1992 Range Rover Model Year Details
1992 Model Year Statistics
Chassis & Suspension Changes
Photo: Matt Altmix's 1992 County. The Land Rover Oval badge on left of tailgate introduced in 1992, and the higher-mounted fuel filler lid on the right quarter panel introduced in 1991 (and a few late production 1990 models). These features plus the County insignia in script identify this as a 92 model.
1992 Model Year Statistics
Number built 3,266 Powertrain Changes:
First 1992 built
Base Price $39,475 (decrease of $5,000 from 1991)
Curb Weight 4,364 lbs. (base) 4,401lbs. (County)
Gross Vehicle Weight 6019 lbs. (both models)
Engine got a new piston design, power was up 2hp to 180 @ 4750 rpm and torque was up 7 ft. lbs. to 227 @ 3250 rpm. ABS was only on the County model in 1992. All models had the new larger fuel tank. Electrical improved with use of better connectors and fusible link in positive battery cable
EPA 13 mpg city, 15 mpg highway
Chassis and Suspension Changes:
Base models did not have ABS or sway bars to help keep cost under $40K.
Base model had the five-spoke wheel in gray, County models had the three spoke wheel.
Available Paint Colors: Alpine White, Aspen Silver Metallic, Roman Bronze Metallic, Westminster Gray Micatallic, Estnor Green, Ardennes Green, Portofino Red, Trocadero Red, Plymouth Blue, Pembroke Gray, and only on the County (for extra-cost), Beluga Black (Cleat Coat), available only on the County LSE Cornish Cream.
Land Rover oval (like the one on the grill) added to the left hand side of the tailgate.
All County models did not yet have chrome bumpers this year.
Photo: Bob Filkins' 1992 RR regular model; Oval Land Rover badge but no "County" sign on tailgate.
Available Interior Colors:
Rear view mirror with two built in map reading lights. The auto dim rear view mirror was only on the County and
The plastic area around the radio was redesigned (to fit a longer radio) and the cigarette lighter was moved from the left to the right side of the radio
The front seats were now heated (on the County) and the switches were located on both sides of the radio
A Range Rover alarm with a key chain remote (made by Alpine) was available (standard on the County).
Cubby box cup holder mounted to the front of the cubby box
All models this year had a glass tilt and slide sun/moon roof with sun shade.
Like the Hunter model in 1991 the Base model did not have a loadspace cover in the rear of the vehicle.
Interior of Bob Filkins' 1992
Range Rover (base model with Sorrel Brown interior). Note fore and aft
seat stitching used on base models.
Interior of Greg Gryllakis's 1992 Range Rover County. Note transverse stitching on seat upholstery typical of County models.
Priced at $5,600 above the base model, The County
the three spoke alloy wheels, ABS anti-lock brakes, front and rear sway
(base Range Rovers did not have sway bars or ABS in 1992) nicer carpet,
leather front seats. The auto dim rear
view mirror had built in map lights for the first time in 1992. County
Burl Walnut (vs. American Walnut on the Base model) and the county had
additional wood trim on the dash and
power window switch panel. Heated front seats, Alpine remote
security system, 120 watt a/d/s/ integrated audio system (first seen on
This model was first shown at the Frankfurt Motor
September 1991 at the introduction of the 1992 models.
It was finished in Brooklands green, and was
the first Range Rover to have a new body styling kit produced by Tom
Racing (TWR) with different front and
rear bumpers and deeper body color molded under body sills. The Brooklands model was never officially
imported to the
Four Wheeler Magazine named the
Range Rover of North
America (RRNA) previews the Defender 110 at the Detroit Auto Show
Range Rover of North America (RRNA) changed its
name to Land
Rover North America (LRNA), dropping the “of” in the name August 1st
1992 when it began selling the limited edition Land Rover Defender 110
as a 1993
model (the only year the D110 was sold in North America by Land Rover). Five Hundred Defender 110s were sold in the
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