Personal experiences and adventures are part of the Land Rover landscape and the new Defender maintains this rich heritage, allowing customers to personalise their vehicle to fit their lives “with more choice than ever before”.
The “most accessorised and personalised Land Rover ever produced” will be available in 90 and 110 body designs and the Defender, S, SE, HSE and Defender X trim levels, while customers can choose from a range of four Accessory Packs to give “the rugged new 4×4 a unique character”, according to a press statement.
A choice of 170 individual accessories means the chances of finding two identical Defenders is remote while Land Rover’s new Above and Beyond Collection of outdoor performance apparel and equipment delivers the same durability and toughness as new Defender, the statement notes.
The full range of official accessories is available individually, but four Accessory Packs help customers tailor new Defender to suit their lifestyle:
Explorer Pack: Conquer unmapped extremes with a Raised Air Intake, lightweight 26kg Expedition Roof Rack and an Exterior Side-mounted Gear Carrier. Front and Rear Classic Mud Flaps, Wheel Arch Protection and a Spare Wheel Cover provide extra ruggedness while a Matte Black bonnet decal, featuring 90 or 110 cut-out detailing, completes the Explorer Pack’s head-turning appearance. Customers can also upgrade the Explorer Pack with Fixed Side Steps and a Deployable Roof Ladder, while the Front Expedition Protection System adds a Front Undershield and ‘A’-Frame Protection Bar with raised corners to improve the front approach angle.
Adventure Pack: A Portable Rinse System with a 6.5-litre pressurised water reservoir, boot-mounted Integrated Air Compressor and Exterior Side-mounted Gear Carrier equip new Defender for time spent in the wilds. Protection is enhanced by Front and Rear Mud Flaps, a Spare Wheel Cover and a Bright Rear Scuff Plate, to guard the rear bumper against scrapes and scratches when loading and unloading, while a practical 20-litre Seat Backpack, which you can take with you when you leave the vehicle, completes the interior.
Country Pack: Designed for time spent off the beaten track, the Country Pack features rugged Wheel Arch Protection, a Bright Rear Scuff Plate to protect the top of the rear bumper and Front and Rear Classic Mud Flaps. A Portable Rinse System and Full-Height Loadspace Partition equip the interior for everyday adventures.
Urban Pack: The Urban Pack adds a Bright Rear Scuff Plate, Spare Wheel Cover and Front Undershield while Bright Metal Pedals add to the robust interior.
Customers can then opt for a range of alloy wheel upgrades including a distinctive 22-inch five-spoke design.
A selection of Side Tubes and both Fixed or Deployable Side Steps are available across all four Accessory Packs alongside a full range of durable deep-sided rubber mats to protect the interior.
The comprehensive range of accessories can also be purchased separately, including the innovative Exterior Side-mounted Gear Carrier, which aligns with the Defender’s distinctive floating pillars and is perfect for holding mucky equipment.
For overnight camping trips and overland adventures, a Rooftop Tent makes full use of the new Defender’s maximum static roof load of 300kg.
Its one-click operating mechanism is easy-to-use and, when fitted with the Deployable Roof Ladder and Expedition Roof Rack, new Defender doubles as all-terrain accommodation for remote camping trips.
Additional accessories include the Portable Rinse System, an Inflatable Waterproof Awning and a range of towing systems and a Remote Control Electric Winch.
Raised Air Intakes are a vital addition in dusty locations, protecting the engine by delivering cleaner air from their elevated position.
The potential to accessorise the Defender extends beyond the vehicle itself, as customers can also shop from the new Above and Beyond Collection – a 24-piece capsule collection designed and developed in collaboration with Musto.