Nine-seater based on the Land Rover Defender 110 has been designed by Kahn Design

The Chelsea Truck Company has revealed a near 5.5-metre-long six-wheel-drive SUV called the 6X6 Civilian Carrier at the Geneva motor show.

Priced from £249,995, the extensively re-engineered Land Rover Defender 110 has gained an extra driven axle and 880mm in length, making it 187mm longer than the largest version of the discontinued Defender, the 130 pick-up.

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The exterior, created by Kahn Design, has also been modified, with new LED headlights added to a more angular front end. The car rolls on 18in Huntsman wheels that are wrapped in chunky Cooper LTZ tyres.

Kahn Design said that the model can tackle extreme off-road terrain, retaining a hi-lo ratio drive system and locking differentials, while gaining an upgraded braking system.

The car comes with the Defender's original 2.2-litre diesel engine, but a Kahn spokesman told Autocar that customers "can also have anything from a 6.3-litre GM LS3 V8 engine producing around 430bhp to a 5.5-litre V8 engine".

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Inside, the 6X6 Civilian Carrier has a quilted headliner, satellite navigation system and bolstered seats with quilted fabric middles. There’s also a full-length panoramic sunroof. In total, nine passengers can be seated in the extended model.

Alongside the new six-wheel model, Chelsea Truck Company has also presented a production version of its Wide Track S prototype, called the Black Hawk, which is based on the Jeep Wrangler and on sale for £64,995.

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6 March 2018

If you're going to spend £0.25 million, why start with a Land Rover?

6 March 2018

So if you're rich got zero taste and got a quarter million quid burning a hole in your pocket.then the Chelsea Truck Company is your first port of call. Really with this vehicle we're firmly in custom car territory aren't we? I thought that this company' s modified Jeep Wranglers were tacky but this takes it to a new level 

6 March 2018
So it comes as standard with a 120bhp transit engine. For a quarter mill! Laughable. Won't be as good off road as it is too long.

6 March 2018

Great to see a British Company stumping up the cash to design and manufacture this & also stump up the money to go to Geneva and unveil this beauty!

Congrats to Mr Kahn and the team!

 

 

6 March 2018

Absolutely stunning!

Only people who cannot afford them will have negative things to say.

I, on the otherhand, can only appluad Kahn for having the guts to go to Geneva and showcase this beauty to the world!

Bravo!!

6 March 2018
Carman2 wrote:

Absolutely stunning!

Only people who cannot afford them will have negative things to say.

I, on the otherhand, can only appluad Kahn for having the guts to go to Geneva and showcase this beauty to the world!

Bravo!!

What a stupid statement. I can't afford a McLaren or Ferrari but would take pretty much every offering from those 2 over this turdmobile. What a wally!

6 March 2018
Cheltenhamshire wrote:
Carman2 wrote:

Absolutely stunning!

Only people who cannot afford them will have negative things to say.

I, on the otherhand, can only appluad Kahn for having the guts to go to Geneva and showcase this beauty to the world!

Bravo!!

What a stupid statement. I can't afford a McLaren or Ferrari but would take pretty much every offering from those 2 over this turdmobile. What a wally!

I agree Cheltenhamshire. You have to wonder if such positive comments are coming from Kahn employees. There can be no other logical conclusion.

6 March 2018

This looks horrendous. It makes a Bentayga look restrained and modest in comparison. I have no issue with modifying and upgrading the Defender, indeed a subtle V8 conversion of a 90 or 110 is appealing, but this is truly awful.

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