Frequently asked questions

Road testin'

Product testing and Quality Control is an integral part of LRUK's production process and provides our customers with reassurance that our Defenders will leave the UK in excellent condition.

The East Coast Connection

Aftermarket care services are an area that we greatly care about here at Land Rovers UK. We seek to offer clients our dedicated, undivided attention from start to finish. Our definition of fin ...

April Apocalypse

Now that the dreaded date has passed in the United States, we are thrilled to announce that we have experienced a flood of new enquiries and orders. To the extent that we are now getting very close ...

Tire'd Watch Company and LRUK Announce Partnership

Two brands, both rugged and refined, Tire'd Watch Company and Land Rovers UK have announced their partnership.

Ray Care: Soldier, father, Defender lover

Hello fellow Land Rover lovers,I would like to introduce myself to all of you for our mutual love and respect for Land Rovers and what they represent. My name is Ray Care...

Inspiration from across the Pond

"It all started one Sunday when I was out having breakfast with my family... Literally in 2 hours the Defender was in my garage."

Meet New Yorker Ed Cole and his Defender V8

Our latest Defender 110 order for the USA has just been placed by New York-based Mr Ed Cole of the world-renowned Tire'd Watch Company. Read all about it here and now...

Baby Blue Steel arrives in Oregon

Last week, Baby Blue Steel, the model we painted for our Hawk competition, landed in Oregon and was delivered to its designer. Oh, and Derek found a new home! 

Land Rovers UK Hawk Custom Design Competition

There's nothing like a bit of friendly competition, wouldn't you agree? We're running one right now, as it happens, and we'd like nothing more than for you to join in.

What the heck is a timelapse?

This week: homecomings, milestones, and a new video project that we're very excited about!

The Englishmen (and their daughters) in New York!

Following the successful importation of two mighty fine Defenders to New York, it was only fitting that we flew ourselves out there to say hello!

16 years Old and heading for Toronto, Canada

A very special Defender for a very special Lady

One Very Special Christmas Promotion.... Be Qui ...

Snow is falling all around....... Children playing having fun...... tis the season to buy yourself a Landie........ have a look at our Christmas offer.... Everyone!

If you go down to the woods today

If you go down to the woods today....be sure to take a Defender.....

Meet Joe... Week One

OVER THE COMING 6 WEEKS I AM GOING TO TAKE THE TIME TO SHOW JUST HOW FAR WE GO WITH THE RESTORATION OF OUR CLASSIC 25 YEAR DEFENDERS RE-BUILT EXCLUSIVELY FOR OUR USA BASED CUSTOMERS

Ambassadors of Adventure

Trust is paramount when you are considering purchasing from a distance, its also useful to know exactly how a Defender might perform in the real world for you.  Don't just take our word for ho ...

CELEBRATE WITH YOUR TEAM AT LANDROVERS UK AS... ...

WhooHOO....Celebration time...COME ON!

The very latest fleet have arrived at LRUK....

Just the usual weekly delivery consisting of the finest example 15 and 25 year old Land rover Defenders you are ever likely to come across. Having spent the last 4 days in transportation they are ...

Project Defender 90 Progress Report

Following on from the progress report a few weeks ago please find before your eager eyes the very latest pictures of our Black D-90 we are currently building for USA or Canada export. 

Why have 25 years old when you can have 15......

Calling all you Canadian customers who browse our website looking to purchase one of our World Class Defenders. We are sure that you are aware you cannot buy and import a Brand new Defender into ...

Project Defender 90 Progress Report

Folks.... Watch this space on a weekly basis for news and updates on the production of Defender 90 Black Stealth. Our Latest Defender masterpiece in creation. Enjoy!!!

All Is Not Grey When You Own A Grey Defender

Tim and Alison Wright. The proud new owners of a LRUK prepared Defender 90 TDCi XS County Station Wagon.  

The Magnificent 6 head for the USA

Another 6 of the finest 25 year old refurbished Defender 90's and 110's, in the World, leave our premises today for their new homes in the USA.

Marine Exploration 110

Marine explorer Monty Halls presented Land Rover with an unprecedented challenge to design and engineer a Dive Centre Defender.  

Illegal Defender Crushed in the USA

A brand new Land Rover Defender was crushed in Baltimore on Thursday after U.S. Customs agents discovered the vehicle was imported illegally.Customs found that the vehicle had its VIN swapped, as t ...

7 GOOD REASONS - A few short words from the Man ...

7 VERY GOOD reasons why you might buy a Land Rover Defender from US AT Land Rovers UK Ltd. Can you guess what they are?

Land Rovers UK Ltd - New Website Coming this month

Well folks it was only a matter of time before your forward thinking friendly team at Land Rovers UK decided to give you a new and improved web site.  So set a date in your calanders for the E ...

Live in the USA? Thinking of importing or buyin ...

Live in the USA? Thinking of importing or buying a Defender from anyone other than Land Rovers UK Ltd? Then read on...

LRUK - Making dreams come true!!

Thanks for taking the time and patience to explaining everything to me yesterday. As I told Jodie, last week I had met with the guy from strangerover and I left saddened with a grim chance of ownin ...

NEW Land Rover Defender from the worlds best kn ...

Land Rovers UK Ltd NOW sell the entire range of new Defender for UK or Worldwide export and importation, we will sell to you and ship your new Defender to your exact specification.

The Buying Adventurer

Searching the globe for the best Used Land Rover Defenders in the world can be a frustrating and onerous task. It involves many hours of research and planning to identify, contact, travel to and de ...

Resurrection of the Land Rover Defender!

The oldest Land Rover of them all, the Defender, could have a bright new international role in India and the UK.

Land Rovers UK achieve RECORD BREAKING SALES!!!

May and June have been excellent months for the worlds favourite independent Land Rover Defender specialists.  Enquiries and orders continue to rise for our products as customers around the gl ...

Latest Auto Express Defender Review. Hear what ...

Independent reports and news are important for our customers. Here is the latest Defender report from the UKs Auto Express magazine

Land Rovers UK - Keeping Charitable Wheels A-Tu ...

Our very Latest Defender 110 arriving in Durban South Africa and heading on to Zambia to serve the Riverside farm Institute well in all they do!!!!!

Adventures in the Emerald Isle

As you all know we love our Land Rover Defenders.  But another real passion for some of us is our motorcycles.  So just last week me and Andy took off for a 6 day tour of Southern Ireland ...

Before and After. A Land Rovers UK Export spec. ...

Hi Folks!! Take a look at these recent photos taken before we started to restore a 110 and compare them with the finished Defender, this particular Land Rover was shipped to the USA where it was re ...

65 YEARS OF LAND ROVER - CELEBRATE WITH US...

As Land Rover celebrate 65 years of production, explore, with us, the Companies extraordinary achievements and developments.....

Will YOUR Defender be CRUSHED?

For all those who have been following the recent shananigans reported on our website regarding USA import of Defenders...we hope that you find the following extract from a customer of ours (Braden ...

Russian Revolution - Bumper to Bumper.......

The Land Rover Defender has a huge following in the Russian Federation and during a recent trip to Moscow I was amazed to see this 110 fitted with such a superbly simple rear protection solution....

Land Rovers UK in Wonderland - meet the TEAM

We love our Land Rovers and we love making the very best available Defenders Follow the yellow brick road down to Mells in Somerset and come meet your bright and colourful LRUK team the worlds ...

USA Homeland Security CRUSH Land Rover Defenders

We saw this coming months ago...and it was only a matter of time before greedy UK sellers and USA resellers got caught out.  Fraudulent, corrupt and Illegal Traders of Land Rover Defenders on ...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No its Defender Boy!

Defenders we buy em' we make em' we sell em ' we love em'

10 Things You Should Know Before you Buy a Defe ...

Have you taken time to read our "10 things you should know before you buy a Defender" guide....its fun and informative....and not to be missed if you are seriously considering purchasing a Defender ...

USA Customs and Borders Agency - Seize Illegal ...

USA DEFENDER BUYERS CONTINUE TO BE RIPPED OFF.... Since October 2012, the USA CBP has reported seizing more than a dozen illegal Land Rover Defender vehicles for violating federal safety and ...

LRUK Spring SALE from the 17th until the 27th A ...

BUSTED! USA CUSTOMS TAKE ON ILLEGAL & GREEDY UK ...

LRUK Present our Cheeky "Little" Red CUSTOM BUI ...

SHOCKING NEWS!! ELECTRIC POWER for DEFENDERS!

HMS DEFENDER in the News...

WE CHALLENGE YOU! To enter our Defender Photogr ...

April 1st Special Offer - Dont be a Fool!!

Easter Opening Hours!

This coming Bank Holiday weekend sees for the annual Mells village daffodil day. On average this yearly affair sees approximately 15000 visitors from far and wide flock to the picturesque village a ...

Welcome To The Ring 'Apollo'

After months of dedication, training and preparation Apollo is finally ready to step up to the challenge, to rise above the rest and enter the ring!!!!!! Welcome,welcome,welcome,?

"All The Single Ladies"

Hi to everyone at Land Rovers UK, just want to thank all the team for the gorgeous black 110 hardtop defender (now called Beyonce). I first looked at Land Rovers UK about a year ago on the website, ...

Land Rovers UK Defender 110 voted Number 2 in USA

LAND ROVERS UK AUTHENTIC REFURBISHED 25 YEAR OLD DEFENDER 110 RECENTLY EXPORTED TO USA RESELLERVOTED NUMBER 2 IN FEBRUARYS EDITION OF COMPLEX MAGAZINEFOR DETAILS YOU CAN SEE htt ...

Observations from Oceania

The icon that is the Land Rover Defender seems to be as present and as well regarded in Australia as it has been every where else on my world journey so far.  Its 'fair dinkum to say' that the ...

USA Buyer who has learnt all about What we do!

The following is taken from a USA blog and written by the brother of a USA Client who bought several vehicles from Land Rovers UK Ltd for USA import..."Now THIS is what she wants for Valentine's Da ...

'My week with Beatrice' - Diary of a Landy Lady...

Our good friend and customer Jessica took a week out to keep some notes and pics for us on life in the fast lane as a busy modern Lady Landy owner. A great blog to demonstrate the versatility and u ...

LRUK Does Tuning....!

Here at LRUK we are always looking to improve services we offer. Having been asked many questions when it comes to improving Defender performance we decided to investigate further and have come u ...

It's that time again... Christmas is Upon Us!

It's that time again... The kids are monitoring with anticipation all TV adverts relating to the latest 'must have' toy; Mum is morphing in to a power crazed Christmas guru who can shop, cook, ...

Vladivostock and Back and Beyond

The journey from the Northern border of Mongolia to Vladivostock saw me clocking up another 3500 miles or so.  Temperatures of just above zero degrees and blistering wind chill became my ri ...

Mongolian Musings !!

From England to Russia with Love...

The largest country in the world populated by peaceful, curious, helpful people. Russia is not a Nation without problems.  Least of all the condition of many of the roads! But as a traveller I ...

Rhino Charge UK on Sunday 23 September!

Preparations are well under way for the return of the annual UK Rhino Charge in East Sussex raising funds and awareness for Rhino Ark, a conservation charity in Kenya.Sunday 23 September will see t ...

Crossing Borders

In a bid to explore new opportunities across the World.  Andy Hayes (Company owner and advocate of all things Adventure) is setting off on the latest leg of his solo round the world tour. &nbs ...

Land Rovers Uk Open Day!!

The sun was out, actually it wasn't, but the rain didn't keep the Defender lovers away. The BBQ was in full swing with Steve and Dave on duty, Nathan was making an excellent tea maid and Stu was do ...

What are you doing this Saturday 14th July?

So maybe we were a little too optimistic about the weather. Nevertheless, come on down and meet the team for our family friendly open day this Saturday.A great chance for budding Landy Lovers to as ...

Bristol & West Land Rover Show this Weekend!

Where will you be this weekend? Well, I will tell you where you should be; you should be at the Bristol and West Land Rover show! Come on down and show your support and say hi to us; we will be ...

You are invited to our family fun day - 14th July

We have heard a rumour from the weatherman that Saturday the 14th July will be one sunny day! All you current and prospective Landy nuts are going to be looking for something to do then, right ...

To all Landy Lovers: Welcome to our New Website!

Well hello there you crazy cats and welcome to the new website of Land Rovers UK Ltd! We have had a facelift... For those many regular visitors to our site, we hope you find this site as en ...

Importing a Land Rover in to the United States ...

Quite simply, the appetite in the U.S. for Land Rover Defenders is overwhelming: demand far outstrips supply and many of our cannier customers have learnt that they can often double their money by ...

WaxOyl and Your Land Rover Defender

Whether your Land Rover is 50 or 2 years old, WaxOyl is considered by many as part of the essential maintenance package that will provide the best longevity of use for your vehicle.

Buying & Maintaining a Fleet of Land Rovers

Maurice Wilkes had an idea on his farm in Anglesey back in 1947, his idea was to create a utilitarian vehicle for farmers; the Land Rover.  Not much has changed in the last 60 years, alth ...

Land Rovers and the London Emissions Zone

This subject is causing a little confusion amongst you Defender owners; I am aiming to clear up a little bit of this confusion, however as always it is a bit of a grey area. 

Buying a Land Rover Defender and Lessons Learnt ...

For me a compromise can often leave me feeling that I have given too much or received too little. And in the case of the purchase of my first Land Rover Defender I seemed to be giving a disproporti ...

Special Edition Defenders

What's special about a Land Rover Defender? For me it's mostly that it has the potential stored within it's wheels, engine and soul to transport me and my ambitions anywhere I wanna go. 

The New 2012 Defender Engine...

Firstly a little bit of Land Rover history for you; the Defender started its life back in 1991 (before this they were called 'Ninety' and 'One Tens' when they began production back in the early 80? ...

The Guide to Preparing and Painting a Land Rove ...

The following information is based upon the user having some intermediary knowledge of body-shop repairing and painting procedures as repainting a vehicle is indeed a major undertaking in itself (a ...

The Land Rover Defender. Babe Magnet?

A loving relationship with the lady of your dreams brought on by the mighty Land Rover Defender? What are the chances? (If anyone has found love this way, we'd love to hear from you!).

What's it Like Working For Land Rovers UK?

Well, first of all let me start by saying thank you! Thank you for taking time out of your day in order to browse our website and read my short verse about the company I now work for; that's right, ...

The Land Rover Defender: The Perfect Vehicle fo ...

Firstly; the Defender world, this time last year, was something I knew very little about. In-fact, I knew nothing about it. I had never even looked twice at a Defender, let alone driven one.

The Land Rover Defender and Country Life

Sure, the Defender started life as the brain child of an agricultural worker who needed a robust utilitarian machine: but no longer is the mighty Defender only the main stay of farmers.

A History of Land Rover Defender Paint Colours!

"You can have any colour as long as it's black". The immortal words of Henry Ford when he was questioned about the colour options of the first massed produced motor car the Model T."

A Brief Guide to Land Rover Defender Smart Repa ...

A 'smart repair' describes a vehicle body work repair which is quicker and easier as a procedure than that which would ordinarily be required to rectify damage i.e. small scratches or dents that ca ...

Defender Rear Cross Member: Replace or Repair?

To a lot of people owning a Defender is all about going out, getting very muddy, and having many hours of enjoyment. However, the component that holds that Defender (and thus that enjoyment) togeth ...

The Land Rover Defender, Families and Children!

When you think of Defenders you don't generally think, wife, kids, daily drive to Tesco's. You think, farmers, horse boxes, or soldiers storming across the Afghani desert. You think noise, rattles ...

How to Refurbish Land Rover Defender Door Frames

Land Rover doors will at some point in their busy lives suffer from at least one, but if you're unlucky, all of the many quircky faults that can occur due to their design. However, many decades of ...

I Love My Landy! But, then, who Wouldn't?

"I love my Landy! Who wouldn't? They're fantastic vehicles that can do anything (except go fast of course!)."

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