In pictures: As the final Land Rover Defender rolls off the production line, here are some of its best moments

 
Emma Haslett
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The Queen and Prince Philip at Badminton Horse Trials in 1956

For workers in Solihull, it's a historic day, as the last-ever Land Rover Defender rolls off the production line.

With more than 2m of the iconic off-road vehicles made since they were first produced in 1948, the Defender has been converted into everything, from fire engines to army vehicles.

It's been driven into water, over perilous terrain - and even hauled up a dam, as in the classic 1995 ad (see below).

And it's been driven by everyone from movie stars to army generals to the Queen - to, an elephant named Kam.

Click or tap the pictures below for some of its best bits...

(Click or tap on the images to see them in full screen)

And here's that classic ad...

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