The Black Box Tour gave a number of lucky visitors their first chance to see the re-imagined icon before the world does at the live reveal on 10 September.
Visiting Whitley, Gaydon, the EMC, Castle Bromwich and Solihull, colleagues were thrilled by the prospect of seeing the new vehicle ahead of its launch.
As groups passed through the specially designed viewing gallery, the majority were excited by what they saw.
See what colleagues made of the New Defender as they are challenged to describe it in one word.
WATCH THE WORLD PREMIERE: Tune in to see the New Defender revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show, coverage starts at 8:50(BST)/09:50(CEST) on 10 September. Watch the livestream here on YouTube.