Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists
Concepts and prototypes

In-house designs : Rover 55 – the new-age midliner

Back in the late 1990s, Rover engineers and designers were already hard at work on creating an all-new replacement. The initial plan had been for Rover to become a premium brand, with a two model attack on the upper-medium segment. That would have meant the introduction of the Rover 55 in 2002, followed by an all-new 75 in 2004/2005. […]

Concepts and prototypes

In-house designs : ECV3 Prototype

In the late-1970s, BL invested in its future by looking at the next step in engineering design. Under the leadership of Spen King, British Leyland Technology was created, and out of it came some fascinating projects, including the lightweight ECV3 prototype. […]

The 1997 Land Rover LCV2/3
Concepts and prototypes

In-house designs : Land Rover LCV⅔

The development of a replacement for the Land Rover Defender has presented successive Rover and Jaguar Land Rover managements with an ongoing problem down the years. The familiar-looking Land Rover LCV 2/3 could have done the job very effectively had it borne fruit. Here’s a run-down of what we know about it… […]

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists