1987 Land Rover 90 Rescued.

August 23, 2010
Land Rover 90

Land Rover 90

A passionate Land Rover enthusiast after his 15 year search for his dream machine, finally discovered a Land Rover Defender 90 assembled in Solihull, Warwickshire, England somewhere in Gangtok, Sikkim.This particular vehicle has been poorly maintained and was in dire need of attention before this enthusiast discovered it. The vehicle according to the author of this post from Team-BHP, is currently undergoing restorations to its former glory and might need a transfer case.

Car and Driver Reviews the Land Rover Defender 90

Car and Driver Reviews the Land Rover Defender 90

For the new comers Land Rover Defender 90 started its production in 1983, and was assembled in England, Malaysia and Turkey. The vehicle had its intial badging as Land Rover 90, but after the introduction of the Land Rover Discovery, the badging was changed to Defender 90.

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Jaguar is a friend of mine (Jenny was!)

June 26, 2010
Dreams of a British Engineering Tradition

Bentleys were in my dreams.

There is an interesting recurring dream of mine involving British Green and sheer engineering perfection. The basic theme goes on like this: Me gifting my father the keys of a British engineering perfection on his birthday. The initial dreams involved Jaguars, but then somehow the name Bentley crept in. The reason for the Bentley’s replacing the Jags was after me seeing the two-door Bentley draped in British Racing green.The Bentley looked absolutely stunning. From then on Bentleys became a permanent fixture in my dreams and the most recent one was one with a British Racing Green Continental GT.

McPherson Strutting

McPherson Strutting.

All of a sudden something amazing has happened to me in the past few months. I am smitten, I am in love, I am bowled over, I am trembling in boyish excitement, I have spent some time with the all new 2010 Jaguar XJ. The car is pure automotive perfection. The design is timeless. The pictures are only half the truth. In person XJ is a stunning piece of engineering. Take one look and you fall in love. The subtle yet modern design cues make this car so unique and so breathtakingly beautiful. I know right from my boyhood days that I am a Jagaurphile. The cars they made were so much in line with my intuition about cars. Somewhere along the line we grew apart. But after spending time with the XJ, it rekindled the old love and that too with great passion.

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