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2019-04-23 10:08
Range rover SVR

Image: MotorPress

Land Rover South Africa has developed a one-of-a-kind Range Rover Sport SVR as a tribute to the Springbok rugby team. 

• Project in partnership with SVO, Land Rover SA and SARU
• Bespoke Springbok-inspired alterations
• Land Rover SA sponsors the Springboks
• Land Rover is a Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019


Land Rover South Africa has worked with its counterparts at Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) in the UK to develop a one-of-a-kind Range Rover Sport SVR as a tribute to the Springbok rugby team. 

Created a in three-way partnership with SVO, Land Rover South Africa and the South African Rugby Union (SARU), the unique Range Rover Sport is the first and only vehicle to be completely finished in the Springboks’ green hue. 

Range rover SVR
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The exact Pantone colour match was applied to the Range Rover’s bare shell at the very start of its build process at SVO’s dedicated paint facility. Custom Springbok logos and bespoke yellow brake calipers finish off the exterior’s visual enhancements.

Normally reserved for Land Rover’s own trademark logos, the circular plaques on the Sport’s B-pillars and front and rear treadplates now also feature Springbok insignias and script.

Range rover SVR



Custom touches inside include special yellow shift-paddles, and contrast yellow stitching on the seats and door panels. 

Range rover SVR

Image: MotorPress

The interior mood lighting has also been adapted to radiate a green glow. 

Tina Pienaar-Smit, Jaguar Land Rover PR and Sponsorship Specialist, said: "Land Rover and rugby go hand-in-hand so it only made sense to demonstrate the allegiance in automotive form. We have a great resource in SVO, and its capabilities are ideal to make the connection between the Land Rover and Springbok brands a tangible reality. We hope each member of the Springbok team appreciates the final product as much as we do.

"We entered the process of designing this vehicle with Land Rover some months ago, and SARU is delighted to have played a part in the result.

"This project is the first of its kind for the Springboks and I’m sure there will be many excited conversations among the players who will get the opportunity to drive it," said Jurie Roux, CEO of SA Rugby.

Range rover SVR

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Range rover SVR
                                                                                         

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