The 48 Year Old Evolution Of Range Rover In Just Two Minutes

Land Rover, which is now owned by Tata Motors, one of India’s largest automobile manufacturer has created an animation film to celebrate a motoring icon – The Range Rover.

The visual which is of around 2 minutes, takes you on a 48 year old journey of the iconic SUV brand. The digital journey starts with the 1969 Velar prototype and concludes with 2017 Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic.

Evolution of Range Rover – Video

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The specially commissioned animation depicts how the modern generation retains many of the design traits that date back to the 1970 Classic. The vehicle that is offered on sale today has evolved into the world’s most elegant and sophisticated SUV.
More than 1.7 million units have been sold to date across the globe.

Just like the original model, features including its ‘floating’ roof, distinctive clamshell bonnet, continuous belt line and practical split tailgate all have made their way to the latest offering from Land Rover.

Gerry McGovern, Land Rover Chief Design Officer, said: “Range Rover has, over time, achieved iconic design status through a progressive evolution of its unique DNA, culminating in a vehicle of peerless distinction. From its sense of evolution and sophisticated sensibilities inherent in its interior design to its understated yet powerful exterior proportions, Range Rover stands alone. There’s simply nothing else like it.

The legendary SUV’s capabilities and elegance make it a favourite of royalty, business leaders, politicians and celebrities all over the world. The Range Rover is designed, engineered and manufactured in the UK, and exported to more than 170 global markets.

The following models have been visualised in the evolution of the Range Rover:

  • 1969 Range Rover Prototype (Velar)
  • 1970 Range Rover Classic (two-door)
  • 1973 Range Rover Classic (Suffix C)
  • 1981 Range Rover Classic (four-door)
  • 1994 Second-generation Range Rover (P38a)
  • 2001 Third-generation Range Rover
  • 2012 Fourth-generation Range Rover
  • 2014 Fourth-generation Range Rover Long Wheelbase
  • 2015 Range Rover SVAutobiography
  • 2016 Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic


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