Jaguar Land Rover is developing technology to enable its cars to identify potholes they encounter and share that data in real-time with road authorities and other vehicles. The upcoming feature will help government agencies prioritize road repairs and enable drivers to avoid major potholes and broken manholes. Show More Summary
We've spent a lot of time covering overland expedition vehicles of late thanks to the recent Overland Expo and Abenteuer und Allrad shows. The all-new Marq concept from Quantis GmbH may be our favorite of the bunch. An interesting blend...Show More Summary
Potholes are a menace all over the world, especially where the temperature drops below freezing during winter. Jaguar Land Rover believes instead of waiting for the government to take care of the problem, cars should detect potholes, build a database and share the information through cloud services. Read more...
Every driver knows major metro areas are peppered with potholes. The severity can range from the merely cringe-inducing to the decidedly dangerous, and in attempting to fix them, municipalities face a perpetual game of Whack-a-Mole. And now Jaguar Land Rover is testing a system to combat potholes on three fronts. The 'Pothole Alert' technology...
After learning the location of road damage, the system alerts drivers and briefly adjusts suspension settings as the vehicle passes over the potholes.
The most performance-focused Land Rover ever, the Range Rover Sport SVR, is now on sale in Australia, with pricing kicking off from $218,500 plus on-roads. Its SVR-specification 5.0-litre supercharged V8 offers outputs of 405kW and 680Nm – some 30kW and 55Nm beyond the ‘regular’ force-induced eight-cylinder petrol engines adopted elsewhere in the Land Rover range. […]
Nicknamed "La Poderosa," this Land Rover Defender is the workhorse of choice for a pair of free spirits living South of the Border, and is the subject of this Petrolicious video. Continue reading Petrolicious celebrates Land Rover Defender...Show More Summary
Today, I write to you as a happy man. I say this because I made it 4,000 miles between repair visits to the Land Rover dealer. And then I almost backed into a tree. Read more...
Assessing scientific progress can be confusing. We've landed rovers on Mars and we've even sent space ships outside our solar system, but we have almost no idea what's at the bottom of Earth's oceans. And we've mapped the entirety of the human genome, yet we have only a rudimentary understanding of the human brain. Show More Summary
A Land Rover Series III, one of the Heritage Collection vehicles available to driver. Photos courtesy Jaguar Land Rover. Want to go off-roading in a classic Land Rover Series I or expedition-prepped Range Rover? Wonder what it would be like to drive a 101 Forward Control, designed as a transporter for the British Army, or […]
A flying saucer plummeted through the skies over Hawaii today in the second test of NASA’s new Mars landing system. If this had been a real flight to Mars, we’d have just killed a rover by slamming it into the planet below. Read mor...
The Land Rover Discovery has been around since 1989 as the British automaker fought for more sales beyond its Defender and the upmarket Range Rover. Three generations of Discos have past and the fourth is currently in production; and recently could be spotted in my driveway. Show More Summary
Top Gear has staged a short drag race between a Hennessey VelociRaptor and a Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR. Watch to see which one of these supercharged V8s wins. Continue reading Top Gear pits Hennessey VelociRaptor vs. Range Rover Sport SVR Top Gear pits Hennessey VelociRaptor vs. Show More Summary
Land Rover follows Jaguar in launching a Heritage Driving Experience to allow customers to sample some of its classic models on and off the road. Continue reading Land Rover launches Heritage Driving Experience [w/video] Land Rover launches Heritage Driving Experience [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:31:00 EST. Show More Summary
You can file this one under Enthusiast Victory. It's that small dusty drawer at the bottom of the filing cabinet... yeah the one with barely any papers in it. In a surprising bit of news, it seems that Homeland Security will be returning a large pack of Land Rover Defenders that it has previously seized. About a year ago, agents coordinated...
1995 Land Rover Defender 90. Photos courtesy Jaguar Land Rover. Last July, agents from the Department of Homeland Security, working with local law enforcement, seized more than two-dozen Land Rover Defenders from owners across the United States. All had two things in common: none was originally sold in the United States, and all were imported […]
Some stellar news today for fans of classic Land Rover Defenders, imported vehicles and anyone who’s not a fan of civil forfeiture: Nearly a year after they were seized by federal agents in pre-dawn raids across the country, more than two dozen imported Defenders will be returned to their owners after the government agreed to drop their case. Read more...
all photos by Jay The invitation was very impressive....."Lord & Lady Frederick Windsor Request the Pleasure of Your Company for The British Polo Day USA 2015, Presented by Land Rover for the Benefit of Homeboy Industries at the Will...Show More Summary
Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth has called on Chinese car buyers to stop buying cars with copycat designs such as the Land Wind X7. Speth last week expressed the company’s ire at ripoff designs that it has little power to stop in the courts. Copyright laws vary between countries. The Land Wind X7, cleared [...]
Land Rover’s iconic Defender off-roader is not long for this world, and production of its replacement is reportedly set to occur in Eastern Europe. The UK’s Autocar reports that a new factory will be established in Hungary or Poland, designed as a specialist plant to build the new aluminium Defender, and potentially the next Discovery. Show More Summary