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Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition is a Homage to the Historic Camal Trophy Off-Road Challenge

At the end of July, Land Rover announced a new special-edition variant of the 2022 Defender. This new limited-edition model is inspired by the Camel Trophy off-road challenge event held from 1980 to 2000. This was the off-roading event that helped further cement Land Rover's reputation as a go-anywhere explorer vehicle. Therefore, the new model is named the 2022 Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition. Land Rover stated it would only produce 220 examples of the Trophy Edition. In addition, all Defender Trophy Editions will be designated exclusively for the U.S. market.

The Trophy Edition is built on a 2022 Land Rover Defender 110 P400 X-Dynamic S. The Trophy Edition comes equipped with a tow-hitch receiver, air suspension, integrated air compressor, Land Rover's ClearSight RearView system, mud flaps, roof racks with ladder, and a front skid plate.

The 2022 Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition signature classic heritage yellow exterior paint with a black gloss hood makes it stand out from the pack. This color is inspired by the Defender Works V8 Trophy, another limited-edition model that debuted in February 2021. However, some may be disappointed that this new 2022 Defender Trophy Edition does not feature the new 518-hp supercharged V8. Instead, all Trophy Edition Land Rover Defenders will be powered using the 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline-six, producing 395-hp and 406 lb.-ft of torque.

Being one of the first 90 owners of a 2022 Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition lets them partake in a special one-day off-road adventure event held at the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina. This 8,000-acre property located in Asheville, North Carolina, was built by Cornelius Vanderbilt's grandson, George, in the late 1800s. An impressive estate that could be considered the Downton Abbey of America with a house boasting 250 rooms. This invitation-only competitive event is scheduled for October and will put 90 teams in a challenging off-road and team-building exercise.

The team that wins the Biltmore event will win an invitation to an even more exclusive adventure competition at the Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire, U.K. This challenge will allow one skillful 2022 Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition to test the iconic Land Rover SUV on its home turf.

XPEL Paint Protection Film for Land Rover

Land Rovers today can feel at home parked in the center of a city as they are in three feet of mud. XPEL Paint Protection Film can preserve a Land Rover's exterior paint against rock chips, road grime, and scratch marks.

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