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Land Rover North America, Inc. Reports Best Sales Month This Year; U.S. Land Rover Sales Up 2.1 Percent Over June 2000

Land Rover North America, Inc. Reports Best Sales Month This Year; U.S. Land Rover Sales Up 2.1 Percent Over June 2000

    LANHAM, Md., July 3 Consumer response to a variety of high
value marketing programs continues to drive traffic at Land Rover retailers
throughout the U.S.  The British sport-utility manufacturer posted 2,427 total
U.S. sales in June -- the company's best month this year.  June marked a 28.2
percent increase in Range Rover sales with 509 units sold versus 397 in
June '00.  Land Rover Discovery Series II U.S. sales were slightly behind June
of last year with 1,918 posted versus 1,979 a year ago.  U.S. sales for the
first half continued to gain on the year ago period totaling 11,938 versus
12,982 -- 8.0 percent behind last year's record pace.

                               U.S. SALES DATA
                        June       %       June     Y-T-D      %      Y-T-D
                        2001     Change    2000     2001    Change     2000

    Range Rover          509      +28.2     397    2,341     -13.7    2,714
     Discovery         1,918       -3.1   1,979    9,597      -6.5   10,268
      Series II
      TOTAL            2,427       +2.1   2,376   11,938      -8.0   12,982

    Land Rover Group Canada, Inc. posted the following sales results for June
2001.

                              CANADA SALES DATA
                        June       %       June     Y-T-D      %      Y-T-D
                        2001     Change    2000     2001    Change     2000

    Range Rover           10     +100.0       5       75     -11.8       85
     Discovery            55      -38.2      89      361     -12.0      410
      Series II
      TOTAL               65      -30.9      94      436     -11.9      495

    Land Rover North America, Inc., established in 1986, imports and
distributes Range Rover and Discovery Series II vehicles manufactured for sale
in the U.S. by Land Rover in Solihull, England.  Land Rover's worldwide
operations are wholly owned by Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Mich.  For
information about the Land Rover retailer nearest you, call 800-FINE-4WD or
visit http://www.landrover.com .

    CONTACT:  Bill Baker of Land Rover North America, Inc., 301-731-8705.