Currently reading: Land Rover Defender gains roof tent as option
Off-roader is now available with two-man roof tent as one of more than 170 accessories offered
Rachel Burgess
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2 mins read
22 June 2020

Land Rover has revealed a bespoke roof tent for its new Defender 110, described to be “as tough and capable as the vehicle for which it was created”.

Developed with roof tent firm Autohome, the accommodation sleeps two adults and includes a mattress, pillows, an interior LED light, a rear canopy and a compact aluminium ladder.

The accessory, priced at €3081.96 (£2784 est), is intended for short overnight camping trips or lengthy overland expeditions. Land Rover says it can be put up ‘in seconds with one simple movement”.

A lightweight fibreglass shell protects the tent when it's not in use. To erect the tent, which is 2.3m long, 1.3m wide and 1.5m high, one unclips the fastening at the rear and “lifts the shell slightly for the integral gas struts to take over and fully open the carbon grey fabric sides". The extendable ladder can be stored in the stowage bag when it's not in use.

Joe Sinclair, Land Rover's director of branded goods and licencing, said: “The new Land Rover Defender is the ideal vehicle to reach remote destinations comfortably both on and off road. This roof tent will enable Defender drivers to continue their adventure above and beyond their journey; it's perfect for the modern-day explorer.”

Giuseppe Fercodini, CEO of Autohome, said: “Land Rover has worked hand-in-hand with our technicians to design a unique roof tent for the Land Rover Defender. This tent is much more than a campsite accessory: its strength, comfort, versatility and reliability makes it ideal for extreme camping and off-road holidays.”

The roof tent is one of more than 170 individual accessories available on the Defender, the largest range yet produced for a Land Rover. It works in conjunction with the Expedition roof rack and roof rails, which come fitted as standard with the Adventure Pack - one of four option packs available on the Defender.

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22 June 2020

Brilliant and clever 

22 June 2020
Antony Riley wrote:

Brilliant and clever 

nah, Expensive and just hype to try to boost the forward orders up from the paltry 11,000 only.

Defender is so far off the market it's ridiculous.

23 June 2020

3,000 pounds?  For a TENT?!?!?!

 

Yeah... nah.

22 June 2020

I so wish I liked the looks of this vehicle.

 

22 June 2020

Be fun on a windy night   :)

They should develop a large tent for the Discovery, then you could park it inside and save everyone's eyes.....

22 June 2020
If you can afford a new Land Rover then surely you can afford a hotel!
lol.

22 June 2020
You've quite clearly misjudged the middle classes.

22 June 2020
At least you got somewhere to sleep when it brakes down !??!!??

22 June 2020

Now I have the theme tune from Ski Sunday stuck in my head.   Eddie the Eagle gets one free.

22 June 2020

Is there anywhere in England that you could actually do that? Pitch up riverside and camp?

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