JLR wants to give the Defender a proper farewell.
Withmanic projects like the 542 horsepower Range Rover Sport SVR and themouthwatering Jaguar F-Type Project 7 already underway, Jaguar Land Rover'sSpecial Operations Division is turning its attention to one of the firm's bestestablished models – the LR Defender. With 2015 marking the final year of theDefender in its current form, the division is planning a special farewell, withlimited edition models marking the SUV's various achievements and triumphs –including the Camel Trophy and Paris-Dakar.
In other areas, the SVR badge will be added to various Jaguar and LandRover models, with the division working to "define the DNA" of thebrand to differentiate it from the current R and R-S branded vehicles. There isalso talk of a search for a mysterious "Project 8". Stay tuned formore details on the special edition Defenders and on the current model'sreplacement.