Land Rover stopped producing the Defender so they’re restoring Series I models now image

The British specialist automaker is looking to occupy its time in between now – when the current Defender is being retired – and the moment a new generation of the iconic model is launched.

One great way to pass time would be to have a restoration process for the Series I models – 25 units will be produced under the name of Series I Reborn and the manufacturer has used this year’s edition of Techno-Classica to showcase its activity. The models have been created by Land Rover Classic, with the Series I Reborn mainly being a Land Rover Series I which has passed through a complete restoration process that reverted them to original factory condition as it was back in 1948. Land Rover will only work on 25 units and each of them has been carefully selected by a team of experts and craftsmen. All of them will be completely overhauled and restored – with authenticity preserved by using only Land Rover Classic Parts.

The lucky customers that will take home one of the 25 units will be on point next to the Land Rover Classic restoration team to hand-pick the Series I they think best suits their needs. No less than five different period colors including Bronze Green, Dove Grey, Light Green, Poppy Red, and RAF Blue will be available to choose from. “The launch of the Reborn initiative represents a fantastic opportunity for customers to own a valuable and collectable automotive icon. Reborn showcases Land Rover Classic’s expertise in restoring and maintaining our loyal customers’ prized Land Rovers,” commented Jaguar Land Rover Classic Director Tim Hannig.