The Last Land Rover Defender Rolls Off Assembly Line
Land Rover celebrated 68 years of history as the last of the current Defenders was produced at its famous Solihull production facility.
To mark the occasion Land Rover invited more than 700 current and former Solihull employees involved in the production of Series Land Rover and Defender vehicles to see and drive some of the most important vehicles from its history, including the first pre-production ‘Huey’ Series I as well as the last vehicle off the production line, a Defender 90 Heritage Soft Top.
What a difference 68 years makes Alternating views of Land Rover Defender, 2016 and Land Rover Series 1, 1948. Today, Friday January 29 2016, marks the end of Land Rover Defender production, the original Land Rover Series 1 was launched on April 30 1948, at the Amsterdam Motor Show