Our heads are still reeling from the launch of the 2011 Land Rover Range Rover and Land Rover has already gone back to work, spewing out a special edition. In order to celebrate Range Rover’s 40th anniversary, Land Rover has unveiled the Autobiography Black 40th Anniversary Limited Edition. There will be only 700 units built with a unique color combination as well as striking interior and exterior design features.

The Range Rover Autobiography Black Limited Edition will be painted in Barolo Black exterior paint and will also feature 20" alloy wheels, Diamond Turned, a unique front grille with Titan grille mesh, a bright chrome grille ‘U’ edge, black grille surround, bright chrome bars, and a black vent surround. It will also feature body colored door handles and, of course, the tailgate badge, ’Autobiography Black’.

For the interior Land Rover offers a combination of two colors: Jet and Ivory or Jet and Pimento. The Autobiography Black logo is discretely repeated throughout the interior where it is embossed on the rear seat armrest and appears on the four unique, Grand Black door veneers. The steering wheel is also Grand Black and half wood.

Happy 40th anniversary, Range Rover, but we hate to break it to you; 40 years is supposed to be celebrated with a ruby. Perhaps a ruby red for the exterior would have been more appropriate?

Press release after the jump.

Press release

The Autobiography Black represents the very best Range Rover has to offer and is a fitting tribute to a vehicle which has consistently set the highest standards for all-terrain performance, luxury and design for the last 40 years.” Phil Popham, Land Rover Managing Director

The ultimate incarnation of the Range Rover, the Autobiography Black 40th Anniversary Limited Edition, is quite simply the last word in bespoke vehicles.

2010 Range Rover Autobiography Black Limited Edition High Resolution Exterior
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With a unique finish in Barolo Black, the exterior also features 20-inch alloy wheels, Diamond Turned, a unique front grille with Titan grille mesh, a bright chrome grille ‘U’ edge and black grille surround. Side vents have a new mesh set off by bright chrome bars and a black vent surround. There are body colored door handles and of course, the tailgate badge, ’Autobiography Black’.

Inside, there’s a choice of the standard colourway in Jet, or two colourways unique to the Autobiography Black – Jet and Ivory, or Jet and Pimento. The Autobiography Black logo is discretely repeated throughout the interior where it is embossed on the rear seat armrest and appears on the four unique, Grand Black door veneers. Front door sill tread plates are illuminated with the words ‘Range Rover’ and there’s a half wood Grand Black steering wheel. Petrol models also offer gearknob veneers.

2010 Range Rover Autobiography Black Limited Edition High Resolution Exterior
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“At the top of the Range, the new Autobiography Black 40th Anniversary Limited Edition offers customers the option of complete exclusivity with unique colourway combinations as well as striking interior and exterior design features. Around 700 will be made, emphasising the exclusivity of this limited edition.”
Design Director, Gerry McGovern

No detail has been overlooked in ensuring this is the most special Range Rover in the marque’s 40 year history. Even the key fob and driver’s handbook carry the Autobiography Black logo.

What do you think?
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8 comments:

  (1) posted on 07.13.2010

I’m a Mercedes "BIG" fan, but this Range rover A.B.L.E. is awesome..I like it so much..great car..

  (387) posted on 06.23.2010

well for sure high profile personnel will buy this limited edition of range rover..

  (434) posted on 06.22.2010

yes it a LR is of the best off road vehicles.. No Doubt....

  (515) posted on 06.21.2010

Pretty gorgeous! I like the interior design looks luxurious, but the exterior seems not having lot of changes.

  (808) posted on 06.21.2010

now it’s looks are not boring anymore, with the new grille and set of wheels.

  (364) posted on 06.20.2010

Wonderful, I like the unique finish in Barolo Black and also love that 20-inch alloy wheels and the Diamond Turned.

  (418) posted on 06.20.2010

A nice suv if you can afford to fix it, If I were to buy a suv I would buy something capable off road and have some utility in there somewhere.20 in. wheels are great with 38in tires, not 30 inch rubber bands.

  (379) posted on 06.17.2010

A hardcore off road vehicle when releases on the dirt and lovely and luxurious SUV when on the streets.

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