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Types of Land Rovers

The first Land Rover was first shown at the 1948 Amsterdam Car show. Since then millions of Land Rovers of all shapes and sizes have been built. Here is a pictoral review of many of the different types. The Rovers are roughly in historical order.

1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . 7 . 8 . 9 . 10 . 11 . 12 . 13 . 14 . 15 . 16 . 17 . 18 . 19 . 20 . 21 . 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 . 26 . 27 .


Notes: Type of Rover. Owner (owners residents and club affiliation (if any))
(Event and Date) [Photographer]
  1. 1950 Series I 80 inch Land Rover. Owner: Quenton Aspen (Virginia, OVLR) (Down East Rally VII, July 1995) [BAS]

  2. Series I 88 inch Land Rover. A previous owner put the wood slates on the bonnet and the improvised winch. Owner: Roy Caldwell, (Helena, Montana, OVLR) (In Montanta, July 1994).[BAS]
  3. Ditto
  4. Ditto
  5. Series I 88 inch Series I Pickup. Owner: Nigel (?) (Seattle, Washington, PCLRC) (Portland All British Field Meet, Sept, 1995) [BAS]
  6. Ditto
  7. Series II 109 inch 3 door soft top. Owner: Harry Bligh, OVLR. (Atlantic British Parts (APB), Ltd Rally, Summer 1991) [CHS]
  8. SII 109 3 door. Owner unknown. (ABP Rally 1992) [CHS]
  9. 1959 Series II 109 inch. Factory fitted for expeditions according to owners specs. One owner and is in photo. Owner: Herb Zimkin, (New York, OVLR) (Down East Rally VII, July 1995) [BAS]
  10. 1966 Series IIA 88 inch Station Wagon. Owner: Jim Russell (San Francisco, California, Mendo_Recce) (Mendo Recce Snow Run, February 1995) [BAS]
  11. Series II 88 inch Station Wagon. (ABP Rally, summer 1991) [BAS]
  12. Series IIA 109 inch Ambulance. Owner unknown. (Portland All British Field Meet, September 1995) [BAS]
  13. Three Series IIA Dormobiles and the Ambulance. Dormobile owners (l to R) John Hess (Davis, California, LROA President), David Reha (Mendo_recce) and ? Starbird. (Portland All British Field Meet, September 1995) [BAS]
  14. 1967 Series IIA NADA 109 inch. If you look carefully you can see damage to the Safari roof. The Rover had rolled onto it's side that afternoon. Subsequently named "Tipper". Owners: Eric and Brigid Cope (Angels Camp, California, Mendo_recce) (Pink Panther Memorial Gate Crash, September 1995) [BAS]
  15. Series IIA and 1972 Series III 88 Station Wagons side by side. Owners: IIA: Bill Maloney (NJ,OVLR) and SIII "Dora": Benjamin Smith (Ridgecrest, CA, OVLR and Mendo_recce) [BAS]
  16. Series III 109 5 door. Owner unknown. (ABP Rally 1991) [BAS]
  17. Series III Lightweight and 1994 US Spec D90. Owners unkown. (Mid-Atlantic Rally I, October 1994) [BAS]
  18. 1968 Series IIB 110 inch Forward Control (diesel). Owner: Jim Pappas (Mass, BSROA-President) (ABP Rally 1991) [BAS]
  19. 101 Inch Forward Control. Owner: either Dave Lowe (OVLR),
  20. Stage I 3 door 109 inch. Owner: Eric Zimkin (New York, OVLR) (Down East Rally VII, July 1995) [BAS]
  21. 1985 Land Rover 110 County. Owner unknown. (Mid-Atlantic Rally I, October 1994) [BAS]
  22. Range Rover Classic. Owner: Ben Freeman (Seattle, Washington) (Portland All British Field Meet, September 1995) [BAS]
  23. 1993 NAS Defender 100. Owner: Scott Rocknak (Camden, ME) (Down East Rally VII, July 1995) [BAS]
  24. 1993 NAS Defender 110. Owner: unknown (Mid-Atlantic Rally I, October 1994) [BAS]
  25. 1994 NAS Defender 90. Owners: Bruce Bonar and Stephanie Changaris (San Rafeal, CA, Mendo_recce) (Mendacino Forest Rally I, April 1995) "Spot" [BAS]
  26. 1995 Discovery. Owner: Rasmussen Land Rover. (Portland All British Field Meet, September 1995) [BAS]
  27. Discovery. Owner unknown. (Mid-Atlantic Rally I, October 1994) [BAS]
    both of Toronto, Canada. [BAS]

1972 Series III 88 inch "Dora" showing axle articulation. By adding a few people to the high side, she was able to drive out under her own steam. (Pink Panther Memorial Gate Crash, September 1995) [BAS]




 

   
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