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Scottish Land Rover Show 2017

The final show of a busy May was the trip over the border to Edinburgh for the Scottish Land Rover show. Another scorching weekend started on Friday with the trips to site for a number of members. Another good selection of vehicles kept the members busy with interested members of public before a trip bothered…

Longhope Family Fun Day 2017

The second show of the season was at Longhope for their annual event. A variety of vehicle models were on show with a lot of interest in all the models on show with some new additions on display. The weather was another scorcher with a short cloudy spell to allow people to cool down between…

Diesel Car Magazine Shoot

The CVC Register was invited to a photoshoot with renowned photographer Richard Dredge set to feature in the November 2017 issue of Diesel Car Magazine. The shoot was arranged to take place at the Fleur de Lys just outside of Solihull. A good selection of group vehicles made it to the mid morning start, with…

Classic Land Rover Show 2017 at Gaydon

The Classic Land Rover Show at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon started the 2017 show season for the CVC-R and was a Freelander biased show to celebrate the 20th Birthday year of the Freelander’s launch. We were near the entrance to the show and were alongside the Freelander Owners Club, another Facebook based group. We…

Early Production Freelander 1 Saved

This is a very early production vehicle being one of the Very first 500 off the production line in late 1996. It was previously owned and used by Land Rover for almost three years before being sold into the public domain. The car was found on ebay advertised as spares or repair. Registration: R898 BDU…

Freelander 20th Anniversary Celebrations at Gaydon 2017

  The CVC Register will be attending this year’s Classic Land Rover Show at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon. Our stand will be next to the Freelander Owner’s Club to celebrate twenty years of the Freelander. The Freelander Owners Club started as a Facebook Group on 3rd June 2014. Month by month membership increased and…

Freelander Production Car #4 Saved

R608BDU is the fourth production Freelander, the first production car being chassis 600477 which can be found in the British Motor Museum at Gaydon. R608BDU rolled off the production line on the 5th November 1997 and went straight into the ownership of Land Rover company vehicles, being PDI’ed and road registered on the 6th November.…

LR1 – The Evolution of the Range Rover

LR1 is the prestigious personalised private registration plate that is owned by Land Rover. It was acquired in the early 90s and has always been assigned to their flagship vehicle – the Range Rover. Throughout the decades all the vehicles known as LR1 are of the highest specification possible. They have been used as press…

Next stop Portugal for G457 WAC

G457WAC is flying high again after 18 months restoration work in the back garden of Julian Lamb’s Solihull home. With only a 4 feet-wide side access the house it helped to have a friend with a big crane. She is off to Portugal for the final stage of work with a well-known classic car restorer.…