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007-inspired Land Rover Defender is one tough machine

Tweaked Automotive, obviously big fans of the 007 franchise, has created a special edition SPECTRE kit for the Land Rover Defender, taken straight out of the latest Bond film.

Tweaked Automotive Land Rover Defender

Since the Defender is no longer in production, Tweaked Automotive requires owners to bring their Defender 90 or 110 in for an array of modifications, which are said to be a complete replica of the Defender featured in the train chase sequence of Spectre. It’s the car driven by the bad guys. Jonathan Webb, Tweaked Automotive’s CEO, said:

“The introduction of our first special edition endorses the stable and sustainable growth of the company and signifies for us the beginning of a new era of themed special editions. Our next special edition is currently in planning.”

Under the bonnet there’s a power bump up to 141kW and 490Nm. There’s also a completely revised suspension setup, and flared wheel arches to accommodate massive 35-inch tyres wrapping custom 16-inch Beadlock wheels. Tweaked Automotive says that despite the cosmetic upgrades, it wanted to ensure the creation is still capable off road.

Tweaked Automotive Land Rover Defender-rear

The exterior has been plastered with aesthetic upgrades taken straight out of the film, while the inside receives full leather upholstery, a compact steering wheel and an upgraded multimedia unit with front and rear cameras and sat-nav.

Tweaked Automotive says it will also throw in a custom plaque on both the exterior and inside to embellish the exclusivity of your highly customised Defender.

From a historical context, Tweaked Automotive says its origin lies in the continued public desire for modern and unique examples of the Land Rover Defender; especially considering the last Defender rolled off the production line earlier this year after 68 years of production.

Alexi is a contributing news journalist and junior road tester at PerformanceDrive. He has a passion and appreciation for the engineering in cars, as well as new technologies that lessen the impact on the environment. His dream cars are an M3 to drive to work, and a LaFerrari for the weekend.