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RANGE ROVER: A HISTORY

Since the launch of the first ever Range Rover in 1970, the vehicle has continuously evolved. Arguably, it is the world’s most luxurious SUV - featuring undeniable levels of sophistication, inherent capability and design inspiration, together with technological advances that set it apart. In the following article we revisit the past 10 years of the Range Rover Family.


2020 – Range Rover Fifty LE to celebrate anniversary

Range Rover marks its half-century with the highly desirable ‘Fifty’ special edition, limited to 1970 examples. Built on the luxuriously appointed Autobiography model, it has exclusive interior detailing and bespoke 22-inch wheels. Land Rover Special Vehicles customers can even specify one of three original launch colours: Tuscan Blue, Bahama Gold or Davos White.


2019 – Mild hybrid technology introduced

Range Rover electrified again, this time with mild hybrid technology, in the Range Rover Sport HST. Its new 400PS Ingenium petrol engine added straight-six balance and refinement to the line-up, with mild hybrid electric vehicle (MHEV) power for enhanced efficiency and performance. The HST model features a range of unique interior and exterior design enhancements.


2017 – Introducing the New Range Rover Velar

A new addition to the Range Rover family is revealed. With its compelling clean lines and visionary design cues, the Range Rover Velar promises to deliver an SUV with the same effortless capability, luxury and refinement expected of all our vehicles.


2015 - Range Rover Evoque Convertible

The very first convertible Range Rover, the Evoque Convertible combined the Land Rover’s renowned capability with eye-catching features such as a Z-Folding Roof, whilst maintaining the strong visual stance crafted by Land Rover designers. The result is the world’s first premium compact and the most capable all-terrain 4x4 convertible SUV.


2013 - Second Generation Range Rover Sport


Unveiled by James Bond actor Daniel Craig, certain streets in New York were temporarily shut down to launch the upgraded Range Rover Sport which featured increased efficiencies from the 3.0 litre V6 engine.



2011 - Range Rover Evoque Production

Named ‘Car of the Year’ by numerous outlets, the Range Rover Evoque made a splash as soon as it was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in 2010. Many features seen on the LRX concept vehicle made their way into the luxurious cross-coupé, including the fresh interpretation of the classic Range Rover design.