Software upgrades gleaned from competition on the track and real-world journeys are now available to all I-PACE owners to improve their car’s performance
British designer Afzal Kahn has turned his hand to the latest Range Rover Vogue, releasing a range of aftermarket parts under the Black Label badge. Showcased adorning a Santorini Black model with a 3.0-litre TDV6 engine, highlights include a set of 22- or 23-inch RS600 alloy wheels designed in-house. These fill the Range Rover’s massive wheelarches and sit in front of Liquid Gold brake calipers.
An all-new infotainment system, called Pivi Pro, has made its hands-on debut at the world’s largest consumer electronics show: CES 2020, in Las Vegas.
New Defender reaches 1.2 million kilometre test and development milestone
Mike Gould casts a critical eye over the second-generation Range Rover’s history. The P38 Range Rover had big boots to fill, but with technology way ahead of its time and ‘stodgy’ styling, even its air suspension couldn’t soften the bumpy ride it had, as Mike Gould reveals.
It’s now 30 years since the first Land Rover Discovery rolled off the assembly line and a group of enthusiasts is determined that the first few hundred examples of this pioneering SUV aren’t forgotten. With number one stored at the British Motor Museum at Gaydon, members of the Project Jay Preservation Group (project Jay was the code name used for the Disco’s development programme) are keen to locate as many of the early G registered Discoverys that were used at the press and dealer launch in Plymouth in 1989.
The second-generation Range Rover Evoque has arrived, bringing with it the option of hybrid powertrains, a honed design and innovative technology to improve visibility. Land Rover clearly hasn’t wanted to mess with its pioneering small luxury SUV too much, though, as it has racked up more than 770,000 sales and 217 awards. This is a reboot for the Evoque’s devoted fans rather than a new approach, with order books open now, with prices from £31,600 – a modest increase from the current model. It arrives in showrooms in the spring.
The second-generation Range Rover Evoque has arrived, bringing with it the option of hybrid powertrains, a honed design and innovative technology to improve visibility. Land Rover clearly hasn’t wanted to mess with its pioneering small luxury SUV too much, though, as it has racked up more than 770,000 sales and 217 awards. This is a reboot for the Evoque’s devoted fans rather than a new approach, with order books open now, with prices from $39,900 – a modest increase from the current model. It arrives in showrooms in the spring.
1948 and all that The Land Rover was far from the only stand-out in a watershed year. Giles Chapman picks his highlights from around the globe.
On April 28, producers confirmed that filming was underway on the 25th official James Bond film, and some leaked photos on Twitter from 007 fans showed Daniel Craig driving a blue open-top Series III Land Rover.
Land Rover’s plan to restore sales and fiscal health over the next few years – and set itself on the right low-carbon road – sounds plausible, given how much it achieved in the Tata-owned decade just ended. It scored bumper sales in many of those years, changed promptly to engines of its own manufacture and is finding ways to counter the demise of diesel.
Land Rover Classic has begun the assembly of a one-off Land Rover Defender with a dramatic entrance at Selfridges in London, entering the famous London department store through a first-floor window. The unique Selfridges Edition Defender Works V8 will form the centrepiece of the new-look menswear department at the flagship Oxford Street store, but not before technicians from Land Rover Classic reassemble the vehicle in full view of shoppers. To fit through the first-floor window, the specially-commissioned Defender was dismantled before being rebuilt by a team of experts over the following four days. Put under a protective cover while Selfridges puts the finishing touches to its new menswear department, it will be revealed as part of the official opening on October 29.
The Range Rover. Haute Couture. The Velar’s sheer surfacing, extravagant proportions, and reductive detailing give it concept car swagger. Screen Gems. The Velar’s upscale interior features configurable high-definition screens for the instruments, infotainment, and HVAC settings.
It was to meant to be a special day. Chris Dawson was meant to be picking up the keys to his freshly rebuilt Range Rover Classic Autobiography – the one we’ve been covering the rebuild of – for the first drive.
Due in 2021 – shock new Range-Rover - reveled the most important Land Rover ever. Range Rover EV to be most road-biased Land Rover yet All-electric luxury crossover to rival next-gen 2022 Porsche Macan EV and 2021 Audi E-tron Sportback.
Jaguar Land Rover is to expand its classic car operations into North America by opening a new facility in Savannah, Georgia, during the summer of 2019.
Jaguar Land Rover Classic will open a new refurbishing/restoration, sales and servicing centre in Savannah, Georgia, USA in summer 2019. The new 75,000sq ft facility will be the first for Jaguar Land Rover Classic outside Europe, and employ more than 75 highly skilled full-time employees.
British car makers Jaguar Land Rover have just recently created a new business division called Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations. The JLR Special Operations has been created under the lead of John Edwards and will focus on meeting the increasing expectations of today's most discerning and enthusiastic car customers. The JLR Special Operations team is made up of expert designers and engineers and will be led by Paul Newsome, Director of Special Vehicle Operations. Newsome was recently recruited from Williams Advanced Engineering.
A pioneering team within Jaguar Land Rover claims to have identified techniques that reduce the effects of feeling car sick by up to 60 per cent. Accumulating more than 15,000 miles of motion sickness data, including testing occupants as they perform tasks like reading emails, researchers have created an algorithm that gives each passenger a ‘wellness score’.
Tomorrow’s engineers are learning to code self-driving vehicles of the future today thanks to the unique Land Rover 4x4 in Schools programme.
Важнейший в истории создания полноприводных автомобилей английский Land Rover Reries I появился в 1948 году. И вот уже семьдесят лет весь мир следит за приключениями внедорожников фирмы раздничных событий к юбилею первой модели Land Rover очень много.
Hybrids in new-model blitz lead Land Rover fight-back. Land Rover bets on new Range Rover, three more new models and electrification.
Defender reborn – albeit briefly Land Rover Classic to build up to 150 V8 special editions.
Lost and found. Land Rover to restore previously lost 1948 show vehicle. Words Mark Dixon. An historically important preproduction Land Rover that was found rotting in a Midlands garden in 2015 is to be sympathetically restored by Jaguar Land Rover. It’s one of two vehicles that made the marque’s debut at the Amsterdam motor show in 1948.
Land Rover is preparing to extend its model line-up in two bold directions over the next five years. The first will bring back the long-discussed entry-level Land Rover into the company’s cycle plan and the second is a new, more sporting, luxury version of the new Defender.
Range Rover Sport gets plug-in power. Badged P400e, the new Range Rover Sport PHEV combines a 300hp 2.0-litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine with an 85kW electric motor. The resulting 404hp total available power, 640Nm of combined torque and four-wheel drive system is enough to deliver 0-62mph in 6.7 seconds and a top speed of 137mph.
New Defender was put to the test towing supplies in support of operations and fording rivers while tracking prides of lion – the Borana reserve’s challenging environments made it the perfect place to evaluate the new Land Rover’s all-terrain attributes.
New 2020 Land Rover Defender has broken cover, with camouflaged prototypes being tested on public roads in Britain.
The first Land Rover Defender Spy shots have emerged, showing the prototype 4x4 testing on UK roads. After first going into production in 1948, Land Rover stopped selling the 1st-generation Defender in 2016, and has been working on a replacement for several years. The brand has confirmed the successor will go into production in 2020.
Range Rover Sport New high-stakes 4x4 due 2022 - JLR banks on make-or-break next-gen Range Rover Sport Third-generation version of most profitable Range Rover model due on sale in 2022.