Someone Bought 200 Defenders Before It Was Discontinued In 2015, Now People Pay $268k To Have One
Someone bought over 200 Land Rover Defenders before it was discontinued in 2015, now people pay £220k ($268k) to have one.
Twisted Automotive, a company that customize classic Land Rover Defender is now offering another 16 to potential buyers.
Defender 110 XS cost £35k back in 2015, but Twisted versions start at £135k+VAT for diesel and £185k+VAT for petrol version.
Modifications to Defenders includes upgraded suspension, brakes, wheels and tyres, plus modern LED lighting.
Inside, it gets a leather and an Apple CarPlay, which beams phone apps onto the car’s infotainment display.
Twisted Automotive, a British tuning company that specialises in taking classic Land Rover Defender to bespoke cars is now offering another 16 custom Defenders to potential buyers who could pay up to £220,000 to have one.
These 16 units are part of the more than two hundred (200) Land Rover Defenders ordered by Charles Fawcett, the owner and founder of Twisted Automotive, before the model went off sale in 2015.
“I went to the Defender production line at Solihull to meet the men and women building the vehicles.
“These sixteen 110s were hand-picked for their chassis numbers and build dates.
“They were all registered in 2016 – after production ceased – identifying them among the last off the line and, arguably, more collectable.
“They’re special, and when twisted, each one is the only one. Hence the limited run is called One of One.”
The 16 Land Rover Defender have fewer than 30 miles on the clock and all are based on the original XS spec, which was the highest Land Rover Defender spec at the time.
A Defender 110 XS cost around £35,000 back in 2015, but these 16 Twisted versions start at £135,000+VAT for the diesel. The more powerful petrol version starts at around £184,500+VAT.
Modifications done to the Defenders includes upgraded suspension, brakes, wheels and tyres, plus modern LED lighting while the interior gets a leather and an infotainment system that brings Apple CarPlay, which beams phone apps onto the car’s infotainment display.
In an interview with The Sun, Twisted boss admitted you can have what you like within reason:
“All of the 16 will be Twisted, but exactly how depends on the lifestyle and tastes of the customer.
“The Twisted way isn’t to tell people what their Defender should be. It’s to work with them to create a Defender that’s the best fit for them.”