Project Blackout Defender

Not just a purely cosmetic makeover, East Coast Defender’s “Project Blackout,” based on the Land Rover Defender, is now powered by a 5.3-liter Chevrolet LC9 V8 engine producing 310 hp @ 5200 RPM and 335 lb.-ft. @ 4000 RPM. The shop also added a Borla exhaust, EBC performance brakes, Ron Davis aluminum radiator, a full roof rack, LED spot lamps and 18″ Sawtooth wheels wrapped in a set of BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO2 tires. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Project Blackout Defender
Project Blackout Defender
Project Blackout Defender
Project Blackout Defender
Project Blackout Defender

“Inside, Project Blackout boasts a Kenwood Infotainment system, heated leather Land Rover seats and LED lighting throughout. Clearly an exercise in both off-road prowess and urban assault and we for one can’t wait to see what’s next on the docket for these guys,” reports Hi Consumption.