Land Rover Logo – Land Rover is a British car brand. It arose from the Land Rover SUV range of the manufacturer Rover. Rover in 1966 part of the state organization of the British car manufacturer British Leyland. 1978 Land Rover into a separate company within the group Jaguar Rover Triumph in 1994 it became the first German car manufacturer BMW sold. Since 2000, belonged to the company (along with Jaguar and Volvo, as well as to early 2007, Aston Martin) for the Premier Automotive Group of the American Ford Group, which in March 2008, India’s Tata group sold.
In addition to the company are also the vehicles, in particular, the successor to the original series, the Defender, but occasionally the other three product lines, Range Rover, Discovery and Freelander, colloquially, “Landy” known. The name Land Rover appeared in 1947 in the early days of prototype development and has been maintained. Until 1980 the name with a hyphen or as one word was written. Since 1980, the official spelling of two words without a hyphen.
In the name of Land Rover production models, the length is specified as Arabic numbers behind it. It is the distance between the front and rear axle in inches (inches). So there was the Land Rover Series III for example, in two lengths: 88 and 109 In Defender of the fourth series, the center distances are rounded, presumably because to sell more smooth numbers in advertising. There is the Defender in three lengths: 90, 110 and 130 However, the average, the 90ers to 93-inch wheelbase and the 130ers to 127 inches. The 90 is also called “Ninety” and the 110s “One Ten”.