Land Rover has crafted a new exclusive edition version of the Defender, which pays tribute to the company’s iconic Camel Trophy expedition motor vehicles.

It’s referred to as the Defender Trophy Version, and it attributes a host of styling tweaks motivated by the classic off-road challenge autos that competed in between 1980 and 2000.

The autos are concluded with a yellow foundation coat, as per unique Camel Trophy autos. Even so, the unique levels of competition autos featured a Camel logo on all of the racer’s doors.

Land Rover could not use the cigarette company’s branding for lawful explanations, so to get all over the problem, the British model has created a crafty new logo for this exclusive-edition Defender, which (if you squint) seems to be a little bit like the Camel logo found on the afterwards racers.

Other off-road add-ons involve an expedition roof rack, a front bash plate, mud flaps, rubber ground mats, an built-in air compressor and a deployable ladder that lets entry to the car’s roof. Potential buyers can also specify a winch as an optional extra.

The Defender Trophy Version is based on Land Rover’s X-Dynamic SE specification and is driven by the brand’s P400 turbocharged 3.-litre straight-6 gentle-hybrid petrol engine, which makes 395bhp and 550Nm of torque.

Electricity goes to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic gearbox Land Rover statements a -62mph time of six.1 seconds and a leading speed of 129mph. 

Regrettably, the Land Rover Defender Trophy Version will only be bought in North America in a confined creation run of 220 illustrations. Selling prices start off from $ninety,000 (all over £64,000).

As component of the obtain, Land Rover will run an special off-road adventure for ninety Defender Trophy consumers, with slots offered on a very first-come very first-served basis.

The function will be held at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, and will give consumers the likelihood to come across the boundaries of their new autos, with advice from skilled off-road drivers.

The winner of the US function (as established by a judging panel) will then be invited over to the British isles to compete in the Land Rover Trophy Levels of competition at Eastnor Castle in early 2022.

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