Motoring: Inside the company adding a modern finish to Land Rover’s rugged cult hero

Twisted specialises in modifying Defenders and the results are spectacular

Twisted is happy to conduct everything from servicing and maintenance of standard Defenders, to full-scale modifications including engine swaps, new interiors and even tweaking the bodywork to ensure all the panels line up properly

Despite numerous flaws, the original Land Rover Defender became a cult hero in the car world.

Modern sensibilities surrounding refinement, emissions and safety meant it has recently been replaced with something a bit less characterful, but on the outskirts of Thirsk, a small town in northern England, Twisted Automotive is keeping the original alive by taking old cars and treating them to a few sympathetic modifications.

The choices are endless, and Twisted is happy to ...