July 27, 2022

Technology in an E.C.D. Restored Defender

The classic Defender is a beast built with purpose and persistence. Although well over 25 years old, the vehicle is very much still the workhorse it was initially made to
July 25, 2022

Why Vintage Defenders Are Rare in the United States

For all the beauty, off-road capability, and rich history of the vintage Land Rover Defender, there aren’t many models driving around the United States. It’s rare to see one and
July 6, 2022
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Buying a Used Defender vs a Restored E.C.D. Defender

The Land Rover Defender is a classic British vehicle that was once widely available globally, with a few exceptions. While the vehicle is rare in the US, low quantities were
July 6, 2022

HotCars | Exclusive: ECD Talks Custom Restomod Defenders And Custom Jaguar E-Type

Scott Wallace shares the unlikely story behind E.C.D.’s founding and reveals their first Jaguar E-Type will debut early next year. The Florida-based outfit best known for its scrupulously thorough Land
July 2, 2022

AutoEvolution | ECD Defenders Are Not Enough, Reimagines E-Types With GM or Tesla Oomph

Once labeled as East Coast Defenders because it was a well-known aftermarket outlet that specializes in restoring, enhancing, and personalizing older Land Rovers, today’s E.C.D. Automotive Design is a little
June 30, 2022

What Makes ECD Custom Interiors One of Kind?

If you’re in the market for an old land rover defender for sale, you may be considering the shape the vehicle’s interior is in. With restoration shops, it isn’t easy
June 30, 2022
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Car and Driver | E.C.D. Automotive Design Is Now Building Restomod Jaguar E-Types

Like its Defenders, E.C.D.’s Jaguars will be offered with three powertrain options: GM V-8 (a 450-hp LT1), Tesla electric (also 450 hp), or an original Jag inline-six or V-12. That
June 29, 2022
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Cerebral-Overload | E.C.D. Automotive Design to Remaster Classic Jaguar E-Types

 E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), the world’s largest Land Rover restoration company internationally renowned for its bespoke luxury builds, today announces a new and exciting addition to its model range: the E.C.D.
June 29, 2022

Hotcars | The E.C.D. Automotive Design Project Naw Land Rover: Costs, facts, And Figures

Land Rover restomod specialists, E.C.D. Automotive Design, share details on the 450 horsepower Project Naw LT1-powered Defender. Project Naw, E.C.D. Automotive Design’s latest hi-end homage to the classic Land Rover Defender is as mean
June 29, 2022
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Autoblog | E.C.D. Automotive Design gets into the Jaguar restomod game

Florida-based E.C.D. Automotive Design — formerly East Coast Defender — made its bones turning the barely disguised Midlands tractors emerging from Land Rover’s Solihull plant into finely detailed Chelsea tractors that cost almost as much as
June 29, 2022
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Advantages of a V8-Powered Custom Defender Build

When Rover bought the rights and tooling of the Buick 215 V8, it marked the beginning of pure V8 power for Land Rovers, Range Rovers, and other passenger cars. This
June 27, 2022
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TheShop | E.C.D. Automotive Design Expands Offerings to Include Jaguar E-Type

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), a Land Rover restoration company know for its bespoke luxury builds, will begin offering restored Jaguar E-Type restomods, the company announced. Slated for completion in early
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