Defender Mark I – Blackbridge Motors
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This is our take on the iconic Land Rover Defender 90, the Blackbridge Defender Mark I. We’ve honored a timeless classic by introducing best-in-class drivability solutions coupled with modern technology. We have merged the best of both worlds, ageless design and zero hassle. The end result: a customizable, reliable, luxurious 2-door 4 x 4 with unparalleled performance both on-road and off.

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    • 90 Inch
    • 6 People
      Max Seating
    • 650 BHP
      Max Horsepower
    • 625 NM
      Max Torque


    Building on over a century of design innovations, the Defender Mark I uses only the most reliable, tested and proven powertrains from one of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers. Each Mark I build comes standard with the ultra-reliable and proven 430HP 6.2 Liter LS3 Chevrolet Corvette engine from General Motors Performance. Looking for more? Upgrade to the 650HP 6.2 Liter Supercharged V8 LT4. All of our factory-direct, zero-mile power plants come with a 24 Month/50,000 mile warranty. Nothing comes close to the reliability and power of a Black Bridge Defender Mark I.


    The Mark I is built around one of the world’s most tested, mileage proven, off-roaded and awarded chassis on the road today. We respect the devoted engineers, designers and builders before us by utilizing a foundation built with a purpose and proven over millions of test miles. Our Defender Mark I delivers a classic vehicle experience with modern day reliability, comfort and performance both on and off-road.


    Gone are the days of old vacuum-assisted braking systems. Black Bridge has engineered and developed a hydraulically-assisted braking system to give the driver the ultimate in stopping confidence and performance. With all four corners equipped with up to 2000 PSI of clamping force, the Defender Mark I offers the ability to upgrade to higher performance braking options for unparalleled stopping power. The Mark I stops as well as it goes.


    We understand that superior vehicle durability matters. The Defender Mark I is equipped with technology to enhance traditional engineering disciplines. With options for heavy duty steering rods, adjustable panhard bars, and fox racing remote reservoir shocks, our suspension and steering packages are built to stand the test of time. The Mark I’s supporting components take this legendary SUV to new heights and guarantee the longevity to take you the extra mile.


    Build Your Own


    The journey begins with an initial meeting with our in-house designer, where you share a vision for your interior. The process is a collaborative one, and you will be guided through a range of possibilities through renderings and swatches, based on your initial vision and personal style. Our designer is there every step of the way to work with you, answer questions, provide guidance and ensure a seamless design experience from start to finish. We meld our expertise with your inspiration to deliver an end result that is truly one-of-a-kind, surpassing expectations. 


    Every element of your Defender Mark I interior is customized with your vision in mind. From flooring to seating to console and dash, no detail is overlooked. We source the finest materials from luxury leathers, suede and sustainable materials to wood grains and billet aluminum, to create an interior that is alluring and unique, while providing unmatched comfort. Each aspect of your Mark I is designed to be synonymous with luxury. Our goal is to discern your lifestyle and tastes through our meticulous attention to detail, making your vehicle completely unique to you.



    Our LED lighting packages deliver the powerful output needed to light the way. With a range of options from cool to warm, running lights to fog lights and roof rack lights. Our team will work with you to develop a lighting package that not only compliments the design of your vehicle but provides functionality tailored to your lifestyle.


    The exterior of the Mark I is available in 16 brilliant color choices, ranging from classics to modern. Opulent blues, fiery reds, and subtle chic grays are just a few examples of the options we have to offer. Once you establish the color that speaks to you, we will bring your vision to life through renderings and swatches before your final commitment.


    The Mark I cockpit is designed to provide an unparalleled driving experience. An all-digital dashboard interface coupled with classic styling creates an environment that functions seamlessly while integrating modern-day capabilities. An Apple iPad serves as the central interface controlling everything from heating and cooling to a reference-grade digital audio system.


    Whether you’re a solo rider or a family of 6, the Mark I has seating options to accommodate. Seating can be customized from bucket seats to captain style. With a range of choices for materials, colors, and even small details such as stitching, we have options to suit every taste and style, truly bringing your vision to life.


    Every Defender Mark series vehicle offers a variety of exterior styling options, including but not limited to, bumpers, grilles, 4×4 accessories, camping gear and an endless array of storage options.  Have something unique in mind?  Our design team will work with you every step of the way to ensure every adventure will be properly outfitted.


    The steering wheel is often overlooked, but one of the most critical and heavily used interior trim components. We offer a variety of solutions to fit every style, understanding the difference is in the details. Ranging from the classic look of evander wood to the sleek touch of the blacked-out nardi challenge, our custom options will enhance the style of your Mark I interior.


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