Land Rover showcases 50 years of vehicle history

Credit: Original article published by Classic Cars Journal.

Land Rover’s 50th anniversary party continued at the recent Goodwood SpeedWeek, where 50 Range Rovers paraded around the racing circuit, parked for an aerial “50” photo, and also showcased the limited-edition Range Rover Fifty model.

Leading the parade, which featured a variety of models including fire engines, expedition vehicles, ambulances and record-breakers, was a driveable chassis created in 1969 to demonstrate the original Range Rover 4×4 system. Right behind was Range Rover Fifty No. 1, the first of 1,970 such vehicles to be produced.

Land Rover 4x4 chassis demonstrator.
4×4 chassis demonstrator

“As we continue to celebrate Range Rover’s 50th Anniversary throughout 2020, it has been a pleasure to remind ourselves not only of some of the extraordinary forms that the Range Rover has taken over the years, but also the people and stories behind them,” said Rawdon Glover, Jaguar Land Rover UK managing director. 

For more information on the limited-edition $145,000 Range Rover Fifty, visit the Land Rover website.

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