We’ve been building custom Land Rover Defenders for adventurers, rebels, and mold-breakers since 2017. 

Founded and run by Defender enthusiasts, we’re specialists in the customization and modification of Land Rover Defenders — and our hand-built trucks have endless specification options.

At Rover Republic, we’re to help you reimagine the way you adventure… and that adventure is up to you.

Our Process

We don’t just understand Defender DNA… we understand the Defender lifestyle — and we can’t wait to introduce you to it.

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Here’s what we believe in:

The world is meant to
be explored.

Craftsmanship speaks
for itself.

The joy is in making
your life an experience.

You are what you eat,
what you believe, and
what you drive.

The journey makes
the destination.

Our Team

Andrew Morrison

/ Owner, Founder

Originally hailing from Scotland and growing up in the United Kingdom, Andrew has successfully managed and operated one of the largest classic car restoration businesses in Dallas for over 9 years. He’s no stranger to the Defender – and he has owned and enjoyed these vehicles since a young age. Moving onto Defenders was a logical and, more importantly, a personal, decision to return to his roots.

Michael Hughes

/ Owner, Investor

A lifelong adventurer and Defender enthusiast, Michael came on to add a new level of strategy and business acumen after building his own custom Defender with Rover Republic. When he’s not driving his Defender — top down — around Dallas, traveling the globe, or consulting with the team, he’s working his day job as an Executive Vice President and CFO for a
Dallas-based REIT.

Martijn Van Der Plaat

/ Owner, Founder

Injected with a healthy interest in cars from a very young age, Martijn jumped at the chance to be part of a team that builds unique, tangible products. Having come across Defenders (and their Series ancestors) operating comfortably in all kinds of environments all across the globe, he considers it a privilege to continue the legacy of such an iconic vehicle in North America.

Glenn Sutton

/ Director of Warranty and Quality

A Land Rover Master Mechanic for over 20 years from a busy London dealership, specializing in Defenders, Glenn spent several years as ECDs lead designer, quality control specialist and head of warranty. A wealth of knowledge regarding both restored and original Defenders you know your Defender is in great hands

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