The Land Rover Freelander 1, one of the brand’s best-selling models produced between 1997 and 2006, is now officially a Land Rover Heritage vehicle. The Freelander 1 is now the brand’s eighth Heritage model. The others are Series I, II and III, Range Rover Classic and P38 Range Rover plus Discovery 1 and 2.
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When it was launched, the Freelander broke the mould by pioneering the compact premium 4×4 class and at the time had 16 patented features including Hill Decent Control (HDC), Immediate Reduction Drive (IRD), a viscous-coupling (VCU) and an innovative ABS system designed specifically for off-road situations.
Looking back at the old Freelander we have to share this classic 1999 Freelander advert. A brilliant piece of marketing.
“With the addition of the Freelander 1 as a Heritage model, Land Rover is reaffirming its support and commitment to its loyal customers by providing exceptional cars, services, parts and experiences for models more than 10 years out of production,” said Tim Hannig, Director, Jaguar Land Rover Heritage. “Genuine Land Rover Heritage Parts for Freelander 1 have been engineered and tested in extreme conditions. As such it gives our customers total peace-of-mind that their vehicles are maintained to the highest possible standards.”