LEGO Group and Defender Team Up to Release Classic Land Rover Defender 90 Set

The LEGO Group and Defender have joined forces to celebrate 75 years of Land Rover with the launch of the new LEGO Icons Classic Land Rover Defender 90 set. This 2,336-piece set is complete with all the accessories needed for an off-road adventure and has a two-in-one format, allowing builders to create either an everyday road-ready model or customise it for off-road excursions.

The Classic Defender has been on all-terrain expeditions for 75 years and is instantly recognisable around the world, with a unique record of adventure, humanitarian aid, and hard work. The 32cm-long model reflects this with accessories such as a roof rack, raised air intake, front bumper with a working winch, side rails and toolbox, traction plates for crossing mud and sand, and more. The set also features working steering and suspension, opening doors and bonnet, and an interior with details based on the full-size Classic Defender.

The Classic Land Rover Defender 90 set will be available from 1 April, with free-to-join LEGO VIP access, and from 4 April in stores and online at The set will also be available through Land Rover retail channels from 1 July and is priced at R3999 in South Africa.

To launch the set, the LEGO Group placed a real Classic Defender in the Scottish Highlands and used it to house the hardest-to-reach LEGO Store in the world. This provided the perfect backdrop for an adventure race with Raha Moharrak and Aldo Kane racing to be the first to find and build the new set. You can watch the film at

Paul Barritt, Director of Land Rover Classic, said, “Defender is synonymous with adventure, and this new LEGO set is a perfect way to capture the spirit of an incomparable, unstoppable automotive icon, whilst also sharing the playful side of the vehicle.”

Kurt Kristiansen, LEGO Design Master, said, “Bringing the Classic Defender to life in bricks was no easy challenge. Defender can take you anywhere, so during the design process, we wanted to infuse the set with that sense of adventure. We can’t wait to see fans’ reactions.”

The LEGO Icons Classic Land Rover Defender 90 set is sure to be a hit with fans of LEGO and Defender alike, offering an opportunity to celebrate the spirit of adventure and create their own off-road expeditions.

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