On Feb 23, 2019 Robert Madeira, Legacy Overland’s founder, joined AFTER/DRIVE’s panel on BaT overland challenge at the Manhattan Classic Car Garage. The discussion ranged widely across, including what “overlanding” means, cool and colorful options available on BaT and background on our 1973 Ardennes Green Range Rover Classic that we brought to the event.
Legacy Overland restores and rebuilds classic off road vehicles such as Toyota Land Cruisers, Range Rovers, and Land Rover Series & Defenders. Man Made DIY sat down with founder Robert Madeira and team to find out more about who they are, and what it takes to preserve such iconic machines while maintaining functionality for the practical uses for which they were intended.
It's been quite a journey since we started working on our beloved 1982 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40. From its two-decade life as an off-roader in family trips to the months it spent in our garage, under the attentive and meticulous care of our experienced mechanics and upholsterers, this iconic 4x4 has emerged from an in-depth frame-off restauration to become a media star.