looking for, a 2004 Discovery II  ‘Landmark’  edition in……Epsom green. (Well it had to be really, didn’t it?) I pick it up on Thursday, so pictures will be posted up as soon as… Read more »