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The Rover Company creator of the Land Rover had been experimenting with a model than the Land Series as far back as 1951, the Rover P4 -based two-wheel-drive Rover project was developed by Bashford. [ 1 ] This was shelved in and the idea lay dormant until when engineers Spen and Gordon Bashford set to work on a new [ 2 ]

In 1967, the first Range prototype was built, with the Range Rover shape discernible, but with a different grille and headlight configuration. The of the Range Rover was finalised in Twenty-six Velar engineering vehicles were built 1969 and 1970 and were registered with the number YVB151H through to YVB177H. [ 3 ] The name was derived from the velare meaning to veil or to [ 4 ] Range Rover development Geof Miller used the as a decoy for registering pre-production Rovers.

The Velar company was registered in and produced 40 pre-production vehicles were built between and 1970. Most of these pre-production vehicles are accounted for and survived into preservation. [ 4 ]

The Rover was launched in 1970. In the 1970s, the Musée du Louvre in exhibited a Range Rover as an work of industrial design. [ 5 ]

In 1972, the British Trans-Americas became the first vehicle-based to traverse the Americas from including traversing the roadless Gap. The specially modified Rovers used for this are now on display in the British Motor Heritage Trust collection at Warwickshire.

Before 1987, Rover vehicles were sold in the United States the grey market. The Land company began selling the Rover officially in the U.S. on 16 1987. From that until 1993, the U.S. was all in the name of Range Rover, it was the only model offered in the market.


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In 1993, with the arrival of the 110 and the imminent arrival of the Land Discovery. the company’s U.S. were under the name Rover North America.

In Land Rover launched model under the Range brand – the Range Rover which was based on the Land Discovery platform, but the new Range Sport has the latest Range platform.

In 2011, the Range Rover was launched.

The Range Rover [ ]

First generation (1970–1996) [ ]

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