Thursday, February 9, 2017
Land Rover Makes Original Range Rover Available Once More
Land Rover is now offering a unique opportunity for enthusiasts to purchase an original and highly collectible Range Rover expertly sourced and comprehensively restored by Land Rover Classic in the United Kingdom. The first example, a three-door Range Rover Classic will make its debut in Paris at the Salon Rétromobile 2017.
The restoration of the original Range Rover is the next chapter in the Range Rover Reborn program which restored the Land Rover Series 1 Reborn last year. Drawing out their decades of engineering and design expertise, Land Rover Classic will initially offer 10 1978 Classic Range Rovers.
All ten are finished with the following specifications:
Color: Bahama Gold
Engine: 3.5 V8 Petrol Carburetor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type
Maximum Power: 132 horsepower @ 5,000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 251 Nm @ 2,500 rpm
Transmission: 4-speed MT, lockable center differential
Every Range Rover Reborn will undergo a complete restoration according to the company’s original 1970s factory specification and using Land Rover Classic Parts to preserve and protect the vehicle’s authenticity.
Land Rover’s experienced restoration team will advise customers of the best options for base vehicles – in terms of collectability, preferred chassis numbers and unique characteristics. Prices for completed Range Rover Reborn restorations from Land Rover Classic will start from £135,000 GBP (~P 8,430,000).