Land Rover

The Land Rover was not just the friends’ mode of transport; it was also their home, kitchen, workshop, storage area and even bedroom. But if anything was up to this task, it was the Land Rover Defender 110, because of its simplicity, huge amount of space and the indestructibility that Land Rovers are famed for.

The vehicle was a 300TDi from 1996. It was imported from Great Britain in early 2011, and has since been modified and maintained. After several months of discussions, followed by several months of work, the Land Rover was equipped with a very functional interior. It was also a source of electricity, clean water and a safe place to sleep.

Land Rover The Africa Expedition

The list of modifications, compared with the most basic version of the vehicle, is long. The most important are:

  • a Superwinch winch;
  • an A-bar;
  • four safari-lights on the roof rack;
  • Koni RAID shocks;
  • two extra lights in the A-bar;
  • protective covers for our headlights;
  • tread plate on the wings of the bonnet;
  • a roof rack,
  • an Overland Medium roof tent;
  • six Cooper Discoverer STT tyres (two spares);
  • a track rod protector;
  • K&N air and oil filters;
  • a raised air intake
  • a 1500W power converter;
  • a ladder on the rear;
  • PVC pipes along the roof for storage;
  • 86L water tank with General Ecology Pure water filter and tap;
  • a raised storage area with plastic boxes underneath;
  • an interior with cupboards;
  • four jerry cans (two inside & two out);
  • shovel on the bonnet;
  • two jade-rings on the rear;
  • high-lift jack on the roof rack; and
  • stickers of sponsors.