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Harry Flashman

Original Poster:

10,446 posts

149 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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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

1,244 posts

64 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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i love these love the old range rovers as well. timeless cars imo

VEA

4,354 posts

108 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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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

3,091 posts

153 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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There is no logic to wanting one, but I so want one. daft money though.

Buggles

1,450 posts

95 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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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

3,091 posts

153 months

cpl_payne

497 posts

90 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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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

26,044 posts

76 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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insurance_jon said:
There is not a cooler car on the planet. I want that so badly

Panda76

1,551 posts

57 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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Look odd on big alloys imo.
I prefer them on big steel modulars either grey or black.

angusc43

4,377 posts

115 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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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

127 posts

69 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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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

14,695 posts

191 months

Wednesday 27th June 2012
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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