1997 Land Rover Defender 90 for sale 101260868
1997 Land Rover Defender 90
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1997 North America Spec (NAS) Defender 90 Limited Edition (LE)

Numbers on this defender:

1 of 3799 Automatic Transmissions Defenders ever built-in its almost 70-year history (1948-2015)

1 of 300 Willow Green Defenders ever built

1 of 300 1997 (NAS) Limited Edition’s Ever Built

1 of 1 Film/Movie Car for “Through the Woods.”  An Orvis short Film.


Film/Movie Car: “Through the Woods.”  An Orvis Short Film: https://vimeo.com/141477006


2018 Rover Revival Winner: Best NAS Defender

Present aftermarket parts on this D90:

1)    Front ARB bumper with winch

2)    ARB front and rear lockers

3)    2” lift coil over springs

4)    Alpine Stereo

5)    Heated Seats

6)    GPS alarm system

7)    Four Hella 500 overhead light system

8)    Two Bumper Rectangular Blazer lights


Did you know that this Defender is considered to be one of the rarest and most desirable Defenders ever made?    This is the NAS 1997 Defender 90 Limited Edition. This example is certainly rare being one of 300 built worldwide, one of 3799 factory automatic Defenders ever built between 1948 and 2016, and to top it off the film car for the Orvis film Through the Woods; this example surely will not disappoint.

This Limited Edition(LE) Defender 90 is designed for the collector who also wants a super clean awesome running, well maintained, functional driving, movie car Defender LE.  The interior has OEM correct Twill Gray Front Seats with upgraded seat heater specially ordered from Exmoor England.  Other vehicle upgrades include:  GPS Alarm System, ARB front and rear air lockers, ARB front bumper, winch, Alpine Stereo Head Unit, Alpine amplifier, Polk Front Speakers, Alpine Rear Speakers, fog lights, overhead lights, and Old Man Emu springs and shocks. Ownership: This Defender is privately held and pink slip is in hand. Clean CarFax.  92,000 miles on Odometer, Serviced at Local Land Rover and Land Rover specialty service facilities.

Wikipedia:  Under “Special Editions” notes on 1997 NAS Defender 90 LE:

“In 1997, the last year that Defender 90’s were made available in the US, Land Rover created 300 Special Edition Station Wagons. Known as the Limited Edition (LE) these Land Rover Defender 90’s were painted with a unique one year color is known as Willow Green with a contrasting white accented roof; they were also fitted with body protection in the form of 5 large diamond plated sheets and an external safety cage with a full roof rack. The 1997 Land Rover Defender 90 LE also came with the following options as standard equipment: Air conditioning, rear ladder, rear step, twin-tube running boards with diamond plate trim, front A bar and a limited edition placard which was affixed to the rear of the car that denoted its build number out of 300.”

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  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    92,000 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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