Does the stock hitch sit fairly flush with the back of the tray (hard to tell in the one photo showing hitch)? Would you be able to tow a trailer in the present configuration or are some alterations needed?
Secondly, do you think it would be fairly straight forward to fabricate and secure...
The research I have done on your importation laws outlines that in order to qualify; a vehicle must be 25 years or older and be in stock condition. While the Defender appears stock, there have been many modifications that might pose problems.
XP Camper V2, $34,000 USD.
Compact overland camper. Composite expandable hard sided camper.
Please follow link for full description; http://xpcamper.com/versions/v2-compact/
Very clean unit. Growing family necessitates a new platform. Save 20K and waiting time associated with a new camper...