A HIMALAYA is far more than just a redefined Defender, a HIMALAYA is our take on a modern Defender.  Built from the ground up at our facility in South Carolina, these vehicles are fitted with a modern engine, transmission and drivetrain.  Each HIMALAYA has fully custom suspension and brakes tuned not only for the body style and engine platform but also for the intended use of the vehicle. 

A HIMALAYA is the ultimate Defender built for the modern era.  Our customers are true Land Rover enthusiasts who cherish the iconic design, but desire updated aesthetics, interior refinement, higher performance and modern amenities for daily driving. With limited production, owning a HIMALAYA is a true privilege.



True to their roots, our Defenders undergo a painstaking nut to bolt restoration with no detail overlooked.  These Defenders are fully restored to HIMALAYA standards at our UK facility, just down the road from the birthplace of Land Rover.

Built to stock specifications with modern upgrades, a Defender by HIMALAYA will be fitted with an original fully rebuilt 200Tdi or Land Rover V8 engine with manual transmission.  Everything on these vehicles is either new or fully rebuilt with fit and finish far better than Land Rover ever intended.

Modern upgrades include:  

  • Larger disc brake package to increase braking performance.
  • Fully Dynamated to insulated the vehicle better from road noise and engine heat.
  • Custom Exmoor interior 
  • Modern audio that integrates seamlessly with any smart phone. 
  • Engine tuning for more modern highway driving.
  • Air conditioning  
  • Billet aluminum door handles and hinges 

A Defender by HIMALAYA stays true to the heritage of the vehicle but offers a higher level of performance, comfort and reliability that is expected in a modern vehicle.