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    Defender Commercial model

    There's lots of fairly predictable commentary about the new Defender (for example, on YouTube) saying that it's too luxurious to be a Defender. Can't see putting sheep in the back of that one, etc etc.

    As I suggested a few times on the "It won't be retro thread" all it takes for the new Defender to be turned into a work vehicle is vinyl trim.

    if you scroll down to the bottom of the link below you'll see a future Defender Commercial model. These would be like the Defender commercial that we don't get in Australia, which are all vinyl trim etc.

    Choose Your Model - Land Rover Defender - Land Rover UK

    You'll also note the 18 inch steel wheels and I'd guess it runs on coils rather than EAS ..... but curious to see how much of the dash electronics they get.
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    the floor is supposed to be moppable,, so I'd have to assume at least the lower trims would be water resistant?
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    and...

    wouldnt LR rather sell a hundred commercial models here than ten X models?
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    should i ever win lotto, i'm up for the commercial version
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    We probably won't get the full-blown commercial model but the point is that there are more practical options available.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pedro_The_Swift View Post
    and...

    wouldnt LR rather sell a hundred commercial models here than ten X models?
    I doubt they would sell many commercial models here at all,thats why they have never brought them over.

    To many utes,vans,etc,that have already proved themselves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SPROVER View Post
    Is it predictable because it might be true ?
    There were luxury versions of the old Defender .... that didn't make them less of a Defender.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scarry View Post
    I doubt they would sell many commercial models here at all,thats why they have never brought them over.

    To many utes,vans,etc,that have already proved themselves.
    I wasnt thinking commercial for business, more solid colours and less trim doodads, oh and steel wheels,, all more in line with the old Defer...
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