Big Olive started life as a manual gearbox 2.5L diesel, co-designed with its owner, a repeat client of many years it splits its time between New York City and Florida. We are told this is his go-to car of all in his quite impressive fleet. Big Olive has undergone a thorough re-make including a 430 bhp LS3 power-plant and automatic gearbox, subsequently all systems have been upgraded to work in unison with the added grunt. Though it has been reinvented, this defender still retains its utilitarian visuals and key areas of this creation retain some of its original patina as a reminder of its roots.