Designer envisions next-gen Defender

Automotive Design 24 Feb 2016
Designer envisions next-gen Defender

CarWow website has published a set of renderings that envision a possible replacement for the iconic Land Rover Defender, taking inspiration from the DC100 Concept and the Evoque.


The renderings posted by CarWow.co.uk show a plausible Defender that adopts the distinctive, rugged yet clean surfacing of the current Land Rover line-up.

Land Rover Defender Concept

Inspiration for this virtual concept came from the DC100 Concept revealed in 2011, a show car that could give some hints on the design direction of the future Defender.

Land Rover Defender Concept - Police model

Land Rover DC100 Concept at Geneva 2012

Above: the Land Rover DC100 Concept at the 2012 geneva Show

As CarWow reports, “the only noticeable change we’re expecting to see is a move from the DC100’s circular LED daytime running lights to the more squared ones seen on the facelifted Range Rover Evoque.”

Land Rover Defender Concept - Queen Farmer model

To show the car in context, CarWow has mocked up different variants, including a Camel Trophy version for extreme offroad, a Police model and a version for farmers.

To see the complete set che CarWow.co.uk.

(Image Courtesy: CarWow for Car Body Design)

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