This is the Red Bull Land Rover Defender 130 TD5
name "Bette" and is a Defender with one serious sound system.
She is a 4x4 events promotional vehicle for Red Bull and is presently running very
well. Her new power source and sound system is very reliable and
efficient. Her visual impact is awesome and as 1 of the Red Bull
event vehicles she is definitely making South Africa proud.
· Vehicle: Land Rover Defender 130
· Colour: Matt black with tinted windows
· Top Speed: 120Km/h
· Cruising Speed: 100Km
· Weight: +-3 tons
· Engine size: 2.5L Diesel
· Height: 1.9m
· Transmission & Drivetrain: Permanent 4x4,
· 5 speed manual, low range, centre diff lock
· Gull Wing door
· Tyres: 4 x 35 inch Mud Terrain BF Goodrich tires
· Suspension: Old Man Emu
The following vehicle modifications
Initial improvements began by
spraying her matt black and tinting her windows. Four 35 inch
"monster" tyres were used and her suspension was
upgraded to the premier "Old Man Emu" suspension.
The rear seats were removed to make
way for the sound system equipment box storing the turntables,
mixers and CDJs. This box carries two heavy duty sliding trays.
The normal Land Rover door behind driver has been converted to a
gull wing door which pivots up on two hydraulic arms. The sliding
trays pull out from here for a quick and easy set-up.
Consists of: · Crown K2 Amplifier
· 2 x PS10 Nexo speakers · 18 inch Subwoofer · 4 Vestax DJ
Turntables · 2 Vestax CDJs · 3 Vestax Mixers · 1 Berhinger 16
channel mixing desk · 1 cordless Shure Mic
External projection system: A 30000
Lumen Projector and rear projection screen which slides out from
the rear of the vehicle. We can connect a Playstation or a laptop
to this projector.
· An internal flip-down LCD Screen
has been installed on the passenger side of the vehicle. This has
been designed so the passenger can play Playstation or watch DVD's
whilst driving or at an event. There is also a surround sound
system installed to provide maximum pleasure when enjoying the
The following features were
Electrical Power Supply
· 16 x 12V Batteries
· 2 x Inverters (12V - 220V)
· Full System running - 12 hours usage
· Half System running - 30 hours usage
· 8-10 hours recharge time if the full system has been running
for 10 hours.
· The whole system is run by a UPS. With the press of a button
the power supply is turned on. There is a voltage meter to inform
the driver of the current battery voltage.
The back load box holds space for
the Nexo PS10s, 2 turntables in flight cases plus any extra
luggage the driver and passengers may have. Bikes, boards and
other Red Bull infrastructure can be carried on the back as long
as it is tired down.