There’s no scarcity of firms on the market who’re restomodding the traditional Land Rover Defender and one more has been shaped. The corporate is called Legend Motor Co and was established in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah by a trio of lovers aiming to take the long-lasting off-roader and make it higher suited to the trendy world.

The corporate has just lately completed work its first venture, referred to as the Signature Collection 001, and it actually lives as much as its title. This automobile is constructed on a Jeep Wrangler JK chassis, and the unique engine has been swapped out for an LT1 6.2-liter naturally-aspirated V8 engine, producing 460 hp and 465 lb-ft (630 Nm) of torque. Whereas it could not match the current-gen Defender V8’s 518 hp, these figures are nonetheless fairly spectacular.

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Loads of further upgrades have been carried out. For example, the Defender now options Wilwood brakes, a considerable 22.5-gallon gasoline tank, and is supported by Fox 2.5 totally adjustable distant reservoir shocks. As well as, Legend Motor Co has painstakingly crafted new Kevlar-lined aluminum physique panels for the Land Rover. The off-roader can be geared up with a set of strong aftermarket wheels and tires that reach past the wheel arches.

No complete restomod venture might be full with out an up to date inside so the Utah-based agency has accomplished simply that. Adorning the seats is hand-sewn full-aniline leather-based that appears extraordinarily premium. The corporate has additionally fitted a brand new dashboard to the Land Rover in addition to put in a bespoke steering wheel clad in leather-based. There may be additionally a swing-out tire service and a tailgate housing a large subwoofer for the upgraded audio system.

As you might need anticipated, buying a restomod Defender from the Legend Motor Co doesn’t come low-cost, as costs start at a hefty $250,000.