Which should you go for: Defender or Series Land Rover?


Have all Defenders become classics? Probably not, but most Tdi-engined ones are over 20 years old now – and that’s when most vehicles gain classic status. So which would you go for – a Series III or Tdi Defender? Can’t make up your mind, let our 16-point test be your guide.

Also inside the August 2018 issue we have:

  • Greenlanes and fords in Northumberland
  • New classic off-road drive at Goodwood featuring Series IIA Land Rovers
  • Vegan retrim for a Defender
  • Mastering Morocco’s Atlas mountains and dunes in the Sahara
  • Full test of Rotodama’s forward control Rediscovery built onto a Discovery chassis
  • How to fix driveline clunks
  • Camping trailer built to match its Series III tow vehicle
  • How to sort Discovery 2 air suspension
  • Ex-factory Freelander 1
  • Camel Trophy Tribute Ninety
  • Series III Stage 1 V8 Ute on 1100-mile road trip
  • How to replace Series Land Rover spring eye bushes
  • 29 great new products
  • 7 products tested
  • Our Land Rovers: Freelander 2, Discovery 1 & 2 and Defender
  • James Taylor’s Roverphile
  • Removing the engine and axles as part of our Range Rover Classic rebuild
  • Bicester Land Rover Legends report
  • SLROC go to Islay

And much more!