We’ve all the time been suckers for correct off-roaders, particularly ones with extra energy than initially meant and some trendy touches, and this classic Land Rover Defender 90 would match the outline simply high quality, apart from one factor: it’s a reproduction.
Constructed from scratch by Osprey Custom Cars on the request of the proprietor who needed a “basic however trendy, one-of-a-kind soft-top”, it contains a galvanized chassis, customized suspension, radiator and exhaust, and a Corvette-sourced 6.2-liter LS3 V8 that pumps out 430 HP and 424 lb-ft (575 Nm) of torque, paired to a six-speed computerized transmission and four-wheel drive.
Mirroring the appears to be like of the original Land Rover Defender, the outside is completed in mild blue with a brown delicate prime, and boast a number of aftermarket elements signed by Kahn, such because the huge physique package, headlamp surrounds and extra vents. Two LED lamps have been included on all sides of the metal entrance bumper and this 4×Four additionally has metal aspect steps and rear bumper, 18-inch wheels shod in all-terrain tires and a roll cage that protects the occupants in case one thing goes fallacious.
The cabin stays true to the real iconic British SUV and options 4 particular person seats, brown leather-based upholstery with diamond stitching, aluminum management knobs, push-button transmission shifter and a customized middle console with cup holders. The automobile additionally will get a reversing digicam hooked as much as the touchscreen infotainment system, which has Apple CarPlay and Bluetooth connectivity.
Regardless of trying like a restomod and going like stink, this can be a reproduction, so has the proprietor made the appropriate resolution once they determined to go for it as a substitute of restoring an older Defender? That’s so that you can determine whereas scrolling by means of the beneficiant picture gallery shared under.