Land Rover Traditional Defender Works V8 Trophy II priced from $390,000
Land Rover Traditional has detailed its newest retro-mod venture, the Defender Works V8 Trophy II.
Simply 25 items of the V8-powered Defender Works Trophy II will likely be supplied by Land Rover Traditional – priced from a cool £225,000 ($391,421) within the UK, about $50,000 greater than the primary iteration.
Land Rover Traditional has confirmed 20 builds will likely be a cut up of 90 and 110 Station Wagon our bodies, with the remaining 5 to be 110 Double Cab Decide-Ups.
Whereas Jaguar Land Rover Australia gained’t be formally importing or distributing any of those autos, the native arm did affirm with CarExpert potential clients may order one direct from Land Rover Traditional through its website.
As its title suggests, the Defender Works V8 Trophy II is powered by a 5.0-litre naturally-aspirated V8 petrol engine, pumping out 405PS (298kW) at 6000rpm, and 515Nm of torque at 5000rpm.
Shifting gears is an eight-speed ZF-sourced automated with ‘Pistol Shifter’, and the Defender Works V8 is all-wheel drive. There’s additionally a two-speed switch case, heavy-duty entrance and rear differentials, and a torque-biasing centre diff, naturally.
Externally the Trophy II distinguishes itself from the unique with its “adventure-inspired camouflage” livery, which the corporate says options “23 places which have performed a component in Land Rover’s illustrious off-roading and exploration adventures over greater than 70 years”.
The Fuji White and Narvik Black exterior mixture is accented by a satin black bonnet and black exterior detailing, completed off with Land Rover Trophy heritage badging and a bespoke black entrance grille. In case you forgot, the first Defender Works V8 Trophy (additionally restricted to only 25 items) was completed in an attention grabbing Eastnor Yellow.
It’s not simply an engine improve and sticker pack although, with further all-terrain tools together with an built-in winch on the A-frame, a 1.27-metre full-width LED gentle bar, rock sliders, an expedition exterior roll cage and rear restoration level.
The aforementioned satin black bonnet has been designed to cut back glare “shiny circumstances”, and there’s a rear ladder permitting entry to the expedition roof racks.
Filling the arches are 18-inch Sawtooth alloy wheels completed in Gloss Black with mud-terrain tyres, sitting in entrance of servo-assisted 335mm entrance and 300mm rear brake discs, each with four-piston calipers.
Land Rover Traditional quotes a wading depth of 500mm for the Defender Works V8 Trophy II.
Inside there are Recaro sports activities seats trimmed in Windsor leather-based, with a particular black-and-white color scheme and distinction top-stitching.
There’s leather-based adorning the dashboard, doorways and headlining too, which the corporate says helps to make sure “a handcrafted end all through”.
While not pictured within the provided imagery, there’s additionally Land Rover Traditional’s “fashionable Infotainment System” which options built-in satellite tv for pc navigation and “cell machine connectivity” (i.e. Bluetooth), fitted as customary.
Rounding out the cabin highlights is a bespoke Land Rover Trophy clock face by watchmaker Elliot Brown, that includes a particular face that mirrors the outside camouflage design. Consumers may even get an identical “Competitor’s Version timepiece”, although should you don’t handle to get your fingers on a Defender Trophy, 1000 watches impressed by this automobile will likely be supplied for public buy.
The Defender Works V8 Trophy II will likely be “created utilizing Defender fashions from 2012-2016, stripped and rebuilt by hand to exacting requirements and improved excessive specs, developed completely by our devoted staff at Land Rover Traditional”.
Present house owners of basic Defenders that need to improve their very own automobile to appear like the Works V8 Trophy II may even quickly be capable to buy Trophy Influenced Real Equipment by means of Land Rover Traditional, with additional particulars to be confirmed later in 2022.
All derivatives can be found to order now direct from Land Rover Classic.
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