The last real workhorses from the Classic Driver Market

Although the modern SUVs from Bentley and Maserati offer technological advances and supreme comfort, there is one thing they can’t deliver, and that’s charm. For those who are tired of straining their eyes at the latest ‘Chelsea tractors’, these stylish 4x4 icons are a blissful remedy...

With the last-of-the-line Land Rover Defenders achieving record prices and Toyota Land Cruisers featuring in almost every major car auction, all eyes are anxiously trained on the retro 4x4 market right now. Luckily, there are still plenty of road-trip-ready gems in the Classic Driver Market, including a number of personalised examples such as the Land Rover Heritage Defender from Lisbon-based Cool & Vintage. These are our 10 favourites… 

10 of the last real workhorses from the Classic Driver Market