LEGO Creator Land Rover Classic Defender (40650) Officially Revealed

3rd May 2023

LEGO Land Rover Classic Defender set
LEGO Land Rover Classic Defender set

Set number: 40650

Price: £13.49 / $14.99 / €14.99

Pieces: 150

Available: 1st June 2023

Where to buy?: View at the LEGO® Shop now

LEGO has officially revealed the first minifigure-scale Land Rover under the Creator theme.

Last month, LEGO released the large-scale 10317 Land Rover Classic Defender 90, but this is a much more affordable way to get your hands on a brick-based version of the vehicle, with a price tag of £13.49 / $14.99 / €14.99 for a piece count of 150.

Its proportions are also much more suited to the roads, or off-road terrain, of your LEGO city, so it's likely to be a popular set amongst city builders.

LEGO Land Rover Classic Defender set

Choosing to release the set under the Creator theme is an odd choice for the LEGO Group, and it might explain why they opted for a yellow livery instead of the classic green. Due to the lower price tag, the Land Rover Defender branding on the vehicle's grill is recreated with a sticker, instead of a printed piece.

Personally, I love the colour scheme and the overall design. It recreates the Defender styling well considering it's a small-scale build and is one of the best looking cheap vehicles LEGO have released of late.

Posted by Graham on 3rd May 2023

Graham is a passionate LEGO collector, who has a penchant for the Castle, Pirates, and Western themes. You can usually find him monitoring the latest developments and giving his opinion on what's hot and not in the LEGO world.