FormaCar

This 27-year-old Defender 110 is in better shape than some brand-new cars

04-02-2020 18:00
E.C.D. Automotive Design just keeps pushing out one luxed-up Def restomod after another. Today’s Land Rover Defender 110 Project Galena is no exception.

E.C.D. Automotive Design just keeps pushing out one luxed-up Def restomod after another. Today’s Land Rover Defender 110 Project Galena is no exception.

The one-off SUV comes based on a 1993 model and boasts plenty of extra LED lighting, 18-inch Kahn Defend 1983 wheels wrapped in BF Goodrich All-Terrain 265/65 R18 tires, a Borla exhaust, and a Frontrunner roof rack. The body is greyish blue, and the roof is white for contrast.

The tuner puts the old Defender on an in-house air suspension kit that we first saw used in the 2018 Project Katama. As per the usual, the stock engine is no more, and a shining new L92 V8 6.2 toils in its place under the hood, delivering around 400 hp (300 kW) to all four wheels by means of a six-speed auto gearbox.

Inside, Puma Classic seats represent the front row, and the remaining two rows take advantage of premium leather upholstery in light beige and black. Further highlights include an Evander Wood steering wheel and a modern Alpine infotainment system.



Editor Andrew Raspopov
  • Comments
    | 0
  • Facebook
    |
  • VK
    | 0

Forma Car Recommends

Car Tuning 25-02-2020
Just check out this splendid one-off stylized to resemble luxury cars from the 1930s! Created by one man, and not even a tuning pro, at that – can you imagine it?
Novelties 25-02-2020
The original Audi e-tron Quattro Concept revealed in 2015 had three electric engines, so we were a bit disappointed to see the 55 quattro on sale with only two. Eighteen months after the launch, Audi fixes this with the new S line.
It looks like Mercedes-Benz is anxious to put all of its electrified new cars to wintertime tests before the winter is over. Straight after the AMG GT 73 sighted yesterday, car spotters have traced down the new EQA and EQB.
Car Tuning 21-02-2020
The British restoration shop will attempt to rebuild the nonagenarian roadster that once belonged to Benito Mussolini himself.
Car Tuning 17-02-2020
U.S.-based tuner Fathouse Fabrications has launched a range of power upgrades for the Shelby GT350 Mustang, revving its 5.2-liter V8 all the way up to 1,400 horsepower (1,044 kilowatts).
Auto Show 17-02-2020
The SUV, which comes based on a brand-new platform and boasts a new design, will be present at the Geneva IMS 2020 coming up in two weeks.
Car Tuning 12-02-2020
Bisimoto Engineering has electrified enough vehicles already, but this Porsche 935 has been its most challenging project so far – if also the most rewarding.
Concept Cars 12-02-2020
Mere hours ago, Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus posted several new teaser images and some specs of its upcoming 007 LMP supercar that will participate in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Car Tuning 11-02-2020
Jon Olsson, famous Swedish freestyle skier and car aficionado, has rolled out his newest custom vehicle. Based on the С8 Audi RS6 Avant chassis and tech, it comes to fill in the gap left by the legendary Olsson RS6 DTM when that one was stolen and torched by robbers back in 2015.
Novelties 08-02-2020
The Chrysler Pacifica minivan emerged four years ago and has been losing customers lately, selling 98,000 units in the USA in 2019 (down 20,000 from 2018). Let us see what the recently revealed facelift can do to fix that.
Novelties 04-02-2020
The ninth instalment in the Fast & Furious movie franchise is coming up soon, and Dodge decided to shoot a promo video for it. Aside from a few cars familiar to most of us, the footage briefly reveals the still-unreleased Durango SRT Hellcat.
Toyota has recently announced its intention to enter this year’s 24 Hours of Nürburgring with a Lexus LC-based racecar powered by an all-new V8 TT engine. Could this test mule be it?
Reviews 03-02-2020
MotorTrend’s latest YouTube video features a drag strip battle of epic proportions: eleven high-performance cars competing against the 650-hp (485-kW) Lamborghini Urus and each other.
Novelties 03-02-2020
The last year proved exceptionally lucrative for BMW: for the first time on record, the Bavarian automotive giant has sold over 2.5 million cars. However, not all branches were equally successful: while BMW M sales rose 32%, MINI sales fell 4%.
Novelties 31-01-2020
General Motors has confirmed the rumors about the electric revival of its Hummer range. The first four teaser videos are already here, and the dates have been set.