Jaguar’s last defender rolls off production line

Jaguar’s last defender rolls off production line

Jaguar’s last defender rolls off production line

Written by Tharushan Fernando

29 Jan, 2016 | 4:30 pm

After 67 years of 4×4 brilliance the Jaguar Land Rover defender will be discontinued.

Exported across the world, enthusiast lament as the last Land Rover Defender rolls off the production line in the on Friday.

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The vehicle is marvel of engineering when it first came out in 1948 in Solihull and the steel and aluminium vehicle has transported James Bond, Winston Churchill and various members of the royal family, for whom it is a fixture.

 

 

The iconic four-wheeler will be replaced by a new model in 2016. The Land Rover defender has sold over 2 million units but plans to bring in stricter measures for new car emissions by 2020 meant there were “certain conditions the Defender just won’t meet,” according to the company

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