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Axeon unveils an all-electric Land Rover Defender for safaris

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on May 10th, 2011 at 12:57PM

Axeon Land Rover Defender 110 – Click above for high-res images What's the point of going on safari if your truck's rumble and exhaust sully the experience? That's what Axeon and Land Rover have reasoned, teaming up with the solution you see here. Developed in collaboration with JLR South Africa, this Defender 110 – a long-wheelbase model with an extended pickup bed (fitted with extra seating) instead of an extra set of doors – has had its diesel engine replaced with a lithium-ion battery pack mated to an unspecified motor capable of propelling the Defender over... Read More

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