Today is a sad day as I bid farewell to Larry the GLR Defender 90 TDCi XS. We’ve owned this Tonga Green lovely for 2 years and although we haven’t been on many adventures in it, we’ve done quite a lot of work and improvement. The reason for the sale is now that we have 2 dogs, there’s just not… Read more »
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 »
You may notice that all GLR addresses are now prefixed with https:// rather than the old http://. This means that any traffic between you and our servers are now protected by 256 bit encryption. Therefore your login details will not be able to be viewed by anyone (except maybe the CIA, NSA or GCHQ!)
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 »
Due to technical issues with the current GLR theme we have decided to change the look/feel of the site. This is the 2nd change since the site started almost 6 1/2 years ago!
The Tefal men at GLR have taken advantage of the new .uk domains. This means we have a shiny URL of www.greenlandrover.uk. This will save you typing 4 extra characters now. Just think of what you could do with all that time! The old URL of www.greenlandover.org.uk will re-direct to here so don’t worry if you forget.
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 »
Rumours have abounded for several years now about the demise of the venerable Defender in it’s present form but if the latest story to appear in the press is true it looks like 2015 will see the final Defender rolling off the production line at Solihull. The full article can be read here It’ll be interesting to see what Land… Read more »
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 »
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 »