Land Rover Defender production is ending but its adventures are moving online


Today is truly the end of an era. The last of the current generation Land Rover Defenders rolled off the assembly line today in Solihull, England, where the iconic 4×4 has been produced continuously for 68 years.

Since 1948, Land Rover has built and sold over 2 million Series (the predecessor to the Defender) and Defenders. You can take a visual 360-degree tour of the factory here.

Although the beautiful, boxy Brit will be no more in this current form, Land Rover has announced the new Heritage Restoration program to breathe new life into classic Defender and Series vehicles. Twelve craftspeople — 10 of whom worked on the Defender production line — will restore early models of the 4×4, which Land Rover will offer up for sale. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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