Tag: 110

  • Spotted: Defender at Solwezi airport

    Spotted: Defender at Solwezi airport

    A 2000 with relatively low mileage and still working every day, this Defender 110 emergency fire response vehicle at the Solwezi airport has a pickup cab and carries a heavy duty fire pump, tools, and a smaller hose of its own. Bonus sighting of a Zambian Air Force Harbin Y-12.

  • Spotted: a blacksmith’s 110

    Spotted: a blacksmith’s 110

    Roving reporters racking up bonus points for combining blacksmiths and land rovers! A mean looking cargo style 110 puma with galvanized roof rack and ladder, front winch bumper and recovery points, NAS rear step bumper, plenty of chequerplate on the bonnet and wings, stylish alloy wheels, offroad underbody protection, and custom graphics. Steve Hicks may…

  • Spotted: 3-door Defender 110

    Spotted: 3-door Defender 110

    In Qualicum Beach for the summer as a daily driver. Clean and crisp black and white style, a tough look that a 3-door can pull off so well, Canadian flag decal, bush bar, driving lights, and fog lights. So lovely to meet the owners, hope to see you in town again!

  • Spotted: Defender 110 pickup

    Spotted: Defender 110 pickup

    This may actually be built on a One Ten (pre-1990 defender) rather than a defender as it appears to have the older door handles, sliding window door tops, and windscreen hinges…or it could just be retro-fitted. It has been enhanced with a winch, heavy rock sliders, fog lights, heritage style grille and headlight surrounds, some…

  • Spotted: the Bush Tucker Man Perentie

    Spotted: the Bush Tucker Man Perentie

    In the wilds of Australia driven by Maj. Les Hiddins. The Perentie is an Australian military project and an excellent take on the classic early Defender that included as stock a sturdy galvanized chassis and naturally aspirated Isuzu diesel engine. Two door with original olive drab paint and canvas before the “custom” diy camo added…

  • A (very) brief history of Land Rovers

    A (very) brief history of Land Rovers

    The designer of the Land Rover was using an old ww2 surplus Willys Jeep for farm work and when it began falling apart decided to make a rugged vehicle to replace its usefulness. Additionally the Rover Co. needed to quickly produce a stop-gap utility vehicle for export sales in order to qualify for steel rations.…