November 3, 2021
land rover defender 90

Custom Engine Options for the Range Rover Classic

ECD has produced quite the range of vintage Range Rover Classics since announcing the vehicle as a part of their lineup only a few years ago. Much like ECD’s now-famous
October 26, 2021
Series IIA

Building the Perfect Restored Defender

In true restomod fashion, rebuilding a classic Land Rover Defender from the ground up isn’t for the faint of heart. Swapping an engine, a new paint job, freshly reupholstered seats,
October 20, 2021
defender 90

How ECD Restored the Classic Defender Dash

The classic Defender was an authentic piece of heritage. As a heritage-style vehicle, the original interior was built for the most basic needs and minimal controls. The dashboard, sans a
October 13, 2021
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Top 5 Unique Defender Modifications in ECD History

As the vehicle industry heads into 2022, the car world still has its eyes on the newest and latest innovations of its past classics. Vehicles like the Land Rover Defender,
October 6, 2021

Overland Capbilities of the Defender

The Land Rover Defender has always been known as the “go-anywhere vehicle.” Originally built to carry military gear and as a vehicle that needed to be able to manage challenging
October 5, 2021
electric range rover classic

Benefits of Electric Land Rovers vs other Drivetrains

It seems 2021 has been the year of electric. With Tesla constantly on the verge of the latest technology and even fine-tuning their self-driving vehicles, electric transportation is shaping up
September 24, 2021
Custom Restored Defender 110

How ECD Became Creators of the Original Defender V8

One of the most treasured aspects of the original Defender is its staple Rover V8 engine. The 3.5L V8 reminded us all of the “Little Engine Who Could” with its
September 15, 2021

Instead of the new SUV, try the Classic Defender

It’s 2021, and of course, there are an array of new SUVs on the market, including the new Land Rover Defender (which is actually available here in the U.S. for
September 9, 2021
diesel defender

History of the Diesel Defender

When you hear or think of the original Land Rover Defender, you automatically think of two engines that absolutely belong to this vehicle: the diesel and the Rover V8. These
September 8, 2021

The Difficulties of Restoring a Vintage Defender

There’s a reason why car enthusiast blogs and magazines write about restored vehicles like the ones ECD, Arkonik, and Twisted rebuild — it’s because restoring a vintage Defender is f*cking
September 7, 2021
range rover classic long wheel base

ECD Automotive Design Creates a New Facility

E.C.D. Automotive Design Scales Growth to Produce 100 Truck Builds Annually New “Rover Dome” Facility to Accommodate Vintage Land Rover Specialist’s Rapid Growth with Second Production Line and First International
August 31, 2021

How ECD Installs Leather into Defenders

 Being the King of custom, ECD’s customized Defenders have equally sublime interiors as the build’s individual exterior features. Exploring the interior options can be overwhelming since the interior design and