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OVERLANDING IN THE DEFENDER

ESCAPE THE MUNDANE. EXPLORE WITHOUT BORDERS.

With adventure in its DNA, the Land Rover Defender is no stranger to tackling off-road challenges. It is uniquely equipped to take the brave-hearted on nearly any adventure they dream up—including the tenacious task of overlanding. No simple road trip, overlanding is a self-reliant journey. It involves crossing large stretches of rugged terrain over long periods of time, camping in between, relying on only your vehicle and grit to see you through.

In All You Need to Know: Overlanding, the new documentary created in partnership with the A+E network, a Tasman Blue Defender 110 SE transports outdoor enthusiast Christian Murphy and overlanding expert Scott Brady on a five-day journey across the challenging landscape of the US Southwest. With its advanced technologies, assortment of accessories and unmatched durability, it’s clear that the Defender was the perfect vehicle for the job.

GO ANYWHERE, STAY ANYWHERE

There’s a vast world to discover beyond your doorstep. Nothing should stand between you and fully experiencing nature.

Sleep a little closer to the stars in the Autohome X Land Rover Roof Top Tent.§ With a hard shell that is affixed to the roof of the Defender, the tent is a cozy haven that helps protect you from the elements. Inside, a thick foam mattress and pillows, along with a practical LED lamp that illuminates the tent after dark, mean that you don’t have to sacrifice luxury on your trek.

Even when skies are gray, feel the breeze on your skin and inhale the fresh outdoor air from beneath the Inflatable Waterproof Awning. Attach the awning to the side or rear of the Defender and enjoy an unhindered view of nature in comfort.

§ The Autohome X Land Rover Roof Top Tent is a licensed product and compatible only with an official Land Rover Expedition Roof Rack on the 110.

A pair of Land Rover Defenders with roof top tent.
Land Rover Defender prepared by a man for towing.

PULLING POWER

When overlanding, you never know what obstacles you may come up against—and that’s half the fun.

Whether you choose to venture deep into uncharted forests or traverse murky swampland, the Defender can aid in a successful expedition when equipped with the Remote Control Electric Winch accessory. With a maximum pulling force of 10,000 pounds and the ability to be operated from up to 147 feet away, the winch system on the Defender has some serious pulling power.

This power also comes in the form of an 8,200-pound towing capacity.27 When you add the optional Advanced Tow Assist system, maneuver with ease while the Defender takes care of counter-steering and the touchscreen displays both your current and desired trailer trajectories.‡ 10 Explore any land that calls to you with the knowledge that you can take nearly anything with you—from the trailer you’re lodging in to the boat you need to go deeper into the heart of adventure.

† Before using the winch, please consult the owner’s manual or your local authorized Land Rover Retailer for more details. Not compatible with Front Expedition Protection System or ‘A’ Frame Protection Bar.

‡ Model dependent. Only available as part of a pack.

UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES

The road may be rugged, but your journey will be smooth when you customize the Defender to fit your needs. With a variety of packs and accessories to choose from, you’ll be prepared for just about any challenge.

Forge paths into the unknown with accessories that help defend your vehicle. Wheel Arch Protection comes in the form of durable, high-quality composite material that helps guard against debris. Similarly, durable Front and Rear Classic Mudflaps reduce spray and protect the paintwork on the Defender. The Front Expedition Protection System enhances your ability to tackle abrasive terrain by utilizing the Front Undershield and premium ‘A’ Frame Protection Bar, while raised corners increase ground clearance.

Never leave behind the adventure essentials. The Defender has a variety of roof carrying options available so you can bring luggage, bicycles, kayaks—and just about anything else—on your next journey. Store your items in the aerodynamic, elegantly designed Roof Box which boasts a 105.6-gallon volume. Carry up to 291 pounds|| when traveling with the lightweight, versatile Expedition Roof Rack. Easily store any additional items in the waterproof and lockable Exterior Side-Mounted Gear Carrier.

|| When fitted to 110 with Off-Road tires.

Land Rover Defender driving through rocky terrain.

Land Rover Defender.

BUILD THE OVERLANDING DEFENDER

DEFENDER 110 | DEFENDER SE | 3.0L P400 i6 MHEV (395 HP)

Ready to get behind the wheel of the Defender driven by Christian Murphy and Scott Brady in All You Need to Know: Overlanding?

Rear view of Land Rover Defender driving along mountain road.

CAPABLE OF GREAT THINGS

If you plan to embark on an overlanding adventure of your own, or prefer to stay a bit closer to home, the Defender is capable of taking you where you need to go.