And showcasing it required a ridiculously long yet worth-watching video

The new Land Rover Defendermight be the talk of the town today, but people still have the love for the brand’s older models, especially Range Rovers. In fact, that love is so strong that it led to this minute restoration.

Restoring This Classic Range Rover Required a Ridiculous Amount of Work
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Mind you, the video is old by internet standards, having been posted in August 2019. However, it racked up over seven million views since, and it’s all due to the sheer dedication that drove its transformation from a junkyard-condemned car to perfectly working condition.

Just to make an idea of how every detail was taken into consideration, the guy who accepted the challenge of saving the Range Rover says he welded some parts then cut them and welded them again once he gained more experience, as the first attempt did not satisfy him in terms of quality.

Restoring This Classic Range Rover Required a Ridiculous Amount of Work
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What is even more amazing has to do with how the DIY project was funded. As in, only from Patreon donations. So, yeah, it looks like determination and passion are contagious, or at least appreciated in the car-loving community.

Soup Classic Motoring, whoever you are, well done. You have earned our standing ovation.

Tudor Rus
Tudor Rus
Assistant Content Manager - Automotive Expert - tudor@topspeed.com
Tudor’s first encounter with cars took place when he was only a child. Back then, his father brought home a Trabant 601 Kombi and a few years later, a Wartburg 353. At that time, he was too young to know how they worked and way too young to drive them, but he could see one thing – each of them had a different ethos and their own unique personality. As time went on, he started seeing that in other cars as well, and his love for the automobile was born.  Read full bio
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