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Harry Flashman

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9,835 posts

129 months

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I know they're going to be slow, handle like a blancmange and kill the planet. But I have lust for these things. I think I'd rather buy one of these to go with my current garage than any other car.

Utterly useless, as I live in Central London. And buying and modifying your own Defender would probably be cheaper.But I want one so much. Car porn, in my opinion.









SirSamuelOfBuca

1,120 posts

44 months

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i love these love the old range rovers as well. timeless cars imo

VEA

3,685 posts

88 months

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That black one looks mean as fk, I do however really like the yellow one too. A lot of want!

insurance_jon

2,789 posts

133 months

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There is no logic to wanting one, but I so want one. daft money though.

Buggles

1,371 posts

75 months

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You are definately right when you say buying a Defender and doing it yourself would be cheaper.

The Twisted Defenders do look awesome though, there's no denying that.

We've an old Landie, 76 it is, and it's getting done up in the style of a Twisted Defender, only it's a 3.5 V8 on carbs.
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insurance_jon

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133 months

cpl_payne

472 posts

70 months

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Given the usual reaction these evoke I'm quite puzzled as to how Land Rover haven't introduced a Marmite coloured version yet.

smartypants

22,152 posts

56 months

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insurance_jon said:
There is not a cooler car on the planet. I want that so badly

Panda76

1,377 posts

37 months

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Look odd on big alloys imo.
I prefer them on big steel modulars either grey or black.

angusc43

2,988 posts

95 months

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insurance_jon said:
£45,000?!?

I just don't get it. It's a sort of anti-car to me.

ez64

111 posts

49 months

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Had a range rover classic. If you have not owned one you must, dont get much more king of the road feeling than taking one of those down country lanes.

jeremyc

12,220 posts

171 months

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Harry Flashman said:
Utterly useless, as I live in Central London.
Au contraire: I find a Defender the perfect antitode to urban motoring. You laugh in the face of speed humps, traffic calming measures and having to hop over the odd kerb or two, all whilst having a fantastic view from on high (one literally looks down on Range Rover drivers). biggrin

There's enough fun to be had in a cooking TD5 Defender 90; modify if you want, but at the speeds you'll be travelling there's no need. smile

ETA: perfect tow car for your Caterham as well. thumbup

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