Range Rover Classic gets V8 engine from Cadillac Escalade

Range Rover Classic gets V8 engine from Cadillac Escalade

January 21, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Tuning company East Coast Defender made a classic Range Rover restmod, which received a motor from the Cadillac Escalade and air suspension. The interior of the car, in turn, was trimmed with red leather, which has a contrasting stitching in black.

The tuners took the Range Rover Classic LWB 1st generation as the basis of the project under the name Gunn. The release of such SUVs was carried out in the period from 1970 to 1994.

  This sample is equipped with a V8 L92 powerplant from the Escalade model, a 6.2-liter capacity of 409 hp. (565 Nm). As the transmission uses a 6-speed “automatic”.


 Exclusively for Range Rover, the studio prepared an adjustable air suspension, and they also installed the Borla Performance exhaust system, LED headlights and 18-inch wheels on the Kahn Defend 1983 in the car.

In the interior of the car, it should be noted the presence of digital devices, a new leather seat upholstery Torino Salsa Red, which has a black stitching and edging. The car acquired a white body, and he also received a glossy black roof.

In addition, the ABT studio recently introduced its own modification of the Volkswagen T6. Tuners increased the power of a standard engine to 180 hp. and 400 Nm of torque.