British design firm Kahn Design is one of the best Land Rover modifiers in the business. That’s not an opinion as it is a fact. Time and again, Kahn releases new programs for Land Rover SUVs , sometimes to the point of even saturating its portfolio with the amount of projects it builds. It’s latest work, though, is a real treat, especially for fans of the Defender .
The program is called the Chelsea Defender and as you can expect, Kahn Design put in serious work to refine it. The end result really speaks for itself. The Defender looks absolutely gorgeous, a far departure from its traditional utilitarian look that doesn’t really do much to excite our senses.
This work brings out the eyes of the Defender, so to speak. It’s a comprehensive project, too, which is a bit surprising considering that Kahn usually reserves its modifications for the interior. So imagine our surprise when we saw a modified exterior look on the Defender, highlighted by a Nara Bronze paint finish with LED diamond bright lights.
It’s another impressive project by Kahn Design. At this point, you really expect nothing less from Kahn.
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Land Rover Defender By Kahn Design in detail
As expected, the interior of this Land Rover Defender has been dressed to impress, as it oozes class and luxury. Racing seats are incorporated and dressed in quilted and perforated leather with Harris Tweed detailing. Yep, Harris Tweed detailing. Fancy stuff, indeed.
A Churchill time clock facia insert was also added, as well as a single spoke leather steering wheel, tough front and rear cabin floor mats, a new center glove box, machined-aluminum vented foot pedals, and a fire extinguisher.
In addition to the eye-catching Nara Bronze finish, the exterior of the Defender was also treated to a multitude of new aerodynamic components. A new front bumper was added and includes bumper lighting. The front and rear wheel arches were also widened and dressed up in a matte-black finish, while the company’s famous X-Lander grille is the kind of look that brings out the best in the Defender’s front section.
Other additions include front bumper sump guard, big-boy mud flaps, privacy glass, exhaust shields, painted brake calipers, a Kahn crosshair exhaust system, and a set of 20-inch Mondial wheels finished in a Volcano Black color.
We are delighted to introduce the Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI XS 110 – Chelsea Defender by A. Kahn Design.
Every component has been designed and engineered with intent. A blend of refinement and all-terrain capability ensures A. Kahn Design’s Defender XS 110 is distinctive and unique.
The look of the Nara Bronze XS 110 Chelsea Wide Track is complimented by a multitude of additions that include a front bumper including bumper lighting, front and rear wheel wide wheel arches and wings in matt black, LED diamond bright headlights, bonnet vents with mesh, painted brake calipers, privacy glass, front bumper sump guard, hardwearing mud flaps, exhaust shields, Kahn crosshair exhaust system, Kahn 9 x 20" Mondial wheels in volcanic black and a Chelsea truck company spare wheel cover.
Kahn’s imposing X-Lander front grille has been designed to slot in perfectly with the factory mounting points for easy installation and is available in the colour of your choice, with paintable areas and two headlamp surrounds.
The interior further reveals Kahn’s "bespoke touch". This particular vehicle boasts front sports GTB, middle bench and rear folding seats in quilted and perforated leather with Harris Tweed detailing, centre glove box, rev counter facia in red, centre dashboard surround, Kahn single spoke leather steering wheel, rev counter facia, dashboard and instrument binnacle, hard wearing front and rear cabin floor mats, Kahn fire extinguisher, Churchill time clock facia insert and vented foot pedals in machined aluminium.