Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 49. Chapters: Land Rover Defender, Ford Ranger, Mercury Grand Marquis, Peugeot 205, Fiat Uno, Volkswagen Golf Mk2, Austin Maestro, Chevrolet S-10 Blazer, Renault 25, Honda CR-X, Alfa Romeo 33, Mitsubishi Chariot, Fiat Regata, Ford Orion, Toyota Corolla, Mercury Topaz, BMW M6, Isuzu Aska, Alfa Romeo Arna, Honda Civic, Hyundai Stellar, Chrysler E-Class, Chevrolet Chevy 500. Excerpt: The Land Rover Defender (initially called the Land Rover Ninety and Land Rover One Ten) is a British four wheel drive off-road utility vehicle developed from the original Land Rover Series launched in 1948. The model was introduced in 1983 as the Land Rover Ninety and the Land Rover One Ten, the numbers representing the wheelbase in inches. The number was spelt out in full in advertising and in handbooks and manuals, and the vehicles also carried badges above the radiator grille which read qLand Rover 90q or qLand Rover 110, q with the number rendered numerically. The Ninety and One Ten replaced the earlier Land Rover Series, and at the time of launch, the only other Land Rover model in production was the Range Rover. In 1989, a third model was brought out by Land Rover to be produced in parallel with the other two: the Land Rover Discovery. To avoid possible confusion, from 1991 the Ninety and the One Ten were renamed the Defender 90 and Defender 110. These carried front badges that say qDefender, q with a badge on the rear of the vehicle saying qDefender 90q or qDefender 110.q The current model, from 2007, still has the space above the radiator for the badge, but this is simply blank, and they have qLand Roverq spelt out across the leading edge of the bonnet in raised individual letters. At the rear is a new 'qDefenderq badge with an underlining qswoosh.q On these current models there are no badges defining the wheelbase model of the vehicle. The 127-in...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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