Tag: Land Rover

Return of Defender Opens Door to Bargain-basement Land Rover, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1688164" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/09/2020-land-rover-defender-returns-as-jack-of-all-trades/newdefender_frankfurtiaa_2019_026/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988.jpg" data-orig-size="3584,2736" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"Nick Dimbleby","camera":"Canon EOS-1D X Mark II","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1568056316","copyright":"Copyright 2019","focal_length":"35","iso":"640","shutter_speed":"0.04","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026" data-image-description=" jlr ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-450×344.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-610×466.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1688164 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-610×466.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”466″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-610×466.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-75×57.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-450×344.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-768×586.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NewDefender_FrankfurtIAA_2019_026-e1568138855988-120×92.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Maybe Land Rover isn’t so removed from its former parent, after all. Whereas Ford saw […]

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Land Rover Said To Be Developing Budget Off-Roader And Luxury Defender

Land Rover is said to be readying a series of changes to its line-up with the introduction of an entry-level off-road model and a luxurious variant of the new Defender. According to Autocar, which doesn’t cite its sources, the entry-level model could be priced at around £25,000 (US$32,800) in the UK and feature a design […]

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James Bond Is Back Doing 007 Things In ‘No Time To Die’ Trailer

The first trailer for James Bond’s latest outing is officially here, with Daniel Craig’s 007 clearly having ‘No Time to Die’ judging by the wacky headlight-popping machine gun action we’re being served. Thankfully, director Cary Joji Fukunaga also made sure that the stunt work was top notch, with the trailer featuring several scenes that nearly […]

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2022 Range Rover To Get Hybrid, PHEV And Electric Powertrains

The Range Rover offers a compelling mix of luxury and ruggedness, and an all-new model is under development. According to Car Magazine, the redesigned model will arrive in 2022 and ride on the company’s new MLA platform. The latter has been designed to accommodate internal combustion engines, mild and plug-in hybrids as well as fully […]

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Forget The Turkey And Check Out The Cars We’re Thankful For This Year

It’s Thanksgiving in the United States, and many of our readers are probably gathered around friends and family reminiscing about what they’re thankful for this year. We’re doing the same, so we’ll be taking a short break today to stuff our faces with turkey, though we still have some stories planned for the rest of […]

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Over 300,000 unsafe airbags remain in vehicles on Virginia roads

In Virginia, over 300,000 recalled Takata airbags remain on the road in vehicles representing 19 vehicle manufacturers. SafeAirbags.com, an organization notifying owners about this urgent airbag safety recall, is urging owners and drivers of affected vehicles to immediately schedule an appointment for a free recall repair to prevent potentially serious injuries, or even death. Affected vehicles include those made by […]

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Range Rover Sport HST MHEV review: A Batman-style spotlight, refrigerator, and wearable key

While Elon Musk has his Tesla pickup truck from science fiction with an other-worldly design, I was recently driving something a little more practical but equally cool — the Range Rover Sport HST MHEV hybrid. It’s a sport utility vehicle with a hybrid engine, and it packs a lot of tech for people who want a […]

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BMW, Geely Approached By Tata In Search For Jaguar Land Rover Partners

Tata Group, the owner of Jaguar Land Rover, has reportedly approached BMW and Geely as it scans the industry for potential partners of the UK car maker. The report comes from Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter. Tata has been searching for partners for Jaguar Land Rover and the discussions are said to […]

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JLR’s Structural Electronics Can Revolutionize Car Interiors

Jaguar Land Rover is investing in Lightweight Electronics Simplified Architecture (LESA) technology, which is used in flexible wearables and curved OLED TVs. For cars, the tech has the potential to radically change the interiors of the future and could offer customers greater ability to customize their vehicles according to their needs. During system trials, this […]

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Range Rover SVAutobiography Is Still The King Of Luxury SUVs

Almost 50 years ago, Land Rover invented the luxury SUV segment with the original Range Rover. Little would they know how popular their creation would become, as it quickly became the favorire of the British Royal House, movie stars, singers, athletes and businessmen. Today, the segment includes offerings from Rolls-Royce and Bentley, with their first-ever […]

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ECD’s Land Rover Defender Project Invictus Is An LS3-Powered Tent On Wheels

The go-anywhere nature of the older iterations of the Land Rover Defender has led to the creation of countless custom projects, such as East Coast Defender’s (ECD) D110 Project Invictus. Made in 1991, this rugged SUV has been fitted with a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 engine that makes 430 horsepower and is paired to a 5-speed […]

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Remember ‘Road Rover’? It Hasn’t Gone Away

<img data-attachment-id="1622934" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover.jpg" data-orig-size="1040,585" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Range Rover Supercharged Autobiography" data-image-description=" Image JLR ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1622934 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/00000001rangerover.jpg 1040w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Just over two years ago, a tentative product name discovered deep within Jaguar Land […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Less Certain About Battery Powered SUVs in 2019

<img data-attachment-id="1629222" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Jaguar Land Rover","camera":"","caption":"Jaguar I-PACE Global Drive, Portugal, 2018","created_timestamp":"1526554968","copyright":"Copyright 2018","focal_length":"300","iso":"320","shutter_speed":"0.003125","title":"Jaguar I-PACE Global Drive, Portugal, 2018","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="i-pace" data-image-description=" jlr ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1629222″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_First-Edition_116-1-610-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Despite delivering what could be considered a desirable premium EV […]

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Jaguar Land Rover to Close UK Factories in November, Cites Brexit

<img data-attachment-id="1690804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="jaguar land rover dealership UK" data-image-description=" jax10289/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690804″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1513610063.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Jaguar Land Rover intends to close factories in the United Kingdom for a week in […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Engineering Boss Suggests Large Electric SUVs Don’t Make Much Sense

Jaguar Land Rover is embracing electrification, but it appears the company isn’t fully committed to electric vehicles. While Jaguar already has the I-Pace and is working on an electric XJ, Land Rover doesn’t offer an electric variant and an official suggested they might not make much sense in certain applications. Speaking to Auto News Europe, […]

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Land Rover Developing Remote Driving for Defender

<img data-attachment-id="1690698" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153.jpg" data-orig-size="762,456" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05" data-image-description=" jlr ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153-610×365.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690698″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153-610×365.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”365″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153-610×365.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LR_DEF_110_20MY_Off-Road_100919_05-e1569867705153.jpg 762w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Jaguar Land Rover is reportedly working a system for the new Defender that would allow for low-speed maneuvers with all occupants […]

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Jaguar Land Rover To Halt Production For A Week After Brexit

Jaguar Land Rover says it will pause production at its British factories for a week in November to mitigate the impact from a possible no-deal Brexit. Speaking during a recent event at JLR’s engineering and development site in Gaydon, company chief executive Ralf Speth said halting production was a no-brainer, The Guardian reports. “We cannot […]

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