Schwalbach, 23. January 2012 – the land rover defender was once designed for agriculture, but in its more than 60 years of construction it has also served many a hunter and collector. For the former, the manufacturer is now launching a special model in cooperation with the hunting rifle manufacturer blaser. And because the "blaser edition" is built only in a small number of pieces, it is also interesting for unarmed collectors.
Safe for hunting rifle and ammunition
The special edition is based on the defender 110 station wagon se. A key feature of the special model is a gun safe in the trunk. The safety cabinet has a telescopic drawer in the lower part for storing hunting utensils and ammunition. Above this is a weapon compartment of safety level a, which can accommodate a maximum of five weapons up to 1230 millimeters in length. A luggage guard separates the rear compartment from the passenger compartment. Black checker plate on the body and a front guard protect the body when driving through terrain. Additional luggage can be carried on the roof rack.
122 hp turbo diesel engine
Other features include auxiliary headlights and work lights on the roof edge, as well as a ball-and-mouth trailer hitch. An electric winch with more than four tons of pulling force is standard on board. Heavy-duty hd steel rims, abs and electronic traction control make the off-roader particularly suitable for landings. Thanks to a raised air intake, the defender can drive through water 50 centimeters deep. For propulsion provides a 2.2 liter coarse turbo diesel with 122 hp and 360 nm maximum torque.
Limited to 60 units
The standard equipment of the defender blaser edition, which is always painted in grun, includes air conditioning, a windshield heater and a front seat heater, as well as black leather seats in the first and second row. Aluminum and leather on the gear knob and handbrake lever further enhance the interior. Land rover is presenting the special defender from 31. January to 5. February 2012 at the "hunting dog" in dortmund. From february it rolls then to the handlers. Who is interested, should hurry up, however, the special model is limited to only 60 pieces according to manufacturer. With 49.500 euros, the blaser edition 13 costs.330 euros more than the basic version.