How Much Would You Pay for this Book on the Iconic Defender

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Published on April 30th, 2017 | by Subhash Nair

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How Much Would You Pay for this Book on the Iconic Defender

On this day 69 years ago a legend was born as the first Land Rover was revealed to the world at the Amsterdam Motor Show. Over the next seven decades the rugged 4×4 visited all corners of the world as it wrote its name into automotive folklore.

As Land Rover begins the countdown towards its 70th anniversary celebrations on 30 April 2018, the perfect gift for Defender lovers across the globe has been announced. Icon is the definitive official book celebrating Series and Defender models. It hits the shelves in July.


It features carefully chosen archive images, vivid first-hand accounts and exclusive interviews with the people behind the most recognisable 4×4 on the planet, including production line employees, significant customers and company executives.

The team responsible for the next generation Defender, Chief Design Officer Gerry McGovern and Executive Director – Product Engineering, Nick Rogers, also share their thoughts on what makes Defender so special.

Series and Defender models have been a popular choice for politicians, celebrities and even Royalty over the last 69 years, so well-known contributors also share their experiences. The foreword is provided by world famous Land Rover customer and The Grand Tour presenter Richard Hammond, while adventurer and broadcaster Bear Grylls, fashion legend Ralph Lauren and Rugby World Cup winner and former South Africa captain John Smit are just a few of the other famous names to grace the pages.


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