Land Rover love-in: RAY MASSEY finds out why people are choosing to modernise their Defenders (and three-quarters are women)
Just because the classic Land Rover Defender has reached the end of the line, that doesn’t mean drivers’ love affair with the original British 4x4 has waned.
Women are among the Defender’s most ardent fans.
They include Alecks Brown, wife of Red Dwarf actor and TV presenter Chris Barrie, who turned to Coventry-based Land Rover engineering specialist J. E. MotorWorks for an upgraded Defender fitted with a special ‘Urban Pack’.
Surprisingly, the company says that nearly three-quarters of its orders for the retrofit package are from women who love their Defender, but are less enamoured by... read more
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