Created using our 35 years’ experience of building International Rally Raid cars, with engineering support from our new friends at Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations, the CSP575 adds a little refinement for road use while still retaining the unmistakable rawness and motorsport passion of a Bowler.
Jaguar Land Rover Acquires Bowler
Bowler now forms part of Jaguar Land Rover’s fast-growing Special Vehicle Operations Division.
Launch of the Defender Rally Kit
The Defender Challenge grows with more teams and more rounds, the Defender Challenge rally kit is launched.
Featured in Top Gear Magazine
Bowler races it’s 400hp supercharged 3.0 V6 Defender 110, and the car is featured in Evo and Top Gear magazines, alongside Bowler Fast Road conversions
Bowler launches the Defender Challenge
Bowler launches the Defender Challenge as a programme which will prepare competitors for the Dakar, and moves into a new production facility
The Bowler team grows and develops the range of performance parts available for Defenders, adding new European distributors
Partnership with Land Rover
Bowler agrees a formal brand partnership with Land Rover across sponsorship, marketing and engineering, and begins development of the Defender Challenge
Racing in Africa
Bowler races the EXR in Africa and Europe and launches a range of road and rally performance upgrade parts for the Defender
The Bowler EXR-S
The Bowler EXR-S is revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and is driven up the hill in the Supercar class – beating many supercar rivals
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Bowler attends the Goodwood Festival of Speed and runs 8 rally cars on a specially designed course over the weekend