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1998 Land Rover Defender 90 Wolf

$46,500  |  Wolf & Mare  |  Richmond, VA


This highly-original ex-military 1998 Land Rover Defender 90 Wolf was refurbished in 2016 for ceremonial use in the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations, and is now available exclusively from Wolf and Mare. Read on for features and specifications, or to inquire today.




Land Rover


Defender 90




2.5L 300 Tdi Turbo Diesel I4


R380 5-Speed Manual


4-Wheel Drive

Body Style

Ex-Military SUV


151,000 km. / 94,000 mi.




Richmond, VA

Title Status



Formerly operated by the British military, this right-hand drive Land Rover was reconditioned in 2016 to participate in The Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations. Its robust military upgrades paired with its refurbishment as a ceremonial vehicle make it a capable yet civilized off-roader, cruiser or pleasure vehicle.

This special Defender was purchased from Nene Overland in the UK after being decommissioned, and was imported in 2024 by the seller who obtained a clean Virginia title.

Painted in Bronze Green during its refurbishment with a black, gray and green interior, exterior features include a durable PVC soft top, tailgate with spare wheel carrier, extra spare wheel mountings on the hood and side, offroad tires with heavy-duty steel wheels and a NATO tow hitch. The car received numerous upgrades and new parts during its refresh in 2016 for The Queen’s 90th Birthday. The exterior presents well with some evidence of its use in the last 8 years as a Ministry of Defence vehicle.

Military upgrades to the interior include full 24 volt electrics with dual battery, front and rear rollover protection, acoustic matting, refreshed seats, map light and lockable sliding windows. Interior components are intact and present well with an attractive patina of use by Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Flip up rear seats with seat belts and a rubber floor mat occupy the rear cargo space.

The 2.5L 300TDi Turbo Diesel is among the most desirable engines for Defenders owing to its simplicity and longevity. Putting out 111hp but almost 200 lb-ft of torque, the lightweight aluminum over steel chassis Wolf scoots when properly motivated. The 5-speed R380 gearbox shifts smoothly with no grinds in any gear. Steering is light owing to power steering with 3.5 turns lock to lock.

Many Defenders suffer from significant corrosion, but this Defender Wolf received a wax-injected chassis treatment and Waxoyl protection on the entire underbody. Some light corrosion can be seen here and there but as can be seen in the photos, this Defender is solid.

With NAS spec and custom Defenders commanding high five-figure prices and above, this Land Rover Defender 90 Wolf is a wonderful chance to own a unique, capable, and fun vehicle with a fantastic history at a reasonable price.

Visit wolfandmare.com to view an expanded description with detailed photographs.

The Highlights:

  • Original MoD serving vehicle
  • Refurbished in 2016 for ceremonial use in The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations
  • Right-hand drive
  • Soft top with PVC hood
  • REMUS upgrades
  • Swing tailgate with spare wheel
  • Headlight guards
  • Fog lights
  • 24 volt electrical system
  • Power steering
  • Heavy duty steel wheels
  • Off-road Michelin tires
  • Locking sliding windows
  • Map light
  • Retractable rear seats with restraints
  • Wax injected chassis
  • Waxoyl underbody protection
  • NATO tow hitch
  • Side spare wheel mounting point
  • Jack, tools and repair manual
  • Clean Virginia title

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This exceptional, collector-grade 1998 Land Rover Defender 90 Wolf is available today.

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