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Keep Your Gladiators And Sign Us Up For This Awesome Land Rover Defender LS3 V8 Instead

If proper off-roaders get your heart racing, then get ready to replace your computer/laptop/phone/tablet background with a new image. The vehicle is called the Land Rover Defender Project Viper and comes from East Coast Defender.

Building on the D110 pickup truck version, it promises enhanced off-road abilities after receiving numerous mods, including the front and rear steel bumpers, bulbar, exoskeleton on the upper body, steel side steps, front steel guard and additional lights mounted on the roof.

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There are a few things strapped to its body that, alongside the winch, should come in handy if it ever gets stuck and those chunky tires wrapped around the black six-spoke wheels lose grip. The tuner that specializes in modifying Defenders has also equipped it with aftermarket suspension and Wildwood brakes with six-piston front and four-piston rear race calipers, vented and drilled rotors on all four corners, and stainless steel brake lines.

It definitely needs the uprated stopping power, as setting it in motion is a Chevrolet LS3 V8. In this instance, the mill, which is a common addition to most of the tuner’s special projects, produces 430 horsepower and comes paired to a six-speed automatic transmission.

The interior of the Project Viper has been dolled up with front sports seats wrapped in leather, three-spoke steering wheel from Momo, premium audio and modern infotainment system with backup camera.

We don’t know the price on a project like this, but contacting the company should answer all questions, if you have a generous budget at hand and want a special Defender of your own.