Project Ironhorse image from East Coast Defender.

Today we’re fortunate to feature one of the more classic builds from East Coast Defender.

Titled “Project Ironhorse”, their latest build is an homage to the classic Land Rover Defender – all the way down to an original Land Rover V8 engine.

Who says East Coast Defender only uses Chevy drivetrains? Project Ironhorse image from East Coast Defender.

We love it because we’re big fans of the original Land Rover Defender look (but not big fans of the original Land Rover Defender reliability issues).

We also love the silver color scheme and very usable black interior (we love bringing dogs wherever we go).

Big fans of the black interior! Project Ironhorse image from East Coast Defender.

Check out the full description for Project Ironhorse from East Coast Defender’s official press release:

“Project Ironhorse” represents an ECD Heritage build that is a true throwback to the original. It has been rebuilt to stay as close to the original specifications, which includes a 4.6L Land Rover V8 that traces its roots back to the original Defenders. It remains true to an “old school” body style with a classic ROW dashboard and interior that sports the latest technology, including a touchscreen infotainment system and wireless charging. The heated, black leather seats combined with the diamond stitched headliner and wrapped dashboard create a luxury driving experience unlike any custom Defender on the road.

Clean AF. Project Ironhorse image from East Coast Defender.

Performance

  • 4.6L Land Rover V8 engine
  • Four-speed ZF automatic transmission
  • Stainless steel brake and fuel lines
  • Stainless steel Borla Exhaust

Throwback to the classics. Project Ironhorse image from East Coast Defender.

Interior and Convenience

  • Velocity Black Classic Instruments gauges
  • Kenwood touchscreen infotainment system with backup camera, GPS, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and wifi
  • Wireless charging
  • Heated Land Rover seats in black leather with diamond stitched accents
  • Diamond stitched headliner and wrapped dashboard
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Factory tinted Masai windows
  • Woodgrain steering wheel by NRG Innovations
  • Ravelco security system with remote locking
  • Four inward facing rear jump seats

Exterior and Styling

  • Sawtooth wheels with BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A K02 tires
  • Full roof rack with LED spot lamps
  • Stainless steel door trims

Plenty of room for you and 8 (yep, eight with the 4 folding seats in the back!) of your friends. Project Ironhorse image from East Coast Defender.

For more information on all of East Coast Defenders’ builds, you can check out their official website at http://eastcoastdefender.com.

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