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Classic Overland – Building Dreams

Just like you, we’re obsessed with Land Rover Defenders. We take pride in building only the very best in custom off-road masterpieces. Our passion for perfection shows in our meticulous attention to detail in every vehicle build. One of the many advantages of being a Classic Overland client is that our vehicles are sourced and manufactured in South Africa. With…

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South Africa Safari

Choose Adventure

If you’re the outdoorsy type, looking for an adventure that spans entire mountain ranges, valleys, forests or the plains of a South Africa safari, then an overland trip is exactly what you need to get the heart racing.   While some might suggest a simple camping trip close to the edge of town, sometimes we need to drive out of…

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Off-Road Raw Real and Remote Places

An off-road overlanding adventure is an exhilarating experience. It gives you the opportunity to travel to some of the most remote destinations and the chance to experience what ordinary travellers can’t. Safety and preparation If your dream is to set off and explore raw, real and remote destinations, you’re going to need the right vehicle and preparation to get you…

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Why South Africans Love The Land Rover Defender

South Africa is a country well known for its overlanding and safari adventures. So, it’s no secret that South African drivers love taking on these exploratory trips in their Land Rover Defender. Before the name change (Land Rover named their vehicles in series – so series III) to Defenders, most “Saffer” (*South African slang for themselves) Land Rover enthusiasts were…

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The Difference is in the Details

Attention to the details when modifying a Defender is the difference between a vehicle that is bound for legendary status and one that’s going to blend into the parking lot. We believe that the tiny details make a monumental difference. It’s the reason why we only agree to work on 1 out of 10 of the Defenders we come across.…

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Why are our Defenders so valuable?

There are many answers to this question. The obvious being custom Defenders are for those who love exploring rugged terrain and finding new places. Another reason would be that the vehicles off-road 4×4 skills. While these may be true, here’s why our Classic Overland Defenders are of infinite worth… New versus old: Just not the same… Over the years, custom…

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Classic Overland’s African Trek

Stebin recently arrived home after his expedition to South Africa, the home base of Classic Overland. He was accompanied by his childhood friend, Shannon and of course, there was business to be done. However, no African trip is complete without some soul-nourishing exploring. Bespoke Defenders Georgia First stop: The workshop in Johannesburg. Here, Stebin checked on the progress of some…

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