Classic Land Rover

  • SIXTIES CLASSICS ON A £15K BUDGET

    SIXTIES CLASSICS ON A £15K BUDGET

    Matt Bell on 17th December 2019

    Flash sports car, stylish two-door coupé or steady four-door saloon? Deciding which Swinging Sixties classic to purchase with £15,000 obviously comes down to personal taste. So, we’ve compiled a variety of options along with some advice to help buy one.

  • RANGE ROVER P38A VS DISCOVERY 2

    RANGE ROVER P38A VS DISCOVERY 2

    Matt Bell on 5th December 2019

    Think classic Land Rovers and the two products which don’t immediately spring to mind are the Discovery 2 and Range Rover P38A. Both are on the modern classic radar these days, so we try to pick a winner.

  • NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER UNVEILED

    NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER UNVEILED

    Matt Bell on 10th September 2019

    Over 70 years after the Land Rover badge was placed on what was to become one of the most iconic vehicles around the world, the long line of Series and Defender models has finally had an all-new successor.

  • PRACTICAL OPEN-TOP CLASSICS

    PRACTICAL OPEN-TOP CLASSICS

    Matt Bell on 3rd September 2019

    So, you want a practical open top classic? From BMW and Land Rover to Saab, we pick out some of the best open-top classics for all budgets.

  • THIRTY WORK – 30 YEAR OLD CARS ON THE A30

    THIRTY WORK – 30 YEAR OLD CARS ON THE A30

    Matt Bell on 28th August 2019

    It seemed like a plan: celebrate the 30th birthday of some iconic cars first sold in 1989 by teaming up with our friends at Lancaster Insurance and taking a road trip to Cornwall... on the A30, naturally.

  • NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER TEASED

    NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER TEASED

    Matt Bell on 23rd July 2019

    As it crawls ever closer to production, the new Land Rover Defender has been seen in production-ready form for the first time, albeit still heavily camouflaged.

  • ON YER BIKE – CAR BRANDED BICYCLES

    ON YER BIKE – CAR BRANDED BICYCLES

    Matt Bell on 9th July 2019

    You‘d think car makers would be able to produce a top-notch bike but it doesn’t always work out that way. We look at the car makers that built bikes.

  • CLASSICS CROSS THE HIMALAYAS

    CLASSICS CROSS THE HIMALAYAS

    Matt Bell on 11th June 2019

    There are rallies and there are endurance rallies... and then there’s the Trans-Himalayan Adventure. Organised by international rallying specialists Rally Round, the 5540km journey took 15 cars and their crews on a 21-day odyssey from Chengdu in China through Tibet and into Nepal.

  • BRIGHTWELLS MAY SALE REVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS MAY SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 23rd May 2019

    With an impressive 213 lots, the latest Brightwells sale was a lengthy affair but the catalogue included something for everyone, whatever their taste in old cars.

  • NEW ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS LAUNCHED

    NEW ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS LAUNCHED

    Matt Bell on 8th May 2019

    Nissan and Land Rover have both paid tribute to milestone anniversaries by launching new celebratory editions. Nissan is marking the half-century of the legendary GT-R badge with a 50th Anniversary Edition GT-R, while Land Rover is celebrating three decades of the Discovery with its new Landmark Edition.

  • MARKET TRENDS – ROAD-GOING SUVS

    MARKET TRENDS – ROAD-GOING SUVS

    Matt Bell on 3rd May 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three SUVs that were just as capable on-road as they were off-road; the Toyota Rav4, Jeep Cherokee XJ and Land Rover Freelander...

  • CHARTERHOUSE APRIL SALE PREVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE APRIL SALE PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 5th April 2019

    The catalogue for Charterhouse’s April 10 auction is up and showing promise of an excellent range of classics. The Dorset based sale has plenty cars of interest enough to draw prospective buyers from all parts of the UK, from pre-wars to modern classics.

  • SOFT-TOP 4×4 LIFESTYLE

    SOFT-TOP 4×4 LIFESTYLE

    Matt Bell on 28th March 2019

    The idea of a convertible SUV might seem odd, unless you’re a fan of the soft-top Range Rover Evoque. The thing is, Jeep got there first...