Industrial Design

Ineos Grenadier

Just like buses

You wait ages for a Land Rover Defender replacement, then two arrive in quick succession. Back in November, I wrote about the new Defender, bemoaning the fact that, apart from a few details, it just didn’t look ‘Defender’ enough. And here’s the thing, I’d say that the Ineos Grenadier, unveiled today, probably looks too much …

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Land Rover Defender

On the offensive

Often, you can over-think design. Look at four automotive icons that have been relaunched this century; the Mini, FIAT 500, two versions of the Ford Mustang, and now the Land Rover Defender. The 500 and Mustangs are exactly what ‘retro’ cars should look like; the original shape ‘sharpened-up’ and reproduced using modern materials and techniques. …

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