ECD Press Archives - ECD Automotive Design
July 11, 2024

AutoEvolution | Good Old Toyota FJ Keeps the Retro Vibes, but What an Engine It’s Got Now!

The Toyota FJ is anything but underpowered now. The model has just received a Chevrolet V8 engine and contemporary features, courtesy of ECD Auto Design
July 11, 2024

Car Magazine | This Brute Toyota FJ Restomod Packs V8 American Power

ECD Automotive Design has whipped the wraps off its latest reimagined classic, a custom recreation of the Toyota FJ but some interesting changes have morphed this into quite something…
July 10, 2024

Carbuzz | ECD Reveals Its First Toyota FJ Restomod With Chevy V8 Power

Most of us are very familiar with the work produced by ECD Automotive Design, with several Jaguar, Land Rover, and Range Rover restomods produced over the years.
July 9, 2024

Motor1 | Your Favorite Defender Restoration Shop Now Offers a Toyota FJ Restomod

ECD Auto Design is expanding its line of restomod vehicles with the Toyota FJ. It’s a natural fit for a company that first started restoring old Land Rover Defenders.
July 9, 2024

Top Speed | ECD Auto Design Can Now Restomod A Toyota FJ, And It Looks Glorious

ECD Auto Design, the same company behind those radically restomodded Land Rover Defenders and Jaguar E-Type, also the company that recently allowed me to drive its restomodded Ford Mustang, is now opening its lineup
July 3, 2024

Luxury Facts | Adding All the Bells, Whistles & Frills, ECD Auto Design Fast-tracks Classic Cars into the New Era

Do you want a permanent picnic basket in your stylish Jag? A Mustang that roars outside, but super silent inside? Perhaps a string of blinking lights in your boot space?
July 2, 2024

Top Speed | I Drove The ECD Ford Mustang And It Was As Wild As You Imagine

There's a reason restomods have become so insanely popular. People want retro. People want original and, perhaps more importantly, many people are simply fed up with the bloated, overcomplicated, technology-dense vehicles the modern
June 30, 2024

Hot Cars | This ’67 Ford Mustang Isn’t A Classic, It’s Brand New And You Can Build It Yourself

If you have not heard of ECD before, well, you are about to. The custom design company based in central Florida, started by a bunch of guys from the UK,
June 29, 2024

Video: Super Speeders Rob | E.C.D is Making Sure the 67 Mustangs Live On Forever!

E.C.D Is expanding the product lines to now produce sports cars too! I got to experience a preview of the Mustang production that is opening up soon. Bravo to them
June 27, 2024

Driving | How ECD aims to perfect the ’67 Ford Mustang Restomod

The Florida firm is known for its bespoke Jaguar and Land Rover rebuilds, but its newest production line will soon be churning out modernized Mustangs
June 24, 2024

Hot Rod | 1968 ECD Ford Mustang: the Only Classic Muscle Car That Is 100% ‘Built Your Way’

By a show of hands, how many times have you considered “building” a muscle car, be it a concours-quality full restoration, or a radically customized, restomodded, “ultimate” street and/or track freak?
June 23, 2024

Top Speed | How This Florida-Based Restomodder Transforms Broken Classics Into Fully Customized Dream Cars

As I approached ECD's headquarters in Kissimmee, Florida under almost suffocating Orlando humidity, I was expecting to be greeted by a receptionist and sit in a waiting room as she
June 20, 2024

Video: The Fast Lane Car | This Ford Mustang Is Hiding Some Big Secrets!

This classic Ford Mustang is the latest starting point of what you'll be able to create through the Florida-based builder, provided your imagination is big enough
May 30, 2024

Hot Cars | ECD Transforms The Defender Into The Ultimate Beach Cruiser

The small details that make ECD Automotive Design's newly launched Beach Runner unique: its accessories.
May 15, 2024

Driving.ca | ECD’s Defender Beach Runner restomod is built for the beach

My imaginary time machine has me cruisin’ down the street in ’64 with beachgoers winking, waving, and whistlin’ at me as I roll along the Laguna Beach parking lot. Ah,
May 7, 2024

The EV Report | ECD Converts Mustangs to Electric

ECD Auto Design, a leader in luxury vehicle restoration, has embarked on an exciting initiative to integrate electric powertrains into classic Ford Mustang models.
May 3, 2024

Stockhouse | ECD Auto Design Announces Full Year 2023 Financial Results

2023 Revenue increased 22.5% compared to 2022 Company Reiterates 2024 Revenue Expectation of $33 Million, a 118% Increase Over 2023
May 2, 2024

Carbuzz | 1967 Ford Mustang Restomod Powered By Roush-Built V8 Engine

ECD is best known for EV-converting Jaguar E-Types and classic Land Rover Defenders, but now it's working on V8-powered American muscle cars.
April 24, 2024

The Shop | ECD Auto Design Unveils Electric Series III Jaguar E-Type

ECD Auto Design (NASDAQ: ECDA) introduces its newest unique build, the Project Scottsdale Commission. The Jaquar E-Type will find its new home in sunny Arizona. 
April 22, 2024

Luxury Lifestyle | Honoring the Legend: Introducing ECD Auto Design’s Newest Product Line – The ECD Classic

Drawing inspiration from the rich heritage of the Land Rover Defender, the ECD Classic seamlessly blends timeless design with cutting-edge engineering.
April 22, 2024

Automotive Addicts | Living With ECD Auto Design’s ‘Project Loki’s Ride’ Land Rover Defender 110

ECD Auto Design, formally known as East Coast Defender, headquartered just outside of Orlando, FL, handed me the keys to one of their unique creations dubbed Project Loki’s Ride...
April 21, 2024

Registry Tampa Bay | Hit the Beach in ECD’s New Beach Runner

You can bet that if beach-loving Mr. B were still around, he’d be grabbing the keys to the coolest mode of beach transportation since the surfboard, the new Beach Runner
April 18, 2024

Video- SuperSpeeders Rob | The E.C.D Beach Runner – How The Wealthy Steal The Show At The Beach!

I had the pleasure of rocking out in Palm Beach during Spring Break to experience this Defender, and was impressed with how specialized it was. It's clearly not going to
April 16, 2024

VIDEO: TFLCar, TFLTruck | This Isn’t Just ANY Jaguar E-Type Restomod…It’s Hiding a Secret Underneath!

In this video, Nathan checks out a Series 3 Jaguar E-Type that's hiding an all-electric powertrain in place of the car's old-school 5.3-liter V12 engine.
April 16, 2024

TFLCar, TFLTruck | ECD Automotive’s Defender Beach Runner Is the Stuff Rover Dreams Are Made Of

There are a few automakers that build vehicles that might compete with ECD Automotive’s Defender Beach Runner, but few can compete with its actual production.
April 4, 2024

Automotive Aftermarket | ECD Auto Design to Acquire Brand New Muscle Car Assets

ECD Auto Design (Nasdaq ECDA), announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets from Brand New Muscle Car, a premier builder of classic American muscle cars
April 1, 2024

Auto Guide | 10 Photos of The Exclusive Beach Runner By ECD

The unveiling of the Beach Runner, limited to just 18 units annually, aims to blend heritage and innovation. The brand states that is vehicle, built on the iconic Land Rover Defender
March 27, 2024

Cerebral Overload | ECD Automotive Design Hits the Shoreline with Its Newest Product Line, the Beach Runner

The Beach Runner itself is nothing less than a nostalgic driving experience with plenty of modern options and accessories to provide couples, families, and friends
March 19, 2024

Luxury Lifestyle | ECD Automotive Design’s Mack Besser’s Passion for Jaguar E-Types Ignites Modernization Movement

With a career spanning over decades, when combining time on the racetrack, workshops and at ECD's world class Rover Dome, Mack Besser brings a unique perspective and unparalleled expertise to the table.
March 1, 2024

Cerebral Overload | ECD Automotive Design Flexes Manufacturing Muscle: Hits the Road to Bring Design Experience and Bespoke Vehicles to Clients’ Backyards

Despite its rapid growth over a decade, ECD Automotive Design is well positioned to take on additional manufacturing volume due to manufacturing efficiencies, increased capacity and NASDAQ (ECDA) listing.
July 11, 2024

AutoEvolution | Good Old Toyota FJ Keeps the Retro Vibes, but What an Engine It’s Got Now!

The Toyota FJ is anything but underpowered now. The model has just received a Chevrolet V8 engine and contemporary features, courtesy of ECD Auto Design
July 11, 2024

Car Magazine | This Brute Toyota FJ Restomod Packs V8 American Power

ECD Automotive Design has whipped the wraps off its latest reimagined classic, a custom recreation of the Toyota FJ but some interesting changes have morphed this into quite something…
July 10, 2024

Carbuzz | ECD Reveals Its First Toyota FJ Restomod With Chevy V8 Power

Most of us are very familiar with the work produced by ECD Automotive Design, with several Jaguar, Land Rover, and Range Rover restomods produced over the years.
July 9, 2024

Motor1 | Your Favorite Defender Restoration Shop Now Offers a Toyota FJ Restomod

ECD Auto Design is expanding its line of restomod vehicles with the Toyota FJ. It’s a natural fit for a company that first started restoring old Land Rover Defenders.
July 9, 2024

Top Speed | ECD Auto Design Can Now Restomod A Toyota FJ, And It Looks Glorious

ECD Auto Design, the same company behind those radically restomodded Land Rover Defenders and Jaguar E-Type, also the company that recently allowed me to drive its restomodded Ford Mustang, is now opening its lineup
July 3, 2024

Luxury Facts | Adding All the Bells, Whistles & Frills, ECD Auto Design Fast-tracks Classic Cars into the New Era

Do you want a permanent picnic basket in your stylish Jag? A Mustang that roars outside, but super silent inside? Perhaps a string of blinking lights in your boot space?
July 2, 2024

Top Speed | I Drove The ECD Ford Mustang And It Was As Wild As You Imagine

There's a reason restomods have become so insanely popular. People want retro. People want original and, perhaps more importantly, many people are simply fed up with the bloated, overcomplicated, technology-dense vehicles the modern
June 30, 2024

Hot Cars | This ’67 Ford Mustang Isn’t A Classic, It’s Brand New And You Can Build It Yourself

If you have not heard of ECD before, well, you are about to. The custom design company based in central Florida, started by a bunch of guys from the UK,
June 29, 2024

Video: Super Speeders Rob | E.C.D is Making Sure the 67 Mustangs Live On Forever!

E.C.D Is expanding the product lines to now produce sports cars too! I got to experience a preview of the Mustang production that is opening up soon. Bravo to them
June 27, 2024

Driving | How ECD aims to perfect the ’67 Ford Mustang Restomod

The Florida firm is known for its bespoke Jaguar and Land Rover rebuilds, but its newest production line will soon be churning out modernized Mustangs
June 24, 2024

Hot Rod | 1968 ECD Ford Mustang: the Only Classic Muscle Car That Is 100% ‘Built Your Way’

By a show of hands, how many times have you considered “building” a muscle car, be it a concours-quality full restoration, or a radically customized, restomodded, “ultimate” street and/or track freak?
June 23, 2024

Top Speed | How This Florida-Based Restomodder Transforms Broken Classics Into Fully Customized Dream Cars

As I approached ECD's headquarters in Kissimmee, Florida under almost suffocating Orlando humidity, I was expecting to be greeted by a receptionist and sit in a waiting room as she
June 20, 2024

Video: The Fast Lane Car | This Ford Mustang Is Hiding Some Big Secrets!

This classic Ford Mustang is the latest starting point of what you'll be able to create through the Florida-based builder, provided your imagination is big enough
May 30, 2024

Hot Cars | ECD Transforms The Defender Into The Ultimate Beach Cruiser

The small details that make ECD Automotive Design's newly launched Beach Runner unique: its accessories.
May 15, 2024

Driving.ca | ECD’s Defender Beach Runner restomod is built for the beach

My imaginary time machine has me cruisin’ down the street in ’64 with beachgoers winking, waving, and whistlin’ at me as I roll along the Laguna Beach parking lot. Ah,
May 7, 2024

The EV Report | ECD Converts Mustangs to Electric

ECD Auto Design, a leader in luxury vehicle restoration, has embarked on an exciting initiative to integrate electric powertrains into classic Ford Mustang models.
May 3, 2024

Stockhouse | ECD Auto Design Announces Full Year 2023 Financial Results

2023 Revenue increased 22.5% compared to 2022 Company Reiterates 2024 Revenue Expectation of $33 Million, a 118% Increase Over 2023
May 2, 2024

Carbuzz | 1967 Ford Mustang Restomod Powered By Roush-Built V8 Engine

ECD is best known for EV-converting Jaguar E-Types and classic Land Rover Defenders, but now it's working on V8-powered American muscle cars.
April 24, 2024

The Shop | ECD Auto Design Unveils Electric Series III Jaguar E-Type

ECD Auto Design (NASDAQ: ECDA) introduces its newest unique build, the Project Scottsdale Commission. The Jaquar E-Type will find its new home in sunny Arizona. 
April 22, 2024

Luxury Lifestyle | Honoring the Legend: Introducing ECD Auto Design’s Newest Product Line – The ECD Classic

Drawing inspiration from the rich heritage of the Land Rover Defender, the ECD Classic seamlessly blends timeless design with cutting-edge engineering.
April 22, 2024

Automotive Addicts | Living With ECD Auto Design’s ‘Project Loki’s Ride’ Land Rover Defender 110

ECD Auto Design, formally known as East Coast Defender, headquartered just outside of Orlando, FL, handed me the keys to one of their unique creations dubbed Project Loki’s Ride...
April 21, 2024

Registry Tampa Bay | Hit the Beach in ECD’s New Beach Runner

You can bet that if beach-loving Mr. B were still around, he’d be grabbing the keys to the coolest mode of beach transportation since the surfboard, the new Beach Runner
April 18, 2024

Video- SuperSpeeders Rob | The E.C.D Beach Runner – How The Wealthy Steal The Show At The Beach!

I had the pleasure of rocking out in Palm Beach during Spring Break to experience this Defender, and was impressed with how specialized it was. It's clearly not going to
April 16, 2024

VIDEO: TFLCar, TFLTruck | This Isn’t Just ANY Jaguar E-Type Restomod…It’s Hiding a Secret Underneath!

In this video, Nathan checks out a Series 3 Jaguar E-Type that's hiding an all-electric powertrain in place of the car's old-school 5.3-liter V12 engine.
April 16, 2024

TFLCar, TFLTruck | ECD Automotive’s Defender Beach Runner Is the Stuff Rover Dreams Are Made Of

There are a few automakers that build vehicles that might compete with ECD Automotive’s Defender Beach Runner, but few can compete with its actual production.
April 4, 2024

Automotive Aftermarket | ECD Auto Design to Acquire Brand New Muscle Car Assets

ECD Auto Design (Nasdaq ECDA), announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets from Brand New Muscle Car, a premier builder of classic American muscle cars
April 1, 2024

Auto Guide | 10 Photos of The Exclusive Beach Runner By ECD

The unveiling of the Beach Runner, limited to just 18 units annually, aims to blend heritage and innovation. The brand states that is vehicle, built on the iconic Land Rover Defender
March 27, 2024

Cerebral Overload | ECD Automotive Design Hits the Shoreline with Its Newest Product Line, the Beach Runner

The Beach Runner itself is nothing less than a nostalgic driving experience with plenty of modern options and accessories to provide couples, families, and friends
March 19, 2024

Luxury Lifestyle | ECD Automotive Design’s Mack Besser’s Passion for Jaguar E-Types Ignites Modernization Movement

With a career spanning over decades, when combining time on the racetrack, workshops and at ECD's world class Rover Dome, Mack Besser brings a unique perspective and unparalleled expertise to the table.
March 1, 2024

Cerebral Overload | ECD Automotive Design Flexes Manufacturing Muscle: Hits the Road to Bring Design Experience and Bespoke Vehicles to Clients’ Backyards

Despite its rapid growth over a decade, ECD Automotive Design is well positioned to take on additional manufacturing volume due to manufacturing efficiencies, increased capacity and NASDAQ (ECDA) listing.
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