AMERICAN SPECIALS and PROTOTYPES
Here are some never
before published photos of "Golden Rod", taken by Richard Green in Dublin,
CA. in 1966 (these are the only known photos of this vehicle when it was
Left: is a rear view shot; Note the chrome
bumperettes (made from a front bumper). Also note wheels, fender flairs
(ala Defender), and Exhaust pipe that exits just ahead of rear tire. On
the sides are Wind-Deflectors, which helped keep the rear window clean.
Finally, note modified mud flaps and relocated reflectors.
The only known photo of the custom dash, which housed gauges from a Rover
P5. This was the first LR to have a key starter (no button). Note hand
throttle and stereo on right of dash.
Aggressive front view. Note the chrome front bumper & grill.