She sounds a game sort of girl and one that might suit me. Add the chequer-plate cladding, a full-length roof rack, a rear step, side rails, a robust exterior roll cage, special pewter-grey Boost alloys and an array of roof-mounted spots and it becomes a unique, stand-alone vehicle in a crowded market of me-too 4x4 clones. This can be further authenticated by the fact that the bulkhead inside the engine bay is still dark green, left over from the example they 'borrowed' from the original production line. The movie, starring Oscar winner Angelina Jolie as Croft, opened last Friday at theatres in South Africa. The only Defender to get the V8 and in fact the last one was the 50th anniversary special edition from 1998 which used the 4 litre with an automatic gearbox making it the only factory built automatic Defender and a special plate listing its number in the very limited production run. The film, rather like Angelina Jolie herself, was a massive hit and the Land Rovers themselves also became something of a cult icon. But three Defenders 90, which have been dressed up with Lara Croft-inspired accessories, will arrive in South Africa on Tuesday and will be displayed at cinemas.
Your feedback and comments allow us to get closer to you, and the better we understand our customers needs and desires, the better we can tailor our services and products to exceed your expectations. Instead we always offer our best price on all our cars with a friendly face to answer any questions you may have. Meanwhile, the Range Rover version gained fuel injection to push the power back up to 167bhp at 5000rpm, before being stretched in 1990 to 3. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. And here is one of the 100 produced for sale on Ebay - lets take a look. These engines had a higher compression ratio 9. Defender-Landrover- does not have control over and does not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of items advertised or the truth or accuracy of the content of this information.
The most visible change was the carburettors. This includes the replacement gearbox and transfer box in 2014 and new turbo in 2015. Hang on a minute, there's someone at the door. It was thoroughly 'Roverised' for British use, which meant lots of detail changes to suit British production methods and British drivers. Do we disclose any information to outside parties? In low range on tickover, it will 'walk' over obstacles without missing a beat. Oh well, I still love this Defender. Shield 110 constrained version Tomb Raider Double Cabs discharged in 2001 in organization between Land Rover and the activity and experience films.
All mileage figures are an approximate and are likely to vary due to test drives, preparation work and delivery miles. It is built on the Defender 90 and 110 platforms, both powered by Land Rover's five-cylinder turbo-diesel rather than the gas-burning V8 in the movie truck. Aside from the metal-clad floor, the foot-well bit of which is only pretend, the interior layout is pretty much standard Defender. It is powered by a 3. I have only a vague idea what she looks like although she evidently has a decent set of lungs, judging by her ability to penetrate several courses of brickwork. Just in case your neighbours are still not certain of its origins, there is a special plaque attached to either side of the body, which declares its role as the most expensive bit of merchandising ever to have spun off from a movie.
It has the Td5 engine on both the Defender 90 and the Defender 110 Dual Cab versions. Or to most of you, anyway. I stopped off in a small town in Surrey, which I shall call Blu-Tac in view of the number of stuck-up people who live there, and as I was locking the doors a retired military type tapped me on the shoulder. I gave up in the end. The limited edition Tomb Raider Defender will not be sold in this country. It will have a Bonatti gray exterior, plus the blackened roof rack, spotlights and, of course, lots of Tomb Raider badges. In the late 1970s a restriced version of this engine was fitted to the Series 3 Land Rover with a restyled front end and permanent 4 wheel drive a first for a utility model Land Rover to create the Stage 1 V8 Land Rover.
About Us: We specialise in buying, selling and sourcing the very best quality second hand vehicles. In 1970 it appeared in the Range Rover, but with a lower compression ratio 8. As a result, Land Rover took a standard double-cab 110 Defender off the production line and gave it to their 'Special Vehicles Department'. Despite the back and forth of sending money from Kenya and some unexpected delays and hitches in transmitting the money, Jamie was patient and kept the car for me. Click Email button to contact us.
Airconditioning Leather upholstery Metallic paint Radio preparation Immobilizer Power steering For sale: Very beautiful original Land Rover Defender Tombraider. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. Painted dim metallic dim with unique badging and points of interest, the Tomb Raider came furnished with a rooftop rack, extra spot lights, winch, bull-bar and snorkel. With over £7,000 worth of additional equipment and some custom paintwork, the Limited Edition Tomb Raider Land Rover was born, as confirmed in a supporting email. It may not be the exact specification for the actual vehicle being offered for sale which may vary. The final engine ran a compression ratio of 10.