Decades of Land Rover Defender production finally came to a close in early 2016. While Land Rover has confirmed a successor is coming soon, there are concerns this modern Defender won’t quite the match the original’s rugged, no-nonsense design and ability to master everything from muddy roads to river crossings to mountain climbs. One...
He says the design is not trademarked in Britain. Continue reading Billionaire plans to manufacture a copy of Land Rover Defender Billionaire plans to manufacture a copy of Land Rover Defender originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Early last year, its maker laid the Land Rover Discovery to rest, but it certainly hasn't forgotten about the SUV. In fact, it still lets enthusiasts have a go behind the wheel of the iconic off-roader at its newly-launched Land Rover Experience. The brand announced the Land Rover Experience will take place at new "Experience Centers" in...
You can drive on in Vermont, North Carolina, or California. Continue reading Land Rover will let you drive a Defender off-road in America, for a price Land Rover will let you drive a Defender off-road in America, for a price originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
While it might look like the new Land Rover Defender (which we’re still waiting for) the Bollinger B1 is from Bollinger Motors – a young start-up out of New York State in the USA, which has nothing to do with the up-market French champagne of the same name. The prototype of the B1 electric off-roader, […]
This summer little-known Bollinger Motors revealed the world's first fully electric Sport Utility Truck - the Bollinger B1. With its squared off, rugged looks, the Bollinger B1 is easily inspired by the iconic Land Rover Defender. But now Bollinger has taken the EV a step further with a new four-door version.[...]
On Fridays, I feature some beautiful work of rolling sculpture. I like sleek, go fast beauties. However, beauty is more than lines and speed; automobiles are supposed to serve multiple purposes. The ability to traverse challenging terrain under difficult circumstances is another element that makes a car both special and useful. Show More Summary
Elite car auctions throw up some interesting automobiles, and RM-Sotheby's London sale on September 6 has a car with a great story: a Land Rover Defender SVX used in the blockbuster 24th James Bond adventure film, SPECTRE. The official estimate for the car is £100,000 to £150,000 (US$130,000 to $195,000)... Show More Summary
Let’s say you had around $50,000 to spend on a vehicle purely as an indulgence. In this indulgence, you desire a somewhat rare SUV that’s basic, yet carries substantial prestige. In the same way, your SUV of choice would be very capable off-road, but you’d never take it there (as it’s simply too valuable). Show More Summary
It may also have a unibody chassis. Continue reading Land Rover Defender might come to America in 2019 Land Rover Defender might come to America in 2019 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Details have come to light regarding the return of Land Rover’s long-running Defender model to the North American market. This time around, things will be a little different. After a solid 67-year run (dating back to 1948 as the “Series” models), perhaps some changes were due. Show More Summary
The now-discontinued Land Rover Defender is an iconic vehicle, but East Coast Defender has made its name by sullying those classic lines for well-to-do buyers. Its latest creation takes an old-fashioned approach to interior luxury, and...Show More Summary
land rover has issued a recall for its defender off-roader this week, due to a potential problem with the front braking system. selected examples from the 2015 model-year may be susceptible to a front brake hose leak due to chafing, which could cause the brake fluid level to drop. Show More Summary
Land Rover has issued a recall for 124 of its 2015-build Defender off-roaders over concerns a faulty repair for a previous recall could cause a brake fluid leak. The British manufacturer reports that the front brake pipe from the caliper to the flexible brake hose could be showing signs of chafing as a result of work completed […]
Electric truck start-up Bollinger debuts the boxy and butch B1.
If the Land Rover Defender and Tesla Model S had a baby, it would be the B1.