Land Rover Announces Defender Trophy Edition

Photo By: Land Rover

Continuing the expedition legacy of the original Defender, today, Land Rover North America announced a limited production Defender Trophy Edition with an adventure competition, held at the legendary Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, included with purchase. This special edition is inspired by the Land Rover Classic Defender Works V8 Trophy, a limited edition of 25 re-engineered classic Defenders, the Trophy Edition carries on the same spirit of adventure for the North American market.

Land Rover descending a hill.
Image by Land Rover

Based on the 2022 Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic SE, the Defender Trophy Edition features a special vehicle wrap inspired by the Defender Works V8 Trophy, an Extended Black Exterior Pack, tow hitch receiver, ClearSight RearView, Air Suspension Pack, Cold Climate Pack, 11.4-inch Touchscreen, Off-road Pack, and Advanced Off-road Capability Pack.

READ MORE: Does the New Defender 110 Hold Up to the Legacy of the Original?

With 220 Defender Trophy Edition vehicles sold exclusively in the U.S., each will come with an opportunity for a two-person entry to a one-day off-road adventure in the Land Rover U.S.Trophy Competition. Up to 90 teams will compete at the legendary Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.startingfrom October 11, 2021. Competitors will face a number of on-and off-road challenges, including physical and team-building obstacles. In addition, expert one-on-one coaching will be provided as part of the adventure, giving customers a unique opportunity to develop extreme driving techniques and skills in their own vehicle before putting their training to the test.

The overall winning team, as determined by a judging panel, will go on to compete at The Land Rover Trophy Competition at Eastnor Castle in the U.K., the spiritual home of Land Rover testing and development, to take place in early 2022

The Defender Trophy Edition will be available this August, priced at $90,000, and can be purchased at certain Land Rover retailers in the U.S.

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