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1989 Land Rover DefenderReview
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1989 110 Csw V8 — It's a V8, so it makes me smile every time I start it up. That is worth a lot to me. It runs on lpg so it isn't much less economical than my wife's td4 freelander. But it comes with all the inherent problems of a 110 - draughty, rattly, slow, leaky, uncomfortable, ridiculous and I love it. It tows like a dream and, because I do all the work on it myself, it is a cheap car to own. Nine seat belts and a full length roof rack make it usefully versatile. Mostly original (rare for its age) including all paintwork and interior. Not bad for a 23-year-old truck.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It's the ultimate all-round capable car.

Cons: I just wish I could get it up to decent mileage.

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1989 Land Rover DefenderReview
Nathan writes:

V8 90 — V8 Offroad perfect, will not get stuck, might break down....but who cares when your havin this much fun. People against 4x4's suck and should get of the "green" boat and enjoy a bit of V8 pleasure. Land rovers rule.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: V8 and Big wheels

Cons: Drinks more than me

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2020 Land Rover Defender Reviews

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2006 Land Rover Defender Reviews

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2003 Land Rover Defender Reviews

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Farm vehicle. Does the job. Need a ladder to get in it. The steering wheel is so big that once I've moved the seat forward in order that I can reach the pedals - things become a bit squashed! Avoid... Read More

2002 Land Rover Defender Reviews

My First Car!! By Morty

Fantastically off-road, brilliant to drive and be in, im doing a lot of work on it so be on the look out for more great photos when i put some more bits on it! Good price to run too!! Great TD5 eng... Read More

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2001 Land Rover Defender Reviews

Best Car I´ve Had By Søren

Overall fantastic Performance - the best off road Apperearance - looking good Not expensive Fun factor in top A lot of goodwill build in this car - everybody we see or meet is smiling and comment in a... Read More

The Ultimate Off-road! By Niloy

THE ultimate OFF-ROAD! Absolutely awesome and prefectly suited for Bangladesh. Go anywhere, through anywhere, and still have a comfortable ride while you're at it. Read More

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