September 28, 2023
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What Makes the 1995 Range Rover Classic So Special?

The Range Rover name shoulders quite a load in the automotive world. The luxury off-roader debuted in 1970 to service the Queen’s agrarian needs and well-heeled farmers who wanted to
August 23, 2023

The Jaguar Coupe Vs. Roadster: Which British Icon is Right For You?

When it comes to classic sports cars, few evoke such a level of awe and admiration as the Jaguar E-type. While gearheads seem to agree that the Jaguar E-type is
August 22, 2023

Gear Patrol | ECD Auto Design Jaguar E-Type Review: The Jag of Your Dreams, for a Price

ECD Auto Design, formerly East Coast Defender, is the name brand for Land Rover Defender resto-mods. But the name change (and an upcoming public offering) reflect a broader ambition for the company, expanding
August 22, 2023

Barron | Meet the Florida Company Tapping Into America’s Love of Land Rovers. It’s About to Go Public.

On a scorching-hot Florida highway with co-pilot Tom Humble, Penta drivestop-down in a snarling 1974 Jaguar E-Type. The snarl is emanating not from the car’s original V-12 engine (which purrs more than
August 20, 2023

Exxeo | The E-Type Jag Still Rules The Luxury Lane

A classic icon, still making heads turn even after 50 years. The Jaguar E-Type — once a car that graced the driveways of Hollywood legends and British royals — now
August 20, 2023

TheShop | ECD Automotive Design Reveals First Jaguar E-Type Build

ECD Automotive Design (ECD) recently completed its first-ever bespoke Jaguar E-Type build, a series III roadster dubbed “Project Dallas Commission,” the company announced. Added to its production line in 2022,
August 20, 2023

Carscoops | Would You Order This Jaguar E-Type with a Corvette V8 or Electric ?

East Coast Defender (ECD) is — as the name strongly implies — best known for its classic Land Rover restorations and resto-mods. But now they’re turning their attention to the other half of the
August 20, 2023

MotorTrend | 1971 ECD Jaguar E-Type First Drive: A Daily Drivable Classic With a Real Warranty!

It’s still one of the most beautiful automotive shapes ever penned, but between corrosion protection that ranged from iffy to nonexistent back in the day to perennial carburetor-tuning challenges—especially on
August 20, 2023

MotorBiscuit | ECD Automotive Design is Reinventing British Classic

Custom car builders are everywhere today. You can’t throw a rock without hitting six custom garages. While more people adding their flair to our cars isn’t a bad thing by any means,
August 20, 2023
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Slash Gear |This E.C.D. Jaguar E-Type With A 450hp Corvette Heart Is Sacrilege Done Right

By all rights, I should be uncomfortable. Too hot, struggling to keep up with the base-spec Hyundai Elantra in the lane alongside me, and experiencing that very specific sensation of
August 16, 2023

How to Restore Your Defender With ECD

There’s nothing quite like cruising down the road behind the wheel of a classic Land Rover Defender. If you were lucky enough to get your hands on a 1980s or
August 8, 2023

ECD Auto Design Welcomes Its First Lavish Jaguar E-Type

Hello Beautiful: ECD Auto Design Welcomes Its First Lavish Jaguar E-Type to the Family Iconic E-Type legacy continues at ECD Auto Design with the company’s first-ever series III Roadster KISSIMMEE,
August 8, 2023
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Here’s a Look at How the 2nd Generation ECD Electric Drivetrain Model Options Stack Up

The dedicated team members at ECD are no strangers to creating one-of-a-kind electric Land Rovers. However, the electric Land Rovers rolling out of the ECD headquarters look a little different
August 2, 2023

A Look at the Benefits of Owning a SWB Range Rover Classic

After firmly establishing itself as a leader in the Land Rover Defender restoration industry, ECD decided to take on a new challenge and introduced the Range Rover Classic to its
July 31, 2023

Hypebeast | ’90s Range Rover Classic Gets an LS3 Corvette Engine

Thanks to ECD Auto Design and its Project Oliver Plaid, collectors can now enjoy the timeless machine that is the 1990s Range Rover Classic but with a modern twist — a Corvette LS3
July 31, 2023

Motor1 | Range Rover Classic Restomod Gets Groovy 1970s Makeover With Plaid Interior

The original Range Rover Classic was able with V8 engines, but none were as big as the 6.2-liter LS3 powerplant in Project Oliver Plaid. ECD Auto Design doesn’t specify the
July 31, 2023

Cerebral-Overload | British Heritage Reborn: ECD Auto Design Delivers Groovy LS3 Range Rover Classic

ECD Auto Design (ECD), the world’s largest Land Rover restoration company known for its custom luxury builds, including bespoke Defenders, Range Rovers and E-Types, today delivers Project Oliver Plaid – powered
July 29, 2023
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Vanity Fair | Vintage Cars Go Electric

Kindred isn’t alone. Zelectric, also in California, focuses on VW ­Beetles and Porsches that it goes on to sell from $100,000 to $300,000. The Ghost Garage in Michigan does Jeep
July 25, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About the Land Rover 1980s Defender

When you visit the garage at ECD headquarters in Kissimmee, Florida, you never know what you might find. However, whatever you come across, you can always count on it to
July 18, 2023

The Best of Both Worlds: Old Land Rovers and Modern Technology Collide 

There’s just something special about old Land Rovers that can’t be matched by the luxury SUVs of today. Plus, having a vintage Land Rover doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all
July 12, 2023
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ECD Auto Design’s Next Generation of EVs Define the Modern Luxury Driving Experience

KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ECD Auto Design (ECD), Land Rover restoration specialists focused on building bespoke, luxurious builds – from custom Defenders to personalized Jaguar E-Types – today reveals the
July 11, 2023
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The 1960s Jaguar E-Type Is Truly Something Special

Is there anything more British than fish and chips, a cup of tea, or the classic Jaguar E-type? At ECD, we don’t tend to think so. We also find it
July 7, 2023
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Here’s Why a Restomod Defender Provides the Best of Both Worlds

Is there anything more sweet than sitting behind the wheel of a vintage Land Rover Defender? At ECD, we don’t tend to think so. Of course, the Land Rover Defender
June 28, 2023

The 1990s Range Rover Classic Demands Attention

The Land Rover brand has created a lasting legacy, thanks in part to its vintage Range Rover Classic lineup. From the ideal family car to the ultimate offroader, Range Rover
June 21, 2023

Here’s a Look at the 1970s Land Rover Defenders

Is there truly anything better than cruising down the highway or the backroads behind the wheel of a classic Land Rover Defender? At ECD, we don’t tend to think there
June 20, 2023

TheShop | ECD Automotive Design Debuts Colorado-Bound Defender 110

Inside, Project Mexico 1’s details continue with matching tan Italian leather dashboard, steering wheel and seats with green piping. For the driver, vintage gauges add a classic touch, while a
June 14, 2023
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Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Used Defender

Since the Land Rover Defenders began rolling off the production line in the early 1980s, they have maintained their appeal throughout the decades that have passed. There’s just a certain
June 13, 2023
jaguar etype

How the Jaguar E-Type Performance Compares to Other Classic Vehicles

In the world of classic vehicles, few names evoke the same level of awe and admiration as the Jaguar E-Type. Renowned for its striking design and exhilarating performance, the E-Type
June 13, 2023
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Modern Upgrades for Classic Land Rovers: Blending Style and Performance

Unlock the full potential of your Classic Land Rover with modern upgrades that seamlessly blend style and performance. Discover a range of enhancements, from advanced suspension systems to state-of-the-art technology
June 13, 2023
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Range Rover Classic: The Birth of an Automotive Legend

Explore the captivating journey of the Range Rover Classic, an automotive legend that forever shaped the luxury SUV landscape. From its humble beginnings to its rise as an icon of
June 13, 2023
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Top Years to Restore a Classic Defender

Restoring a Vintage Defender is a labor of love; a tribute to the remarkable engineering prowess that makes the iconic ride a timeless symbol of resilience. It’s a multi-year project
June 7, 2023

CarBuzz | Restored Vintage Land Rover Comes With Corvette V8 Power

ECD Automotive Design is known to make one-off restorations of Land Rovers but with a modern twist. Its latest project dubbed the Project Fortuna, involves a 1972 Land Rover Series III
June 7, 2023
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Check Out the Top Luxury Builds in ECD History

Over the years, we’ve had some impressive luxury builds roll out of the ECD garage. With every build project being built to our client’s exact specifications, there’s no such thing
June 5, 2023

Offroad Xtreme | Ultimate Fathers Day Gift For The Big Guy Who Has It All

This is no ordinary generic gift card. Nope, it is all stainless-steel laser etched and comes with a hand-selected designer wallet too. But that is not the fancy part. It
June 1, 2023

TheShop | E.C.D. Automotive Design Introduces Project Fortuna

Imported from Costa Rica, this custom Land Rover Series III combines a classic Tuscan Blue Range Rover finish with a contrasting cream roof and wheels. The vintage Land Rover, heading
June 1, 2023

StreetTrucks | Conquer Your Daily Drive With E.c.d.’s Latest Lt1 Range Rover Classic

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), the world’s largest Land Rover restoration company globally renowned for its bespoke luxury builds – including custom Defenders, Range Rovers and most recently Jaguar E-Types – today
June 1, 2023

TheShop | ECD Reveals Latest Build

Project ACK40 is a picture-perfect example of a tailor-made ECD build – our ability to deliver Defender-inspired Land Rovers is unparalleled in terms of quality and client service. Beyond the
June 1, 2023
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Sharp Magazine | Restomod Powerhouse ECD on Their Tesla-Powered Defender EVs

Believe it not, some of the best SUVs in the world are made in central Florida, at ECD Automotive Design. You don’t go to them for any old Land Rover Defender.
June 1, 2023

Cerebral-Overland | Old-School Luxury Meets 21st Century Power

ECD Auto Design (ECD), the world’s largest Land Rover restoration company known for its customized vehicles, including bespoke Defenders, Range Rovers and E-Types, today delivers Project Fortuna – an authentic 1972
June 1, 2023
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OBJ | Luxury automotive dealer and restoration firm E.C.D. Auto Design to go public via SPAC merger

A special purpose acquisition company, known also as a blank check company, is a publicly traded firm with no business purpose other to find another company, merge and take it
May 24, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Vintage Defender Styles

Is there anything more British than a cup of tea, fish and chips, or a vintage Land Rover? At ECD, we don’t think so. Of course, one of our favorite
May 17, 2023
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The Most Popular Seat Configurations of a Defender 110

A timeless classic, the Land Rover Defender 110 remains one of the most coveted offroading vehicles ever made. While the D110 has a whole lot of legacy to maintain, it’s
May 10, 2023

The LWB vs. SWB Range Rover Classic: Everything You Need to Know

After years of perfecting our Land Rover Defender restorations at ECD, we took the leap and started introducing Range Rover Classic or RRC restoration projects into the mix. Now, with
May 3, 2023

The Top 10 Modern Styling Options to Consider for Your Restored Defender

The first Land Rover Defenders began rolling off the production line in the early 1980s. Modeled after the Army jeeps used during World War II, these British offroaders were just
May 2, 2023

TheShop | New E.C.D. Build Designed for Summer Vacations

Designed by a U.K.-based client, this convertible Defender features a glossy Arles Blue finish. The vintage soft-top vehicle is elevated on 32-inch all-terrain tires and E.C.D.’s in-house suspension and brake
May 2, 2023
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Shmee 150 | The SINGER of DEFENDERS! Visiting ECD Auto Design, the Pinnacle of Land Rovers

It was 2012 when our founder, Scott, started following Tim Burton, aka Shmee150, on Instagram. Tim, a young YouTuber passionate about exotic cars, began making YouTube videos for his Shmee150
April 30, 2023
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Automotive Addicts | ECD Automotive Design Paves Unique Path for Custom Restorations

We had the opportunity to set out on an adventure to visit a very special place where creative minds at E.C.D. Automotive Design (formerly East Coast Defender Automotive Design) primarily build restored
April 28, 2023
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Vanity Fair | Vintage Cars Go Electric

For years, Rob Howard restored old cars. In his youth, he worked on a 1971 Plymouth Duster with his dad, and as an adult, he restored 1960s Mustangs and modernized
April 27, 2023

Yahoo | E.C.D. Automotive Design Reveals Supreme Beach Defender for Hamptons Living

Designed by a U.K.-based client, this convertible Defender nods to its iconic history with a glossy Arles Blue finish. The vintage soft-top vehicle is elevated on 32-inch all-terrain tires, perfect
April 27, 2023

Cerebral Overload | E.C.D. Automotive Design Reveals Supreme Beach Defender for Hamptons Living

 E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), the world’s largest Land Rover restoration company known for its custom luxury builds – including personalized Defenders, Range Rovers and E-Types – reveals an elite LT1 Defender
April 26, 2023

Benzinga | E.C.D. Automotive Design Reveals Supreme Beach Defender for Hamptons Living

The sophisticated midnight tones continue inside, with all nine caviar-black seats broken up with cool gray inserts, streamlined with chic vertical diamond stitching. Conceived for small-town living at a Hamptons
April 25, 2023
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Check Out These Classic Engine Options for Defenders

If you want the ultimate off-roading experience, your hands need to be on the wheel of a Land Rover Defender. Nothing says “off-roader” quite like the iconic British Land Rover
April 18, 2023
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Take a Look at Vintage Colors in Land Rover Restorations

At ECD, we like to complete Land Rover Restoration projects that seamlessly blend the iconic Land Rover heritage with luxury and everything modern technology has to offer. While we love
April 11, 2023
custom range rover classic

Everything You Need to Know About Range Rover Classic Off-Roading

There’s no other brand in the world as synonymous with off-roading as Land Rover. At ECD, we don’t think any other brand in the world has the off-roading capabilities that
April 7, 2023

Robb Report | This All-Electric Defender Restomod Brings Modern Power and Performance to a Coveted Classic

Aside from a bit of vibration at the back and an expected amount of play in the steering, nothing of note detracts from the sense that I’m piloting a farm
April 7, 2023

Sharp | Interview: Restomod Powerhouse ECD on Their Tesla-Powered Defender EVs

ECD caught our attention (and seemingly the attention of the entire Internet) last year when the company launched a Tesla-powered Land Rover Defender. But, as we learned after speaking to
April 4, 2023

How Does Defender Towing Capacity and Capability Stack Up?

At ECD, we love an off-roader that’s fully equipped and ready to tackle any challenge on the road ahead. If you’re anything like us, you do too. Being ready to
April 3, 2023
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Bring Your Vintage Land Rover to Life With an Upgraded Puma Defender Dash

There’s no denying the Vintage Land Rover Defender is an iconic British vehicle known for its off-roading capabilities. However, we understand that just because you want to drive a vintage
April 3, 2023

CarBuzz | ECD Automotive Reveals New Electric Drivetrain For Classic Land Rover Restomods

Land Rover restoration specialist ECD Automotive Design has announced the details of its next-generation electric drivetrains that will enable emission-free driving for several of the company’s bespoke builds. Most of
April 1, 2023
XKE Jaguars

Essential Must-Knows When Purchasing and Restoring a Vintage Jaguar

When shopping for a special car that provides an unbeatable blend of luxury and prestige, few classic autos compare to the vintage Jaguar. Vintage Jaguar E-Types are renowned for their
March 31, 2023

DuPont Registry | E.C.D. Cranks Up Voltage On Its Land Rover And Jaguar EV Builds

Operating as the world’s largest Land Rover restoration company, the professionals at E.C.D. Automotive Design pride itself on continuing the legacy of the Defender with bespoke customer builds. Alongside evolving
March 31, 2023

Electrek | ECD Automotive bolsters its EV conversions with new drivetrains, batteries, and DC fast charging

EV conversion specialist ECD Automotive continues to do what it does best – learn, evolve, and innovate. The veteran one-of-a-kind vehicle manufacturer has announced a new partnership that brings improvements to the
March 29, 2023
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MarketWatch | ECD Auto Design to Become Public in SPAC Merger

Auto Design, will go public by merging with the special purpose acquisition company EF Hutton Acquisition Corporation. E.C.D., which specializes in restoring Land Rover Defenders, said Monday that it signed
March 29, 2023

InsideEVs | Land Rover Defender 110 EV Restomod Packs 450-HP Tesla Powertrain

The restored and electrified Defender features modern black leather Corbeau Trailcat reclining seats with scarlet red vertical diamond single stitch on the seat backs, and the dashboard wrapped in the same
March 29, 2023

Motor1 | Restored Classic Land Rover Defender Hides An Electric Powertrain

ECD Automotive Design is back at it again to make a splash in the restoration and modification industry with its newest project, the Project Ghost. As the largest Land Rover
March 29, 2023

Cerebral-Overload | Next Generation EV System Brings Faster Charging to E.C.D. Automotive Design’s Luxurious Restorations

Taking the EV systems to the next level is the new driver display, now fully integrated into the E.C.D. custom console. With ease of access to three driving modes, the
March 29, 2023

The Shop Mag | E.C.D. Automotive Design Enhances EV Drivetrain Options

The electric power systems no longer rely on refurbished battery cells, company representatives said. Each EV will have a brand-new drivetrain with more efficient batteries, reducing the weight of the
March 29, 2023
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EV Builder Guide | Revved Up: E.C.D.’s New Electric Power Systems

E.C.D. Automotive Design, the world-renowned Land Rover restoration company known for its exclusive, one-of-a-kind builds, has just announced its latest development in electric conversions. The company has partnered with new battery providers to create
March 29, 2023
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What V8s Fit a Vintage Jaguar E-Type

Are you looking for more power in your Jaguar E-Type? A direct swap from the stock six-cylinder engine to a V8 may be just what you’re after. With its combination
March 29, 2023
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A Look at Seat Layouts for Defenders

There’s no other way to put it. The Land Rover Defender is just one of those timeless vehicles. Having remained one of the most coveted off-roaders for more than four
March 24, 2023
shmee defender

Shmee 150 Defender Tour | ECD Facility Tour

It was 2012 when our founder, Scott, started following Tim Burton, aka Shmee150, on Instagram. Tim, a young YouTuber passionate about exotic cars, began making YouTube videos for his Shmee150
March 20, 2023

CarBuzz | Tesla-Powered Land Rover Defender Is A 450-HP Surprise

Dubbed Project Ghost, this restored off-roader is a fine mix of past and present, blending the rugged looks and go-anywhere capability of the Defender with the efficiency of an EV. Equipped with
March 20, 2023

Cerebral-Overload | E.C.D. Automotive Design Perfects Electric Defender for City Cruising

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), the world’s largest Land Rover restoration company famed for its custom builds, ranging from vintage Defenders to classic Jaguar E-Types, today unveils Project Ghost, an attention-grabbing matte
March 18, 2023

DuPont Registry | 7 Modernized Defender Restorations For Sale At E.C.D. Automotive

The classic Land Rover Defender is one of the most celebrated off-road capable vehicles of all time, and while, of course, there is a new Land Rover Defender, the classic
March 16, 2023

The Shop | E.C.D. Automotive Design Introduces New EV Build

Inside, the restored Defender has modern black leather Corbeau Trailcat reclining seats with scarlet red vertical diamond single stitch on the seatbacks. With space for up to seven people, the
March 7, 2023
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Build a Custom Land Rover Defender 110 Today

While some would say there’s nothing more British than fish and chips, others might argue that accolade more appropriately belongs to a cup of tea. However, here at ECD, we
March 6, 2023

E.C.D. Auto Design Announces Plans To Become A Publicly Traded Company Through Merger With Nasdaq-listed Ef Hutton Corp I

NEW YORK, NY and KISSIMMEE, FL, March 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Humble Imports, Inc. d/b/a E.C.D. Auto Design (“E.C.D.” or the “Company”), the industry leader in delivering of restored and
March 6, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Maintaining Your Vintage Restoration

While there’s nothing that can replicate the feeling of cruising around in a vintage vehicle, maintaining a restoration may feel cumbersome at times. And taking care of your vintage Land
February 23, 2023

Motor1 | ECD Is Ready To Restore Jaguar E-Types With Two Production Lines

ECD Automotive Design – one of the world’s largest companies focused on Land Rover and Jaguar restoration – announces it is expanding its production facility with two new production lines
February 23, 2023
XKE Jaguars

Slash Gear | 5 Cars Owned By George Harrison That Prove He Had Great Taste

George Harrison’s E-Type was a 21st birthday present from Brian Epstein (The Beatles’ manager). Known as the XKE in the U.S. market, the E-Type is an iconic car with a
February 16, 2023
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Black Ridge Motors Style Builders Compared to E.C.D.

Customers from the U.S. who are looking to get a Land Rover Defender often ask us to compare our product to the other builders. We thought it would be useful
February 15, 2023

Classic vs. Modern: Who Comes Out on Top in the Matchup Between 300TDI Defenders vs. Modern GM Defenders?

Is there anything more thrilling than sitting behind the wheel of a classic Land Rover Defender? At ECD, we don’t think so. While there’s nothing better than cruising down the
February 14, 2023

24 World Hours | Auto International: ECD Automotive Design makes Defender electric: Brit legend with Tesla power

It is not new that historic Land Rover models have been all too willingly converted for decades, and so the vehicle refiner ECD Automotive Design from Kissimmee / Florida has
February 14, 2023
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Motor1 | Orange You Glad ECD Restored This Fiery Classic Land Rover Defender?

ECD Automotive Design is back at it again to bring us the Project Pivot, a restored and modified classic Defender that’s powered by GM and painted in Subaru. Fresh from
February 14, 2023

CarBuzz | ECD Automotive Design’s Latest Defender Is A Drop-Top With LS3 V8 Power

ECD Automotive Design has dropped its latest one-of-one classic Land Rover Defender builds with an LS3 engine swap, a black convertible roof, and gloss Subaru Sunshine Orange paint. It’s the longer wheelbase 110 model,
February 14, 2023

Motoring Research | Restomod Defender 110 debuts with V8, air-ride and Subaru paint

The Defender 110’s bodywork has been modified to offer a soft-top roof, with a multi-point roll cage found underneath. Daytime running lights are added to the front bumper, while the front
February 10, 2023

The Shop | E.C.D. Automotive Design Debuts ‘Project Pivot’

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.) has debuted its latest convertible Land Rover Defender 110 build. Named Project Pivot, the LS3 Defender is painted a fiery orange and was designed to optimize
February 8, 2023
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Overlanding Done Right with the Ultimate Defender

Nothing says off-roader quite like the iconic British Land Rover Defender. However, the concept of Overlanding truly unleashes all that a Defender is capable of. If you’re looking to sit
February 1, 2023

Offroad Xtreme | British Mud Buds: Matching Land Rover D90 Twins

When it comes to restoring classic Land Rovers, nobody does it quite like E.C.D. Automotive Design. Take the convertible Land Rover D90 for instance. A tremendous vehicle platform that is ripe
February 1, 2023

Florida Trend | Around the State: Central

E.C.D. Automotive Design, a Kissimmee company that specializes in customized Land Rover restorations, completed it’s move into a 100,000-sq ft manufacturing facility and headquarters and expanded its production line to
February 1, 2023

What to Know About Purchasing a Used Land Rover

What to Know About Purchasing a Used Land Rover Is there anything more British than an iconic defender? At ECD, we don’t think so. While there’s nothing better than sitting
January 25, 2023
Project Ambrosia

Benefits of Adding a Diesel Defender to Your Garage

Is there any other vehicle on the plant that says “off-roader” like the Land Rover Defender? At ECD, we don’t think so. The Original Land Rover Defender has not only
January 18, 2023

The Classic Jaguar XKE: The Most Beautiful Car Ever Made

It’s rumored that upon seeing the first Jaguar E-Type, Enzo Ferrari called it “the most beautiful car ever made.” That’s certainly high praise coming from the founder of Ferrari. Over
January 11, 2023
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Turn Heads With a Custom Range Rover County From ECD Automotive Design

A more refined city-friendly model among the Land Rover lineup, the Range Rover is an SUV that blends style and practicality. When you’re seated behind the wheel of a Range
January 10, 2023

CarBuzz | ECD Automotive Unveils Custom Land Rover Defender 90 Duo Powered By LS3 Engine

ECD Automotive, a company known for its restomod Land Rovers, has unveiled two custom creations, Project 67 and Project Flamingo, based on the classic Defender. Designed by a pair of best friends,
January 4, 2023
Point Break

Blend Legacy and Modern Technology with a Custom LT1 Defender

There’s a reason that the Land Rover Defender has remained one of the most coveted off-roaders among adventure seekers over the past four decades. Simply put, there’s no other vehicle
January 1, 2023

DuPont Registry | E.C.D. Automotive Design Announces New Jaguar E-type Restorations

Known for its unique and detailed Land Rover restorations, E.C.D Automotive Design takes Land Rover Defenders, as well as early Land Rover Range Rovers, and brings them back to life
December 28, 2022

The History Behind the 1980 Land Rover Defenders

While plenty of off-roading trucks and SUVs are on the market today, there’s nothing quite as iconic or coveted as the Vintage Land Rover Defenders. Land Rover began releasing its
December 21, 2022
Project Sunrise

How Much Does a Custom Defender Cost?

The Land Rover Defender has to be one of the first vehicles that come to mind when the subject of off-roading comes up. Is there anything more likened to off-roading
December 20, 2022

Orlando Sentinel | ECD Automotive Design Builds Dream Land Rovers

E.C.D. Automotive Design transforms classic Land Rovers and Jaguar E-Type into customized modern builds at a 100,000-sq. ft. facility in Kissimmee.
March 27, 2021
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Latest trend, Custom Defender Matching Luxury Vehicle Collection

Being a premier luxury vehicle builder, we have clients with quite the collection of vehicles parked in their driveway. Their new custom Defender is a one-of-a-kind addition to that collection.
March 12, 2021
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Why ECD Custom Defenders Hold Value

For the past eight years, E.C.D. has been pushing the realms of classic Land Rover vehicles and has continually developed new ways to innovate the heritage-styled vehicles. Since its inception
June 29, 2020
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Most Popular Custom Features From Top Restored Defender Brands

Top Custom Defender Features With over 250 vehicles under our belt, it’s safe to say E.C.D. has picked up on which build features and brands clients and Defender enthusiasts alike
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