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Range Rover at 50: a legendary history in pictures

Autocar Logo By Richard Dredge of Autocar | Slide 1 of 51: While the Range Rover is often nominated as the world's first luxury SUV it wasn't – because the original car was far from luxurious and besides, the Americans got there first. But nonetheless, 17 June 2020 marks a very important birthday for one of the world's most famous cars, its 50th.The Range Rover quickly became the standard by which all other luxury SUVs would be judged and now it's seemingly unassailable. Here's how it came to be the best 4x4 by far:

The Range Rover has been one of the world's greatest cars since it made its debut half a century ago…

While the Range Rover is often nominated as the world's first luxury SUV it wasn't – because the original car was far from luxurious and besides, the Americans got there first. But nonetheless, 17 June 2020 marks a very important birthday for one of the world's most famous cars, its 50th.

The Range Rover quickly became the standard by which all other luxury SUVs would be judged and now it's seemingly unassailable. Here's how it came to be the best 4x4 by far:

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