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The cars : Range Rover development history

The cars : Range Rover development history

Love ’em or hate ’em, the premium SUV is a fixture and fitting of 21st century life in the UK. However, Rover brought the concept to Europe in 1970 – and led the way from there on in… A new star is born IT IS an overused expression these days – “market niche”… but back […]

By 10 December 2013 32 Comments Read More →
Specials : Range Rover In Vogue (1981)

Specials : Range Rover In Vogue (1981)

Is the In Vogue edition the progenitor of all posh Range Rovers? Of course not, but this was the first factory effort – and the beginning of a long road towards the super-expensive Range Rovers of today.

Engines : Rover V8

Engines : Rover V8

The full story of the Rover V8 – and how it found its way from the USA to Solihull, and then become an unlikely hero…

By 29 November 2016 34 Comments Read More →
Best of British : Land Rover’s Autobiography programme – Part 1

Best of British : Land Rover’s Autobiography programme – Part 1

Launched back in 1993, Land Rover’s Autobiography personalisation programme has offered Range Rover buyers an even greater opportunity to push the boundaries of exclusivity through bespoke colour and trim choices. In the first of two exhaustive articles charting the programme’s history, David Morgan looks at the Autobiography programme’s role on three generations of the Range Rover.

By 5 June 2016 2 Comments Read More →
Blog : Raise a glass to… 45 years of the Range Rover

Blog : Raise a glass to… 45 years of the Range Rover

The iconic Range Rover celebrates its 45th birthday this week, though who would have thought, in 1970, that a somewhat utilitarian attempt to move the Land Rover more upmarket would have resulted in one of the world’s most famous luxury brands of today? Over six million Range Rovers have rolled off the Solihull production line since that […]

Drive Story : Range Rover Classic – early vs late

Drive Story : Range Rover Classic – early vs late

The original Range Rover enjoyed a 26-year production run, during which time it was almost unanimiously regarded as the best off-roader in the world… bar none. That’s an exceptionally long production run. To see just how well the Rangie held up during such a long run, we compare a 1971 and 1993 cars. Does purity […]

Video : Range Rover L405 TV advert

Video : Range Rover L405 TV advert

Living the Range Rover dream Who says that off-roaders are all about the school-run and choking up city streets? The latest generation Range Rover, the L405 is in the running to be one of the best all-round cars in the world, combining superb interior ambiance, great on-road dynamics and excellent off-road ability. This advert gives […]

Polish Restoration : Saving an SD1, part 1

Polish Restoration : Saving an SD1, part 1

IT started out as an idle thought, and soon became a mad-cap plan… Back in 2005, we bought a £200 Rover SD1 as a project, in order to save it from a fate involving kit-car owners and the scrapyard… in the subsequent months, nothing happened, and the home restoration never happened. However an unusual plan […]

Car of the Month : May 2010

Car of the Month : May 2010

Celebrating its 40th birthday this year, the Range Rover has emerged as one of the 20th century’s most important and iconic cars. Designed by Spen King and Gordon Bashford with its styling finalised by David Bache’s team, it’s impossible to criticise on a dynamic, aesthetic or functional level. This vehicle looks set to enjoy a […]