Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
5 minute read
19 Aug 2021
10:37 am

Playful Land Rover Defender 90 back with a bang

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Armed with old school steelies, the short-wheelbase Land Rover Defender 90 has a personality of its own.

Not ashamed of its "base-spec" roots.

We have spent a lot of time behind the wheel of the new Land Rover Defender since its arrival last year. Having sadly missed out on a trip to drive it in the UK in April 2020 because of Covid-19, we did manage to make up for this in leaps and bounds. Our experience with the Defender includes navigating a selection of gravel roads around Gauteng, a breakaway weekend in North West, a fun day at the Land Rover Experience in Lonehill and even a trek through Lesotho. ALSO READ: Land Rover Defender D300 X offers best of both worlds...