Land Rover – The first million

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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In 1976 the Millionth Vehicle was sold!