Historic Motoring solutions was formed by Matthew and his team of skilled craftsmen, who between them share over 25 years experience in the renovation and worldwide sales of Land Rover Defenders. Historic was set up to meet the demand of customers who required something unique and individual in the specialist area of Bespoke Defenders, the iconic British Land Rover 4x4 that ceased production in 2016.


We’re a company that wish to continue selling and promoting this exciting, durable and unique vehicle in its many forms. Historic alway has a good selection of vehicles available to purchase prepared to our accustomed high standard. 


We also have the facility to source your ideal Land Rover Defender through our worldwide trade contacts we have established over the years. 


The  main focus of our business here at Historic is the exciting Defender Custom builds division which is also geared up for the United States (USA) market and it's strict import regulations. We build creative and highly specced Defenders for customers individual bespoke requirements. We have skilled fabricators, motor vehicle restoration experts and trimmers working with us to ensure your bespoke defender is finished to the highest of standards. Should you be interested in having a Custom Defender built or restored please contact Matthew directly CLICK HERE and he will handle your enquiry from first point of contact, through the design and build to shipping and delivery. 


Listed under the “Custom Defenders” tab in the Menu is a small selection of builds highlighting examples we have already created and build regularly. Alternatively we can work with you to build something totally individual to your design and specification. 

Matthews other passion outside of this interesting and diverse business is an interest in Historic motorsport. Campaigning an Austin Healey 3000 for the last 5 years with the HRDC in circuits around the United Kingdom (UK). This car was imported from the USA and extensively restored by the team at Historic Motoring Solutions into a competitive, reliable and successful entrant into the Historic racing scene.

2020 will be an interesting year as Historic enter the exciting V8 engined class in a 289 FIA Appendix K cobra and 1963 427 cu inch Ford Galaxie both prepared and restored at Historic.



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Customer Trust Rating


For your courtesy and prompt service when I came over last week. I found your operation very professional and business-like and you even gave me  lift to the station! You clearly “know your stuff“ when it comes to Land Rovers so would recommend you to anyone, whether buying or selling.



Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom   I   Tel: +44 (0)7957 338 503   I   Email: info@historicmotoringsolutions.com

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