One proud owner wouldn't give up his Land Rover for the world.
British journalist Quentin Letts with his beloved Land Rover.
"The noise! The discomfort! Most of all the smell! The aroma is an odd mixture of Castrol oil, barn dust and chicken droppings. For some inexplicable reason, this is true of Land Rovers around the world, from Kettering to Kinshasa. They all have that smell, even when they have been nowhere near an East Anglian egg farm.
There really isn't anything else in the world quite like them for sheer quirkiness. To drive a "Landie" is almost to become part of the very soil of the nation - and certainly, given the abysmal suspension, to be juddered by its ridges and ruts..."