Land Rover has celebrated a very important milestone in the production of its iconic Defender SUV. That milestone is the production of the 2 millionth series Land Rover and Defender. The milestone celebrates 67 years of iconic Land Rover production. To produce the special vehicle, Land Rover brought in ambassador Bear Grylls and a special team to assemble Defender 2,000,000.
The bespoke vehicle will be donated to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Born Free Foundation where it will be sold at auction. The auction will take place on December 16, 2015 and will be performed by Bonhams.
The official unveiling of the special Defender will be made at the Goodwood Festival of Speed held June 25-28. The Defender will then appear at special events for the remainder of the year leading up to the auction in December.
Defender 2,000,000 will have many special touches including a map of Red Wharf, where the sketch for the original Defender was drawn in the sand, etched into its fender. The vehicle will be silver and will feature a no 2,000,000 badge on the truck. The silver body is offset with black wheels, roof, door hinges, grille, and mirror caps.