The Land Rover Defender is an icon from a bygone era, but a new report is indicating that the company has just started development on a redesigned model.

The Land Rover Defender is an icon from a bygone era, but a new report is indicating that the company has just started development on a redesigned model.

Details are sketchy, but the SUV will reportedly ride on an all-new platform and be available in variety of body styles.

If everything goes according to plan, we're likely to see a Defender concept in early 2013 and a production model in 2015.

Land Rover Defender replacement under development - report