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Exploring the Nantucket Phenomenon: Land Rover Defenders – A Per Capita Perspective


Nantucket, a picturesque island off the coast of Massachusetts, is renowned for its stunning beaches, rich history, and unique culture. Amidst its cobblestone streets and quaint cottages, there’s a notable sight that captures the attention of many visitors and locals alike, the abundance of Land Rover Defenders. Land Rover Defenders have long been celebrated for … Read more

Classic Defenders: Choose your Restorer Wisely

Interested in investing in a restored Defender 90 or 110? Restoration is an exciting opportunity to breathe new life into a vintage off-roader, making it more capable, stronger and better-looking than ever before. Today, more and more classic Defender restoration companies are entering the market in the UK, US and further afield. However, with new … Read more

What is the Best Year for a Land Rover Defender?

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With beginnings dating back to 1947, there have been numerous incarnations of the Land Rover over seven decades. From the Series II and Series III to the rebranded Defender 90 and 110, this iconic vehicle has seen a multitude of models produced and sold, each one with its own unique charm and individual quirks. One … Read more

Are Land Rover Defenders a Good Investment?


If you’ve ever considered buying an original Land Rover Defender 90, 110 or 130, it’s likely you’ll have noticed that they’re not especially cheap. In fact, as classic cars go, Defenders are generally quite expensive to buy. This is for a whole host of reasons – the biggest one being the vehicle’s rarity and limited … Read more

Debunking 5 Common Myths About Classic Defenders

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The Land Rover Defender is one of the most discussed vehicles of all time, thanks to its legendary status in the automotive world as an original off-road icon. Since its introduction in the post-World War II era, right up until the present day, the British-made 4×4 has commanded attention and enthusiasm from all corners of … Read more

Why the Land Rover Defender 110 is the Ideal Family Car

When you’re thinking about buying a family car, a classic Land Rover Defender 110 might not be the first name that springs to mind. But, why not? Defender 110s are practical, spacious and perfect for adventurous families who want to experience the great outdoors, whether it’s the beach, forests or mountains. They make incredibly fun … Read more

What are Old Land Rover Defenders Like to Drive?

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If you’re considering investing in and owning a classic Defender, one of the most pressing questions on your mind is most likely – what are they like to drive? This is one of the most commonly asked questions from potential buyers and enthusiasts. And, this all comes down to lots of people wondering if Defenders … Read more

Head to Head: Land Rover Defender vs Ineos Grenadier

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Land Rover Defenders have been an omnipresent force in the off-roader world for more than seven decades. Since the introduction of the very first Land Rover in 1948, the 4×4 has grown into a world-renowned, globally recognized icon. And, throughout, it’s always retained its authenticity and original roots in post-war Britain. From its use by … Read more

One of a Kind: Discovering the Monterey Special Edition Defender 90

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With its immediately recognizable design, the Defender 90 is a truly global automotive icon and piece of British off-roading history. And, at TATC, we have embarked on a journey to elevate this legend even further, exclusively creating the unique Monterey Special Edition Defender 90. Limited to a production run of just 5 numbered examples for … Read more

Building a Defender: Exploring the Different Engine Options

Over the years, numerous engines have powered Land Rover Defenders – from the 200TDI and 300TDI to the TD5. When you’re building your dream Defender, it’s important to take the different engine options available into consideration.  Every engine has its own strengths and weaknesses, and can also be upgraded with various enhancements. So, there are … Read more