We receive a lot of questions each day from curious buyers looking to buy a vintage Land Rover Defender. We were at your stage once in our life, so we’ve decided to do our best to provide as much guidance and information as we can on the subjects we hear most about.
Beginning Your Journey
If you’re just starting your search for the ultimate Defender, we realize you have a lot of questions, and a bit of anxiety. We’ve compiled a series of guides here to help you through the key elements of Defender adoption: pricing, availability, maintenance, timing, and overall thoughts on ownership. We continue to add to this guide and welcome your comments and questions to make these resources better.
The Difference Between a $25,000 Defender and a $250,000 Defender
I would wager that most of you reading this blog post do not have a blank check to begin your entry into Land Rover Defender ownership. It’s likely you’ve seen Defenders priced from $10,000 to $250,000 around the world and you’re wondering why there is such a vast price difference between the low-end and high-end. There’s a very good reason.
Financing Your Defender
There are several ways for you to begin living out your dream behind the wheel of a vintage Land Rover Defender. If you have the luxury of writing a check or issuing a wire transfer, you’re doing pretty well. But if you’re like most of us, you realize that writing a check for between $15,000 and $100,000 can cause a little anxiety.
Can a vintage Land Rover Defender be a daily driver?
Part of owning a vintage Land Rover Defender is appreciating the unique character of not only an English-built vehicle, but also one that is at least 25 years old. Driving one is an experience you’ll never forget. You will either love it or hate it. What type of driver/person you are probably impacts your perspective more than the Defender itself.
IMPORTING + BUYING
The Guide for Buying an Imported Vintage Land Rover Defender – 2020
There is a lot of misinformation on the market right now – creating confusion and preventing people from finding their perfect Defender. Yes, we are in the business of importing and building vintage Land Rover Defenders – and hopefully helping some of you adopt them – we also realize the importance of helping people through the learning curve.