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11-24-2007, 12:32 PM
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At last nights British Red Cross Ball ( in London, Zara Phillips ( unveiled the Land Rover Defender SVX Special Edition. The Defender SVX commemorates the 60<SUP>th</SUP> anniversary of the iconic off-roader and the first SVX has been donated to the Red Cross for auctioning.
“Funds raised from auctioning this vehicle will go towards the work of the Red Cross in the UK and overseas, which this year has included the UK floods, Darfur Crisis and ongoing HIV work in Africa." said James Johnstone, chairman for the British Red Cross Ball.
The Land Rover Defender SVX comes in metallic black with subtle satin black decals and is available in both 90 soft-top and 90 station wagon ( versions. The exterior is touched up with silver finishes, clear lens headlights, new surround on the front grille, tubular side-steps, 'diamond turned' five spoke alloy wheels, reinforced aluminium front udnershield, LED rear lights and of course custom badges.
Inside the special edition is adorned with Recaro sport seats, alloy gear knobs, sat nav, iPod cradle, fancy audio system and the soft-top comes with a metallic silver tubular cage that supports a tailor-made, removable black fabric hood.
200 units will be made (140 Defender 90 soft-tops and 60 90 station wagons) and each one will have a numbered plaque with production starting in the spring of 2008. "The Defender SVX looks very different to a spartan 1948 Land Rover, but it's still an essentially practical vehicle that will enable you to go almost anywhere," says Phil Popham, Land Rover's managing director.
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11-25-2007, 06:41 PM
Was at the autoshow yesterday (finally)
& was struck by the similarity in overall pkg of the LR2 to the Mariner,Escape
which makes me kinda wonder about
re: the Defender

11-25-2007, 11:19 PM
2b2, the Defender is not ever coming over to the states. Its a nice offroader though.
I like the meaty English girl

11-26-2007, 05:03 PM
Land Rover Defender 110 SVX earmarked for Australia (

Posted Nov 26th 2007 9:32AM by Alex Nunez (
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So, that UK-only Land Rover Defender SVX ( Turns out it's not UK-only. Well, the Defender 90 version is, but Blighty is not the only market getting an SVX to celebrate LR's 60th birthday. The Australians will blow out the candles with the Defender 110 SVX. The longer-wheelbase Outback stormer gets the same visual treatment as its shorter Brit-market brother, meaning a new grille surround, upgraded lighting, the spiffy five-spoke wheels, and a Recaro-adorned upgraded interior, among other things. 36 copies of the dressed-up yet rough-and-tumble Defender 110 SVX will arrive in Land Rover showrooms Down Under next year.

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