20.02.2014 9:49

The British built the 500-strong Land Rover Defender

British tuning studio Kahn Design, has long worked in the field of modernization of Land Rover and Range Rover, built another variation brutal SUV Defender, which considerably pulled and placed under the long hood 500-horsepower gasoline V8.

The first thing that catches the eye in this unusual car – is unusually elongated “nose” of the famous off-road, for which the tuning version has an appropriate name Longnose (Long nose). But why were so cut the familiar face of the legendary off-roader?

All in order to accommodate the elongated hood under gasoline engine V8. Manufacturer and displacement motor is not called, known only power is nearly 500 hp This engine is mated to a 6-step “automatic”, while the usual “Def” is equipped only with a 6-speed “mechanics” and 2.2-liter diesel engine with 122 hp

“Charged” Defender also got reinforced differentials and brakes, new body kit with extended wheel arches, “buckets” in the cabin, racing steering wheel, instrument panel and modified wheels dimension from 16 to 20 inches.

Dynamic and other technical details of the tuners have not yet reported. We only know that version until Longnose will be offered only in three-door version korotkobaznym, just build 49 such machines, and the price of each will be in the neighborhood of $ 147,000.