Only at the beginning of the year was so far and Land Rover finally ceased production of the Defender. The British area veteran could simply no longer meet the pedestrian protection required by law. Is built model (as series I from 1948 to 1958, as series II and IIa from 1958 to 1971, series III from 1971 until 1984 and as defender 1984) no longer have to get that from 1948 through 2015 as new car and used car prices are already vigorously to attract. On the classic car show in 2016 of techno Classica in Essen (7 to 10 April), country therefore starts Rover classic with a new initiative for fans of restored sheet.
Under the name "Reborn" too german "rebirth", Land Rover classic launches an initiative that offers customers the opportunity to purchase of a series-I model completely restored at the factory. 25 copies of the series from experts around the world were collected and checked for their fidelity towards. Now, buyers in the presence of these experts can select your base vehicle, which is then restored in the workshops at the traditional production location in the English Solihull. The new structure is created according to original specifications and with the help of certified Land Rover classic parts. This includes, for example, the use of five contemporary colors "Light Green" "Bronze Green", "RAF blue", "Dove Grey" and "Poppy Red".
Tim Hannig, Director of Jaguar Land Rover classic, said: "the launch of the reborn initiative at the techno Classica offers customers a fantastic opportunity to acquire a valuable and highly sought-after collectible automobile icon. Reborn demonstrates the great expertise of Land Rover classic restoration and maintain Land Rover classic. At the same time we fulfil our responsibility to provide original parts for models, the production of which has expired for over ten years." (ml)