x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Dubai ruler first in the world to receive all-new Range Rover

Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, and his son have become the first in the world to receive the all-aluminium Range Rover.

The world's first all-aluminium Range Rover has been handed over to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The world's first all-aluminium Range Rover has been handed over to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, has taken delivery of the world's first all-aluminium Range Rover.

His son, Sheikh Hamdan, the Crown Prince of Dubai, also received a vehicle from the British marque in what was the first deliveries in the world of the all-new Range Rover.

Sheikh Mohammed has his trademark "DUBAI 1" registration plate on the vehicle, while Sheikh Hamdan has "DUBAI 11" on his.

The deliveries were handled by dealer Al Tayer Motors.

Phil Popham, the director of group sales operations at Jaguar Land Rover, said: "This is a great honour for Land Rover, and we are delighted that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has taken delivery of the first new Range Rover globally."

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