Restmods are great, but it’s totally different when the actual manufacturer takes matters into its own hands. Just take a look at this Defender Works V8 Trophy II from Land Rover Classic. This limited-edition model celebrates the marque’s accomplishments over the years.
At first glance, the exterior flaunts a camouflage pattern in various tones of gray over a white backdrop. However, a close-up inspection reveals silhouettes of 23 locations wherein Land Rover made a name for itself courtesy of its machines’ outstanding capabilities.
All of these off-road expeditions span more than 70 years. The renowned British marque continues to supply adventurous souls with a reliable ride. As the name tells us, the Defender Works V8 Trophy II is the second exclusive project under its Classic banner.
Under the hood of this overlanding beast is a 5.0-liter V8 engine mated to an eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox. The Defender Works V8 Trophy II powertrain produces 400 horsepower with 379.84 lb-ft of torque and courses all of it to four 18-inch Sawtooth alloy wheels.
To match its extreme capabilities, Land Rover Classic endows the Defender Works V8 Trophy II with suspension, braking, and handling upgrades. It flaunts a rugged profile courtesy of its roof racks, fender flares, an A-frame with a winch, a custom front grille, and LED light bar for superior low-light visibility.
Inside, Recaro sports seats upholstered in Windsor leather with contrast stitching welcome you. Traditional timekeeping comes from the Elliot Brown analog dashboard clock. The dial even flaunts a similar camouflage pattern as the Defender Works V8 Trophy II. Land Rover Classic plans to produce only 25 examples in 90, 110, and 110 Double Cab trims.Order yours
Images courtesy Land Rover Classic