Tag: Special

The 1981 UAB Range Rover Special

In January 1981, Utrecht, Netherlands based Land Rover dealer UAB presented their own Range Rover Special. But how special was it? Not long after the original Range Rover was introduced in 1970, many car conversion specialists sought ways to ‘improve’ an already great vehicle, resulting in some wacky creations. The UAB Range Rover Special was […]

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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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