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Land Rover takes over London as Defender prepares to say goodbye

Ahead of the sale of the unique Defender 2,000,000 next weekend, Land Rover has created a nostalgic film in which the enduring model’s 67-year production run is celebrated by ‘taking over’ London for one special day…

Land Rover London

Featuring cameo appearances from some of the more unusual Land Rover models over the years, including a Series II ice cream van and a special-edition ‘Paul Smith’ Defender, the short clip portrays a ‘Land Rover London’ complete with Defender black cab and a pub called ‘The Huey’. As production of the Defender enters its final phase, Bonhams will sell the unique ‘2,000,000’ model on 16 December at its Bond Street headquarters, the proceeds of which will go to charity. We guess this really is the beginning of the end…  

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You can find a selection of Land Rover Defenders listed for sale in the Classic Driver Market.