Tag: Ninety

The double life of a Land Rover 90

Just imagine the amount of effort that was put into styling this very early Land Rover 90 County for a 1984 magazine advertisement, pre-Photoshop. From my personal collection, page ripped out of a French magazine so long ago I do not recall which. Cool detail: the military type lift/tow eyes on the front bumper. Ronald […]

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The Camel Land Rover Ninety, a special edition in Sandglow

In 1984, the year the Land Rover Ninety was introduced, the Dutch Land Rover distributor offered a Sandglow coloured Camel edition in limited numbers. Following the succes of the 1983 Camel Land Rover One Ten, Land Rover Netherlands ordered a batch of Ninety models in Sandglow, a 70’s Leyland colour made famous by the Camel […]

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A 1985 Camel Trophy numberplate from Borneo

These genuine pieces of Camel Trophy history were recently added to my collection and the numberplate is free to a good home. The original Camel Trophy car plate is just for clicks and not available, sorry… The old, rather beaten up numberplate reading KT 1327 XX endured a gruesome 1.000 mile journey on the front […]

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Military Land Rovers and the Art of War

The slightly naive artwork in these rare images looks like it was commisioned by Airfix for a line of model kits for 11-year-olds, but it was actually used to sell military Land Rovers to governments worldwide. By using artist impressions in stead of photography, Land Rover could add flying helicopters and explosions, plus hide the […]

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