Friday, June 20, 2014

A Quick History - Land Rover

Land Rover is a British company known for their four wheel drive vehicles. It is the 2nd oldest 4WD brand in the world behind Jeep.

Land Rover Logo

The brand was actually started in 1948 with one specific model known as the Land Rover, from the Rover Company. Originally inspired by the American Jeep, a large range was developed over the next years, and the Land Rover Company was finally founded in 1978.

Land Rover Series I
 The Rover Group was owned by BMW in 1994 and six years later, the company was broken up. Land Rover was sold to Ford. In 2008, as part of their response to the economic crisis, Ford sold Land Rover along with Jaguar to Tata Motors. 

2008 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged

Sources: Wikipedia,

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