The original Land Rover, which evolved into the Defender, is one of the most iconic and beloved British cars on and off the road. When Land Rover launched the original in 1948, it had no idea where the Land Rover would go and what it would become.
Much of that came down to simplicity: a versatility that could be applied to many different roles thanks to that body-on-frame construction. That versatility was also something that caught the attention of fans, with easy customisation and massive aftermarket options, whether you wanted to go off-road or stay firmly on it.
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