Dubbed Project Alpha, this is the first custom classic Range Rover from the folks over at ECD Automotive Design (formerly know as East Coast Defender). The build is based on a 1995 long-wheelbase model and gains a handful of modern touches inside and out.
You’ll notice the aggressive lower front facia (with LED foglamps) and the black 16-inch Range Rover alloys wrapped in Michelin Defender rubber. There’s also a gloss-black roof, tinted windows and a collection of ECD badging.
Inside, you’ll find a set of “Super Soft Cappuccino” leather seats with contrast stitching and black piping, as well as a classic soft dash, luxury black carpet, premium leather-wrapped steering wheel and digital gauges.
But the engine is where things get a little more exciting. The modified Range Rover ditches its original 3,9-litre V8 for an LS3 6,2-litre V8 engine from a Chevrolet Corvette, which delivers 309 kW via a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission…