The Range Rover first went on sale in America on March 16, 1987 following its debut at the Chicago Auto Show one month earlier. With that single model, Land Rover once again had an official footing in North America.
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of that iconic model, Alloy+Grit will host a birthday celebration at the Carlisle Import and Performance Nationals show in Carlisle, PA on Saturday, May 20. Alloy+Grit staff will be serving up a special Range Rover birthday cake as well as other free refreshments. The Alloy+Grit team will award special prizes to the best Range Rover from each generation (Classic, P38, L322, L405) as well as Best Modified, Highest Mileage, Best Tailgate Display, and Most Deranged Rover.
Jaguar Land Rover North America will provide a new Range Rover to help raise money for charity. For a donation of $5, $10, or $20 to the charity of your choice – ASPCA, Wounded Warrior Project, or Make a Wish – you can write your birthday wishes directly on the vehicle for all to see.
All Land Rover owners showing their vehicles will receive an Alloy+Grit gift bag, and there will be other prizes for spectators to win as well.
The Carlisle Import and Performance Nationals is one of the largest gatherings of English, German, French, Italian, and Swedish enthusiast cars on the East Coast. The event weekend, running from May 19-21 this year, also includes a swap meet, making it the perfect chance to unload all those spare project parts or shop for one you’re missing. For more information and to register for the show, visit carlisleevents.com.