Ever dream of listening to The Beach Boys and cruising along the beach in a Land Rover Defender? Well, if you have, then you may be interested to learn about the Project CL Custom Defender 90 by E.C.D. Automotive Design. E.C.D. is better known for luxing up Defenders. But this time round, this group of Defender restomod specialists have custom a convertible D90 perfect for beaching cruising and catching waves.
Presented in traditional Land Rover Arles Blue paired to a black canvas top for its classic NAS-style soft-top cage, Project CL is drive forth by a 430 horses Corvette LS3 engine mated to a modern 6-speed automatic transmission. It further boasts upgraded E.C.D. Brembo brakes, adjustable E.C.D. air suspension, SVX Black metal side steps, day-time running lights, Warn winch, and rolls on a set of Kahn 1983 18-inch Satin Black wheels.
Rounding off the design is a classy interior featuring Garrett Leather Irish cream interior, front heated CL’s New Exmoor Elite seats, MOMO Prototipo Wood steering wheel, CL Silver gauges, CL Sony Stereo System with premium JL Audio, automatic windows with remote locking, and a lovely rear configuration that seats four passengers comfortably in inward-facing jump seats.
The top of the vehicle is a perfect spot for a surfboard, which is not included. Though, the folks over at E.C.D. will gladly customized you one if you want one. Who needs a beach buggy when you can have that feels just at home on the tarmac and off-beaten trails, right? For more information about this beautiful beach-focused Defender, be sure to hit up Project CL page.
All images courtesy of E.C.D. Automotive Design.