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
Earlier this month we reported that Jaguar Land Rover’s new Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) was looking at SVX branding for fully-capable off-road versions of Land Rover’s SUVs, something along the lines of the hardcore off-roaders found in events like the Dakar Rally and the now-defunct Camel Trophy. DON'T MISS: Official...
Embarking on an overland journey through treacherous terrain usually requires some specialized equipment. Most folks choose Jeep Wranglers with lift kits and 35-inch tires or Land Rovers with supplies hanging off its roof rack, but for...Show More Summary
Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth says carmakers are powerless when it comes to Chinese brands ripping off their design work. Mr Speth's comments come after a Chinese court decision to allow Land Wind to continue selling the X7 SUV, despite JLR’s protests that its design was too similar to the Range Rover Evoque (pictured above, you be the judge). Show More Summary
The Special Vehicle Operations team is said to be working on an extreme off-road variant.
If you’re looking for an SUV with genuine performance credentials, then a close look at the Range Rover Sport SVR from Land Rover is a must. The vehicle is the first from Jaguar Land Rover to wear the automaker’s new SVR performance branding, and it comes with 550 horsepower under the hood. Jeep is hard at work on a new model to...
Land Rover has unveiled a special edition Defender designed to carry the Rugby World Cup on its 100 day tour of the UK and Ireland. The vehicle sports a climate-controlled glass case to give rugby fans a crystal-clear view of the Webb Ellis Cup... Show More Summary
Land Rover has revealed the Rugby World Cup 2015 Defender, a modified 110 Station Wagon created to transport the Webb Ellis Cup on the 100-day Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour across the UK and Ireland. Read the rest of the story at: Land Rover Reveals Unique Defender to Carry Rugby World Cup Trophy
It's been a big year for Kahn Design. The British tuning shop has been making headlines over and over, thanks to projects like the Land Rover Defender 6x6. Its latest two designs aren't quite as extreme as that Geneva-debuted six-wheeler, but they're quite interesting in their own right. Show More Summary
[Tangshanpeng Wind Farm/Land Rover Our Planet] China's drive for a cleaner and more efficient energy grid received a boost in April when the Chinese government issued four documents on power sector reform. The documents, which were published...Show More Summary
The Defender as we know it might be on it way out, but Land Rover isn’t letting the iconic off-roader go out without a bang. Perhaps the biggest bang – or at least the most visible – will be the Defender’s role in 2015 Rugby World Cup. 2015 Land Rover Defender Rugby World Cup Edition originally appeared on topspeed.com on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 17:30 EST. read more
The off-roader took 6,000 hours to design and build.
Land Rover will reportedly be charging a $1,500 premium for its 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V6 in the 2016 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. Continue reading Range Rover Sport diesel option to cost $1,500 Range Rover Sport diesel option to cost $1,500 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 26 May 2015 18:44:00 EST. Show More Summary
Blighty's Jeep – done in a thoroughly British way Geek's Guide to Britain We all know there’s only on one true Land Rover: the Defender. A cheerful, competent, boxy-shaped device that’s been in production since 1948, inspired by the Jeep, the Allies' WWII workhorse.…
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Last summer, teams of federal agents swept the country in early morning raids to scoop up 40 Land Rover Defender SUVs they believe were imported illegally into the United States. One lawyer, who claims they weren’t illegal, has been fighting pro bono to get them back to their owners. And his case could come to a head next week. Read more...
It's been a long time coming, but this week NASA's Mars Opportunity rover completed the first-ever Martian marathon. After landing on the Red Planet in January 2004 on a mission originally planned to... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Land Rovers, especially the stout Series II and IIA models, have long been associated with off-road adventure in exotic locations. If that’s your primary goal, this 1971 Land Rover Series IIA 88 station wagon, for sale on Hemmings.com, may even be too nice. Its paint shines and shows no evidence of brush pinstriping, its bodywork […]
Land Rover had a course set up at an off-road convention near Flagstaff, Arizona this weekend to show off their wares, which they bailed on using Saturday because it rained and got really muddy. At least their rigs looked nice sitting in the grass. Read more...