We spotted this oh so rugged looking Defender at our favorite BHPetrol station in Sungei Ara and the polite owner allowed us to snap a few pictures and shared some information about his prized Kahn tuned Defender.
This Kahn Design Defender 90 gets the usual signature touches of the Chelsea Truck Company in the form of wide wheel arches that has integrated air vents and bolt apertures. You will also find X-Lander grille that looks butch, classy and captivating at the same time leading to an unmistakable stand out appearance. Since, the Defender was epitome of rugged strength, the Kahn Design Defender 90 gets a classy stainless steel front bumper that wears Tron Ring lights. The vehicle gets an aluminium sump guard while the mesh bonnet vents gets classy Shadow Chrome headlights bonnet vents. Further additions include toughened rubber mud flaps, presence of dark tinted glass for privacy, obvious addition of Chelsea Truck Company branding along a large spare wheel cover.
On the mechanical front, the Kahn Design Defender 90 gets updated suspension with new gas shock absorbers and a new steering damper. The thick vastness of rubber with 275/55/20 specs adorns the 9×20-inch Mondial alloy wheels. Moreover, these alloys are finished in Volcanic Black suiting the impressive stance. Furthermore, addition of Chelsea Truck Company’s own power module means the 2.2-litre turbo diesel now makes 170bhp. This module can be easily fitted to the OEM engine connection points.
On the creature comfort side, the rugged Kahn Design Defender 90 interior has a pair of GTB sports seats up front and wears premium quality quilted and perforated leather. The same material adorns the rear seats as well which translates into a luxurious cabin that fits 5 people in utmost comfort. Now all that is left is the money to buy a unit from the UK. Estimated price before permits, insurance and local taxes is RM200,000.