Range Rover 1980's

   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

                     80's Range Rovers with introduction of 4 door and greater comfort
 
 
 
 
 

1980 Range Rover Model Year - VIN AA - Released: September 1979 

     
   1980 Range Rover             1980 Range Rover            1980 Range Rover                1980 Range Rover                      1980 Land-Rover Ltd
      Main brochure              Special Conversions             Air Conditioning                   Colour and Trims                 Project 'Land Rover Ltd - Stage 1'
 1980 3415A     https://goo.gl/photos/cJLhg21iw3RY5xM18     https://goo.gl/photos/Vjjsyh9TMWFQ7jzy9     https://goo.gl/photos/gpTf4WkbvJ97eEE56     https://goo.gl/photos/2p9vBg71uDLTmTDC7
         Link to brochure:                    Link to brochure:                   Link to brochure:                         Link to brochure:                                 Link to brochure:
       1980 3415/A               1980 LR129/5-80/5m         1980 LR131/6-80/10M                   1980 3249/C                            1980 Land-Rover Ltd 
 
 
  8th October 1979        31st December 1979
  https://goo.gl/photos/7HWLutZj9czg1mus6          https://goo.gl/photos/Dm5KoC8B9Mr8v9DcA    
       Link to brochure:                Link to brochure:        


Highlights:
 
- The first £ 30 million expansion investment programme of a total of £ 280 million
  by Land-Rover Ltd help to increase weekly production capasity from 300 units to 450.
- More than 75.000 Range Rovers produced totally to date. 75 percent for export.
- Launched at Frankfurt International Motor Show, September 1979
- 1st and 2nd place in Trans Africa Rally in 1980
- Read here for a more comprehensive presentation of 1980MY Range Rover
 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 130.2 bhp (97.1 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 186 lb ft (251 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 
Manual Transmission with integrated transfer case LT95
- 4 speed and transfer box, high (1.113 - 48/31 teeth) and low (3.32) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 4.069; 2nd. 2.448; 3rd. 1.505; 4th. 1.0; R. 3.664

                                                                                                                                                         Swiss '80MY version with special rubber strip and bright insert

From September 1979, production change:
 
Engine:
- 25ACR alternator, standard                                                                                                     
 
Transmission:
- Transfer box High Ratio raised to 1.113:1
 
Steering:
- Power assisted steering, standard
 
Interior:
- Four spoke steering wheel, with thicker and
 more comfortable leather wrapped grip
- Warning lamps for fog lamps and brake vacuum loss, added to facia in addition
  to "diff lock" warning lamp
- Brushed nylon interior, standard 
- Head restraints on front seats, standard
- Improved radio interference suppression
 
Exterior: 
- Tape badges on front bonnet and tailgate, black letter with white surroundings
- "Range Rover" metal badges on scuttle sides deleted  
- Oval "by Land Rover" metal badge on tailgate deleted                                                                      '80MY; tape badges front and rear. Black bumper instead of silver 
- Black bumpers, polyester coated
- Repeater flashes on front wings                                
- New rear lamp clusters with red fog lamp
- Sundym tintet glass, standard
- Heated rear window, standard worldwide
- Halogen headlamps, standard to replace the previous sealed beam light units
                                                  
From September 1979, new option available:
- In dash Air Conditioning in conjunction with Smiths Industries
- Manual steering at a deduct of £ 373.75 to normal vehicle price
- Weatherproof "Ambla" interior in beige colour PVC at no change in price
- Interior: Bronze brushed nylon trim with Palomino PVC front seat restaints
  


                                                                                                                                                        Optional Air Conditioning system and new 4 spoke steering wheel

- Available colours: 

 Arctic White

 Brushed Nylon Fishbone

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Masai Red

 Brushed Nylon Fishbone

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Russet Brown

 Brushed Nylon Fishbone

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Sahara Dust

 Brushed Nylon Fishbone

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Sandglow

 Brushed Nylon Fishbone

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Tuscan Blue

 Brushed Nylon Fishbone

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Warwick Green

 Brushed Nylon Fishbone

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 
- Range Rover 2-Door - Price: £: 11.815.00 (incl. tax & VAT)    September 1979  
                                           £: 12.396,03 (incl. tax & VAT)   8th October 1979
                                           £: 12.396,03 (incl. tax & VAT) 31st December 1979
 
  Options:
- Head restraints:                  £:        58,67 (incl tax & VAT) 31st December 1979
 
 
Production - Chassis number: 
Year           New VIN system as Land Rover Ltd starting production
                                                                                                                                                          Range Rover's was popular at desert rallyes, like Trans Africa
1979 Rest of AA 100001 to AA 102163
1980            AA 102164 to AA 110584
 
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter V - 1. August 1979 - 31. July 1980

 

New details for 1980MY - VIN AA from September 1979: 
 
 
        
 
Leather wrapped 4 spoke steering wheel      New lamp cluster design with fog light
 
           
 
 Self adhesive badges front and rear replaced the former separate plastic letters
 
 


 
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1980 Range Rover Monteverdi - VIN AA - Released: March 1980

 
      1980 Range Rover            1980 Monteverdi Swiss             1981 BL Swiss               1982 Price list         1982 Monteverdi 55 Jahre 1928-1982
    Monteverdi Brochure          Range Rover Conversion      Brochure incl Monteverdi     incl RR Monteverdi            incl Range Rover Monteverdi
   https://goo.gl/photos/B3sKmtzBun33E7g97        https://goo.gl/photos/dzPU6HQH7YJP3PSU8        https://goo.gl/photos/9EqF73gdVE9KNR6Q6         https://goo.gl/photos/mmeuNoHCmNC3YtqK8        https://goo.gl/photos/LFrstTdXe6kjBQDm6
         Link to brochure:                        Link to brochure:                     Link to brochure:                Link to price list:                         Link to brochure:           
    1980 LR/130/6-80/5M         1980 Swiss Monteverdi          1981 BL Switzerland        22nd August 1982      1982 Monteverdi 55 Jahre 1928-1982                     
 
 
 
Highlights:
 
- Range Rover 4-door conversion by Automobiles Monteverdi of Basle, Switzerland.
- Land-Rover approved, sold through Land-Rover dealers.
- Identified by an "R" on the VIN plaque, like: SALLHARV1AA121967
 
- Totally built: Approx 300 Range Rover Monteverdi, mainly sold to Middle East customers                   "Monteverdi Design" badge mounted on Range Rover scuttle/tailgate
- Totally sold UK: Approx 60 vehicles, available from late 1981
- First Range Rover Monteverdi prototype built August 1979
- Last Monteverdi built March 11th 1982
- Schuler Automatic FF also available
 
- Complete 2 door Range Rovers in white colour with A/C transported to Italy, to
  Monteverdi's converter in Italy; Carozzeria Fissore in Savigliano.
- Rear door window glass manufactored by Saint Gobain, France
 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Compression: 8.13:1  
    3528 cc V8, Max power: 130.2 bhp (97.1 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 186 lb ft (251 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 
Manual Transmission with integrated transfer case LT95
- 4 speed and transfer box, high (1.113 - 48/31 teeth) and low (3.32) ratio. Central differential lockable
      Gear ratios:
     1st. 4.069; 2nd. 2.448; 3rd. 1.505; 4th. 1.0; R. 3.664                                                                                This badge was mounted on the front grille and occasional on tailgate


 
From March 1980, Range Rover Monteverdi 4-door version:
- Special Monteverdi solution on rear doors with different shape of edge to rear wings
  than the later Solihull produced 4-door Range Rover
- Air Conditioning
- Carpeted rear load area
- Special stowage box on transmission tunnel, always in black colour
- Extended binnacle instruments surrounding
- Door handles and locks from Austin Allegro
- Monteverdi badges - 3 different types through production periode
- Metallic colours actually BL colours on early vehicles and BMW colours on later one
 
Available colours: Stratos Blue - metallic                        
                             Reseda Green - metallic (BMW 075)
                             Cypron Green - metallic (BMW 152)
                                                                                                                                               Range Rover Monteverdi - this early example have special door handles
                             Cashmere Brown - metallic
                             Brazzilia Brown - metallic
                             Chagnet Brown - metallic
                             Anthracite Grey - metallic
                             Silver Grey - metallic
                             White - solid paint  
- Cloth interior in:    Beige or Black, standard
- Leather interior:    Black, brown og beige, pleated, optional
- Wheels, Rostyle: Silver, Gold or Dark Grey
 
Price UK:
Monteverdi 4-door: £ 16.507 (1980-81)
Monteverdi 4-door: £ 16.995 (February 1982)
                                                                                                                                                          Range Rover Monteverdi 4 door - note the rear door shape line 
  
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter V - 1. August 1979 - 31. July 1980
                      Suffix Letter W - 1. August 1980 - 31. July 1981
 
 
For more information about Range Rover Monteverdi, check:  www.rangerovermonteverdi.com  
 
 
 
 

 
                                                                                                                                                  Here is the special Monteverdi Range Rover rear door opening visible

 
                  
 
         New angled heel board for easier entrance to the rear    New door cards with leather, carpet and new handles    Luxurious leather interior, cubby box and A/C visible
 
                  
 
         Check the new position for the ashtray on cubby box      The front seats still had the handles with tilt/slide       The new fascia with larger binnacle, A/C and leather
 
 
Range Rover Monteverdi - in the media:
 
Autocar - 8 March 1980: 
Four-door Range Rover   - Now it's "official"
 
   Among the newscomers expected at this week's Geneva Motor Show is a new version of the popular Range Rover that was introduced 10 years ago this summer. It is a more upmarket version with four doors, a conversion carried out in collaboration with Land Rover Ltd by Automobile Monteverdi at Basle in Switzerland.

   Unlike the highly expensive Range Rover variants produced in very limited numbers by companies such as Rapport, Carmichaels, and Wood and Pickett, the Range Rover Monteverdi, as it will be known, is to go into series production. About 300 will be made this year with output growing subsequently.

   The conversion retains the standard wheelbase, engine and running gear. It involves additional stiffening to allow insertion of the rear pair of doors, however, and the trim will be more luxurious
than in the standard two-door version.

   The Range Rover Monteverdi will be sold initially in the lucrative Swiss market, and in the Middle             The first Range Rover Monteverdi was built in August 1979
East from about the middle of summer. From the autumn it will be sold in Britain and parts of Europe        
through Land Rover dealers.

   Automobile Monteverdi builds limited quantities of its own super-luxury cars such as the Safari
and Sierra. The company was started by Peter Monteverdi, who gained the Ferrari distributorship
for Switzerland at the age of 21, and subsequently decided his wealthy clientele wanted a different
kind of luxury car with a lazier engine.

   This additional Range Rover production model has been made possible by completion of the £30
million Phase 1 expansion at Land Rover Ltd. This has increased Range Rover output at Solihull from
last year's 300 a week to the present 450 a week. The expansion also raised production of
Land Rovers from 1.350 to 1.500 a week.

   The £220 million Phase 2 expansion is said to be running well, and could be finished ahead of
the early 1982 completion date. Phase 2 is intended to further increase Range Rover output to
600 a week and Land Rover to about 2.300.

   The Autocar team is in Geneva this week to bring you a full report on the Show in next week's issue. 
 
Autocar - 15 March 1980:                                                                                                                  Monteverdi's own Safari (above) from 1976 and Sahara from 1978

Geneva Show:   Four door Range Rover
 
   BL have long recognised the demand for a four door version of the Range Rover but do not, as yet, have the facilities to make thia and other versions of this most successful vehicle. British specialist firms like Rapport, Carmichael and others have not been slow to produce the Range Rovers that the manufacturers can't offer, at least not in Britain (in Kenya for example, the local BL factory makes four door Range Rovers on a lengthened wheelbase). Latest in the field is the Swiss firm of Monteverdi who have executed a very neat and well-finished four door conversion on the standard wheelbase. There is a considerable demand in Switzerland for luxury vehicles of this kind and Monteverdi have their own Safari and Sahara. So the Range Rover was a logical move for them. More surprising is that BL have taken the project under their wing and will offer the four door Range Rover Monteverdi as part of their range in all markets, including Britain.

   At present Monteverdi take delivery of completely finished Range Rovers and re-work them by fitting shortened front doors, a new B-post and rather narrow rear doors, the rear seat being moved back to suit. They can make up to four a week and the price in Switzerland is a hefty £15.600, not much less than their own (two door) Safari and a great deal more than the standard Range Rover. 
Prices are not strictly comparable, however, since the Monteverdi specification also includes air           Range Rover Monteverdi launched at Geneva Show in March 1980
conditioning and other refinements. BL say that we can expect right-hand-drive cars to be about 50 
per cent more expensive than the standard Range Rover. 
 
 

1980 Range Rover Schuler Super Ranger and Schuler FF - Released: - April 1980

 
 
       1980 Range Rover          1980 Range Rover Schuler FF
  Super Schuler Automatic               Advertisement
   https://goo.gl/photos/hP83HjcHcYJMgGKPA         https://goo.gl/photos/JsiJQuGQFtiKnMAd9
          Link to brochure:                        Link to advertisement:
 
Highlights:

 
- Land-Rover approved conversions made by Schuler Presses of Sunningdale, Berkshire, UK
- Schuler Presses a high performance Range Rover converting company
- Later the Schuler Presses altered to Overfinch
- The Range Rover Schuler Super Ranger and Schuler FF were sold through Land-Rover dealers
 
 
From April 1980, Range Rover Schuler FF conversions:
 
Automatic gearchange:
- Chrysler A727 Torqueflite three speed automatic, known as the best suited at that time by the experts to ensure effortless driving both on and off the road. Transmission noise is halved. Town driving is a much more pleasure and towing is smooth and easy. Fuel consumption is the same
as a Range Rover with manual gearbox.  
                                                                                                                                                   Anti-Skid system keeps Schuler FF in a straight direction on slippery
 
Ferguson four wheel drive:
- Schuler-Voith chain driven transfer box has the patented Ferguson full time four wheel drive system.
This is completely automatic in operation, giving improved handling and safety margins with better performance. On and off road driving is made much simpler and you are free to concentrate on
the terrain.
 
Anti-lock braking:
- Ferguson Formula antiskid brakes are effective and a simple system that gives an unmatched
measure of skid preventation in emergency braking and stopping distances are reduced at all
speeds. Full steering control is maintained even when braking hard while cornering.
(from 1980 Schuler FF advertisement
 
 
 
 
Read more: Range Rover Schuler FFRR 5000 from Australia. Impressive model!

 
 
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier - 
                                                                                                                                                      Ferguson limited slip viscous unit give 1/3 front and 2/3 rear drive
                      Suffix Letter V - 1. August 1979 - 31. July 1980
                      Suffix Letter W - 1. August 1980 - 31. July 1981
 
 

1981 Range Rover Model Year - VIN AA - Released: June 1980

 
 
    1981 Range Rover            1981 Range Rover Leaflet            1981 Range Rover               1980 Range Rover          1981 Range Rover
      Main Brochure                                                              Colour and Upholstery       Price list 9th April 1980    Price list 13th April 1981
 https://goo.gl/photos/ZQMRUwVfnVMh99EX6          https://goo.gl/photos/wBDMXuHGixUBDNM89         https://goo.gl/photos/D9Tcy36nygku2Q2B9           https://goo.gl/photos/12aCRoGHKcBf2acY9           https://goo.gl/photos/5GGZn9Yn5mG4sYy86 
       Link to brochure:                        Link to brochure:                         Link to brochure:                     Link to brochure:                 Link to brochure:
 1981 LR/152/9-80/85M          1981 LR/154/10-80/20M          1981 LR/165/1-81/20m            3345/H 1980.06.09         3345/1 1981.04.13 

 
Highlights:
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 130.2 bhp (97.1 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 186 lb ft (251 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Manual Transmission with integrated transfer case LT95
  Up to gearbox 35594059C:
- 4 speed and transfer box, high (1.113 - 48/31 teeth) and low (3.32) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 4.069; 2nd. 2.448; 3rd. 1.505; 4th. 1.0; R. 3.664

    From gearbox 35594060C:
- 4 speed and transfer box, high (1.1227:1 - 43/28 teeth) and low (3.32) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 4.069; 2nd. 2.448; 3rd. 1.505; 4th. 1.0; R. 3.664
  

- Fleet Line introduced
- Range Rover wins Paris-Dakar Rally, January 1981
 

From June 1980, production change:
 
Transmission:                                                                                                                        '81MY; new brushed velour upholstery, shown with optional Warn winch
- Improved gearchange with narrower gate
- From gearbox 35594060C: High transfer ratio changed to 1.1227:1 - (43/28 teeth)
 
Interior:
- Brushed Bronze velour upholstery replaced brushed nylon fishbone structure
- Brushed velour detachable cushions on front seat head restraints 
- Rubber flooring and removeable carpets added
- Carpet material added to rear wheel arches and lower door trim
 
Exterior:
- Corrosion proofed chassis production
   
 
Pricing and options:
- Range Rover 2 door                - £ 10425.00 (ex tax & VAT) - 12987.81 (incl tax & VAT) 9th June 1980
                                              - £ 10840.00 (ex tax & VAT) - 13504.83 (incl tax & VAT) 13th Apr 1981
- Range Rover 2 door Fleet line  - £  9775.00 (ex tax & VAT) - 12178.02 (incl tax & VAT) 9th June 1980
                                              - £ 10170.00 (ex tax & VAT) - 12670.13 (incl. tax & VAT) 13th Apr 1981
 
Optional equipment:
- In Dash Air Conditioning                                     - Price: £   1.021.58 (incl tax & VAT) 9th Apr 1980
                                                                          - Price: £  1.062.45 (incl. tax & VAT) 13th Apr 1981
 
                                                                                                                                                  German '81MY Range Rover with optional side rubber protection strip
 
Available colours: 

 Arctic White

 Brushed Bronze Velour

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Lincoln Green  Brushed Bronze Velour  Ambla PVC - Optional

 Masai Red

 Brushed Bronze Velour

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Russet Brown

 Brushed Bronze Velour

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Sahara Dust

 Brushed Bronze Velour

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Sandglow

 Brushed Bronze Velour

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Tuscan Blue

 Brushed Bronze Velour

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Warwick Green

 Brushed Bronze Velour

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 

- Interior: Bronze brushed nylon trim with brushed velour detachable cushions
             on front seat head restraints
 
Production - Chassis number:
                   Year - Annual 1981            AA 110585 to AA 119702
 
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -                                                                                                           Interior with 4 spoke steering wheel and new upholstery
                      Suffix Letter W - 1. August 1980 - 31. July 1981
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

                                                                                                                                                                                              Photo from Dakar D'Antan 
 
 Reclineable driver seat on German 2-door Range Rover Classic
 
                            
During the 1970s, all 2-door Range Rover Classic's sold i Germany had the capabilty of seat rake adjustment of the drivers seat.
(1) - Lever of the seat back recline adjustment.
(2) - Release handle for the tilt and slide of the front driver seat.
This feature were only available in Germany, no other known markets.
 
 

1981 Range Rover in Vogue - 1st Edition - VIN AA - Released: February 1981

 
 
1981 Range Rover In Vogue Brochure
  https://goo.gl/photos/oUxG8DNA459fRjQ16                                 
         Link to brochure:                                                                                                         Illustrations above are from the Range Rover In Vogue brochure                                                      
   1981 LR/166/2-81/3M                                                                                                                                                                                
 
Highlights:
 
- Land-Rover built limited edition In Vogue 2-door Range Rover in conjunction with
  Wood and Picket of London
- Only sold in UK. All Right Hand Drive built
- Totally built: 1000 approx.
  

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor 11D with Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 125 bhp (93.2 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 190 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Manual Transmission 12C with integrated transfer case LT95
- 4 speed and transfer box, high (1.0000 - 50/29 teeth) and low (3.32) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 4.069; 2nd. 2.448; 3rd. 1.505; 4th. 1.0; R. 3.664
 
 

From February 1981, Range Rover "In Vogue" limited edition:
                                                                                                                                               The first version of Range Rover In Vogue special edition in Vogue Blue

Engine: 
- High compression engine 9.35:1, 125bhp @ 4000rpm, 185lb/ft @ 2500rpm
 

Transmission:
- Transfer box with taller high ratio 1.000:1 - (50/29 teeth)
 

Interior:
- Air Conditioning in dashboard system  
- Polished Walnut wood door cappings
- Stowage box between front seats
- Map pockets on front seat backs
- Fully carpeted luggage area
- Carpeted spare wheel cover and tool kit curtain
- Palomino coloured Picnic Hamper
- Radio/Cassette player with speakers in front doors
- Stainless steel tailgate capping
 
 
Available colour: Vogue Blue - Light Blue metallic with broad 2-colour sidestriping
                        in grey and beige
Interior: Bronze velour upholstery with detachable front seat head restraints cushions
                                                                                                                                              Luxury interior with walnut door cappings, carpets front and rear, and A/C
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter W - 1. August 1980 - 31. July 1981
                                                                              
 
 

1982 Range Rover Model Year - VIN AA - Released: July 1981

 
 
    1982 Range Rover                1982 Range Rover               March 1982 Range Rover              1982 Land Rover &                1982 Range Rover
   New 4-door brochure                Main Brochure                              Leaflet                        Range Rover Accessories            Colour Chart
 https://goo.gl/photos/eU6UGYsL45czVZL4A          https://goo.gl/photos/2SbP1wFkaxrRehJf9           https://goo.gl/photos/JaV8tSzGXudjyFE89            https://goo.gl/photos/UpEtgDSJ4JHi1nqQ8          Color Chart 
        Link to brochure:                       Link to brochure:                           Link to brochure:                         Link to brochure:                       Link to brochure:
 1982 LR180/6.81/20M        1982 LR181/6.81/35m KNP          1982 LR189/3.82/40M               1982 Merch 820351                      LR169 6.81
 
 
 
Highlights:
 

- Introduction of Range Rover in 4-door version
- Wins Design Counsil Award
- British Leyland start turning into the future Austin-Rover Company
- Range Rover number 100.000 built in 1982
- Range Rover in Camel Trophy - Papua New Guinea
 

Engine V8 Petrol 11D with Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 125 bhp (93.2 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 190 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Manual Transmission 12C with integrated transfer case LT95
- 4 speed and transfer box,  - central differential lockable
     high (1.0000:1 - 50/29 teeth - gearbox number: 12C00001A to 01060A) - From Feb 1981
(NB Info about 1.0000:1 ratio is a bit contradictory. Can be that 2 door had ratio 1.0000:1 and 4 door: 0.9962:1)
     high (0.9962:1 - 45/26 teeth - gearbox number: 12C01061A -on) - From Sep 1981
     and low (3.32) ratio.
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 4.069; 2nd. 2.448; 3rd. 1.505; 4th. 1.0; R. 3.664 

                                                                                                                                                     Range Rover four door and metallic paint introduced from '82MY
  
 From July 1981, production change:

- 4-door Range Rover introduced 
  

Engine:
- High compression engine 9.35:1, 125bhp @ 4000rpm, 185lb/ft @ 2500rpm,
  requires 97 octane fuel
- Low lift camshaft
  

Transmission:
- Transfer box with taller high ratio 0.996:1 - (45/26 teeth), previous 1.1227:1 - (43/28 teeth)
- LT95 (12C) 4-speed with improved gearchange by revised gearchange gate
- Lower gearwhine noise with redesigned transfer box gears which now has
  a helix angle of 22.5 degrees, replaces the former 19 degrees helix
- Acclaimed up to 25 % improved fuel comsumpsion
 

Suspension:
- Vehicle stability improved with better handling characteristics and minimized body roll
- Rear spring rate changed from 170 lbs/in to 150 lbs/in
- Up-rated shock absobers front and rear
- Front spring rates remain unaltered at 133 lbs/in
- Heavy-duty suspension is available for front and rear axles (HD F: 150 lbs/in R: 170 lbs/in)                 Nice interior of a 4 door, quite similar to the 2 door from this angle
- Heavy-duty only for vehicles subjected to constant axle loadings ie. winch or 1200 kg/axel
 
 
Brake system:
- Metric threads, change from Imperial threads, when 4-door Range Rover introduced
  from AA112529 (RHD 4-d) and 112532 (LHD 4-d)
- Imperial threads still on 2-door for a short while
  Change to metric threads at AA112612 (LHD 2-d) and AA112672 (RHD 2-d)
- The metric master brake cylinder has horizontal bolt mount to brake servo
  and can be indentified by its bronze colour
- Pressure differential Warning actuator switch now under the brake cylinder nose
- Vacuum loss indicator switch deleted on brake servo for metric threads
 

Interior:
- Rear seat re-positioned 89mm (3.5in) rearwards for improved access and legroom on 2- and 4-dr 
- Heelboard realigned from 90 to 45 degree and a 57mm (2.25in) increase in leg room
- Front seats 4-door same as 2-door, but tilt function deleted and operating handles omitted               Press photo of new 4-door Range Rover ready for launch with W-reg
- Head restraints are fitted as standard
- Intermittent wipe and wash/wipe cycle added
- Sun visors with ticket pocket and passenger vanity mirror
- Courtesy light delay system 12 to 18 second delay
- Map pockets added to back of front seats
- Lockable stowage box fitted on transmission tunnel, incorporated a rear ash-tray
- Carpeted spare wheel cover and tool kit curtain
- Hideable radio aerial, front door speakers, ICE wiring ready for radio fitting
- Twin under bonnet lamps
 

Exterior:
- 4-door model launched to meet the ever increasing demand for such a variant
- Large, wide-opening rear side doors giving full 85 degree opening and easy access to the rear
- Flush fitting door handles (4dr), inside and out, with child proof locks at the rear side doors 
 

From July 1981, new options:
- On 2-door model:
- Air Condition (£ 1.575 - 11 May 1981)
  
- On 4-door model available:
- Air Condition
- Electric windows                                                                                                                          SKV 796W, first production 4 door (19.Mar.1981) still in good shape
- Rosewood door cappings
- Loadspace carpet

   
- Available colours: 

 Arctic White - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Lincoln Green - solid - special order  Bronze nylon velour brushed  Ambla PVC - Optional

 Masai Red - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Russet Brown - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Sahara Dust - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Shetland Beige - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Silver Birch - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  

 Tuscan Blue - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Venetian Red - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Vogue Blue - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  


- Interior: Bronze brushed nylon velour trim with brushed velour detachable cushions
             on front seat head restraints


                                                                                                                                                       Shown is metric thread braking master pump with horizontal mount

Price UK:              11th May 1981            1st Feb 1982
Fleetline:                        £ 12.670                  £ 13.200   
2-door:                           £ 13.505                  £ 14.065
4-door:                           £ 14.260                  £ 14.996
Monteverdi 4-door:                                         £ 16.995

Optional equipments
In-dash Air Conditioning                                      £ 984  (Incl cubby box on 2 door models)
Alloy wheels                                                      £ 327
Wooden cappings/carpets                                   £ 261  (4 door derivative only)
Option pack (A)                £ 1.575                    £ 1.757  (4 door only; Alloy wheels, metallic paint,
                                                                                   wooden door cappings, loadspace/tailgate
                                                                                   carpeting, in-dash air conditioning)
Option pack (B)                                                 £ 860   (As Opt pack(A): Excluding air conditioning)
Rear seat belts                                                    £ 65
Front mud flaps                                                   £ 14
Centre cubby box                                                £ 68   
 
Production - Chassis number: 
Year - Annual
1982            AA 119703 to AA 131429
 
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter X - 1. August 1981 - 31. July 1982                                                              Land-Rover and Carbodies cooperated with possible synergy of
                                                                                                                                                     developement and spreading of production cost with the project CR6
 
 

New details for 1982MY - VIN AA from July 1981: 
 
 
                      
 
Unrestricted access to all seats with 4dr    11D lowlift cam, comp 9.35:1 & 97 octane     LT95 (12C) with 0.996:1 and less noise     Up-rated shocks and softer rear springs 
 
                      
 
Extra storage with lockable cubby box, map pockets at the rear of front seats on 4dr, and ticket pocket and mirror on sunvisors     Courtesy lamp delay system introduced
 
                      
 
Standard with carpets on spare wheel and tool curtain or optionally as fully carpeted    Audio preparation with speakers and aerial  Intermittent wipe every 4-6 sec introduced
 
          
 
 'Vogue' alloy 16"x7" wheels from 82MY     Underbonnet inspection lamps introduced
 
 


1983 Range Rover Automatic in Vogue - 2nd Edition - Released: August 1982

 
 
1983 Range Rover inVogue    1983 Range Rover inVogue Automatic edition
 Automatic - 2nd Edition              Press release - August 22nd 1982
  https://goo.gl/photos/KCKTs5kfA6AarCMD9     
         Link to brochure:                                  Link to press release:
 
Highlights:
 
- Introduction of the Range Rover in Vogue - Automatic - 2nd Edition
- Available on the UK market only
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 125 bhp (93.2 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 190 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Automatic Transmission Chrysler Torque Flight A727 and LT230R transfer case
- 3 speed, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.003) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.45; 2nd. 1.45; 3rd. 1.00; R. 2.20
 

From August 1982,  "Range Rover in Vogue - Automatic":
 
Transmission:
- Automatic 3 speed Chrysler A727 Torqueflite Transmission and LT230R Transfer Box
 
Interior:
- Air contioning optional                                                                                                                    2nd Edition In Vogue was first factory fitted automatic transmission
- Coin tray
- Front and rear folding armrests 
- Rear headrests
- Polished American walnut wood door cappings with inlays
- Full loadspace carpeting
- Digital "Range Rover" Philips AC 807 radio cassette stereo with four speaker system
- 4 speaker system
- Insulated picnic coolbox
 

Exterior:
- Metallic paint: Nevada Gold or Sierra Silver
- Coachline treatment
- Alloy wheels with special finish
- Badged wheel centres
 

- Available colours: 
 Nevada Gold - metallic  Bronze nylon velour brushed
 Sierra Silver - metallic  Bronze nylon velour brushed
 
- Interior: Bronze brushed nylon trim with brushed velour detachable cushions on
              front seat head restraints and rear seat detachable head restraints                                         Nice profile and the broad two tone grey coachline is clearly visible
 
- Range Rover 4 door In Vogue Automatic Special Edition - Price: £ 16 700.00 (incl. tax)
 

Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter Y - 1. August 1982 - 31. July 1983
  
 
 

1983 Range Rover Model Year - VIN AA - Released: August 1982

 
 
   1983 Range Rover            1983 Range Rover     1983 Range Rover in Vogue     1983 Range Rover
     Main Brochure              Colour & Upholstery       Automatic - 2nd Edition              Price List
 https://goo.gl/photos/Aq9gp8s6BxpgR3rW6         https://goo.gl/photos/cWdZmrM5y8Yhz4SE9          https://goo.gl/photos/KCKTs5kfA6AarCMD9         https://goo.gl/photos/mmeuNoHCmNC3YtqK8
        Link to brochure:                  Link to brochure:                  Link to brochure:                    Link to price list:
 
Highlights:
 
- Introduction of Automatic transmission available on Range Rover
 

Engine V8 Petrol 11D with Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 125 bhp (93.2 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 190 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528
 cc V8, Max power: 130 bhp (97 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 185 lb ft (249 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 
Manual Transmission 12C with integrated transfer case LT95
- 4 speed and transfer box, high (0.9962 - 45/26 teeth) and low (3.32) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 4.069; 2nd. 2.448; 3rd. 1.505; 4th. 1.0; R. 3.664
 

Automatic Transmission Chrysler Torque Flight A727 and LT230R transfer case
- 3 speed, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.003) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.45; 2nd. 1.45; 3rd. 1.00; R. 2.20
                                                                                                                                                                                                   1983MY was the first year with choice to order automatic transmission
From August 1982, production change:
 

 
Engine:                                                              
- New exhaust system with burred over tailpipe ends
 

Transmission:
- Automatic Transmission 3 speed Chrysler A727 Torqueflite - optional - New
- LT230R Transfer Box - New
 

Interior:
- Leather cover on steering wheel
- Handy cointray in centre of dash
- Adjustable armrests on 4-door front seats
- Rear armrests on 4-door rear seats
- Detachable head restraints on 4-door rear seats
 
Exterior:
- Rubber overriders added to front bumper
                                                                                                                                                         Only the '83MY automatic has this separate gear lever console
 
From August 1982, available option "Range Rover in Vogue - Automatic"
 
- Automatic Transmission and LT230R Transfer Box - Price: £ 600.00 (incl. tax)
 

Available colours: 

 Arctic White - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Lincoln Green - solid - special order  Bronze nylon velour brushed  Ambla PVC - Optional
 Nevada Gold - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  

 Russet Brown - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Sahara Dust - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Shetland Beige - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Sierra Silver - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  

 Venetian Red - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Vogue Blue - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  
 
- Interior: Bronze brushed nylon trim with brushed velour detachable cushions on front seat
              head restraints and on 4-door also rear seat detachable head restraints
 
- Range Rover 4 door In Vogue Automatic Special Edition - Price: £ 16 700.00 (incl. tax)
 
Production - Chassis number:                                                                                                     Nice interior with fixed angle front seats, similar to 2 door arrangements
Year - Annual
1983            AA 131430 to AA  143040

  
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter Y - 1. August 1982 - 31. July 1983
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                                                                                        Range Rover Elektiar 6 door conversion for the wealthy Middle East market 
 
 

1984 Range Rover Model Year - VIN AA - Released: July 1983

 
 
   1984 Range Rover                1984 Land Rover and         1984 Range Rover        
      Main Brochure                 Range Rover Brochure    Pricelist 29th May 1983
 https://goo.gl/photos/J8CLk38xgNk1baS7A         https://goo.gl/photos/MePuuvQ4QvwPR6J67          https://goo.gl/photos/6Q7pEcCXiF8UkPiT8                                        
        Link to brochure:                            Link to brochure:                     Link to pricelist:
      1983 LR235/5.83                  1984 LR241 8.83     1984 LR236 - 29th May 1983 
 
 
Highlights:
 
- Introduction of 5-speed gearbox and separate transfer box
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 125 bhp (93.2 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 190 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 130 bhp (97 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 185 lb ft (249 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Manual Transmission LT77-52A indirect gearchange "long stick" and LT230R transfer case
- 5 speed and transfer box, high (1.192) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 3.3214; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
 

Automatic Transmission Chrysler Torque Flight A727 and LT230R transfer case
- 3 speed, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.003) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.45; 2nd. 1.45; 3rd. 1.00; R. 2.20
 
 
From July 1983, production change:
                                                                                                                                                      The 1984MY was the first year with LT77 5-speed manual gearbox
Engine:
- Engine: 3.5 ltr, 9.35:1, carburettor, 125 bhp at 4000 rpm, 190 lb.ft. at 2500 rpm
 
Transmission:
- LT77 5-speed gearbox and LT230R transfer box introduced, with more precise gearchange
  and less "shunt" and gear whine noise.
- LT77 is also known as "long stick" 5-speed, due to the long gear change lever.
 
Interior:
- Transmission tunnel console with leather gaitered gearchange lever
- Lower tailgate fitted with torsion bar as a counter balancing system
- Hydraulic jack replaced the earlier screwtype jack
 

Exterior:
- All window pillars painted satin black - 2 door
- Keyhole moved from separate on door panel to intergrated in door handle - 4 door only                     1984MY is easily recognized by the move of keyhole to door handle
- Central locking available - 4 door only
 
 
From 29th May 1983, pricing and option packs:
 
- Range Rover 2 door - Fleet line*                         - Price: £ 13.529.75 (incl. tax & VAT) 
- Range Rover 2 door                                           - Price: £ 14.482.81 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 door                                           - Price: £ 15.373.58 (incl. tax & VAT)

  * Fleet line specification differs from that of 2 door model in following respects:
   Vinyl seat facings, manual steering, no front head restraints, no centre cubby box, no radio aerial, no radio speakers,
   no underbonnet inspection lamp, plain rimmed steering wheel, vinyl tool cover, vinyl spare wheel cover and rubber
   floor covering in lieu of carpet.
 

Optional equipment: 4 door models only:
 
- Option pack A:                                                 - Price: £ 1.899.90 (incl. tax & VAT)
  As option pack C plus air conditioning,
  alloy wheels and metallic paint
 
- Option pack B:                                                  - Price: £ 996.67 (incl. tax & VAT)
  As option pack C plus alloy wheels
  and metallic paints                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                              The LT77 5-speed "long stick" gear lever seen behind the steering wheel
- Option pack C:                                                   - Price: £ 367.52 (incl. tax & VAT)
  Front and rear armrests, rear headrests,
  wood door cappings, loadspace and
  tailgate carpeting 
 

Optional equipment: 2 & 4 door models:
 
- Automatic transmission                                       - Price: £ 897.00 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Air Conditioning                                                  - Price: £ 1.007.88 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Alloy wheels                                                       - Price: £ 336.38 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Rear seat belts (inertia reel)                                 - Price: £ 66.03 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Front mud flaps                                                   - Price: £ 14.95 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Fire extinguisher                                                 - Price: £ 51.09 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Split charge facility                                              - Price: £ 47.35 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Towing equipment (incl 50 mm ball)                      - Price: £ 82.23 (incl. tax & VAT)
                                                                   
- Third "In Vogue" Special Edition available from August 1983

                                                                                                                                                       Range Rover with snowbelts. No problem to be "King of the Hill"
                                                                                         

Available colours: 

 Arctic White - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Derwent Blue - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  Ambla PVC - Optional
 Lincoln Green - solid - special order  Bronze nylon velour brushed  Ambla PVC - Optional
 Nevada Gold - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  

 Russet Brown - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional

 Sahara Dust - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 Sierra Silver - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze nylon velour brushed  

 Venetian Red - solid

 Bronze nylon velour brushed

 Ambla PVC - Optional
 
- Interior: Bronze brushed nylon trim with brushed velour detachable cushions on front seat
              head restraints and on 4-door also rear seat detachable head restraints optional.

 
Production - Chassis number: 
Year - Annual
1984            AA 143041 to AA 154589
  
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter A - 1. August 1983 - 31. July 1984
                                                                                                                                              Fully carpeted loadspace area in beige velour included sparewheel cover
 
 

New details for 1984MY - VIN AA from July 1983: 
 
 
  
 
Counterbalanced tail gate by torsion bar
 
           
 
   Four door featured central locking 
 
 


 

1984 Range Rover inVogue - 3rd Edition - VIN AA - Released: August 1983

 
 
   Range Rover In Vogue
1984 - 3rd Special Edition
 https://goo.gl/photos/UGbMLLJi4DQwm5M46
          Link to brochure: 
 
Highlights:
 

- Land-Rover built third edition of Special Edition "In Vogue" 4-door Range Rover
- In conjunction with Daks autumn fashion collection at Simpson's of Picadilly, London
- Totally built: 325 approx. UK market only.
 
 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 125 bhp (93.2 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 190 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 
 
Manual Transmission LT77-52A indirect gearchange "long stick" and LT230R transfer case
- 5 speed and transfer box, high (1.192) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 3.3214; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
 

Automatic Transmission Chrysler Torque Flight A727 and LT230R transfer case
- 3 speed, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.003) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.45; 2nd. 1.45; 3rd. 1.00; R. 2.20
 

 
From August 1983, Range Rover "In Vogue" limited edition:                                     The 3rd In Vogue Special Edition available in Derwent Blue only
 

Transmission:
- Automatic transmission or 5-speed manual
 

Interior:
- Air Conditioning, optional
- Digital "Range Rover" Clarion radio cassette stereo with four speaker system
- Front and rear armrests
- Front and rear headrests
- Inlaid polished American walnut door cappings
- Rear seatbelts
- Loadspace carpeting
- Palomino coloured Picnic Hamper and Coolbox with "Range Rover" embossed on lid
 

Exterior:
- Derwent Blue metallic paint
- Grey twin coachlines
- Special alloy wheels
- Badged wheel centres
- Central locking                                                                                                                            In Vogue with picnic hamper, cool box and the special door cappings
- Black tailgate capping
- Front mudflaps
 
   
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter A - 1. August 1983 - 31. July 1984
 
 
 

1985 Range Rover Model Year - VIN BA (UK) - Released: June 1984

 
 
     1985 Range Rover                1985 Land Rover &                1985 Range Rover          1985MY Price List      1985MY Price List        Discreetly Armoured
       Main Brochure                 Range Rover Brochure                 Accessories                  3rd June 1984            14th Jan 1985                   MacNeillie
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Highlights:
 
- Vogue established as regular luxury model
- Introduction of large front door windows without quarterlights
- Read the comprehensive Press Release for Range Rover 1985MY
 
 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 125 bhp (93.2 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 190 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 130 bhp (97 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 185 lb ft (249 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Manual Transmission LT77-52A indirect gearchange "long stick" and LT230R transfer case
- 5 speed and transfer box, high (1.192) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 3.3214; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
 

Automatic Transmission Chrysler Torque Flight A727 and LT230R transfer case
- 3 speed, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.003) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable                                  '85MY Vogue with side tape strip and single glass front door windows
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.45; 2nd. 1.45; 3rd. 1.00; R. 2.20

 

From June 1984, production change:
   
- Vogue now standard luxury model within Range Rover model range
 

Engine:
- Engine with electronic ignition
 

Interior:
- New dashboard with passenger grab handle, side window demister vents, fuse panel
- Large instrument binnacle with rev counter
- Intermittent wipe incorporated in rear wash wipe
- More efficient heater with 50 % more heat effect. Ducts to rear passengers as well as front.
- Large centre console with cubby box
- New shape of front seats with height adjustible and reclineable adjustment on 4 door model
- Height adjustible safety belts on 4 door model
- Standard Range Rover seats now in Bronze Check cloth trim
- Vogue Range Rover seats in Silver Grey trim                                                                          '85MY 2 door got new door mounted mirrors and new instrument binnacle
- New front door trim
- New thin wall electrical wiring harness

 

Exterior:
- Large front door windows without quarterlights on 4 door models
- Larger rearview door mirrors, integrated on window frame on 4-door models
- Larger, plastic rearview door mirrors, with separate mount on door side on 2-door models
- Altered front and rear "Range Rover" tape badges from white edges to colour keyed to
  match selected colour on vehicle
- Weather strip added to gap between lower tailgate and bumper
- Revised upper tailgate struts
- Black tailgate cappings
 

Standard equipment on Vogue:
- Silver grey upholstery
- Interior pack
- Electrical pack
- Colour-keyed side stripes
- Stereo radio and cassette system with four speakers
- Alloy wheels, spesial finish, unique to Vogue models
- Rear seatbelts
- Front mudflaps
- Choice of solid or metallic paint finishes


                                                                                                                                             New, reclineable seats for '85MY 4 door, here Vogue in Silver Grey cloth
 

 
 Available colours:  Standard trim:  Vogue trim:

 Arctic White - solid

 Bronze Check cloth trim

 Silver Grey cloth trim
 Arizona Tan - solid  Bronze Check cloth trim  Silver Grey cloth trim
 Balmoral Green - solid  Bronze Check cloth trim  Silver Grey cloth trim
 Derwent Blue - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze Check cloth trim  Silver Grey cloth trim
 Nevada Gold - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze Check cloth trim  Silver Grey cloth trim

 Russet Brown - solid

 Bronze Check cloth trim

 Silver Grey cloth trim

 Sahara Dust - solid

 Bronze Check cloth trim

 Silver Grey cloth trim
 Sierra Silver - metallic - 4-door only  Bronze Check cloth trim  Silver Grey cloth trim

 Venetian Red - solid

 Bronze Check cloth trim

 Silver Grey cloth trim
 
- On Vogue: Bodyside stripe in Brown, Green or Silver
 
- Interior:
- Standard: Bronze Check cloth upholstery
- Vogue: Silver Grey velour cloth upholstery
 
From 14th January 1985, pricing and option packs:
 
- Range Rover 2 door - Fleetline*                          - Price: £ 13.631.90 (incl. tax & VAT)                 New facia and binnacle for 1985MY Range Rover, note new side window 
- Range Rover 2 door                                           - Price: £ 15.164.28 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 door                                           - Price: £ 16.131.05 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 door - Vogue                               - Price: £ 17.916.33 (incl. tax & VAT)
  * Fleetline specification based on the 2 door body, is available to order to cater for specialist applications. It is
   only available in Arctic White or Venetian Red. Please consult your Distributor or Dealer for specification details.
   NB From the Pricelist of 14th January 1985
 
Optional equipment:

 

 £ incl tax

 Fleetline

 2 door

 4 door

Vogue 

Interior Pack 

510.80

N/A

N/A

Optional

Standard

Exterior Pack 

934.38

N/A

N/A

Optional

Standard

Electrical Pack 

598.00

N/A

N/A

Optional

Standard

Towing Pack

93.44

N/A

Optional

Optional

Optional

Air Conditioning

1.194.76

N/A

N/A

Optional

Optional

Automatic Transmission

897.00

N/A

N/A

Optional

Optional

Radio/Cassette w/4 speakers

261.63

N/A

N/A

Optional

Standard

Alloy wheels (Incl in Exterior Pack)

598.00

N/A

Optional

Optional

Standard1

Rear Seatbelts - Inertia reel

63.54

N/A

Optional

Standard

Standard

Split Charge System

63.54

N/A

Optional

Optional

Optional

N/A - Not available 
1) Alloy Wheels - Special finish, unique to Vogue models
 
 
- Interior pack:
  - Armrests to all seats
  - Adjustable rear head restraints (2)
  - Loadspace carpet
  - Loadspace cover
  - American walnut door trim
 

- Exterior pack:
  - Alloy wheels
  - Metallic paint
  - Front mudflaps                                                                                                                 
   
                                                                                           
- Electrical pack:
  - Electric windows 
  - Electric remote control door mirrors demisting facility
  - Headlamp power wash

                                                                                                                                                     Vogue rear seat with head restraints, arm rests in Silver Grey colour
- Towing pack:                   
  - Drop plate and bracketry 
  - 50 mm ball hitch  
  - 7 pin electrical outlet
 
Production - Chassis number:  Year - Annual 1985            154590 to 167941        
                                                                              
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier - 
                      Suffix Letter B - 1. Aug 1984 - 31. July 1985
 
 
 

New details for 1985MY - VIN BA from June 1984: 
 
 
                      
 
Single piece window without quarter-lights     New mirrors on 4 dr, either man. or elec.     Larger exterior mirror for 2 door version     Only '85MY had Vogue body tape stripes
 
                      
 
New instrument binnacle with rev counter        New door inside layout from '85MY           Parcel shelf standard on Vogue model       Load space protector arrangement seen
 
                     
 
New fascia with large binnacle on '85MY     New square clock and ventilation louvres      Hazard and aux switches only on '85MY    Side window demist and improved heater
 
                      
 
        Grab hand rail from '85MY                Electronic controlled power window buttons        Electronic ignition from 1985MY             The amplifier for the electronic ignition
 
 


 

1986 Range Rover Model Year - VIN CA (UK) - Released: October 1985

 
 
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Highlights:
 
- New: EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection introduced on Vogue models
- New: SU HIF44 replaces Stromberg on carburettor models
- New: 5 speed LT77-53A "short-stick" manual gearbox introduced
- New: 4 speed ZF 4HP22 automatic transmission introduced
- New: Front spoiler with driving headlamps on EFI Vogue models
- All welded bodystructure for increased stiffness and better built quality
- Read the comprehensive Press Release for Range Rover 1986MY
 

 

 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 165 bhp (123 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 207 lb ft (280 Nm) at 3200 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 150.0 bhp (112 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 190.0 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 127 bhp (94 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 194 lb ft (263 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 132 bhp (98 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 185 lb ft (251 Nm) at 2500 rpm                                  1986MY Range Rover Vogue with EFI engine and posh exterior
 

Manual Transmission LT77-53A direct gearchange "short stick" and LT230R transfer case
- 5 speed and transfer box, high (1.192) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 3.3214; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
 

Automatic Transmission ZF 4HP22 and LT230R transfer case
- 4 speed ZF, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.003) and low (3.321) ratio.
     Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.4795; 2nd. 1.4795; 3rd. 1.0000; 4th. 0.7281; R. 2.0857
 
 

From October 1985, production change:
 

Engine:
- Fuel injected engine introduced on Vogue models
- The Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU system with a cold start injector, for easier start i cold conditions
- Carburettor, now SU instead of since from 1970; Stromberg carburettor, engine
  with 127bhp replaced 125bhp type
- Solihull now the plant of fully computerised automated production processes,
  all the Rover V8 engine components are machined to microscopic tolerances. 

                                                                                                                                                       Lower tailgate useful as picnic table or a strong platform to stand
Transmission:                                                                                                                                 on at the races!
- Improved LT77 "short stick" direct gearchange for 5 speed manual, made by Land Rover Ltd
- Four speed ZF 4HP22 automatic gearbox introduced, made by ZF in Germany
- LT230R transfer case with lockable centre differential, made by Land Rover Ltd

 
Suspension:
- Revised rear suspension; dual rate coil springs with primary rate of 127 lbs.ins and secondary of 180
- Rear dampers now forward facing with two stage hydraulic function
- Larger front radius arm bushes for improved roll stiffness, but still maintain the ride comfort
- The front springs remain the original rate of 133 lbf.ins
- Heavy Duty front spring available of 150 lbs.ins for vehicles with heavy front loadings, like winch
 

Brakes:
- Brake pad wear indicator fitted on the inboard side of the right hand front pad
- On the rear, a similar brake pad indicator on the inboard side of the left rear pad
- When the pads are worn, a warning light on the instrument panel will be illuminated
- Parking brake is now cable operated with repositioned hand brake lever in the centre console
 

Wheels:
- Carburettor: 600JK x 16 5-stud pressed steel wheel (standard) or 700J x 16 alloy wheel (optional)
- EFI models: 700J x16 alloy wheel (standard), except Australia with steel wheel standard on EFI
                                                                                                                                                   '86MY 2 door with body coloured lower grille and wrap-around bumpers

Tyres:
- Carburettor: Michelin 205 x 16 XM+S
- EFI models: Michelin XM + S 205 R16 High Speed
                     Avon 215/75 R16 Rangemaster High Speed
                     Avon 215/75 R16 Rangemaster Reinforced Type (Standard in Sweden and Australia)
 

Body:
- New: Welded body steel cage replaces the bolt together process, for better dimensional accuracy
- Stronger door pillars to accept new seat belts, with the change to reclining front seats
- Steel: Electro plated with primer, sprayed with acrylic paint.
           Downward facing surfaces exposed to road spray treated with black bitumen underseal
- Aluminium: Dipped in 'Alochrome' primer to improve adherence of final paint in acrylic
- Lower part of tailgate is fashioned from 'Zintec', a Zinc impregnated steel, and wax injected
- Lower tailgate counter-balanced with torsion springs incorporated in the hinges, for minimum effort
- Sealant strips inserted in joints formed between steel and alu. parts to prevent electrolytic corrosion
- New: A new paint production facility, built for Range Rover, gives a higher standard of paint finishes
- To eliminate glare, tinted windscreens are standard, except Australia and New Zealand (clear glass)
 

Interior:
- New heater control panel with backlit for easier operation
- New centre console with repositioned hand brake lever and new cubby box, with cup holders
- New auxilary backlit push button panel for hazards, interior light, rear fog lamps, heated rear screen
- Radio now placed in centre console of dashboard or easier and safer opration
- Bracken trim replaced Bronze Check on Vogue models                                                                     1986 last year of the 'original' vertical metal grille, note the spoiler
- Head restraints and fold down arm rests are no longer offered on the rear seat on 2 door models
- Vogue: rear seat with head restraints and fold down arm rests on 4 door, except Australia
- Polished rosewood door cappings are available for some models (Vogue)
- All 4 door models with electrically operated central door locking, as standard, on driver's door
- All belts on 4 door models are colour keyed to match interior, except Australia which remains black
     
                                                                             
Exterior:
- Side rubber strips with bright inserts, on Vogue models
- Polyurethane bumper end caps
- Front spoiler in polyurethane, with 55w halogen driving headlamps on EFI Vogue models
- Red warning lamps added to front door trailing edges and puddle lamps added
  to lower shut faces on 4 door models
- Rear view mirrors, manual, or electrically adjusted; with heated demisting facilities (4 door)
- Rear wash wipe has an intermittent programme and a push button for independant wash facility
 

 
 
From October 1985, new options:
 
- Avon Rangemaster 215/75xR16 tyres - Vogue only

                                                                                                                                                        Bracken trim and the new 5-speed "short stick" gear lever visible

- Available colours: 

 Astral Silver - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Caspian Blue - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Cypress Green - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Savannah Beige - metallic

 Bracken Trim

 Arizona Tan - solid

 Bracken Trim

 Balmoral Green - solid

 Bracken Trim

 Cambrian Grey - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Chamonix White - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Tasman Blue - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Venetian Red - solid

 Bracken Trim

 - Metallic colours only available on 4-door models


 - Interior:

- Standard models have Bronze Check
- Vogue models have Silver Grey Trim or Bracken Trim, check chart above
- All trim in velour cloth upholstery
 

                                                                                                                                                          Comfortable Bracken velour interior trim with foldable armrests
From 27th October 1985, pricing and option packs:
 
- Range Rover 2 door                                           - Price: £ 15.164.28 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 door                                           - Price: £ 16.251.89 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover Vogue                                           - Price: £ 18.696.22 (incl. tax & VAT)
   NB From the Pricelist of 27th October 1985
 
Optional equipment:

  £ incl tax   2 door    4 door   Vogue  
Interior Pack    510.80   N/A   Optional  Standard
Exterior Pack    934.38   N/A   Optional   Standard1
Electrical Pack   598.00   N/A   Optional   Standard  
Towing Pack   93.44   Optional  Optional   Optional  
Air Conditioning   1.194.76   N/A   Optional   Optional  
Automatic Transmission   997.91   N/A   Optional   Optional  
Radio/Cassette w/4 speakers   261.63   N/A   Optional   Standard  
Alloy wheels   598.00   Optional  Optional   Standard2
Rear Seatbelts - Inertia reel      Standard  Standard  Standard  
Mudflaps front 21.18 Optional Optional Optional  
N/A - Not available                                                                                                                                    The new 3.5 EFI Lucas L-Jetronic 165bhp fuel injected engine 
1) except for front mud flaps
2) Alloy Wheels - Special finish, unique to Vogue models
Vogue also includes: Side rubbing strip with bright insert; unique seat trim, in silver grey or bracken 
according to body colour
 
- Interior pack:
  - Armrests to all seats
  - Adjustable rear head restraints (2)
  - Loadspace carpet
  - Loadspace cover
  - American walnut door trim
 
- Exterior pack:
  - Alloy wheels
  - Metallic paint
  - Front mudflaps                                                                                                                 
                                                                                              
- Electrical pack:
  - Electric windows 
  - Electric remote control door mirrors demisting facility
  - Headlamp power wash
  - Door edge and puddle lights

- Towing pack:                   
  - Drop plate and bracketry 
  - 50 mm ball hitch  
  - 7 pin electrical outlet

 
Production - Chassis number: 
Year - New VIN system introduced
1986 - Annual            14 494 totally built
  
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter C - 1. August 1985 - 31. July 1986

 
 

New details for 1986MY - VIN CA from October 1985:
 
 
           
     
 EFI injection engine new from 1986MY      Carburettor models changed to SU HIF44  
 
     
 
Welded innerbody structure from 86MY
 
           
 
'86MY EFI Vogue: Spoiler with fog lamps,    Rubber protection side strips with bright
bumper wrap around end caps and body      inserts replaced previous year's tape
coloured lower grille area                            strips on Vogue model
 
 


1986 Range Rover Turbo D - VIN CA (UK) - Released: April 1986

 
 
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Highlights:
 
- Turbo D - Turbo diesel introduced
 

 

 
Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 165 bhp (123 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 207 lb ft (280 Nm) at 3200 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 150.0 bhp (112 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 190.0 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 127 bhp (94 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 194 lb ft (263 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 132 bhp (98 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 185 lb ft (251 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine Diesel VM type HR 492 HI OHV - Turbo D
- 2.4 ltr 4 cylinder Intercooled Turbocharged, Compression: 21.5:1  
     2393 cc 4 cylinder, Max power: 112.6 bhp (84 kW) at 4200 rpm. Max torque: 183.0 lb ft (248.0 Nm) at 2400 rpm              By April 22nd 1986 the factory installed VM turbodiesel was introduced
 

Manual Transmission LT77-53A direct gearchange "short stick" and LT230T transfer case
- 5 speed and transfer box, high (1.222) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 3.3214; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
 

Automatic Transmission ZF 4HP22 and LT230R transfer case
- 4 speed ZF, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.003) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.4795; 2nd. 1.4795; 3rd. 1.0000; 4th. 0.7281; R. 2.0857
 

 From April 1986, production change:
 

Engine:
- Turbo D model with 2.4 litre VM diesel engine and 5 speed manual introduced
 
Transmission:
- LT230T transfer box with taper bearings instead of roller bearings replaced LT230R transfer box  
                                                                                                                                                             The "Bullett" record holder vehicle Range Rover Turbo D  
 
- Available colours: 

 Astral Silver - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Caspian Blue - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Cypress Green - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Savannah Beige - metallic

 Bracken Trim

 Arizona Tan - solid

 Bracken Trim

 Balmoral Green - solid

 Bracken Trim

 Cambrian Grey - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Chamonix White - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Tasman Blue - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Venetian Red - solid

 Bracken Trim

  

From 23rd April 1986, pricing and option packs:
 

- Range Rover 2 door                                           - Price: £ 15.756.06 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 door - Petrol                                - Price: £ 16.886.03 (incl. tax & VAT)                    Double fuel filler caps in "Race Capacity" on rear of the "Bullett"
- Range Rover 4 door - Turbo D                             - Price: £ 18.109.43 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover Vogue                                           - Price: £ 19.426.28 (incl. tax & VAT)
   NB From the Pricelist of 23rd April 1986
 
Optional equipment:
  £ incl tax  2 door  4 door  Turbo D  Vogue 
 Electrical Pack 621.67  N/A  Optional  Optional  Standard 
 Exterior Pack 971.75  N/A  Optional  Optional  Standard
 Interior Pack 530.73  N/A  Optional  Optional  Standard 
 Towing Pack (inc 50mm ball) 97.18  Optional  Optional  Optional  Optional 
 Air Conditioning 1.242.09  N/A  Optional  N/A  Optional 
 Automatic Transmission 1.037.78  N/A  Optional  N/A  Optional 
 Battery HD 14plt 33.64  Optional  Optional  N/A  Optional 
 Mudflaps Front 22.43  Optional  Optional  Optional  Optional 
 Radio/Cassette (incl 4 spkrs) 308.97  N/A  Optional  Optional  Standard 
 Speakers 4 (2 addnl) 87.20  N/A  Optional  Optional  N/A 
 Suspension Front HD 39.87  Optional  Optional  N/A  Optional 
 Wheels Alloy w/XM&S Tyres 621.67  N/A  Optional  Optional  Standard2
N/A - Not available
1) except for front mud flaps
2) special finish
Vogue also includes: Side rubbing strip with bright insert; unique seat trim, in silver grey or bracken 
according to body colour
 
- Interior pack:
  - Armrests to all seats
  - Adjustable rear head restraints (2)
  - Loadspace carpet
  - Loadspace cover
  - American walnut door trim
 
- Exterior pack:
  - Alloy wheels
  - Metallic paint
  - Front mudflaps                                                                                                                 
                                                                                              
- Electrical pack:
  - Electric windows 
  - Electric remote control door mirrors demisting facility
  - Headlamp power wash
  - Door edge and puddle lights

- Towing pack:                   
  - Drop plate and brackets 
  - 50 mm ball hitch  
  - 7 pin electrical outlet

 

Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter C - 1. August 1985 - 31. July 1986
                      Suffix Letter D - 1. August 1986 - 31. July 1987

 
 

New details for 1986MY - VIN CA from April 1986:
 
 
        
Diesel engined with single pipe exhaust
 
 


1986 Range Rover Olympic - Prototype - Released: October 1986

                  
 
Highlights:
 
The Range Rover Olympic idea was to develop a more sporty Range Rover
Actually tree different Range Rover Olympic's were built
This project was led by the Land-Rover marketing department in Solihull
 

Range Rover Olympic - the first prototype:
 
- Exhibited under the NEC Motor Show - 18th to 26th October 1986 in Birmingham, UK
- The name "Olympic" was choosen, due to Birmingham were searching as a host city
  for the future Olympic Games
 

Engine and transmission:
- V8 3.5ltr EFI
- 5-speed manual transmission
 
Exterior:
- 2-door body                                                                                                                             4 years ahead of the CSK in dark grey with red letters, striping and logo
- Sunroof
- New 4-door type door mounted  mirrors
- Special version with non-opening quarterlight windows
- Vertical metal front grille
- Front EFI-type spoiler with integrated foglights
- 1987-model of turning signal lamps
 
Interior:
- Recaro sports seats at the front.
- Mesh inserts on headrests
 
Colour finish of Range Rover Olympic:
- Red "Olympic" logo on front doors
- Red "Range Rover" letter badges, front and rear
- Red pinstriping on waistline
- Red pinstriping inserts on rubber side moulds
- Red "Range Rover" logo on centre wheel cap
- Gunmetal grey metallic paint finish with black colour finish below the side moulds
- 3-spoke alloy wheels with black finish on centre part, alloy finish on wheel rims
 
 
Range Rover Olympic - the second prototype:
 
- Similar version as the Range Rover Olympic at the Birmingham Motor Show exhibition, but in red body colour finish
 
Engine and transmission:
- Similar as the Birmingham prototype
 
Exterior:
- Similar as the Birmingham prototype
- Red body colour finish
 
Interior:
- Recaro sports seats at the front as the first prototype
 
 
Range Rover Olympic - the third prototype:
 

- The first Range Rover from Land Rover, Solihull with V8 3.9ltr EFI, prototype version
- Built in 1987 with registered number E970 EAC.
- Does not have the Olympic"-logo, also known as Range Rover Kestrel (?)
 
Engine and transmission:
- V8 3.9ltr EFI - the first 3.9ltr to be fitted in a Range Rover
- The EFI fuel system from the 3.5ltr version
- Manual transmission, as on 3.5ltr EFI 
 
Exterior:
- Horisontal EFI grille
- Front EFI spoiler with intergrated foglamps
- Gunmetal grey metallic paint finish
- Red inserts on sidemoulding
- Single piece rear side windows                                                                                                The third Olympic with red letters and striping, single piece rear window
 
Interior:
- Recaro sports seats at the front as the first prototype
  
 

1987 Range Rover Model Year - VIN DA (UK) - Released: November 1986

                  
  
1987 Range Rover Main Brochure         1987 RRC Colour & Upholstery              1987 Range Rover Prices             1987 LR & RR Brochure            
 https://goo.gl/photos/7v24MWp9k7gvCjZt8        https://goo.gl/photos/dxqsMAxp8d6eTDAK9        https://goo.gl/photos/G2fwNsK4BaHqHki99        https://goo.gl/photos/PXg9sHMDq1bqpAoD9 
              Link to brochure:                                    Link to brochure:                                    Link to brochure:                             Link to brochure:
      1987 RR405 - 1.Nov.1986                            1987 RR419                            1987 RR422 - 1. Nov. 1986       1987 LR418 Issue 2 Jan.1987 
 
 
Highlights:

- EFI now standard on all 4 door models
- Radiator grille now with horizontal ribs
- Rear seats redesigned with integrated head restraints
- Range Rover Turbo D - in Camel Trophy - Madagascar
 


 


Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 165 bhp (123 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 207 lb ft (280 Nm) at 3200 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 150.0 bhp (112 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 190.0 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 
 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 127 bhp (94 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 194 lb ft (263 Nm) at 2500 rpm
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Horizontal ribbed grille and new turning signal lamps for '87MY
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 132 bhp (98 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 185 lb ft (251 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine Diesel VM type HR 492 HI OHV - Turbo D
- 2.4 ltr 4 cylinder Intercooled Turbocharged, Compression: 21.5:1
     2393 cc 4 cylinder, Max power: 112.6 bhp (84 kW) at 4200 rpm. Max torque: 183.0 lb ft (248.0 Nm) at 2400 rpm
 

Manual Transmission LT77-53A direct gearchange "short stick" and LT230T transfer case
- 5 speed and transfer box, high (1.222) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 3.3214; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
 

Automatic Transmission ZF 4HP22 and LT230T transfer case
- 4 speed ZF, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.222) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.4795; 2nd. 1.4795; 3rd. 1.0000; 4th. 0.7281; R. 2.0857
 

 
From November 1986, production change:
 
Engine:                                                                                                                                              Horizontal ribbed grille and new turning signal lamps for '87MY

- 3.5 litre EFI engine now standardized on 4 door models
 
 

Interior:
- Additional warning lamps added; washer bottle level and brake fluid level
- Two spoke rubber plastic steering wheel
- Redesigned steering column shroud, incorporating hazard warning lights switch
- Backlit multi function column stalks
- Air Conditioning control handles now integrated in heater control panel
- Electric door mirror switch moved to dashboard
- Wooden veneer door cappings now without fixing screws
- Grab handle for front passenger added to cantrail
- Front seats relocated closer to centre
- Rear seat redesigned with integrated head restraints and 1/3 - 2/3 split - 4 door models only
- Improved operation of safety belt reels
- Improve ICE radio speakers fitted
- Redesigned rear window heating element, radio aerial incorporated
- Map pockets added to back of front seats - 4 door models only

 
Exterior:
- Concealed hinges on bonnet and counterbalanced with torsion bars                                                             Bracken velour trim in two tone brown and beige colours
- Radiator grille now in plastic with horizontal ribs. Lower lip part painted in body colour
- Plastic bodied front lamp cluster replaced metal bodied earlier version
- Alloy wheels now with asymmetric rim hump to improve retention of deflate tyre
- Side repeater lamp relocated
- Plastic flap added over fuel filler cap (2-d+4-d) and connected to central locking system (4-d)
- Lower tailgate with inward release handle
- Hinged rear number plate deleted
- New black square plastic rear number plate lamps
- Upper tailgate now used ignition key
 

- Available colours: 

 Astral Silver - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Caspian Blue - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Cassis Red - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Cypress Green - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Savannah Beige - metallic

 Bracken Trim

 Ascot Green - solid

 Bracken Trim

 Cambrian Grey - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Chamonix White - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Tasman Blue - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Venetian Red - solid

 Bracken Trim

 - Metallic colours only available on 4-door models 

                                                                                                                                                              New 2/3 split high back reat seats for increased comfort

 
- Interior:
- Standard models have Bronze Check
- Vogue models have Silver Grey Trim or Bracken Trim, check chart above
- If standard model is ordered with Interior Pack then Bracken Trim is delivered
- All trim in velour cloth upholstery
 
 
From November 1986, available Options & Option Packs:
 
- Interior Pack - Price: £ 573.08 (incl. tax & VAT)
   Vogue Bracken seats, including assymetric split high back rear seat
   Loadspace carpet
   Loadspace cover
   American walnut door trim
 
- Towing Pack - Price: £ 100.91 (incl. tax & VAT)
   Drop plate and brackets
   50 mm ball hitch
   7 pin trailer socket
 
- Exterior Pack - Price: £ 1 002.89 (incl. tax & VAT) 

                                                                                                                                                          The 3.5 ltr V8 EFI with Lucas L-Jetronic fuel injection system
   Alloy wheels
   Metallic paint                                                                                                                                        Range Rover Turbo D - in Camel Trophy - Madagascar:
   Front mudflaps
 
- Electrical Pack - Price: £ 641.61 (incl. tax & VAT)
   Electric windows
   Electric remote control door mirrors with demisting facility
   Headlamp power wash
   Door edge and puddle lights
 
 

Optional Equipment

 Price incl

 4 Door

 4 Door

Vogue 


 £

 EFI

 Turbo D

EFI

Air Conditioning

1280.72 

 O

Alloy Wheels

 641.61

 O

O

 S**

Automatic Transmission

 1070.17

 O

-

O

Electrical Pack

 641.61

 O

O

S

Exterior Pack

1002.89

 O

O

S*

Interior Pack

573.08

 O

O

S

Mudflaps Front

 23.67

 O

O

O

Radio/Cassette (inc 4 speakers)

318.93

 O

O

S

Speaker 4 (2 additional)

 90.94

 O

O

-

Suspension Front Heavy Duty

  41.11 

 O

S

O

Towing Pack (inc 50mm ball)

100.91

 O

O

O

 

 

S* = exept for front mudflaps
S** = special finish
Vogue also includes: Side rubbing strip with bright insert; seat trim,
in Silver grey or Bracken according to body colour
 
- Range Rover - 4 door - Price: £ 18.252.71 (incl. tax & VAT) from Nov 1986
- Range Rover - 4 door Turbo D - Price: £ 18 824.55 (incl. tax & VAT) from Nov 1986
- Range Rover - Vogue - Price: £ 20.182.50 (incl. tax & VAT) from Nov 1986
 
Production - Chassis number: 
Year
1987 - Annual           20 815 totally built
  
Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter D - 1. August 1986 - 31. July 1987
 
 

New details for 1987MY - VIN DA from November 1986:
 
   
Concealed fuel filler flap on both 2D+4D
 


 

1988 Range Rover Model Year - VIN EA (UK) - Released: October 1987

 
 
            1988 Range Rover                               1988 Range Rover                               1988 Range Rover                       1988 Range Rover
              Main Brochure                                 Colour & Upholstery                               Credit Brochure                              Accessories
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               Link to brochure:                                        Link to brochure:                                        Link to brochure:                               Link to brochure: 
  1988 RR405 Issue 2 - Oct.1987                   1988 RR438 - Oct. 1987                         1988 4x4 7432C 6/88               1988 00059/SP/3.88/15M 
 
Highlights:

 

 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 165 bhp (123 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 207 lb ft (280 Nm) at 3200 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 150.0 bhp (112 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 190.0 lb ft (258 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 
 
Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 127 bhp (94 kW) at 4000 rpm. Max torque: 194 lb ft (263 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol Carburettor SU HIF44 type:
- 3.5 ltr V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8, Max power: 132 bhp (98 kW) at 5000 rpm. Max torque: 185 lb ft (251 Nm) at 2500 rpm
 

Engine Diesel VM type HR 492 HI OHV - Turbo D
- 2.4 ltr 4 cylinder Intercooled Turbocharged, Compression: 21.5:1
     2393 cc 4 cylinder, Max power: 112.6 bhp (84 kW) at 4200 rpm. Max torque: 183.0 lb ft (248.0 Nm) at 2400 rpm
 
Manual Transmission LT77-53A direct gearchange "short stick" and LT230T transfer case                                                             1988MY Range Rover Vogue with front spoiler and fog lights

- 5 speed and transfer box, high (1.222) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Petrol gear ratios:
     1st. 3.3214; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
     Diesel gear ratios:
     1st. 3.6923; 2nd. 2.1316; 3rd. 1.3966; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.7703; R. 3.4286
 

Automatic Transmission ZF 4HP22 and LT230T transfer case
- 4 speed ZF, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.222) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.4795; 2nd. 1.4795; 3rd. 1.0000; 4th. 0.7281; R. 2.0857
 

 
From October 1987, production change:
 
Brake system:
- Improved brake servo, Girling type 115, for lower pedal effort
 
Exterior:
- New roof panel without ribbing over front seat area
 
 
From October 1987, option change:                                                                                                Range Rover Turbo D with Italian VM diesel engine 
- Electric tilt-and-slide metall sunroof, Vogue only
 
 

- Available colours: 

 Alaskan Blue - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Caspian Blue - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Cassis Red - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Colorado Silver - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Cypress Green - metallic

 Silver Grey Trim

 Savannah Beige - metallic

 Bracken Trim

 Ascot Green - solid

 Bracken Trim

 Cambrian Grey - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Chamonix White - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Shire Blue - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 Portofino Red - solid

 Silver Grey Trim

 
- Metallic colours only available on 4-door models

                                                                                                                                                 3.5 ltr EFI V8 engine and new revised braking servo system for '88MY
- Interior:
- Standard models have Bronze Check
- Vogue models have Silver Grey Trim or Bracken Trim, check chart above
- All trim in velour cloth upholstery
- If standard model is ordered with Interior Pack then Bracken Trim is delivered


Production - Chassis number: 
Year
1988 - Annual           24 021 totally built
  

Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter E - 1. August 1987 - 31. July 1988
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                                                                                                        Turbo D 2.4 litre VM turbocharged and intercooled diesel engine
 
 

1988 Range Rover Vogue SE - VIN EA (UK) - Released: March 1988

 
 
     1988 Range Rover                      1988 Range Rover                       1988 Land-Rover
          Vogue SE                             Prices & Options                          40 Anniversary
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          Link to brochure:                              Link to price list:                             Link to brochure: 
   1988 RR457 Feb 88                   1988 RR460 April 1988                      1988 LR458 
 
Highlights:
  
- Range Rover Vogue SE introduced as the most equiped model in the range
- Land-Rover - 40 Years of Progress - 40 Anniversary
 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 165 bhp (123 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 207 lb ft (280 Nm) at 3200 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 150.0 bhp (112 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 195 lb ft (264 Nm) at 3000 rpm
 

Automatic Transmission ZF 4HP22 and LT230T transfer case
- 4 speed ZF, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.222) and low (3.321) ratio. Central differential lockable
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.4795; 2nd. 1.4795; 3rd. 1.0000; 4th. 0.7281; R. 2.0857
 

From March 1988, production change:
 
- Range Rover Vogue SE announced, fully equipped model
 
Transmission:                                                                                                                                   1988MY Range Rover Vogue SE with colour-keyed alloy wheels

- Automatic transmission, standard

Interior:
- Air Conditioning, standard
- Grey leather upholstery, standard
- Electric adjustable front seats, standard
- Burr walnut wood trim, standard
 

Exterior:
- Metallic paint with pinstriping tape, standard
- Electric sunroof, standard
- Colour matched alloy wheels, standard
- Standard tire: Michelin XM+S 200 205 R16
 
 
- Available colours for Vogue SE: 
- Metallic colours: Caspian Blue, Cypress Green
- Interior:
- Vogue SE: Grey leather upholstery with burr walnut wood trim

  

From April 1988, pricing and options:
 
- Range Rover 4 door - Petrol                                - Price: £ 19.741.48 (incl. tax & VAT)                    '88 Vogue SE with Conolly leather interior and walnut door cappings
- Range Rover 4 door - Turbo D                             - Price: £ 20.359.40 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 Door - Petrol - Vogue                   - Price: £ 21.828.24 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 door - Turbo D - Vogue                 - Price: £ 22.446.18 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4 door - Petrol - Vogue SE              - Price: £ 27.349.78 (incl. tax & VAT)
   NB From the Price list of April 1988
 
Optional equipment:
  £ inc tax 4 door  4 door  Vogue  Vogue  Vogue SE
    Fuel inj  Turbo D  Fuel inj  Turbo D  Fuel inj 
 Air Conditioning 1.386.61 
 Alloy Wheels 695.18  S2 
 Automatic Transmission 1.158.63  N/A  N/A 
 Electrical Pack  695.18 O  S  S  S 
 Exterior Pack 1.086.37 O  O  S1  S1  S1 
 Interior Pack 620.43  O  O  S  S  S 
 Mudflaps Front 26.16  O  O  O  O  O 
 Radio/Cassette (inc 4 spks) 346.35  O  O  S  S  S 
 Speakers 4 (2 additional) 99.67  O  O  N/A  N/A  N/A 
 Sun Roof Elec Tilt/Slide 877.07  N/A  N/A  O  O  S 
 Suspension Front HD 46.09  O  S  O  S  O 
 Towing Pack (inc 50 ball) 109.63  O  O  O  O  O 
N/A - Not available
1) except for front mud flaps
2) special finish
Vogue includes: Side rubbing strip with bright insert; front spoiler with driving lights (fuel injected only);
seat trim in silver grey or bracken according to body colour
 
- Standard Specification Vogue SE:
  - Air Conditioning
  - Automatic Transmission
  - Power slide and tilt sunroof
  - Full leather Connolly seats
  - Power 6 way adjustable front seats
  - Radio Cassette
  - Burr Walnut door cappings
  - Colour keyed alloy wheels
  - Extra sound insulation
  - Pin striped coach line

- Interior pack:
  - Vogue Bracken seats including asymmetric split
    high back rear seat
  - Loadspace carpet
  - Loadspace cover
  - American walnut door trim
 
- Exterior pack:
  - Alloy wheels
  - Metallic paint
  - Front mudflaps                                                                                                                 
                                                                                              
- Electrical pack:
  - Electric windows 
  - Electric remote control door mirrors demisting facility
  - Headlamp power wash
  - Door edge and puddle lights

- Towing pack:                   
  - Drop plate and brackets 
  - 50 mm ball hitch  
  - 7 pin electrical outlet


Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter E - 1. August 1987 - 31. July 1988 
 

 

1989 Range Rover Model Year - VIN FA (UK) - Released: October 1988

 
 
    1989 Range Rover               1989 Range Rover       1989 Range Rover Prices & Options       1989 Land-Rover &                1989 Range Rover
        Main brochure                    Main brochure              Colour Guide        Oct. 1988            Range Rover Brochure                 Accessories
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         1989 RR470                 1989 RR470 Issue 2          1989 RR471       1989 RR474                  1989 LR476                1989 00069/SP/10.88/30M 
 
 
Highlights:
 
- Read the comprehensive Press Release for Range Rover 1989MY
- New transfer box introduced; chaindriven and viscous coupled centre differential
- 3.9 ltr EFI V8 introduced in the US, project called Osprey,
  only 3.5 ltr EFI V8 available in all other countries
- Land-Rover badge added to front grille
- Thinner side glass for better electric window operation
- Concealed front door hinges, from May 1989
 
Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 High Compression: 9.35:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 165.3 bhp (123.3 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 206.4 lb ft (279.9 Nm) at 3200 rpm
 

Engine V8 Petrol EFI - Lucas L-Jetronic 4CU - 2AM "flapper":
- 3.5 ltr EFI V8 Low Compression: 8.13:1
     3528 cc V8 EFI, Max power: 150.0 bhp (111.9 kW) at 4750 rpm. Max torque: 190.0 lb ft (257.6 Nm) at 3200 rpm
 

Engine Diesel VM type HR 492 HI OHV - Turbo D
- 2.4 ltr 4 cylinder Intercooled Turbocharged, Compression: 21.5:1
     2393 cc 4 cylinder, Max power: 112.6 bhp (84 kW) at 4200 rpm. Max torque: 183.0 lb ft (248.0 Nm) at 2400 rpm
 

Manual Transmission LT77-53A direct gearchange "short stick" and Borg Warner transfer case                                             1989MY with 4 slots in the front spoiler on air conditioning versions
- 5 speed, chain driven transfer box, high (1.2058) and low (3.2431) ratio. Central differential with viscous control unit.

     Petrol gear ratios:
     1st. 3.321; 2nd. 2.312; 3rd. 1.397; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.770; R. 3.429
     Diesel gear ratios:                                                                       
     1st. 3.692; 2nd. 2.132; 3rd. 1.397; 4th. 1.0; 5th. 0.770; R. 3.429
 
Automatic Transmission ZF 4HP22 and Borg Warner transfer case
- 4 speed ZF, manual overide and kickdown, high (1.2058) and low (3.2431) ratio. Central differential with viscous control
     Gear ratios:
     1st. 2.4795; 2nd. 1.4795; 3rd. 1.0000; 4th. 0.7281; R. 2.0857
 

From October 1988, production change:
 

Transmission:
- Borg-Warner chain-driven transfer box with viscous coupled centre differential
- Single plane selector for transfer box
 
Interior:
- Interior plastic trim and seat belts now in Bokhara, brownish grey, instead of previous
  blue-grey interior plastics
- Air conditioning with new extra setting to provide warm feet and cool head 
- More powerful fans in air condition system with quiter speed noise
- Variable delay system fitted for front wipers
- Improved rear wash/wipe delay system                                                                                            1989MY Range Rover Vogue with velour cloth interior and no A/C
- Ignition off headlamp override

- Rear view mirror now fitted to frontscreen window
- Leather covered steering wheel with an offset for better visibility of the instruments
- Revised centre console with additional coin tray
- Leather covered gear knob on manual models
- Single touch electric window operation for driver's door. 2-door available with electric windows
- 4 mm side window glass, instead of 5 mm, for better electric window operation
- Central locking now include tailgate. 2-door available with central locking.
- New door trim with integrally moulded armrests - 4-door
- Polished American Walnut wood inserts in door trim
- Larger storage pockets on front door trim
- New inside door release handles and new locking buttons - 4-door
- New door trim with single release handle and new locking buttons on rear top edge - 2-door
- Front seats similar to 4-door & new integrated release handle for access to the rear - 2-door
- Seatbelt anchorage now on BC post instead of inertia real previously - 2-door
- Press type release buttons for rear seats replaced earlier pull type
 

Exterior:
- Heated front washer jets
- Land-Rover badge added to front grille
- Vogue SE decal badge added to tailgate, Vogue SE only
- Front spoiler with four slots in lower edge for Air Conditioned model
- Deflector added to leading edge of front window frame
- Rear side window sliding arrangement revised with 4 mm glass and new handles - 2-door
- Larger heated rear window element with aerial element in the rear screen
- Standard tire: Michelin XM+S 244 205 R16  
  
 

From May 1989, production change:
 
Exterior:
- Concealed front door hinges
- Deeper underbody sills
 
 
From October 1988, option change:
- Uprated radio/cassette with additional bass speaker in front doors
 
 
From October 1988, V8 3.5 EFI Vogue SE standard equipment:
- Electric adjustable seats
- Conolly leather seats with Burr Walnut wood trim
- Automatic ZF gearbox 
- Air Conditioning                                                                                                                1989 Range Rover Vogue SE with Connolly leather interior and Burl Walnut
- Electric sunroof
- Extra high level radio system with additional bass speaker in front doors
                                                                                                             

- Available colours: 

 Alaskan Blue - metallic

 Grey Trim

 Arran Beige - solid

 Brown Trim

 Beluga Black - solid

 Grey Trim

 Cairngorm Brown - micatallic

 Brown Trim

 Caspian Blue - metallic

 Grey Trim

 Chamonix White - solid

 Grey or Brown Trim

 Colorado Silver - metallic

 Grey or Brown Trim

 Cypress Green - metallic

 Grey Trim

 Eastnor Green - solid

 Brown Trim

 Portofino Red - solid

 Grey Trim

 Shire Blue - solid

 Grey Trim

 Trocadero Red - micatallic

 Grey Trim

 - Metallic colours only available on 4-door models

Vogue SE available in Cairngorm Brown, Cypress Green, Caspian Blue, Beluga Black
 

- Interior:                                                                               
- Standard: Winchester Grey og Brogue Brown cloth upholstery                                                    Sorrell beige Conolly leather and Burl walnut trim on this '89 Vogue SE
- Vogue SE: Winchester Grey leather or Sorrell Beige Conolly leather upholstery
 

 

 Baseprice & Optional Equipment

 Option Price

 Turbo D

 V8 3.5 EFI

 Turbo D

 V8 3.5 EFI

 Prices from:

 

 

 

 Vogue

 Vogue

 Vogue SE

 

 Baseprice for vehicle:

 £ incl tax & VAT

22 487.30

23 720.67

24 392.17

29 720.60

 05. June. 1989

 Air Conditioning

1 505.71

O

O

O

S

 05. June. 1989

 Alloy Wheels

  756.22

O

S

S

S

 05. June. 1989

 Automatic Transmission 

1 260.78

-

O

-

S

 05. June. 1989

 Mudflaps Front

    29.00

O

O

O

O

 05. June. 1989

 Radio/Cassette (incl 4 speakers)

  377.49

O

S

S

S*

 05. June. 1989

 Metallic Paint

   408.63

O

S

S

S

 05. June. 1989

 Sunroof Electric Slide & Tilt

   954.30

O

O

O

S

 05. June. 1989

 Suspension Front Heavy Duty

     52.33

S

O

S

O

 05. June. 1989

 Towing Pack - Inc 50 mm Tow Ball #

   119.60

O

O

O

O

 05. June. 1989

 S = Standard equipment

O = Optional equipment
 - = Not Applicable
S* = 2 additional bass speakers
# = Towing Pack - Drop plate and brackets, 50 mm ball hitch, 7 pin trailer socket.
   
- Range Rover 4-door Turbo D
- Range Rover 4-door V8 3.5 EFI
- Range Rover 4-door Turbo D Vogue - Price: £ 24.100.00 (incl. tax & VAT)
- Range Rover 4-door V8 3.5 EFI Vogue SE - Price: £ 29 380.00 (incl. tax & VAT)
 
Production - Chassis number: 
Year
1989 - Annual             28 513 totally built
  

Additional info: UK Registration Plate Year Identifier -
                      Suffix Letter F - 1. August 1988 - 31. July 1989
 
 

 
 
 
                                                                                                                                                 '89 Range Rover 2-door with new front seats and new release handle  
                                 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
                                                                                                                                                 1989 Range Rover 2-door with revised door trim panel and door handle
 
 

Sources of information on this site with inspiration of:
 
- The British Leyland and Land-Rover Ltd publishing materials showed on this site, with links, to sell the Range Rover as well as the Austin-Rover cars
 
- ISBN 1 870642 317 - Range Rover "Gold Portfolio" 1970-1988 - Brooklands Books
- ISBN 1 901 977 528 - Range Rover in the 1980s and 1990s - Unique Motor Books
- ISBN 0 947981 12 8 - The Range Rover "A collector's guide" - James Taylor - Motor Racing Publications Ltd, England
- ISBN 1 85223 910 7 - Range Rover "The Complete Story" - James Taylor and Nick Dimbleby
- ISBN 1 86126 554 9 - Range Rover "The first generation" - James Taylor and Nick Dimbleby - The Crowood Press Ltd, England
- ISBN 0 7603 0777 6 - Original Range Rover - Carburettor models - James Taylor - MBI Publishing Company, USA
- ISBN 1 85960 827 2 - Restoration Manual - Range Rover (2nd Edition) - Dave Pollard - Haynes North America, USA - 2001
 
- Several articles in the magazines of Land Rover Owner International, Land Rover Monthly and more 
 
- My own knowledge and experience of 25 years of ownership and continious restoration of the Range Rover Classic
 
Additional sources:
- Asian Auto - 1979 Nov - "Fresh face for Range Rover"
- Motor - 1981 July 11 - "Four doors on my wagon..." and "Man with a million...
- Autocar - 1981 Oct 3 - "Range Rover 4-door" - Road Test
- Autocar - 1983 - "Range Rover In Vogue - Select Automatic"
- Autocar - 1983 Dec 24 - "Range Rover 4-door 5 speed" - Road Test
- Autocar & Motor - 1988 Nov 23 - "Range Rover Vogue SE" - Road Test
 
 
- If you have additional information of Range Rover Classic to build this site better, please send me a mail to: vidaer@gmail.com
 
 
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