The story of one of the most important models in the history of the automobile and of transport has finally been told and illustrated in a book devoted exclusively to the vehicle. This catalogue, published to mark the exhibition that commemorates 60 years of the Jeep, tells the whole story of this glorious off-road vehicle. The evolution of the Jeep in those 60 years of history is recounted with rare pictures and documents of the period, as well as a wealth of colour photographs of perfectly preserved working models. Each model in the series also has its own detailed technical specification.
Introduced in 1989 in the campaign to repel the Japanese 4x4 invasion, the Discovery opened up a whole new market for Land Rover, creating its own niche halfway between the traditional rough and ready Land Rover off-roader and the upmarket Range Rover cruiser. Its reputation as a rugged workhorse both on- and off-road has ensured that the Discovery has remained one of the world’s best-selling 4x4s since its introduction. This all-colour book will fascinate all Discovery owners and enthusiasts.
The volume traces the development of Jeep Willys T-28 Half Track and the Willys 6X6 MT-TUG version. It includes chapters on the history, the result of the road test, rare and unpublished pictures capturing the details of the restored models in perfect conditions.
This book contains road, off road and comparison tests on Land Rover Discovery from 1989 to 1994. Included are launch report, design & development, specifications, technical data and touring on V8i, Tdi Turbo Diesel, Automatic and Mpi models.
This updated and enlarged Performance Portfolio contains road and off-road tests, comparisons, design & development, specifications, technical data and ‘buying used’, etc. Models: 2.0 Mpi, V8 – 3.5, 3.9, 200 Tdi, 2.5 Tdi, 300 Tdi, Td5, Series 1 & II, manual and automatic.
The Range Rover started out as a more comfortable Land Rover with better road manners than its stable-mate, but customer demand soon turned it into something else altogether. Over the years, the brand has become an icon, synonymous with luxury and prestige, and yet never losing the essentially practical side of its nature. This book looks at all three generations of Range Rover, and also at its companion model, the hugely successful Range Rover Sport. The whole Range Rover story is explored in this most wide-ranging of books about the brand.
The complete production of the famous English marque: from the first Huey up to the most recent concept cars, as the LEX presented at the 2008 Detroit MotorShow. The monography is enriched by lots of pictures and technical schedules from the archives of the famous Italian automotive magazine Quattroruote.
From its launch in 1989, the Land Rover Discovery became a best seller, both for the company and in many markets worldwide. All Discoverys are hugely practical vehicles, and this versatile four-wheel drive makes an ideal purchase either as family transport or for the dual-purpose role of everyday car and weekend off-roader. This Ultimate Buyers Guide introduces the Discovery in all its forms, describing the technical specifications, vehicle identification data, performance, colors and options. Using color photography of the cars and many actual problem areas, we introduce each model and what to look for when choosing and buying a used example.
A quarter of a century ago, the Land Rover Discovery defined at a stroke how traditional 4 x 4 all-terrain ability could co-exist with family-estate practicality at an affordable price. Since 1989, the Discovery has gone through several iterations, but its essential qualities have remained unchanged. Practical, capable, and above all completely distinctive - the stepped roof seemed odd at first but now defines the Discovery shape - the Discovery has gone on to become one of Land Rover’s best-loved products.
The ultimate guide of the ’Lightweight’ Land Rover. Many previously unpublished facts and figures. Includes prototype and pre-production vehicles, Series IIA and 3 models, and foreign services variants. A must have for the military Land Rover enthusiast and a superb owners reference.
Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author’s years of Landrover ownership, learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!
The Series II [1958-61] and Series IIA [1961-71] Land Rovers defined the iconic shape of the vehicle which is still instantly recognizable in today’s utility models from Land Rover. Compiled over nearly thirty years, with the aid of reference material produced by Land Rover and many dedicated enthusiasts, this comprehensive guide to the specifications of the Series II and IIA vehicles looks not only at Land Rovers as they were when they left the assembly lines but also at dozens of options and ’approved’ special conversions - and some which did not receive factory approval, too.
The Series III Land Rovers enjoyed a long production run of nearly fifteen years, taking over from the Series IIA types in 1971 up to 1985. The book follows it predecessor, Land Rover Series II and IIA Specification Guide, in trying to establish how its subject vehicles would have been when they were new. Compiled over a period of more than thirty years, the book draws on extensive reference material from Land Rover itself, and on the observations and knowledge of an army of enthusiasts.
Don‘t buy a Land Rover Series III without first buying this book! Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author’s years of Land Rover ownership, learn how to spot a bad vehicle quickly, and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!
Period covered: 1971-85
Models covered: Series III short and long wheelbase models; petrol & diesel versions.
Models not covered: Military versions of Series III Land Rovers, Stage 1 V8 model and specialist models such as fire tenders.
The vehicle covered in this book is the Series I. The first section of this book covers a low cost Ã´rolling-rebuildÃ¶ for those not wishing to carry out a full restoration. Part two covers a total restoration program. Details included are for repairing the chassis, electrics, seats, wings, bulkhead, doors, steering box and ball joints, brakes and suspension, engine overhaul, gearbox and transfer gear, reassembly.
From the moment of its launch in 1998, the Rover 75 caught the public’s imagination. Here, at last, was a car that felt like traditional Rovers and had been designed in Britain. Rover 75 and MG ZT charts the evolution of the models from the early 1990 onwards including full production histories and comprehensive specification details.
A total of 34 articles representing the views of Britain, Ireland, the U.S.A. and Australia make up the story of the first decade of P4 production. There are twenty Road Tests plus a used car test, and articles covering a visit to the factory in Solihull, and new model introductions. Cars covered include the long and short stroke 75, the 60, 90, 105S, 105R plus the Farina designed body and the Gas Turbine Car.
This book covers the background to the P5 decision, engineering and engine development, MkI to MkIII 3-litre cars, the V8 engine and 3.5-litre cars, competition and rally history, as well as offering expert advice on buying and running a P5 today.