By Euro Weekly News Media • 17 December 2015 • 15:25
A one-of-a-kind Land Rover Defender sold for a record £400,000 (€549,224) at a prestigious charity auction at Bonhams, from which all proceeds are being donated to Land Rover’s humanitarian and conservation partners. This is the thought to be the most valuable production Land Rover ever to be sold at auction.
AS the world bids a fond farewell to the classic Land Rover Defender, fans of the iconic offroader are clicking like mad to see a new film celebrating the life of one of the world’s most recognisable vehicles. The film was commissioned to celebrate the global automotive icon and to promote the charity auction of the Defender 2,000,000, which took place at Bonhams headquarters in London on December 16 where it sold for sold for £400,000.
The film is called, From Production to Auction, The ‘Defender 2,000,000’ Journey, and marks the event as Land Rover ambassadors and well-known fans of Defender visited the Solihull production line to help build the ‘Defender 2,000,000’.
This one-of-a-kind Defender, designed by the Special Vehicle Operations team, has unique features and was the star attraction at the auction. Funds from the sale of this vehicle will be going to Land Rover supported charities, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Born Free Foundation. You can see the film below.
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