Overlanding in Africa

The Finishing Touch

Attention to detail when modifying and designing 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. When it comes to the finishing touch of an original Defender, its body panels and rivets are tricky to spray. Classic Overland is excited to announce the opening of…

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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. First stop: The workshop in Johannesburg. Here, Stebin checked on the progress of some of our Defender…

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Classic Overland creator Stebin and his wife Roos

Take the Plunge, Take the Wheel

Before I arrived on my first trip, I was told by a South African that the one thing I’ll notice about Africa is this incredible energy that surrounds you. I totally laughed them off because I’m not one of those people who believe in that sort of thing. I’ll be the first to admit I was wrong. I’m not sure if it’s the way the sun hits you, but you can feel the energy of the continent. That’s what made me fall in love with it.

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