Though Land Rover's tough, gentleman's utility vehicle began production in the United Kingdom in 1970, it didn't arrive as an official U.S. import until 1987, whereupon this uber-luxurious, uber-capable SUV immediately became an uber-status symbol. Though plagued by various reliability issues, its classic design looks better than ever, and the aftermarket has created bolt-in fixes for many of its intrinsic problems. Go for the later, '91–'94 models, which have handsome five-spoke wheels and fewer gremlins.
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