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Land Rover Defender 2024: just 15 Pacific Blue Editions coming to Australia


The special-edition Defender will mould Aussie surf culture into 15 creations for Aussie buyers 

Land Rover Australia has announced it will be building 15 examples of a Pacific Blue Edition Defender in celebration of the Australian Pacific coast and surf culture. 

Pricing will start from $129,976 before on-road costs. That’s $33,800 more than the standard edition of the Defender 90 D250 S

The special Defender is available to order now before deliveries begin in May 2024. 

Just 15 Land Rover Defender Pacific Blue Editions will be available in Australia

The Land Rover Defender competes in a unique field of off-roaders against other rivals such as the new Ineos Grenadier and the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series

What’s unique about the new Defender Pacific Blue Edition?

Land Rover will offer the Pacific Blue Edition in the short-wheelbase 90 body style with just one engine choice: the 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged Ingenium straight-six engine that produces 183kW/570Nm

The Defender comes with its very own surfboard!

The special-edition Defenders will come with a unique surfboard, along with a side-mounted gear carrier, aqua sports carrier, a portable rinse system and a tow hitch receiver as standard. 

Each of the Pacific Blue Editions will be finished in Pacific Blue matte paintwork, which is contrasted by a white roof and black roof rails. White 18-inch steel wheels and all-terrain tyres also feature as standard.

The special-edition cars are based on the S trim level, which includes on the interior white contrasting on the steering wheel and door panels, along with a white powder-coated brushed dashboard.

Matte Blue paintwork and air suspension are some of the standard features

The Pacific Blue SUVs also gain 12-way grained leather heated front seats and a Meridian sound system. 

As for vehicle technologies, each edition will use air suspension, “adaptive dynamics” and headlight levelling. 

Land Rover Defender 90 2024: prices in Australia

All prices listed are before on-road costs.

  • 90 D250 S: $96,170
  • 90 P300: $88,870
  • 90 P400 X Dynamic SE: $110,870
  • 90 Pacific Blue Edition: $129,976 (NEW)
  • 90 P400 X: $146,920
  • 90 P525 V8: $220,020