Jonathan Brydon interview with www.range-rover-classic.com follows.
“The cars were expensive to fund and build, but we did it and it was massive fun and not something that could be achieved easily today. Ian Leaf led a team of very young people (non above 26), who achieved remarkable success in manufacturing and selling these cars to the expanding Middle Eastern market.
Christopher Humberstone (Design), not a great businessman, but a 21st century designer inspired the workforce with his style and ideas.
I was sales director for Rapport International for two years during a very active period in 1978-1980.
It was a very exciting time for a young person to be involved in the motor industry.”