Production Version of Range Rover LRX to be Unveiled on Thursday, July 1

Land Rover will lift the covers and announce the name of its all-new compact Range Rover model based on the LRX concept car at a special event held in partnership with VOGUE magazine [sic] for the Range Rover's 40th birthday in London on Thursday, 1st of July, the British automaker announced today.

The production version of the LRX will go on sale in 2011 and will be offered in both 2WD and 4WD configurations - a first for the company. According to Land Rover, the front-wheel drive model will emit less than 130g/km of CO2 making it the 'greenest' and most fuel efficient Range Rover ever.

It is believed that the 'baby' Range Rover will be available in three- and five door bodystyles.

We'll bring you full details and photos of the new Range Rover model after tomorrow's unveiling.

Range Rover LRX Concept Gallery