The first owner of Range Rover was Roger Taylor. The second owner was Spinney Music, West London. (Spinney Music is known to have been owned by both the late Freddie Mercury and Jim Beach the manager of Queen).

“(…) another vehicle which had undergone extensive modifications, this time a Range Rover which was changed into a convertible. Previous owners are believed to have included Freddie Mercury and Roger Taylor, and it sold to a collector of Range Rovers for £9,500.”


Date of 1st Registration: 08 Jun 1981

Vehicle has been in dry storage since 1993. Sold in 2008 by Steve. 15th July 2012 sold for £9,500 on The Charterhouse auction.

This conversion was carried out by a company know as ‘Monte Verdes’, of which is located in Switzerland.

1981 Land Rover Range Rover Convertable low mileage
Mileage: 46463
Transmission: Manual
Doors: 2
Options: Tow Bar Power Windows, Leather Seats Power-assisted Steering (PAS), 4-Wheel Drive Alloy Wheels, Light leather interior and black carpets.
Colour: opearlesent black (first maroon)

Registration number: PMV378W

Engine Size: 3,528 cc
Fuel: Petrol


Photo Steve stevecarthyracing