January 10, 2020 2 min read

There are two Land Rover restorers that are firmly on our radar having discovered their works of art whilst endlessly scrolling through Instragram. One of them creates the most aesthetically pleasing Land Rover Defenders whilst the other focuses a little more on maximising the Defender with some crazy builds.


Every single restoration that COOLNVINTAGE have done has given us serious Defender envy. Their builds begin with a donor Defender that is completely stripped back to its bare bones and painstakingly restored. In this post we will take a little look at a build that they did where they drove a clients beaten Defender 4000km from Oslo to their workshop in Lisbon for it to undergo its transformation.

Steps of dismantling a Land Rover Defender

COOLNVINTAGE will work to your brief to bring your dream Land Rover Defender to life. In this build, the client opted for a stunning colour combination of Burgundy, Black and exposed steel. COOLNVINTAGE have been able to find the perfect balance of modernising these cherished 4x4's and keeping them true to their original design and heritage.

Restored burgundy Land Rover Defender

The result of a 1000 hour process is as COOLNVINTAGE put it, beyond restoration. Everything on this Defender has been replaced and or overhauled so what you are left with is pretty much a brand new Land Rover Defender. These builds are works of art and the team at COOLNVINTAGE are artists, keep up the good work.

Completed maroon Land Rover Defender restoration

Click here - For the full gallery of this Land Rover Defender Build.
Click here - To head straight to the COOLNVINTAGE website where they have many more beautiful images, videos and much more information.
Click here - To follow their Instagram profile.


These guys will take your Defender and make it as mean as you want and if that means installing a 650bhp engine then so be it. Their builds mainly focus around modernising the Defender with an engine transplant, uprated brakes, new suspension and many interior modifications. You will certainly turn heads in one of these Land Rovers.

Uprated parts on the Land Rover Defender 110

As you can see, there is no expense spared in building these monstrous Defenders. Some might argue that these are not true restorations but more modifications and that is partly true but either way, the Defender is certainly given new purpose even if some function is lost along the way.

Modified Land Rover Defender with 640 bhp

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Click here- To watch this beastly Defender in action

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