Land Rover Evolves From Jeep Out Of Necessity for Civilian Use, After WWII

Allenwood, NJ, – Maurice Wilks’ Jeep had reached the end, and this war surplus vehicle was so useful on his farm that he really wanted a replacement. He was the technical director for Rover Cars in 1947, and detected a strong demand for utilitarian ex-military 4x4s. He felt sure that a British designed and built […]