Charity gets millionth Range Rover

Land Rover has donated the millionth Range Rover produced in Britain to Help for Heroes, a charity for wounded members of the Armed Forces.

The £85,000 Vogue was accepted by Top Gear presenter and Help for Heroes patron Jeremy Clarkson at an event in Earls Court, west London.

The model, with the number plate "1,000,000", will go under the hammer later this year to raise funds for the charity.

Mr Clarkson said: "Help for Heroes is just the most incredible success story.

"They do everything from building a swimming pool to completely changing the way wounded soldiers are viewed in this country and I'm very proud to support them."

He added: "I was just doing some maths and I can't believe it's the millionth. I feel like we've got a bit of history here."

Land Rover's managing director, Phil Popham, drove the Range Rover from Solihull, West Midlands, to London.

On the 118-mile drive, Mr Popham was followed by a convoy of heritage Range Rovers.

The millionth Range Rover was joined on stage at Earls Court by an older cousin - the 40th Range Rover produced at the Solihull plant.

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