69 years ago a legend was born as the first Land Rover presented to the world, a vehicle that since the distant 1948 made its own history to remain in the memory of 4X4 fans.
This is a party season for Land Rover as the countdown has begun to the 30th anniversary on April 2018, 1. The perfect gift for Defender lovers around the world has been announced: Icon, the book official celebrating the Series 2, XNUMX and Defender models. It is a work for collectors that will be available from July through the Land Rover page and at selected Experience Centers.
This carefully curated and beautifully produced book features different legendary journeys and expeditions, humanitarian projects, and adventures in hard-to-reach places reached only by these unique machines, along with the people who brought them to life.
It features carefully curated stock footage, first-hand accounts, exclusive interviews with the people behind the most memorable 4 × 4 on the planet, including production line employees, significant customers, and company executives. The team responsible for the next generation of Defender, Design Manager Gerry McGovern and Executive Director of Product Engineering, Nick Rogers, also share their thoughts on what makes the Defender unique and special.
The Series 1, 2 and Defender models have been a popular choice for politicians, celebrities and even British royalty for the past 69 years. The foreword is provided by famous Land Rover customer, Grand Tour presenter Richard Hammond. On the other hand, the renowned and iconic adventurer and announcer Bear Grylls, along with the fashion legend Ralph Lauren, as well as the winner of the South African Rugby World Cup, John Smit, are just some of the celebrities who relate their experiences on board. these vehicles in this book.
The Icon has 10 chapters and more than 200 pages capturing the essence of the Series 1 and 2 models and the Defender through the vehicles themselves, along with the people who have loved, driven and trusted them throughout their 69-year history.
Copies of this iconic book will be available online at Land Rover Official Store.
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