Land Rover and Range Rover – what’s the difference?
When searching for a Land Rover vehicle, you may have wondered what the difference between the terms “Land Rover” and “Range Rover” is. Well, in simple terms, Land Rover is the brand of the vehicle, whereas a Range Rover is a specific Land Rover model. This means the full name of the “Range Rover” is the “Land Rover Range Rover”, including both the manufacturer and the model name. Car manufacturer, Land Rover, make both Land Rovers and Range Rover models, all of which are excellent off-road vehicles. Let’s delve deeper to find out more.
Land Rover & Range Rover History
Land Rover was originally started in 1885 as a bicycle manufacturer called the Rover Company. It wasn’t until 1947 that the Land Rover name was used for the first time when the Rover Company created the Series 1 Land Rover. Fast-forward to 1970 and the Range Rover model was first introduced as the interest in off-road SUVs began to increase. Then in 1978, company renaming happened and it became known as Land Rover Limited. Over the years, Land Rover Limited ownership has changed several times, although it remains renowned for producing all-terrain cars.
Land Rover vs. Range Rover Models
The Land Rover model line-up consists of seven models in total, of which four use the Range Rover name. Overall, Range Rover models are thoughts to have a stronger focus on luxury and performance. Whereas the Land Rover models are considered more rugged off-roader cars. That said, all Land Rover models have a luxurious feel to them and whichever model you choose, you’ll get the perfect blend of high build quality and traditional Land Rover styling. It’s worth considering your lifestyle before deciding which model is most suitable for you. For example, if you enjoy an outdoorsy lifestyle full of adventure, then the Land Rover Discovery Sport or Land Rover Defender models might appeal to you the most. Although if you’re looking for the first-class Land Rover experience, then the Range Rover model is most suitable.
Over the years, Land Rover has become recognised for their specialism in SUVs with excellent off-road capabilities. Combine this with the luxurious interiors and it’s easy to see why Land Rover cars are so appealing. That said, leasing a Land Rover is straightforward and cost-effective. At GB Vehicle Leasing, our pricing team constantly monitors the market to ensure we offer the very best Land Rover lease deals. To discuss leasing a Land Rover, please call GB Vehicle Leasing on 0161 667 5338 or email us at email@example.com.