Land Rover is British automobile company, specializing in off-road “premium” class cars. Since 2008 it belongs to Indian company Tata Motors. It is included in the group of Jaguar Land Rover. The creators of the first Land Rover vehicle were the chief designer of the British company Rover – Maurice Wilks and his brother, executive director – Spencer Wilks. As a prototype for a new off-road vehicle American Willys was used. The company was founded in 1948. The company Rover achieved the government permission to resume the production of civilian cars and came into possession the new plant Meteor Works in the town of Solihull.