Category Archives: News

Updated downloads including info on Becker Navigation System

After experiencing problems with users registering and GDPR we’ve decide to move our downloads over to Microsoft OneDrive. The main problem is that the contact and registration page has not been forwarding on the email addres of people that contact us. For that reason, we have not been able to reply. OUr most recent request was from Alan so apologies… Read more »

Defender Joins the GLR Fleet

      No Comments on Defender Joins the GLR Fleet

Today we collected the latest addition to the GLR fleet, a 2007 Defender 90 XS in Tonga Green. It’s not the first Defender in the fleet, in fact it’s the 4th. The previous 3 all being owned by Ian so it was about time I pulled my finger out and got some Defender love! He’s been christened Larry. Very excited… Read more »

Roger Crathorne to retire

      No Comments on Roger Crathorne to retire

The man often citied as ‘Mr Land Rover’ has announced that he is to retire from the company after 50 years service. Roger Crathorne joined Land Rover in 1963 as an engineering apprentice. Roger then worked his way through the company working on the development of the Range Rover and was instrumental in setting up the Land Rover ‘Experience’ before… Read more »

Happy Birthday GLR

      1 Comment on Happy Birthday GLR

Today is our 5th birthday! Both Ian and I have been posting for that long! Seems like only yesterday since we started this little folly way back then.  Here’s our first post: – Things have changed quite a lot since then. We have a nice shiny new look and the GLR fleet has changed. Anyhow enough of the nostalgia, it’s… Read more »

Freelander: What’s in a name?

      1 Comment on Freelander: What’s in a name?

According to an article published by Autocar today Land Rover is intending to drop the Freelander name when the new model is launched late next year. Speculation is that the Freelander will join the Discovery ‘family’ to streamline the model lineage, it’s also expected that the new model will be based on an elongated Evoque platform. The Freelander name hasn’t… Read more »