Land Rover Cars All Stories Volume 11

Land Rover is a legendary automobile - an icon for fans around the world, with a reputation of seeming indestructibility and robust style. From the first design appeared in 1948, the Land Rover name has become universally identified with four-wheel drive vehicles.


The first Land Rover appeared in 1948 - a simple and inventive working vehicle. Spencer and Maurice Wilks brothers, its creators, developed the iconic vehicle that combines the utility of simplicity with robust reliable structure. Since 1970 Land Rover has come under competition more manufacturers around the world have entered the off-road four-wheel Arena. She was detained for several organizations, including British Leyland, British Aerospace and BMW. In 2000, the Land Rover was sold by BMW to Ford, but was recently bought by Indian company Tata Motors.

Landrover FACTS

    Type: Subsidiary
    Founded: 1948
    Founder: Rover
    Headquarters: Solihull, England
    Key People: Geoff Polites, CEO
    Automobile industry
    Products: Cars
    Father: Tata Motor Company


It DEFENDER LAND ROVER - a unit four-wheel off-road utility vehicle available with a variety of body types often used in agricultural materials, industrial and military, increasingly, the defender is used as a private car.

The DISCOVERY LAND ROVER - a vehicle on and off-road four-wheel drive, the Discovery is the most popular model Land Rover and now in its third generation.

Land Rover Freelander - now in its second generation, the Freelander is a compact crossover SUV.
Land Rover Range Rover - an SUV with four-wheel drive luxury, the Range Rover has been in production since 1970 through a variety of changes of three different generations.
Land Rover Range Rover Sport - A sport - rather than off-road - oriented SUV.

he largest Land Rover were built in lightweight stainless alloy aluminum and magnesium called Birmabright that was used due to the lack of post-war steel and aluminum abundant supply of aircraft post war. The early ad for Land Rovers boasted that the vehicle could be driven for thousands of miles on banana oil!

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