April 1, 2022
Electric Defender

Yahoo News: E.C.D. Automotive Design Tour – Photos From Every Angle

Take a tour of E.C.D. and get a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's most high-quality Defenders come together.
April 1, 2022

DigiDay: Why Epic Games is collaborating with ECD

With virtual activity on the rise, Epic Games has evolved from a game developer into a bona fide media owner. The company’s Unreal Engine is used to construct virtual environments
April 1, 2022

Connected Car News: E.C.D. Automotive Design Creates PhotoRealistic Designs

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.) introduces its latest groundbreaking innovation in its bespoke luxury car design process. Positioning itself on the cutting edge of virtual trends within the automotive industry, E.C.D.
April 1, 2022

InsideEvs: Meet The Florida-Based Firm That Electrifies Classic Land Rovers

E.C.D. Automotive is a Florida-based firm that turns old, sometimes damaged Land Rovers into bespoke, six-figure luxury vehicles. E.C.D. primarily builds customized classic Defenders, each taking around 2200 working hours
April 1, 2022

AutoEvolution: Tesla Swaps: The LS Swap of the EV Revolution

We've showcased our fair share of Tesla motor swaps into other vehicles on autoevolution. Be it Land Rovers, pre muscle cars, or 90s JDM icons. But don't be deceived, there
March 15, 2022

CarBuzz: This Company Built An Electric Defender Before Land Rover

Imagine pulling up to a Tesla Supercharger and seeing a classic Land Rover Defender hogging a space. Tesla owners would probably be angry at some gas-guzzling V8 blocking access to
March 2, 2022

HotCars: ECD Goes The Extra Mile Building Fully-Custom Electric Land Rover Defenders

The world of aftermarket tuning has never failed to amaze us. Tuners have been building cars that range from being capable of running 7-seconds in street-trim, to perfect classic restorations
February 11, 2022
Electric Defender

Motortrend: Land Rover Defender 110s Are Already Cool—So How About One With Tesla Power?

ECD named one of the two electric luxury SUVs "Project Britton," and we're focusing on that example here. Adopting a Tesla motor and direct drive unit, the modified Defender can zoom from
February 11, 2022
electric defender

Driven: How about a classic Land Rover Defender powered by Tesla?

It's the doing of Florida-based E.C.D. Automotive Design and the company has created not one, but two completely electric Land Rover Defenders: Project Britton and Project Morpheus. Both vehicles are
February 11, 2022

Motor1: Classic Land Rover Defender Restomod Goes Electric With Tesla Power

ECD Automotive Design, formerly known as East Coast Defenders, specializing in restoring and modifying classic Land Rover models, has unveiled two of its latest custom builds. The Florida-based company overhauled two
January 27, 2022

InsideEvs: Meet The Florida-Based Firm That Electrifies Classic Land Rovers

E.C.D. Automotive is a Florida-based firm that turns old, sometimes damaged Land Rovers into bespoke, six-figure luxury vehicles. E.C.D. primarily builds customized classic Defenders, each taking around 2200 working hours
September 21, 2021

Auto Evolution: Range Rover Classic Hides LT4 Surprise With More Power Than Supercharged 2021

The Kissimmee, Florida-based company has made a big name for itself in the Land Rover Defender restomod field already. But although the rough SUV occupies much of their time, there’s always room for
September 21, 2021
Electric Range Rover Classic

HotCars: Awesome Electric Classic Car Conversions We’ve Ever Seen

Gone are the days when SUVs and off-road vehicles were considered second-class vehicles, only fit for farm work. Today, some of the world's most prestigious auto manufacturers offer SUVs that
September 21, 2021

CarBuzz: Defenders Epitomize Old-School- Cool

Gone are the days when SUVs and off-road vehicles were considered second-class vehicles, only fit for farm work. Today, some of the world's most prestigious auto manufacturers offer SUVs that
August 31, 2021

Cerebral-Overload: E.C.D. Auto Brings The Heat

The more traditional-style build, Project C2 notably maintains its original TDI diesel engine, torn down and rebuilt for peak optimization. Like the engine, many of the truck’s original features are
August 25, 2021

Street Trucks Mag: E.C.D. Auto Brings The Heat With Two Summer-ready D110s!

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), the leading authority in restoring classic Land Rovers into custom one-of-one luxury vehicles, today unveils this deluxe line-up of summer-ready Defender 110s (D110s), ideal for beach
August 25, 2021

Motortrend: ECD Electric Land Rover Range Rover Classic First Drive: Electro-Luxe

The future of motoring may be electric, but that need not be exclusive of the past. Back in April, we rounded up a bunch of companies willing to convert your
August 25, 2021
Project Ski Front

Forbes: Building A Tesla-Powered Range Rover & Ultimate Overland Vehicle

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
August 25, 2021

Forbes: Electric Land Rover Defender Shows How To Age A Classic Car Gracefully

Despite the Tesla TSLA -0.5% powertrain hiding inside, you'll never mistake this converted Range Rover Classic for one of Elon Musk's 21st century rides. And that's part of the charm for the team
August 18, 2021
custom defender electric

HiConsumption: 12 Best Electric Classic Car Conversions

If you’re familiar with E.C.D. because of its eye-catching Defender customs, then you’ll be pleased to know that the off-road restoration outfit has recently begun offering electric Land Rover conversions.
August 18, 2021
Custom Defender 90

Carscoops: LS3 Powered Defender 90 Rough Outside, Luxurious Inside

There’s no shortage of customized Land Rover Defenders these days, and East Coast Defender is making sure of that with the creation of yet another example of the iconic British
August 18, 2021

Robb Report: First Drive: Totally Amped on This Electrified Classic Range Rover

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
August 18, 2021

Wallpaper.com: Iconic Car Designs with Electric Power

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
August 17, 2021

The Shop: E.C.D. Automotive Launches New Driver’s Club

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), a producer of custom and restored Range Rovers and Defenders, is launching a new program called the E.C.D. Driver’s Club, an exclusive, members-only boutique facility where
March 19, 2021
electric range rover classic

DuPont Registry: Discover The First-Ever U.S. Tesla RRC

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
March 19, 2021

Yahoo: ECD Restores World’s First Tesla-Powered Range Rover Classic

The journey for this electric build began several months ago when E.C.D. partnered with the U.K.’s leader in electric conversions of classic vehicles, Electric Classic Cars (ECC), to secure the Tesla motor.
March 19, 2021
electric range rover classic

CarBuzz: Say Hello To The World’s First Tesla-Powered Range Rover

Much to our surprise though, Land Rover is not the first company to produce an all-electric Range Rover as another company beat it to the punch. Based in Florida, E.C.D.
November 27, 2020

Autoevolution: Roll-Caged Land Rover Defender 90 Really Isn’t Your Average V8 “Cookie Kutter”

Who has never dreamed of having a Land Rover? Probably most people. There’s nothing like the sheer power associated with these earth-eating machines. Well, here’s your chance; E.C.D. Automotive Design is
November 27, 2020
custom defender 110 interior

Old News Club: Tesla Powered Custom Electric Land Rover Defender

If you love the look of a classic Land Rover…but are considering a more eco-friendly option, the electric Defender by ECD Automotive Design might just be your perfect option. Check
November 27, 2020
vintage land rover

i4 Business: E.C.D. Automotive Design Brings Fun to Sustainability

Electric vehicle sales will rise from 2.5 million this year to 31.1 million by 2030, about a third of the market share from new car sales, according to a July
April 1, 2022
Electric Defender

Yahoo News: E.C.D. Automotive Design Tour – Photos From Every Angle

Take a tour of E.C.D. and get a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's most high-quality Defenders come together.
April 1, 2022

DigiDay: Why Epic Games is collaborating with ECD

With virtual activity on the rise, Epic Games has evolved from a game developer into a bona fide media owner. The company’s Unreal Engine is used to construct virtual environments
April 1, 2022

Connected Car News: E.C.D. Automotive Design Creates PhotoRealistic Designs

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.) introduces its latest groundbreaking innovation in its bespoke luxury car design process. Positioning itself on the cutting edge of virtual trends within the automotive industry, E.C.D.
April 1, 2022

InsideEvs: Meet The Florida-Based Firm That Electrifies Classic Land Rovers

E.C.D. Automotive is a Florida-based firm that turns old, sometimes damaged Land Rovers into bespoke, six-figure luxury vehicles. E.C.D. primarily builds customized classic Defenders, each taking around 2200 working hours
April 1, 2022

AutoEvolution: Tesla Swaps: The LS Swap of the EV Revolution

We've showcased our fair share of Tesla motor swaps into other vehicles on autoevolution. Be it Land Rovers, pre muscle cars, or 90s JDM icons. But don't be deceived, there
March 15, 2022

CarBuzz: This Company Built An Electric Defender Before Land Rover

Imagine pulling up to a Tesla Supercharger and seeing a classic Land Rover Defender hogging a space. Tesla owners would probably be angry at some gas-guzzling V8 blocking access to
March 2, 2022

HotCars: ECD Goes The Extra Mile Building Fully-Custom Electric Land Rover Defenders

The world of aftermarket tuning has never failed to amaze us. Tuners have been building cars that range from being capable of running 7-seconds in street-trim, to perfect classic restorations
February 11, 2022
Electric Defender

Motortrend: Land Rover Defender 110s Are Already Cool—So How About One With Tesla Power?

ECD named one of the two electric luxury SUVs "Project Britton," and we're focusing on that example here. Adopting a Tesla motor and direct drive unit, the modified Defender can zoom from
February 11, 2022
electric defender

Driven: How about a classic Land Rover Defender powered by Tesla?

It's the doing of Florida-based E.C.D. Automotive Design and the company has created not one, but two completely electric Land Rover Defenders: Project Britton and Project Morpheus. Both vehicles are
February 11, 2022

Motor1: Classic Land Rover Defender Restomod Goes Electric With Tesla Power

ECD Automotive Design, formerly known as East Coast Defenders, specializing in restoring and modifying classic Land Rover models, has unveiled two of its latest custom builds. The Florida-based company overhauled two
January 27, 2022

InsideEvs: Meet The Florida-Based Firm That Electrifies Classic Land Rovers

E.C.D. Automotive is a Florida-based firm that turns old, sometimes damaged Land Rovers into bespoke, six-figure luxury vehicles. E.C.D. primarily builds customized classic Defenders, each taking around 2200 working hours
September 21, 2021

Auto Evolution: Range Rover Classic Hides LT4 Surprise With More Power Than Supercharged 2021

The Kissimmee, Florida-based company has made a big name for itself in the Land Rover Defender restomod field already. But although the rough SUV occupies much of their time, there’s always room for
September 21, 2021
Electric Range Rover Classic

HotCars: Awesome Electric Classic Car Conversions We’ve Ever Seen

Gone are the days when SUVs and off-road vehicles were considered second-class vehicles, only fit for farm work. Today, some of the world's most prestigious auto manufacturers offer SUVs that
September 21, 2021

CarBuzz: Defenders Epitomize Old-School- Cool

Gone are the days when SUVs and off-road vehicles were considered second-class vehicles, only fit for farm work. Today, some of the world's most prestigious auto manufacturers offer SUVs that
August 31, 2021

Cerebral-Overload: E.C.D. Auto Brings The Heat

The more traditional-style build, Project C2 notably maintains its original TDI diesel engine, torn down and rebuilt for peak optimization. Like the engine, many of the truck’s original features are
August 25, 2021

Street Trucks Mag: E.C.D. Auto Brings The Heat With Two Summer-ready D110s!

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), the leading authority in restoring classic Land Rovers into custom one-of-one luxury vehicles, today unveils this deluxe line-up of summer-ready Defender 110s (D110s), ideal for beach
August 25, 2021

Motortrend: ECD Electric Land Rover Range Rover Classic First Drive: Electro-Luxe

The future of motoring may be electric, but that need not be exclusive of the past. Back in April, we rounded up a bunch of companies willing to convert your
August 25, 2021
Project Ski Front

Forbes: Building A Tesla-Powered Range Rover & Ultimate Overland Vehicle

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
August 25, 2021

Forbes: Electric Land Rover Defender Shows How To Age A Classic Car Gracefully

Despite the Tesla TSLA -0.5% powertrain hiding inside, you'll never mistake this converted Range Rover Classic for one of Elon Musk's 21st century rides. And that's part of the charm for the team
August 18, 2021
custom defender electric

HiConsumption: 12 Best Electric Classic Car Conversions

If you’re familiar with E.C.D. because of its eye-catching Defender customs, then you’ll be pleased to know that the off-road restoration outfit has recently begun offering electric Land Rover conversions.
August 18, 2021
Custom Defender 90

Carscoops: LS3 Powered Defender 90 Rough Outside, Luxurious Inside

There’s no shortage of customized Land Rover Defenders these days, and East Coast Defender is making sure of that with the creation of yet another example of the iconic British
August 18, 2021

Robb Report: First Drive: Totally Amped on This Electrified Classic Range Rover

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
August 18, 2021

Wallpaper.com: Iconic Car Designs with Electric Power

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
August 17, 2021

The Shop: E.C.D. Automotive Launches New Driver’s Club

E.C.D. Automotive Design (E.C.D.), a producer of custom and restored Range Rovers and Defenders, is launching a new program called the E.C.D. Driver’s Club, an exclusive, members-only boutique facility where
March 19, 2021
electric range rover classic

DuPont Registry: Discover The First-Ever U.S. Tesla RRC

E.C.D. Automotive Design is considered the pioneer in restoring and upgrading classic Land Rover Defenders. As innovators, the dedicated team works to implement state-of-the-art performance and luxury comfort options to
March 19, 2021

Yahoo: ECD Restores World’s First Tesla-Powered Range Rover Classic

The journey for this electric build began several months ago when E.C.D. partnered with the U.K.’s leader in electric conversions of classic vehicles, Electric Classic Cars (ECC), to secure the Tesla motor.
March 19, 2021
electric range rover classic

CarBuzz: Say Hello To The World’s First Tesla-Powered Range Rover

Much to our surprise though, Land Rover is not the first company to produce an all-electric Range Rover as another company beat it to the punch. Based in Florida, E.C.D.
November 27, 2020

Autoevolution: Roll-Caged Land Rover Defender 90 Really Isn’t Your Average V8 “Cookie Kutter”

Who has never dreamed of having a Land Rover? Probably most people. There’s nothing like the sheer power associated with these earth-eating machines. Well, here’s your chance; E.C.D. Automotive Design is
November 27, 2020
custom defender 110 interior

Old News Club: Tesla Powered Custom Electric Land Rover Defender

If you love the look of a classic Land Rover…but are considering a more eco-friendly option, the electric Defender by ECD Automotive Design might just be your perfect option. Check
November 27, 2020
vintage land rover

i4 Business: E.C.D. Automotive Design Brings Fun to Sustainability

Electric vehicle sales will rise from 2.5 million this year to 31.1 million by 2030, about a third of the market share from new car sales, according to a July
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