vintage defender 90

The vintage defender 90 is a classic 4×4 that’s been around for a long time. Its roots date back to the original 1948 Land Rover. It eventually went through a transformation, becoming an icon of American off-roading. Read more

The Defender has become a staple in the world of glamping, #vanlife vans and Instagram, but its true appeal is to a smaller group of people. These are the guys and girls who still love their old explorers and appreciate them for their raw industrial beauty that’s just as functional as it is cool.

For those who like to take their off-roading seriously, this bespoke Land Rover Defender 90 has the right attitude. It’s been customized by UK-based Arkonik and is dubbed the Wader 110. Inside, the car gets a Ginger Auto Grain Leather interior over 9 seats and a 15″ Evander wood steering wheel.

Restoring a Vintage Defender 90: Tips and Tricks for a Successful Project

While it’s not a complete restoration, this 1990 Land Rover Defender 90 has seen some pretty major modifications, like a suspension lift, headlight and taillight grilles, Pathfinder all-terrain tires and a bumper mounted electric winch. It also has a 3.5L V8 engine instead of the standard 2.5-liter.

It’s been repainted in Mariana Black Pearl and has a Safety Devices roll cage paired to a roof rack with rear ladder and x4 rectangular LEDs up top. It’s a great example of an artistically reimagined Defender that’s more urban than it is off-road, according to the builder.

It’s a bit of a rarity to find an all-original, low-mileage Defender 90, but that’s the case with this one, which is for sale at Cars & Bids. It’s got several years of service records and a number of notable new parts, including the battery, ignition system and radiator.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

Choosing a Rubber Caster Wheel

Sun Feb 19 , 2023
A rubber caster wheel is used in many applications, including office chairs. It’s designed with a soft rubber compound that is bonded to a thick […]