For practical reasons – due to post-war shortage of steel and surplus of aluminium, brothers decided to use anti-corrosive aluminium alloys as body liner.
In the 1960s the demand for the four-wheel drive vehicles significantly increased and Land Rover was at the forefront of new emerging market segment. The company decided to develop a new vehicle that would combine comfort and driving characteristics of a family car with the off-road capabilities Land Rover. The result of their work was Range Rover that was launched into production in 1970, and immediately caused a general admiration. This car was a real breakthrough.
During the 1970s and 80s the evolution of Land Rover and Range Rover had continued. Land Rover recognition had grown even more through such events as the Paris-Dakar Rally, which demonstrated outstanding capabilities of these vehicles.