The Land Rover Defender 2,000,000 has been sold for £400,000 ($600,022) at a Bonhams charity auction.

The Land Rover Defender 2,000,000 has been sold for £400,000 ($600,022) at a Bonhams charity auction.

The vehicle was sold to an unnamed bidder from Qatar and is believed to be the most valuable production Land Rover to ever be sold at auction.

Proceeds from the sale will be donated to International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies as well as the Born Free Foundation.  The Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies will use the funds to help communities in South-East Nepal improve how they tackle natural disasters, while the Born Free Foundation will use its share to support the 'Project Lion Rover' wildlife conservation initiative in Meru National Park, Kenya.

As the name suggests, the Defender 2,000,000 was the two-millionth Land Rover Series / Defender model to be built at the company's Solihull plant.  It was assembled in May by an "all-star cast" of brand ambassadors including Bear Grylls and the sons of Land Rover founder Maurice Wilks.

The model also featured a number of unique touches including special badging, bespoke seats and an engraved map of Red Wharf Bay where the design for the original Land Rover was first drawn in the sand.  The SUV also boasts an aluminum plaque signed by everyone who helped build the model.

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