Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
3 minute read
19 Jul 2021
9:27 am

Land Rover Defender D300 X offers best of both worlds

Mark Jones

This SUV's strong go anywhere heritage is now complemented by a level of luxury so high that women all over the world want one.

A beast on and off the tarmac.

I honestly can’t remember the last time I drove a Land Rover Defender, but I think The Camel Guy as he was known back then was considered hot stuff. Smoking cigarettes was seen as macho, and the toughest dudes were competing in the Camel Trophy in the jungles of Brazil in these iconic vehicles. Fast forward a bunch of years, and the world has changed for the better, or gone completely mad, depending on your personal perspective of life. I can assure you that the drive in the updated Defender 110 D300 X I used two weekend ago was nothing...