Limited edition Land Rover Defender models coming to SA

JOHANNESBURG – Production of the Land Rover Defender will cease at the end of this year but that hasn’t stopped Land Rover from celebrating the vehicle.

To pay tribute to this legendary vehicle, Land Rover is offering only 215 Celebration Edition Defender models to be sold in South Africa.

Two special edition models will be available including the Defender Heritage and the Defender Adventure.

Defender Heritage Edition

Land Rover Defender

The Heritage Edition draws inspiration from early Land Rover models and features “Grasmere green” paintwork with a contrasting “Alaska white” roof.

This model also comes with a classic design grille and HUE 166 graphics which alludes to the registration plate of the first pre-production Land Rover nicknamed “Huey”.

Only 130 Heritage Edition models in Station Wagon body style will be available, while only 50 will be sold in 90 Station Wagon body style.

Key features for this model include:

  • Unique “Grasmere green” metallic paintwork with body colour wheel arches.
  • “Alaska white” roof.
  • Silver front bumper with black-end caps.
  • Heritage-style front grille and headlamp surrounds.
  • Body coloured heavy-duty steel wheels.
  • Clear indicator lenses.
  • Indus silver door hinges.
  • Heritage-style badges.
  • Heritage logo mudflaps.
  • HUE 166 graphics.
  • Bright aluminium finish clock and air-vent bezels.
  • Aluminium interior door handles and door locks.
  • Perforated leather outer steering wheel rim, gear knob and handbrake lever.
  • Almond Resolve Cloth upholstery with ebony vinyl sides and backs, with HUE tags.
  • Padded cubby box with almond cloth lid.
  • Heritage logo rubber floor mats.

Defender Adventure Edition

Land Rover Defender

The Defender Adventure Edition is designed with adventure and the outdoors in mind.

Only 15 Adventure Edition models in 90 Station Wagon body style and 20 in 110 Station Wagon body style will be sold in South Africa.

Key features for the Adventure Edition include:

  • “Corris grey”, “Yulong white” or “Phoenix orange” paintwork.
  • “Santorini black” grille, wheel arches, bonnet, roof, and rear door.
  • Seven-inch LED projector headlamps.
  • Clear indicator lenses.
  • Underbody sill and sump protectors.
  • Atlas “Defender” bonnet script.
  • Gloss black split-spoke diamond-turned alloy wheels.
  • Goodyear MT/R tyres with white lettering.
  • Bright pack.
  • Decals on front wings.
  • Windsor leather upholstery.
  • Windsor leather front passenger facia.
  • Leather trimmed door panels.
  • Bright aluminium finish clock and air vent bezels.
  • Aluminium interior door handles and door locks.
  • Bright finish and rubber pedals.
  • Santorini black centre console.
  • Fully wrapped leather steering wheel.
  • Perforated leather gear knobs, handbrake lever and grab handles.
  • Ebony Alston headlining.
  • Heritage logo carpet floor mats.

These limited-edition Defender models can be ordered now from Land Rover or Jaguar Land Rover dealers across South Africa.

First units will be delivered in September and pricing will be confirmed closer to availability.



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