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Land Rover Defender production crosses 2 million: A one-off unit produced

LR Defender 2 millionth Edition
The on-of-a-kind Land Rover Defender manufactured to celebrate the production milestone of 2 million units.

Marking 67 years of Land Rover production at the Solihull plant, UK and the production of two millionth Defender, a one-off Defender has been manufactured.

‘Defender 2,000,000’ is highly exclusive one of its kind variant. The single unit of Land Rover Defender will be sold at an auction at Bonhams on December 16, 2015 with proceeds being donated to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies besides the Born Free Foundation.

LR Defender 2 millionth Edition

The one-of-a-kind Land Rover Defender manufactured to celebrate the production milestone of 2 million units. Bear Grylls, the noted adventurer, along with 32 other loyal brand ambassador have contributed in some way in its making.

Dressed in Indus Silver satin paint and Santorini Black on the wheels and wheel arches besides grille, roof and side mirrors, the ‘Defender 2,000,000’ will see the logo 2,000,000 proudly displayed on its headrest. An exclusive aluminium plate affixed to the driver’s baseboard will also sport signatures of all those who were instrumental in assembly of the car.

Plate number S90 HUE at the front and rear will spell its exclusivity as being a single issue. Other highlights will include a map of Red Wharf Bay engraved into its aluminium fender while the car comes in with leather seats in Red Wharf Bay graphics.

LR Defender 2 millionth Edition

The iconic Land Rover Defender production will end later this year. The replacement is set to debut in 2018.

This milestone Land Rover Defender marks 67 years of production from 1948-2015 at the company’s Solihull plant in West Midlands, UK. The end of 2015 will mark the end of production of this 4×4 which had been noted for its use by several explorers, charitable organizations and even royals and sovereignty.


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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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