Land Rover Hearken Back to Its Heritage With the Defender Trophy Edition

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Imagine for a moment the sight of Land Rover Defenders strung out for miles, slogging through the worst mud imaginable. The drivers are dirty and tired from seemingly endless days of driving, digging, and winching to get these cars through the mud and jungle. But to a man, they all are smiling and having the time of their lives. This was Camel Trophy, the “Legend of Adventure”.

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Land Rover made their name as the toughest 4×4 on the planet through their nearly 20-year participation with the event running from 1981 to 1998. Sandglow yellow Range Rovers, Defenders, and Discoveries inspired people everywhere to get out and explore, even if it was just in their own backyard. So it’s no surprise that Land Rover is paying tribute to that unparalleled period in its history with the 2023 Defender Trophy Edition.

Photo Courtesy of Land Rover

Photo Courtesy of Land Rover

Based on the 2023 Defender 90 P400 X-Dynamic SE, it will feature a vehicle wrap in a heritage inspired yellow colorway, an Extended Black Exterior Package, tow hitch receiver, Air Suspension Package, Cold Climate Package, Off-road Package, and the Advanced Off-road Capability Package. Additional all-terrain equipment includes an expedition roof rack, deployable ladder, electric winch and winch installation kit, mud flaps, integrated air compressor, deep-sided, and load space rubber mats.

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Additionally, anyone who purchases a Defender Trophy Edition has an opportunity to participate in a one-day off-road adventure in the North American Trophy Competition held at the Land Rover Experience Center in Manchester, VT, starting from October 8, 2022. While the winners will go on to compete in an extreme adventure competition in 2023 in the U.K.

Photo Courtesy of Land Rover

Photo Courtesy of Land Rover

Sales of the Defender Trophy Edition began at the end of last month priced at $95,000. But if you’re interested, hurry to your local Land Rover dealer because there are only 220 Trophy Editions available in the US.

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