Is a Santana a real Land Rover?

Is a Santana a real Land Rover?

Is a Santana a real Land Rover?

The Santana Motor company built Series Land Rovers under licence in CKD form (Complete Knocked Down kits); essentially parts were shipped over from the Land Rover factory in Solihull and the Land Rovers were built up from this ‘kit’ at the Santana factory in Spain.

What is a Santana PS10?

The Santana PS-10 light utility vehicle is similar to Land Rover Defender. It is also known as Santana Anibal. Development of this vehicle began in 1999. Production commenced in 2002 and ceased in 2011. It was available both for military and civil customers. First military customer became the Spanish Navy.

Who makes Santana 4×4?

Santana, wholly owned by the Andalucian regional government, builds the Jimny, Vitara and Samurai models on behalf of Suzuki for sale across Europe. Output this year will be around 34,000 vehicles. The launch of the Series III-derived PS10 marks a return to Santana’s roots.

What engine in Santana?

Santana LR The Santana 6-cylinder engine is not the usual 2.6L Solihull Rover but a Spanish version of the rugged four cylinder 2.25L motor stretched by one and half times to give two extra cylinders and a capacity of 3429cc.

Is a Santana a defender?

One of those companies is called Santana, and Santana started building what looks like a Defender, but it’s not a Defender.

Is the new Defender selling well?

THE LAND ROVER Defender is proving to be a big hit with car buyers, being outsold only by the Range Rover Evoque in the second quarter of 2021, according to the company’s latest figures. But only now has it overtaken the smaller Land Rover Discovery Sport and the Range Rover Sport in the company’s global sales figures.

What is the best selling Land Rover?

Range Rover Sport
The Range Rover Sport large SUV has been Land Rover’s best selling model in the United States since 2006 and even reached record sales in 2019, distancing the Range Rover Velar.