serach and resue land rover defender concept on the edge of a cliff escorted by flying rescue drones
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Land Rover Defender Is on a Cool New Mission

Think your service organization could use a brand new Land Rover SUV? Land Rover is on a mission to give back to the community. Seven winners will receive a custom 2021 Land Rover Defender. Land Rover USA is providing a platform for non-profits in the U.S. to compete for a 2021 Land Rover Defender built …

2020 Land Rover Defender 110
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Land Rover Defender is Shockingly Thirsty

The 2020 Land Rover Defender combines luxury and the ultimate off-roading abilities that don’t come cheap. But the Land Rover Defender isn’t exactly very fuel-efficient and will have you spending tons on gas.  The 2020 Land Rover Defender is a gas guzzler  According to, the 2020 Land Rover Defender has many great qualities and …

Massive Land Rover Defender replica cake
Trucks & SUVs

This Land Rover Defender is Delicious and Feeds 2,000 People

Apparently, people are getting famous on TikTok for things other than wrecking their cars. People are now getting famous for cooking? The social media platform, which I still don’t really understand, has somehow started baking and cooking trends that people recreate at home. I don’t know; this is what my wife tells me. Although a …

2020 Land Rover Defender is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Land Rover Defender Can’t Stop Winning This Year

When it comes to off-roading vehicles, the Land Rover Defender isn’t always the first SUV to come to people’s minds. But this year that just might change. The redesign for the Defender just made this vehicle one to look out for.  MotorTrend tested out several SUVs for this model year and didn’t find one that …

A silver 2021 Land Rover Defender P300 plows through mud
Crossover & Midsize

The 2023 Land Rover Defender 80 Is Worth Waiting For

Looking to trade in your truck? The pandemic has delayed many new vehicle launches, so you might want to wait, especially if you’re looking for an SUV with serious off-road cred.  The Land Rover Defender 80 was initially expected to arrive in 2022. But even if it takes a little longer than expected, the new …

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 P300 interior
Crossover & Midsize

Land Rover’s Flagship SUV Gets No Infotainment Love

Land Rover SUVs are iconic. They’re easily among the most recognizable vehicles, especially the brand’s flagship, the Range Rover. But the automaker has expanded its offerings over the past decade. The smaller and sportier Range Rover Evoque crossover debuted for the 2012 model year. And the once-retired Land Rover Defender reappeared in 2019. Now you …

A 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser climbs a hill next to a lake.
Trucks & SUVs

This Toyota Land Cruiser Couldn’t Shake the Land Rover Defender

If you are at all into off-roading SUVs, you’ve no doubt heard of both the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser and Land Rover Defender. However, as the two models have evolved through the decades, the Land Cruiser has retained its body on frame design. In contrast, the Defender now sports a unibody architecture. Regardless, both SUVs …

The Land Rover Defender is the brand's newest off-roading SUV.
Trucks & SUVs

The V8 Land Rover Defender May Get an Engine From an Unusual Source

Since the arrival of the redesigned Land Rover Defender, the off-roading SUV has continuously impressed reviewers and customers alike. Despite this, some die-hard fans mourned the loss of the V8-powered Defender. Thankfully, there seems to be a glimmer of hope. Motor1 recently spotted a Defender prototype testing in Europe, which could have a secret V8 …

A 2021 Silver Land Rover Defender drives on rough terrain.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Land Rover Defender Is an Equal-Opportunity Performer

With traditional sedans taking a back seat to SUVs as today’s popular family vehicle, more and more segments are emerging for them. There are SUVs in all colors, sizes, and shapes ranging from simple to feature-packed. How does a discerning shopper even begin to choose? Fortunately, the folks at MotorTrend have compiled a roundup of …

The Land Rover Defender is the brand's newest off-roading SUV.
Trucks & SUVs

Broken 2020 Land Rover Defender Becomes Literally Unfixable

Last week we caught wind of The Fast Lane Car’s broken 2020 Land Rover Defender. In short, the brand-new Defender broke almost immediately after delivery. From there, it came and went from the dealership with no permanent fix in sight. However, a new update posted by The Fast Lane Car highlights that the troubled SUV …

Land Rover Defender tug of war
Trucks & SUVs

New Land Rover Defender Literally Drags Old Defender

Tug of war has always been the highest in scientific studies of brute strength. Its effectiveness in proving who is stronger has proven to be 100 percent accurate. From schoolyards to settling major geopolitical conflicts, Tug of war is the clearest way to determine strength. Now that we agree on those scientific truths, we can …

A Land Rover Defender is on display at the showroom opening of the "Land Rover and Jaguar" brands
Trucks & SUVs

How Reliable Is the Land Rover Defender?

The Land Rover Defender has a long-standing history of being one of the best cars for off-roading enthusiasts, rivaling even the Jeep Wrangler. For a few years, this popular Land Rover wasn’t available in the U.S. due to strict safety standards. Fans were overjoyed to see the Defender’s return for the 2020 model year, with …

A rendering of a blue Bowler CSP 575 Land Rover Defender
Trucks & SUVs

Bowler’s Bringing Back the OG Land Rover Defender With 567 Hp

With the new Defender winning Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year award, it’s clear that Land Rover’s update didn’t ruin the nameplate’s legacy. Still, there’s a significant number of off-road enthusiasts who fondly remember the classic model. As a result, several companies have started restomodding vintage Land Rover Defenders, and even converting them to EVs. …

A 2021 Land Rover Defender wading through water.
Trucks & SUVs

3 Reasons Why You Need a 2021 Land Rover Defender in Your Life

Luxury off-roading SUVs have a particularly difficult job to accomplish. These high-riding SUVs have to offer tremendous off-road capabilities as well as a comfortable ride suitable for daily driving. One of the best contenders in this segment is the 2021 Land Rover Defender. MotorTrend even went as far as naming it “SUV of the Year.” …

The Land Rover Defender is the brand's newest off-roading SUV.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Land Rover Defender Has 1 Major Flaw

Let’s face it, building an off-roading SUV that’s equally capable on the street as on the side of a mountain is a tall order. The 2020 Land Rover Defender attempts to do just that by blending a luxury SUV with over 60 years of off-roading heritage. Despite Land Rover’s greatest efforts, the Defender is not …

2019 Range Rover Sport
Trucks & SUVs

Land Rover SUVs Are More Rugged Than They Appear

Older Land Rover SUV models share a boxy and rugged appearance. Favorites like the old school Defender and Discovery have a truck-like utilitarian style. It’s certainly a visual that evokes thoughts of trekking overland in Africa or the bush of Australia. However, today these capable SUVs are designed with a sleeker and almost bubbly exterior …

jaguar land rover parked at the beach
Trucks & SUVs

Is Land Rover Still a British Car Company?

Land Rover SUVs are prestigious and capable. Over the years they earned a reputation as a luxury vehicle. But Land Rover’s roots gave rise to SUVs that are ready for an off-road adventure or an overland journey. Popular classics like the Land Rover Defender made a name for the SUV manufacturer. But who owns Land …

A sleek, grey X-Dynamic model as a two-door variant.

The 2021 Land Rover Defender Is Surprisingly Reasonable

Last year marked the return of the classic Land Rover Defender, and many of us were pleased with its capabilities on and off-road. In addition to its go-anywhere capabilities, the new Defender boasts the same utilitarian styling cues that enthusiasts fell for over 20 years ago. For 2021, we will see a few more updates for this boxy …

2021 Ford Bronco driving through mud and dirt
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Your Bronco, Wrangler, or Defender Is an Epic Off-Road RV

If you buy a new Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, Land Rover Defender, or––yes––even a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon there’s a chance you plan to take it off-road. But what if you could change it into a full-time off-road RV camper? Turns out you can. Thanks to this Germany conversion design company, GehoCab, you can turn your overlanding …

A 2020 Land Rover Defender, two-door model, ascends a hill in the snow.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

What if Land Rover Made a Pickup?

Land Rover vehicles have been popular platforms for decades. But, one peculiar thing has happened over the years. The pickup variation is no longer available from their entire model lineup. The Land Rover Defender was just redesigned. So, many were hoping for a pickup truck variant. But, part of the changes included making the Defender …

two land rover defenders in a remote desert scene with the sun giving backlighting
Trucks & SUVs

Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro VS Land Rover Defender

When it comes to the off-roading SUV, there are some pretty exciting options on today’s market. There’s the famed Jeep Wrangler and now the all-new Ford Bronco. There are Toyota SUVs equipped with TRD Pro packages. Additionally, there is an entire lineup of Land Rover SUVs that are great off-roaders. The 2020 Land Rover Defender …

A green 2020 Land Rover Defender
Crossover & Midsize

The Land Rover Defender Is Refined on and off the Road

They may be maintenance nightmares, but few vehicles combine off-road capability with luxuries like Land Rover’s crossovers and SUVs. That’s true even of the stylish—but expensive—Range Rover Evoque and Velar. However, it’s the newly-resurrected Land Rover Defender which arguably best captures the brand’s off-road spirit. But does it work as well on paved roads as …

Twisted Automotive's electric Land Rover Defender restomod painted in Malibu Yellow against an orange background
Trucks & SUVs

There’s an Electric Land Rover Defender Made Just for the US

Classic off-road SUVs like the Land Rover Defender may have honest, rough-and-tumble capability, but they’re neither efficient nor fast. Luckily, it’s now easier than ever to swap out that old diesel or gasoline engine for an electric powertrain. In fact, several restomod shops now offer electric conversion options for their builds. UK-based Twisted Automotive, though, …

Blue 2021 Land Rover Defender Hard Top 110 panel van driving down a country road
Crossover & Midsize

The Land Rover Defender Panel Van Is Ready to Work

While the new Land Rover Defender isn’t a body-on-frame SUV, it’s still more than capable when the pavement runs out. But the new Defender’s goal isn’t just to equal the original’s off-road prowess. It’s meant to be more refined and comfortable on a daily basis; good for something besides just off-roading. This is seemingly why …

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 overhead
Trucks & SUVs

Land Rover SUVs Are a Maintenance Nightmare

Land Rovers have a certain allure. They are a status SUV with an expensive price tag. But they are also pretty capable in terms of off-road excitement. Some, like the Land Rover Defender, have become iconic overland vehicles in their own right. But how are they when it comes to upkeep? As much of a …

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Ellen Degeneres Loves Portia and Porsches

Ellen Degeneres is a popular celebrity talk show host icon and comedian. She helped Disney find Nemo and Dory, she’s a day show dancing queen, and wife to Portia De Rossi. But she is also a known car enthusiast and lover of Porsches (among others). She has shared secrets for getting out of speeding tickets. …

Land Rover Defender 110
Trucks & SUVs

Tesla Powered Land Rover Defender Takes on Bollinger

ECD Automotive Design restores and modifies Land Rover Defender SUVs. They take Land Rover Defenders and rebuild and modernize them from the ground up with better than new components. Their newest build combines the Land Rover Defender body with a Tesla all-electric powertrain. But, how does it compare with the soon-coming Bollinger electric truck? A little history ECD Automotive Design built its …