The first Land Rover was introduced in 1948 at the Amsterdam motor show and the
million was sold in 1976.
Here is a summary of the first million models sold!
Land Rover Series 1 – 1948
Offered in light green and only 3,000 in silver , the series I had a 1.6 litre petrol engine
and 80lb-ft torque.
Land Rover Series II – 1958
Now a 2.3-litre unit producing 77bhp, the diesel engine was also upgraded to the same capacity with 62bhp in 1961, when the Series IIA was introduced.
Land Rover Range Rover 1970
A little bit of luxury – The first Range Rover, the first vehicle to offer 4-wheel drive and the iconic split tailgate. And of course, independent suspension and a V8.
Land Rover Series III 1971
The series III had a molded grille and a new interior over the series II then in 1979 the V8 was added.
In 1976 the Millionth Vehicle was sold!