Land Rover has announced that the Defender line will end production in 2015, no less than 67 years since it began. Though originally rumored to stretch its lifespan another two years until 2017, the early death for the Defender is fundamentally tied to the changing environmentally friendly market where the large SUV is unable to fit into its tight emission standards. However, according to a spokesperson from Jaguar Land Rover, a replacement model for the line will be joining Land Rover’s ranks but as to which it’ll be, only time will tell.
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