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Ares Land Rover Defender

Based in Modena, Italy, the historical home of sports car excellence, Ares Design is a modern coach builder founded in 2014 by Dany Bahar, the former boss of Lotus. The company has now taken on its biggest and most controversial task yet pimping out the Land Rover Defender. With a body composed of premium quality carbon fiber, fitted with heavy duty front and rear bumpers, a 475 HP V8 engine, Fox high pressure shock absorbers, a bespoke exhaust manifold, an ITG air intake, a six-speed tiptronic auto transmission, full LED lights, upgraded brakes, 18-inch alloys and 305/70 R18 Cooper tires, this is the Defender of all Defenders. You better hurry though, Ares has said that they will only make 53 of them.



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