View from the press: Chelsea Truck Company showcases their Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG-Hammer Edition
What journalist Miloš Kalajdžić is about to tell you is something you may or may not know, but Chelsea Truck Company is a sub-brand of British Kahn Design, and they made their name by developing modern variations of iconic off-road vehicles such as Land Rover Defender and Jeep Wrangler.
Read what Kalajdžić has to say about the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG – Hammer Edition which was displayed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, below.
View from the press: Kahn Design Debuts "The End" Special Edition Land Rover Defender
A division of Kahn Design called Chelsea Truck Company has officially begun producing 50 custom Land Rover Defenders. 25 of the Defenders will be 110s and the other 25 will be 90s. Called “The End” special edition, the Chelsea Truck Company’s Land Rover Defender is nothing to gloss over, says Max Goldberg of The Drive.com.
Made to honor the iconic SUV, The End is loaded to the gills with unique and beautiful touches. Having [...]
View from the press: Kahn Revives The DB9 In A Sexier Body With The Vengeance Volante
Aston Martin is currently in the process of reimagining its aged lineup, and while the DB9 has just been replaced by the DB11, British design house Kahn managed to get ahold of a few copies of the grand tourer to do its own personal tinkering with, says Carbuzz journalist Gabe Beita Kiser.
A car like the DB9 is one of the best automotive designs of its time and should not be held hostage by the patent holder. Instead it should be shared [...]
View from the press: Kahn Vengeance Volante DB9 based supercar revealed at Geneva
Convertible version of Kahn's take on Aston's iconic grand tourer breaks cover at Geneva Motor Show with old-school touches, says James Brodie of Auto Express.
British design house Khan is back at the Geneva Motor Show in 2017 with another Aston Martin DB9 based supercar – a convertible version of the WB12 Vengeance coupe revealed at the show last year.
It recieves few design alterations – lack of fixed roof aside [...]
View from the press: The Chelsea Truck Co. Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG Hammer Edition Shows at Geneva
The team at the Chelsea Truck Company know a thing or two about enhancing off-road vehicles, their specialties being the Land Rover Defender and Jeep Wrangler, says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
Now, they’re adding the Mercedes-Benz G-Class to their repertoire with the new Chelsea Truck Company Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG Hammer Edition that made its debut at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show.
“The Chelsea Truck [...]
View From The Press: A wide track, rugged overhaul for the trusty Defender
Whether you’re riding this Land Rover Defender down the highway or throwing it about off-road, either way, you’ll be doing it in style,’ says Material Gear Journalist, Gary Speed.
The Chelsea Truck Company (a sub-brand of Kahn Design) has hit the perfect balance of looks with rugged engineering to make sure this Double Cab Pickup performs in all situations.
To read the entire article, click
View from the press: Get ready for the sun with the Project Kahn Phoenix Orange Evoque Convertible!
Winter might be biting down hard with its frigid temperatures and snow, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get excited for summer. One way to do just that is with the new Project Kahn Range Rover Evoque Convertible, writes Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
The team at Project Kahn took the already smooth drop-top cruiser and made it the place to be thanks to a new exterior upgrade kit, chassis modifications, and a more comfortable [...]
View From The Press: The Aston Martin DB9 Volante Will Live On Thanks To Kahn Design
While we wait for the Aston Martin DB11 Volante, Kahn Design will be revealing its DB9-based Vengeance Volante, says Martin Bigg of Car Buzz.
British company Kahn Design is perhaps best remembered for its modified Land Rovers, so we were pleasantly surprised to see the reveal of its Vengeance supercar coachbuilder project based on the discontinued Aston Martin DB9.
This year, Kahn Design will reveal a new convertible variant [...]
View From The Press: Kahn teases Aston DB9 based Vengeance Volante ahead of Geneva debut
British design house Kahn will be back at the Geneva Motor Show in 2017 with another Aston Martin DB9 based supercar – a convertible version of the WB12 Vengeance coupe revealed at the show last year, according to James Brodie of Auto Express.
The one teaser image so far confirms that few design alterations – lack of fixed roof aside – are on the way compared to last year’s coupe. The same ‘roulette’ [...]
View from the press: enhancing the way vehicles look and drive
Adam Workman and Hareth Al Bustani of the Abu Dhabi based, National Newspaper, recently paid a visit to Kahn Design.
They were treated to a number of test drives along with a tour of the laboratory in Bradford, and the flagship showroom in Leeds.
Read on to find out what they had to say.
It’s a brisk winter morning on the outskirts of Bradford in the northern English county of West Yorkshire; a crisp day when [...]
View From The Press: Project Kahn turns its attention to Land Rover’s Discovery Sport
If you’ve just taken delivery of a Land Rover Discovery Sport and wished it was as plush as one of the British automaker’s Range Rover models, then vehicle customiser and coachbuilder A. Kahn Design might be worth a look into, says Viknesh Vijayenthiran of Motor Authority.
Kahn Design has unveiled a sinister-looking Discovery Sport that features the firm’s signature styling cues. The changes are subtle and appear well-suited [...]
View From The Press: The Project Kahn Range Rover Autobiography Pace Car is All Style
When Afzal Kahn and the Project Kahn team worked their magic on the Range Rover 5.0 V-8 Supercharged Autobiography, the luxury SUV was transformed into a boulevard-cruising statement in style, says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
The Project Kahn Range Rover 5.0 V-8 Supercharged Autobiography Pace Car was designed by Afzal Kahn, himself, and makes its presence known with its commanding visual style. The entire exterior is dressed in a [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Eyes US Expansion With Jeep Wrangler
Journalist, Jimi Beckwith believes The Chelsea Truck Company will make significant inroads into the U.S Jeep Market.
Writing for Autocar, Jimi explains why he believes The Chelsea Truck Company can be so popular on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Design house Kahn’s next partner model will be the Jeep Wrangler, it has confirmed to Autocar.
Kahn was responsible for the Aston Martin DB9-based Vengeance and [...]
View From The Press: The Other Z8
Think this is a BMW Z8? Think again! It's the even rarer Alpina Roadster V8, but it might just be the car the Z8 should have been in the first place, says Matt Robinson, writing for BMW Car Magazine.
Here are some of the highlights of Matt's 7 page write up:
'Cut to a cold moorland road somewhere between Bradford and Hebden Bridge, early 2016. And to my surprise, I'm in a 2003 model year Alpina Roadster V8 once more. This time, [...]
View From The Press: It’s The End of the Kahn Land Rover Defender
The demise of the Land Rover Defender in February 2016 was a sad day for the landed British gentry, the armed forces, and the Red Cross. A vehicle that had once been their backbone had finally gone to the great garage in the sky, says Top Gear's Ollie Kew.
Kahn Automobiles’ eulogy to the Defender is this fittingly titled ‘The End Edition’. Or, to give it the full moniker, the ‘Kahn Automobiles Land Rover Defender [...]
View From The Press: Dynamic Colours of Kahn Edition Range Rover Sport Is The Best SUV You’ll See
This special edition luxury SUV delivered by the crafted professionals at Project Kahn is the best SUV you will see, says Lidia Todorova of Automobiles Review.
Based on the Range Rover Sport, the project carries the name Dynamic Colors of Kahn Edition, because it has just come out of tuner's laboratories and is dressed in the significant Estoril Blue exterior paint scheme.
By the way, the Range Rover was designed by Afzal [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Design shows off two very bespoke Range Rovers
Kahn Design made headlines recently for its brutish take on the Aston Martin DB9, the unforgettable WB12 Vengeance that made its debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, says
Viknesh Vijayenthiran of Motor Authority.
However, the British coachbuilder hasn’t neglected the marque that made it famous around the globe, Land Rover, and has expressed this with two very bespoke versions of the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport.
View From The Press: The Chelsea Truck Co Jeep Wrangler Black Hawk Wide Track is Bold
The Jeep Wrangler is an off-road icon across the globe. In fact, it’s one of Afzal Kahn’s favorite vehicles, and he has not passed up opportunities to create custom-tailored versions, says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
The latest to benefit from the designer’s touch is the Chelsea Truck Company Jeep Wrangler Black Hawk Wide Track.
Much like the Land Rover Defender Wide Track models that the British brand [...]
View From The Press: The Chelsea Truck Company Jeep Wrangler Black Hawk is Here
Now, it’s finally here and making an impact at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The Chelsea Truck Company Jeep Wrangler Black Hawk Edition gives the American SUV a more aggressive look while adding a custom-tailored high-end feel, says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
What makes the new Chelsea Truck Company Jeep Wrangler Black Hawk Edition so special is its new styling. The new exterior upgrade package draws upon the success of the brand’s [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Vengeance: Supercar Set For Geneva
The Kahn Vengeance is coming to Geneva. Read below to find out what Auto Express ahd to say.
Kahn's bespoke supercar uses an Aston Martin chassis but with an new body shape
Kahn is back with a Vengeance - and here's what it will look like.
The British design house has released official shots of its new coachbuilt two-door supercar, based on the Aston Martin. It will be hand-built in limited numbers and is set to [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Design To Reveal The Vengeance In Geneva
The major automakers won't be the only ones with new metal to showcase in Geneva next month, so will coachbuilders like Kahn Design.
Noah Joesph of Autoblog, gives his view ahead of the launch.
The British outfit is rolling into the Swiss expo this year with the long-awaited Vengeance, its own take on the Aston Martin DB9.
We first caught wind of the Vengeance project in May – just after a similar project [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Design reveals £55k CTC Defender 'The End' edition
Chelsea Truck Company and Kahn Design recently launched the dramatic Chelsea Truck Company Defender final edition as Land Rover ends production.
Find out what Lawrence Allan at Auto Express Magazine had to say.
As the fuss dies down over Land Rover ending 67 years of Defender production, Kahn Design has taken steps to prolong the legend with its The End Defender edition.
Created by the Chelsea Truck Company and [...]
Range Rover Evoque 2.0 TD4 SE Tech 5DR 2016MY Black Label Edition
The Santorini Black Project Kahn Range Rover Evoque Black Label Edition uses the platform from a 2016 MY 2.0 TD4 SE Tech 5 Door.
It makes its presence felt thanks to a commanding design and exclusive styling package. The Black Label Edition features a special LE front grille with a 3-D floating mesh insert that matches the side vents and rear tailgate trim.
A rear bumper diffuser, side sill trim, and tailgate trim all in Satin [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Evoque Reaction
The Project Kahn Range Rover Evoque 2.0 TD4 SE Tech RS Sport was featured in the February issue of Land Rover Monthly Magazine.
Read below to find out what LRM Magazine had to say...
The latest offering from Project Kahn sees the Evoque given a sporty make-over, with a series of aesthetic enhancements added to both the interior and exterior.
The RS Sport is on sale for £45, 775, with vehicle trade specialists [...]
View From The Press: Retro Cool Chelsea Truck Company Defender 90 Wide Track
There are countless variations of the Wide Track styling package you can order for a Kahn Defender through their Chelsea Truck Company outlet.
But before you get through them all, you have to choose whether you want a modern look, or a retro, vintage-inspired design, say Motorward.
We know that Kahn Design has some seriously tasty modern body kits and styling treatments for the Land Rover Defender.
But when it comes [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Range Rover Evoque RS Sport Comes in Ecstatic Fuji White
The beautiful Project Kahn Range Rover Evoque 2.0 TD4 SE Tech 5DR It is equipped with a RS Sport package, which conveys not only more elegance, but adds a sense of individuality to the style of the car, says Lidia Todorova of Automobiles Review.
The Evoque comes in Fuji White and on top of it the contrasting RS Sport package.
It includes a brand new front bumper with integrated vents, which also feature 3-D mesh inserts. There [...]
View From The Press: Rugged Luxury is the Land Rover Defender Chelsea Wide Track
The Land Rover Defender is known across the world for its ability to go anywhere and do virtually anything thanks to its incredible capabilities.
It’s built to be tough and take punishment. That character doesn’t always come with a warm and fuzzy personality, but this Silver Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI Hard Top Chelsea Wide Track surely does, says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
Scroll down below to read excerpts [...]
View From The Press: Cover it Up with the Land Rover Defender Double Cab Pick Up Chelsea Wide Track
The new Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI 110 Double Cab Pick Up Chelsea Wide Track has a host of upgrades that make it quite the head-turner and comfortable off-road vehicle, says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
The Defender Double Cab Pick Up Chelsea Wide Track was given a full makeover starting with the new Aintree Green exterior paint with a shimmering finish. The rear bed was covered with a white cover contrasting the green paint [...]
View From The Press: Hit The Throttle With The Project Kahn Range Rover RS-650 Edition
The team at Project Kahn created the Project Kahn Range Rover RS-650 package that makes the SUV more assertive and opulent than ever before, says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
The featured Project Kahn Range Rover 3.0 TDV6 Vogue RS-650 Edition features a Black Kirsch over Madeira Red with a glossy Piano Black floating roof. Both the front and rear fenders are new carbon composite units with carbon fiber detailing that adds to [...]
View From The Press: Kahn’s new Flying Huntsman is a 6x6 Defender pickup
Top Gear journalist Vijay Pattni insists if your lifestyle needs require six wheels, three axles, a flatbed at the back and a Batman-spec paintjob, then you are a) a very unique individual, and b) very lucky.
Read on to find out more...
You are lucky because Kahn has announced a new version of its ‘Flying Huntsman’ Defender, that interestingly titled modified Land Rover Defender. This one now boasts a flatbed load [...]
View From The Press: The Chelsea Truck Company Reveal the Firecracker Red Jeep Wrangler CJ300
The Chelsea Truck Company is under the spotlight again with its latest Jeep Wrangler.
The famous vehicle looks stunning and it features cool equipment, says Lidia Todorova of Automobiles Review.
The result is that the Wrangler looks more luxurious and stylish than ever, read below to find out what Lidia had to say.
The whole exterior has been covered with the unique Firecracker Red paint. To make some contrast, the [...]
View From The Press: The Chelsea Truck Company Previews their new Jeep Package
Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposures previews the Chelsea Truck Company's new Jeep Wrangler Wide Track package.
Read on to find out more.
Fun is on the horizon for the Wrangler...
The Jeep Wrangler is an American off-road icon. For decades the Jeep brand has been conquering the dirt, mud, sand, and rough terrain around the globe. The Chelsea Truck Company has created upgrade programs for the American SUV in the past, but [...]
View From The Press: The Next Major Car Project From Kahn Design Is The Speed 7 Retro Roadster
Viknesh Vijayenthiran of Motor Authority gives his take on the Speed 7.
The respected journalist and editor explains why the idea behind the Speed 7 is to recreate the original experience of racing in the 1930s.
Read below to read what Viknesh had to say.
When bespoke vehicle customizer Kahn Design announced a year ago it was expanding into the world of coach building and planning its own range of standalone cars, [...]
View From The Press: Here is Why The CTC Defender XS 110 is the Perfect Vehicle for You
Lidia Todorova of Automobiles Review believes the Chelsea Truck Company Land Rover Defender XS 110 is the perfect vehicle for you.
Read below to find out what Lidia had to say:
The Land Rover Defender XS 110 is this week's project presented by the talented experts at The Chelsea Truck Company.
They took a step further with the imposing posture of this classy Defender, by adding a lot of tweaks to the exterior [...]
View From The Press: You Can Now Buy Kahn's 6x6 Flying Huntsman For Half The Price Of A G63 AMG
Few vehicles are arguably cooler than a G-Class 6x6 AMG and Kahn’s Flying Huntsman is one of them says Bogdan Zoltan of Carscoops.
Officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, this menacing looking 6-wheel Defender took everybody’s breath away. Still, we couldn’t get a good look at it at the auto salon, but now Kahn has decided to present it in all its glory.
Unlike the G-Class which keeps its regular proportions [...]
View From The Press: Gorgeous Defenders To One-Off Supercars
Mike Karkafiris, Contributing Editor at Carscoops was recently invited for a tour around Kahn Design's facilities.
Read on to find out what Michael had to say...
Taking cool cars and trying to make them look even cooler is hardly an original idea and as a procedure, it demands a delicate exercise as the line between actually making an object more desirable and destroying it, is a very thin one.
View From The Press: Chelsea Truck Co. Land Rover Defender is Awesome
Auto Evolution journalist Mircea Panait believes the Chelsea Truck Company has really upped the ante with the launch of the Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI XS 110 Double Cab Pick Up - Chelsea Wide Track.
Read on to find out more...
When it comes to tuning, the Land Rover Defender is a perfect candidate to anything that counts as tuning. Bigger wheels, a lift kit, funky paint, leather interior, a Rover V8 engine, you [...]
View From The Press: Get Ready for the Project Kahn Range Rover HSE 400 LE
The hot, sizzling days of summer requires a vehicle that is willing to keep up in the styling department with hot and sexy looks.
And the new Project Kahn Range Rover Sport 2.0 SDV6 Diesel HSE 400 LE Luxury Edition is just that vehicle with its Firenze Red paint and high-end design says Ryan Konko of Motoring Exposure.
The newest available Range Rover Sport from Project Kahn features a vibrant Firenze Red exterior paint that’s [...]
View From The Press: Santorini Black Land Rover Defender by Kahn Design
The Chelsea Truck Company has just unveiled the Santorini Black Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI XS 110 (7 Seater) Chelsea Wide Track.
Read on to find out what GT Spirit's Earl Karanja had to say...
As we’ve come to expect from the firm, the Defender in question features an eye-catching design alongside a plethora of aftermarket modifications.
The front of the offroader is characterised by an extensively [...]
View From The Press: LAND ROVER DEFENDER 110 PICK UP CHELSEA WIDE TRACK
Afzal Kahn has become quite famous among Land Rover enthusiasts thanks to his customisation shop Kahn Design, say Hi Consumption.
Adding another notch on the belt, the firm has listed this Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI XS 110 Double Cab Pick Up Chelsea Wide Track.
As with all of his designs, this Defender does a stellar job at fusing both luxury and rugged aesthetics. The exterior is draped in Corris Grey, and outfitted with a [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: Land Rover Discovery Sport by Kahn
Even though the Land Rover Discovery Sport hasn’t been on the market for very long, Kahn Design has just unveiled the first example it has worked its magic on writes Brad Anderson for GT Spirit.
This particular Discovery Sport is painted in Corris Grey and first up has been installed with a set of Kahn Design wheels that measure 20×8.5 at both the front and rear.
The brake calipers have also been painted in a bright [...]
View From The Press: Kahn Land Rover Range Rover 3.0 TDV6 Vogue LE Signature Edition
Automotive web site, Planes Trains And Automobiles recently featured the Kahn Land Rover Range Rover 3.0 TDV6 Vogue LE Signature Edition, here's what they had to say...
The upgrade package for the entry level Land Rover Range Rover 3.0 TDV6 Vogue LE Signature Edition exudes confidence, style, and luxury from every angle.
Available for just £79,875.00, a visit to our flagship Leeds showroom to view this vehicle first [...]
View From The Press: Unveiling The Sunset Orange Jeep Wrangler Sahara
Allow Lidia Todorova of Automobiles Review to introduce you to the Jeep Wrangler CJ300 by The Chelsea Truck Company.
The Wrangler is one of Lidia’s favourite Jeep models and it seems like the Afzal Kahn has also taken a liking to the vehicle.
To read what Lidia wrote about the newest addition to the Chelsea Truck Company’s portfolio, view the link below:
View From The Press: Kahn Vengeance has Aston Martin's blessing
Noah Joseph of Autoblog raised a valid question in a recent article.
If Aston Martin quashed a similar venture by Henrik Fisker, wouldn't the Kahn Vengeance suffer a similar fate?
Not according to Kahn. In a statement released to the press, company spokesman Mo Bhana said: "Unlike the David Brown Speedback GT and recent Fisker Thunderbolt that ended in a lawsuit, there are no copyright issues with the Vengeance since [...]
View From The Press: Daily Mail £200,000 stretch Land Rover Defender has SIX wheels
The Daily Mail's Richard Gray insists the latest model of the Land Rover Defender has been designed with racing in mind.
The engineers at Kahn Design have used the iconic classic off-road vehicle, which Jaguar Land Rover has said it will stop building this year, to create its Flying Huntsman 110WB 6x6.
Each of the six wheels is powered by a 6.3 litre V8 engine that produces 430 brake horse power.
View From The Press: Kahn Vengeance First Pics Of Supercar Revealed
James Batchelor, the News Editor at Auto Express gives his view on Kahn's Aston DB9-based bespoke supercar entitled: Vengeance.
Kahn is back with a Vengeance - and here's what it will look like. The British design house has released official shots of its new coachbuilt two-door supercar, based on the Aston Martin chassis. It will be hand-built in limited numbers and is set to go on sale at the end of 2015, with prices [...]
View From The Press: Meet The Flying Huntsman Defender
Top Gear.com featured the Flying Huntsman 105 Pick Up. Read below for excerpts of the article.
Kahn has done many things to many Land Rover products in the past. Here is the company's latest, the ‘Flying Huntsman 105 Pick Up'.
That bonnet is 400mm longer than the standard Landie's, together with an increase in width of 150mm. There are also wider, extended front and rear wings with vents and apertures, new headlights, a [...]
View From The Press: A little Kahn-do attitude goes a long way
Whilst a number of automotive firms focus on making cars go faster, for Afzal Kahn, the principal designer and owner of the company that bears his name, making them look and feel more special is what defines their approach, says Geraldine Herbert of Wheels For Women.
Here is what she had to say:
The most remarkable aspect of all is that I am not sitting in a Bentley or Rolls-Royce but a Land Rover Defender, a rugged go anywhere [...]
View From The Press: Real-life Tonka? It’s the Kahn Defender
In article for BBC Top Gear, Stephen Dobie gives us his take on the latest Land Rover Defender to have been given the Kahn treatment.
Internet commenting fingers at the ready: another innocent Land Rover has had the Kahn tuning treatment.
It's actually a used example of the loadbay-equipped Landie, four years old and with over 28,000 miles having passed beneath its knobbly tyres.
How well it wears those miles depends [...]
View From The Press: The Defender With Six Wheels
Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 concept certainly caught the eye of clients and media colleagues around the globe.
Portuguese weekly, Auto Hoje picked the story for a special feature, with a mention on the front page.
Here’s what they had to say:
The Huntsman Concept is a coach-built concept vehicle based on the iconic Land Rover Defender.
A 6.2-litre [...]
View From The Press: Must Have Cars At The 2015 Geneva Motor Show
James Mills of The Sunday Times, reported extensively on the main attractions from the 2015 Geneva motor show, but like many journalists before him, the Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 certainly caught the eye.
Here is what James had to say:
"Subtle, it ain’t, but that’s precisely the point of the Huntsman: to fulfill the fantasies of extroverts. It is made by Kahn Design, a British company that modifies a wide range of cars, [...]
View From The Press: Kahn's Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6x6 Concept Is A Genetically Superior Off-Roader
Jeremy Korzeniewski of Auto Blog explains why the Flying Huntsman 6x6 concept is set to go down as 'a genetically superior off-roader'.
The U.S based Journalist believes nothing short of a tank trap is going to keep this Flying Huntsman at bay.
Check out the article below along with an image gallery for more information.
View From The Press Auto Car – Radical Kahn Defender packs 400bhp-plus
True to the Defender’s British heritage, the 105 Longnose will be produced entirely in the UK. Pricing has yet to be set, but is expected to be in the region of £125,000 plus VAT. The 105 Longnose will be formally unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.
With an estimated 400-450 bhp the explosive performance of the 105 Longnose Defender is a far cry from the stolid pulling power of the original.
Built to tame even [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: Evanta Barchetta Gets Goodwood Revival Debut
Evanta Motor Company has revealed its new Barchetta at the Goodwood Revival - Jordan Bishop of Auto Express reports.
It's our first proper look at the production two-seat Barchetta, the retro-inspired roadster having only appeared in renderings before now. According to Evanta, its “inspired by the design language of 1950s motorsport”, including “sleek, sweeping curves and low profile” that hints at Anglo-Italian [...]
View from the press: Evanta Barchetta ready for Goodwood Revival debut
Evanta will reveal its new Barchetta two-seat sports car at the Goodwood Revival this weekend report Auto Car.
The retro-styled model, which has been "inspired by the design language of 1950s motorsport", is described as having "sleek, sweeping curves" and "Anglo-Italian parentage".
The Evanta Barchetta, which is built in Britain, is powered by a 6.2-litre V8 engine developing 450bhp. A tubular chassis supports the car's Kevlar [...]
View from the press: Inside Kahn Design
Auto Express Journalist Chris Ebbs recently visited Kahn HQ in Bradford.
Chris was given a rare insight into the business which essentially provides bespoke modifications that can transform a vehicle in its entirety by combining subtle automotive styling and a European fashion designer label.
Here’s what he had to say:
The company’s high-end showroom may be on the Kings Road in Chelsea, [...]
View from the press: Ant-Kahn Evanta Barchetta - new British sports car teased
What did journalist, Jordan Bishop make of the new renderings of London based Ant-Kahn's
new renderings of the forthcoming Evanta Barchetta?
The Auto Express journalist explains how the duo's first creation is a stunning remembrance of iconic drop tops of the past. Tweeted out yesterday on Ant-Kahn's feed, we get our first live glimpse of this long, sleek coupe.
While it may look the part of a classic Italian car, [...]
View from the press: British start-up Ant-Kahn officially launches
Jordan Bishop of Auto Express reports on the launch of Ant-Kahn, a partnership between two well-known figures in the automotive business to create a new car.
Ant-Kahn is a partnership between Afzal Kahn, founder of the Kahn group of companies, and Ant Anstead, creator of expert vehicle manufacturer Evanta, and star of Channel 4’s ‘For The Love of Cars’.
Bishop’s report details Ant-Kahn’s plans to [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: A Kahn Design Debuts on the Silver Screen
What did Journalist Ryan Konko make of the Kahn Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2.8 Diesel – Chelsea Truck Company CJ300 LE in the latest Tom Cruise movie?
Allow the U.S based journalist to explain why he believes the bespoke Kahn Jeep was made for the silver screen:
The new film, Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise may depict a dream-like looping reality, but there’s something special in the almost-simulated world that you [...]
View from the press: Kahn to make Aston Martin-inspired sports car and bespoke Defender
What did journalist, Hilton Holloway make of Afzal Kahn's plans to build A.Kahn Design's very own Land Rover Defender and a new Aston Martin-inspired sports car.
The acclaimed journalist sat down with Afzal Kahn at Kahn H.Q and quizzed him about his decision to launch a business that will build unique cars designed and engineered within an expanded Kahn group.
Later this year, after launching a heavily modified Land Rover Defender, [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: Auto Plus | Kahn imagines a Long Nose Defender
The Huntsman Longnose 105 is set to make a very big impression, as can be seen at www.chelseatruckcompany.com.
And our media colleagues certainly concur.....
Auto Plus France are just one of many, here’s what they had to say:
Afzal Kahn is the one that holds the record for the most expensive license plate (several million), on which ‘F1’ is inscribed. However, he is best known for being [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: Car Buzz | Kahn Shows its Class at Geneva
A. Kahn Design has arrived in Switzerland with a collection of bespoke Range Rovers and custom Defenders.
And U.S based editor Adam Lynton was at the Geneva Show on the first press day to view the unveiling of the Kahn RS-300 Range Rover Sport.
Click here to read what the Car Buzz.com editor had to say.
For a [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: AOL | Range Rover Sport Kahn Design RS-300 at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show
Watch the sleek look of the all new Range Rover Sport, designed by Kahn Design as the Range Rover Sport RS-300 at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
Courtesy of AOL .co.uk, watch the unveiling of our first interpretation of the RS-300 at the Geneva show. Styling upgrades include an aerodynamic body kit, brushed 23-inch alloys, new side vent surrounds, orange brake calipers and Kahn's signature single exit crosshair exhaust system.
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: It’s Always Fun When Geneva Comes Around
Ryan Konko, senior motoring editor at motoring exposure explains why A.Kahn Design’s presence at the Geneva Show will delight media colleagues and automotive enthusiasts alike.
Every year excitement and anticipation builds as the Geneva Motor Show approaches. All of the latest and greatest from automakers and aftermarket companies are showcased ranging from the most expensive supercars on the market to cool, high-tech gadgets [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: A look behind closed doors at the original automotive fashion house
Each year at Autosport International Journalist Adam Swords tries to meet as many brands dabbling in diesels as possible, and this years show yielded a connection with A.Kahn Design.
Adam looked around the new 600 LE Kahn Range Rover and was suitably impressed by the fit and finish of both the exterior styling and the custom re-trimming of the interior.
A couple of weeks and a few emails later, Adam was on his way to Kahn HQ in [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: Autoevolution | Land Rover Defender Gets Awesome Kahn Enhancements
What did Journalist Gabriel Brindusescu make of the Kahn Land Rover Defender 2.4 TDCI 90 Hard Top – Chelsea Wide Track?
Allow the Autoevolution journalist to explain why he believes the bespoke design of the Defender 2.4 TDCI 90 Hard Top Chelsea Wide Track
Brindusescu explains: 'We want the Defender to remain the stubborn brick-shaped off-roader we always knew. And whoever needs modern features on it can easily [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: MSN | Kahn Design Land Rover Defender - Chelsea Wide Track
Featured by MSN UK is A. Kahn Design’s 2.4 TDCI 90 Hard Top - Chelsea Wide Track.
Finished in alpine white, MSN's Gavin Braithwaite-Smith has joined media colleagues in commending Kahn Design for producing a vehicle with style and purpose.
In the feverish whirlwind of automotive fashion, there is seldom an opportunity to create a lasting and permanent statement. The Kahn 2.4 TDCI 90 Hard Top - Chelsea Wide Track however, [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: Movin’ In Style | The new Kahn Range Rover 600-LE Luxury Edition
What did Journalist Hannah Gordon make of her first glimpse of the new Kahn Range Rover 600-LE Luxury Edition at the Autosport International Show?
Allow the Wheels For Women journalist to explain why she believes the bespoke design of the 600 LE 'doesn’t grab you by the throat and shake you, instead it politely taps you on the shoulder announcing its arrival.'
I was asked to attend the unveiling of Kahn Designs new [...]
View from the press: NDH Vietnam
After receiving a great deal of attention at the Vietnam Motor Show exhibition, A. Kahn Design’s reputation in Vietnam has skyrocketed somewhat.
According to media outlet, NDH Vietnam, The Kahn Evoque is the must have luxury vehicle, thanks to the alternative design which is equipped with accessories.
And despite a ‘significant outlay’, Kahn Evoque owners are often praised for having a ‘class [...]
Why your A. Kahn Design Interior is a Great Investment
Style, comfort, and custom-tailored luxury interiors are hallmarks of A. Kahn Design.
Journalist Ryan Konko elaborates further in his latest column for Kahn News.
In the game of automobiles, one of the often overlooked aspects of the industry is the interior. Granted, automakers spend billions of dollars towards design, materials, and more to make this part of the car an enjoyable place to be, but it often takes a backseat [...]
View from the press: GQ Magazine
Matthias Dircks of GQ Magazine believes Kahn Design’s Porsche Cayenne 3.0 Diesel V6 - Supersport Wide Track edition gives the German SUV some styling that reinforces its sporty and athletic nature.
The German Journalist insists the vehicle exerts a pull on the most discerning of individuals. Designed and engineered with intent every component is distinctive and unique, paying homage to methodical brilliance and automotive passion.
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: Movin’ In Style | A. Kahn Design’s Range Rover RS600
Respected U.S based journalist, Tamika Frye gives her take on the recently released teaser sketches for the Kahn Design RS600 Range Rover Vogue.
Scheduled to make its debut in late 2013, the images serve as a statement announcing that the dream of owning an uncompromisingly designed Range Rover RS600 by A. Kahn Design can now be a reality.
Read Tamika’s thoughts on Kahn Design’s latest offering below.
View from the press: KAHN THE DETAILS
What did Journalist Suzanne Keane drive the day she visited Kahn Design?
Allow Suzanne to explain in detail some of the exquisite Kahn creations she sampled first hand:
After an early morning flight from Dublin to Bradford we were whisked off to Kahn Design…. The first jaw dropping moment of the day was the “supercar” showroom and that was before we were handed any car keys……
View from the press: Kahn Design is for you
French Journalist, Victor Diakov made the trip from Paris to good 'ol Blighty to see what A.Kahn Design was all about. He certainly enjoyed his visit, here's what he had to say.
We are in Bradford, a four hour drive from London to the north of England.
It's raining (not unusual in the UK right?), its cold, but the drive all the way from Paris is really worth it, and I'm finally welcomed to Kahn Design.
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: A.KAHN DESIGN FACTORY VISIT
Upon being enthralled with the Kahn Defender at the Geneva motor show, George Agapitos of Autoblog Greece felt compelled to visit to A. Kahn Design H.Q.
And despite the near 3500 mile round-trip, George explains why visiting A. Kahn Design H.Q was one of the highlights of his career.
“As part of my visit, I had the opportunity to drive two of the finished vehicles that were in the courtyard of the factory. The [...]
VIEW FROM THE PRESS: A little Kahn-do attitude goes a long way
Journalist’s who cover the automotive industry visit a their fair share of organisations - but not all of them are as inspirational as A. Kahn Design.
And one such journalist, the Irish Independent’s Geraldine Herbert, pays A.Kahn Design the ultimate compliment by stating: "By stripping cars to their core, Kahn Design, one of the world’s leading fashion houses, has transformed some of the most desirable cars on the [...]
View from the press: A. Kahn Design Builds A Bespoke Ferrari 458 Spider
Featured by Motor Authority is A. Kahn Design’s initial work on the Ferrari 458 Spider, a spectacular vehicle finished in Ferrari’s Grigio Alloy livery.
Motor Authority joined their media colleagues in commending Kahn Design for producing such a master piece.
Rather than ruin the near-perfect lines of the 458 Spider, A. Kahn Design has chosen to add subtle upgrades that build on the already strong platform.
Driven: Kahn Defender
Nick Richards of TorqueAbout paid a visit to Kahn H.Q after becoming enthralled with the Kahn Defender upon viewing the vehicle at the Geneva motor show.
And despite the near 500 mile round-trip, driving the Defender was the highlight of his day.
Here's what Nick had to say:
"Dressed head-to-toe in black, the Kahn Defender is an imposing, stand out presence in any city centre, yet it retains all the rugged, straightforward [...]
View from the press: Defending the concept
Simon Hastelow Ward of Land Rover World makes one of his semi-regular pilgrimages to Bradford to visit the Kahn Design studio and test drive the Kahn Defender.
Simon insists what Kahn have done with the Defender is shown that it can be an everyday comfortable vehicle.
Some highlights of the editors feature include the following quotes:
“From every seat in this Defender, the comfort level is vastly [...]
View from the Press: Kahn Land Rover Defender review by Motortorque
Famed for its lavishly customised vehicles, the Kahn brand is a world renowned 'design house', say Motor Torque.com
From the Bugatti Veyron to the Jeep Wrangler, Kahn design can take any vehicle and give it a unique twist.
And the focus of Motortorque’s latest review is the acclaimed Kahn Defender.
An icon in every sense of the word, the Land Rover Defender is rugged in appeal and hard-hitting in [...]
View from the press Geneva 2013: Kahn Design Porsche Cayenne
A. Kahn Design’s presence at the Geneva Motor Show was much anticipated by fans and observers alike.
The principal British designer’s obsession with turning some of the most iconic cars on the road into fashion statements is nothing new.
Having received a great deal of acclaim for showcasing the Porsche Cayenne Super Sports Wide Track, GT Spirit.com paid a visit to the Kahn exhibition stand at the Geneva [...]
View from the press: Fuera De Serie Magazine
The Chelsea Defender Concept 17 is the name of the SUV that everyone seems to be talking about.
Transformed from a standard Defender 90 2.2 TDCI XS Land Rover into a style icon, the Kahn Defender is popular in Britain and major cities, especially among more affluent customers, says Fuera De Serie Magazine’s Marco Antonio Martín.
The Spanish journalist is adamant
View from the press: Top Gear Magazine on the Kahn Defender
If you thought the Defender could stand no more tweakery. You were evidently wrong.
“The upside is that Kahn has the best driving positions of any Defender I’ve ever driven,” says Top Gear’s Ollie Marriage on a recent test drive for Top Gear magazine.
So why is it that the Top Gear journalist has a soft spot for this car?
Well in his own words the Top Gear Journalist remarks: “I [...]
View from the press: Lauren Pope arrives in new Chelsea Truck Company Jeep
She's one of the only remaining original TOWIE cast members and it seems that she wants everyone to know it.
Lauren Pope made her presence well and truly known as she arrived at a cast meeting on Thursday, pulling up in a brand new Chelsea Truck Company Jeep.
And the Daily Mail showcased how Pope seemed happy to show off her set of new wheels, proving that things must be going well.
Jumping down from the new car at [...]
View from the press: Redefining a classic
Getting an invitation to A.Kahn Design H.Q is something Land Rover World editor Simon Ward Hastelow always looks forward to and never turns down - even if it does involve a 500 mile round trip.
Hastelow insists Kahn Design are renowned world over for their classic refining of vehicles. 'Stepping into their showroom is like entering another world, particulary for your regular Land Rover journalist.
'Where else would you see a [...]
View from the press: Top Gear review the Kahn Defender
Afzal Kahn insists the road is his catwalk and true to his mantra, he has created a fashion statement in every single sense of the word and the nearly-seventy-year-old original Defender, treated to a makeover by the principal British Designer under the guise of the Kahn expedition Vehicles Umbrella and aptly titled: The Defender Concept 17 Wide Body prototype is proof Afzal Kahn is a keen supporter of investing in British Industry.
View From the Press: High Fashion
Range Rovers have always been a great platform for conversions and enhancements and one firm you simply can’t ignore is Kahn Design. Range Rover World Editor, Mike Gould took a trip to find out more about the company, its products and its philosophy and spoke exclusively to its founder, Afzal Kahn.
‘The headquarters of Kahn Design is hard to miss’, comments Gould in his article.
‘In a road of [...]
View from the press: 10 A.Kahn Design Custom Car Builds
Complex magazine Journalist Nick Schonberger picks what he believes to be 10 of the best custom car designs by A.Kahn Design.
Founded by Marc Ecko in 2002, the U.S based publication offers mainstream readers insight into the latest trends in niche cultures, such as streetwear, culture and graphic art.
And here's what Nick had to say:
Investing in British industry. Creating masterpieces.
A. Kahn [...]
View from the press: Kahn goes butch with Concept 17 Landy
The neat, slim line frame of the 2012 Concept 17 Defender by A. Kahn Design set for release in the coming months ahead has created such a buzz – IOL South Africa explain why this much anticipated model is the talk of the town.
A. Kahn Design is the brainchild of one Afzal Kahn of Bradford in England. He calls it “the world's leading automotive fashion house” and who are we to cavil [...]
View From the Press: The Plush Kahn Interiors that are To Die For
Ryan Konko, senior motoring editor at motoring exposure explains why A. Kahn Design’s take on bespoke interiors sets the benchmark for others to follow.
In the world of high-end automobiles power and performance are big, eye-catching figures that often overshadow some of the subtle things that make driving a true joy. Oftentimes, you need look no further than the interior of a car or SUV. It can be a place of comfort and relaxation [...]
View from the press (AA Magazine) The small matter of taste
AA magazine sent Angie Voluti to venture into the world of the automotive aftermarket, where Afzal Kahn transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary.
And find out who she describes as a champion of tasteless transport!
Was anyone really surprised when Paris Hilton ordered a diamond encrusted diamond for her pink Bentley? Or when Wyclef Jean fitted his white hummer H2 with a 140- [...]
View from the press: (Auto Car UK) Which Evoque do you prefer?
Nick Maher at UK based Autocar magazine takes a closer look at Afzal Kahn’s work and pays particular attention to groundbreaking Kahn Evoque.
Afzal Kahn is the British designer behind A. Kahn Design recently released the RS250 Evoque. The unabashedly confident Kahn says “he looks at cars differently” [...]
View from the press: (MSN UK) Diamond Jubilee Edition Range Rover
Royal events are often been marked by commemorative stamps, coins and a range of memorabilia.
However, A Kahn Design’s latest innovation features iridescent manifestations of royal craftsmanship. Uniquely styled, a rousing entity with aspiration, the Westminster black label edition is exactly the sort of vehicle one would associate with Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Complete with the much [...]
Kahn Range Rover Evoque RS250 Review: MSN UK
There's nothing like the Kahn Range Rover Evoque. The greenest model yet from the distinctive automotive design firm, it's even more striking than the standard Evoque and the price will guarantee exclusivity, too...
This popularity is why the specialist car firm owned by Afzal Kahnhas held off releasing its latest creation. Until now. Finally, though, the firm famous for its [...]
View from the press: Ask Men (UK) Kahn Military Editions
Car designer to the stars, Afzal Kahn is on a mission. And his latest envoy of A-list car couture has been inspired from the unlikely genre of the armed forces.
OK, these designer bad-boy autos don’t go so far as to sport cargo netting, trench dirt or be impregnated with stale smell of old sweat, but they sure do a mean 1,000-yard-stare across a parking lot.
The Military Edition
View From the Press: (US) A. Kahn Design’s Rolls Royce Ghost is a leather-lined bank vault
Ryan Konko, senior motoring editor at motoring exposure explains why A.Kahn Design’s take on the Rolls Royce Ghost is so unique, you will not find anything remotely similar!
You’ve probably seen quite a few upgrade programs for high-end luxury cars such as Bentley and Rolls Royce. They all seem to follow the same formula of adding bodywork, fitting new wheels, increasing power, and installing a “refined” interior. [...]
View from the press: Car Throttle (UK)
Ever wondered what life is like at A. Kahn Design HQ?
Wonder no more because Car Throttle goes behind-the-scenes at A. Kahn Design and feast their eyes on some dramatic evidence detailing A.Kahn Design’s determination to make sure its well-heeled customers get the product they desire.
Adnan Ebrahim and his team look round Afzal Kahn's part scientific [...]
View from the press: (US) Justin Bieber spotted in Kahn range rover
Vik Vijayenthiran, an editor at High Gear media and expert on performance and luxury cars, gives his view on Justin Biebers bespoke Kahn range rover.
Justin Bieber is no stranger when it comes to exotic cars. Already the owner of several Ferraris, the teen star recently added one more vehicle to his growing list of wheels.
Bieber was recently spotted in a car park in Los Angeles stepping out of a Range Rover. However, [...]
Ben Oliver of Car Magazine meets Afzal Kahn
What happens when the automotive features writer of the year (2011) meets Afzal Kahn?
Well, Ben Oliver got into his CLS and pointed it Noth he certainly did not envisage an automotive business big enough for its owner to treat himself to a pair of Bugatti veyrons: the company ‘creates’ 400 cars a year, employs 80 people.
Impressed? pick up a copy of the May 2012 issue of Car magazine and prepare to be enthralled.
View from the press: (UK) Kahn RS600 Cosworth
Car enthusiast and Yahoo Car'sKyle Fortune took the Kahn Range Rover RS600 Cosworth for a test drive. Here's what he had to say...
Range Rover's 5.0-litre supercharged flagship gets a visual makeover by Kahn Design and a boost in power from Cosworth to create a very rapid and individual 4x4.
Engine: 5.0-litre supercharged V8
View from the press: India
Asian Enterprise and Eastern Eye Journalist Aditi Khanna paid a visit to A.Kahn Design HQ and interviewed the world's most avant – garde designer.
There are few entrepreneurs who can boast of being the designer of choice for Hollywood actors and Premiership footballers.
The reason is hardly a mystery as Afzal Kahn is among the top five designers of bespoke [...]