£35,000 plus VAT for Defender Hard-Top

There’s a van version of the Land Rover Defender on the way. Opening for orders later this year, the 90 and 110 Hard-Top will be rated to tow 3500kg and have what Land Rover calls an ‘impressive payload’ – as well of course as all the usual high-tech equipment for which the vehicle has already become known.

The commercial model will also bring the Defender’s entry price down to a new low (everything’s relative) – by starting at around £35,500 plus VAT.

Land Rover’s announcement comes a day ahead of INEOS Automotive’s promised unveiling of its new Grenadier. If you’re a Defender kind of a person, check back in here tomorrow to see how the all-new off-roader due late next year is going to look…

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