Maurice Wilks

Friday 19th August 1904

Born on this day, Maurice Wilks, automotive engineer responsible for the inspiration and concept work that led to the development of the Land Rover off-road utility vehicle. By the time of his death in 1963, he was the chairman of the Rover Company.

Leave a Reply

365 Days Of Motoring

Recent Posts



I We have no wish to abuse copyright regulations and we apologise unreservedly if this occurs. If you own any of the material published please get in touch.