Tag: Land Rover

Watching A New Land Rover Defender Being Carved Out Of Wood Is Surprisingly Relaxing

The new Land Rover Defender has proven to be incredibly popular among enthusiasts and regular consumers alike. One artist decided to carve one out of a solid block of wood. We’ve featured some of Woodworking Art’s work before, but this Defender 110 might just be his best creation yet. Like his other models, this one […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Are The Latest To Halt Production Due To Chip Shortage

Jaguar Land Rover will temporarily stop production at its Halewood and Castle Bromwich plants, reports The Guardian. The hold on car production is expected to last a week, as executives assess the ongoing difficulties associated with obtaining chips. The news is not unexpected, as virtually all manufacturers have announced some level of disruption to automotive […]

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VW ID.4 Named World Car Of The Year

The votes are in and the Volkswagen ID.4 has been named the 2021 World Car of the Year. The electric crossover becomes the fifth Volkswagen to win the prestigious title as the ID.4 beat out the Honda e and Toyota Yaris to take top honors. Volkswagen was obviously pleased with the result and Thomas Ulbrich, […]

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Range Rover Evoque LWB Stretches Out Ahead Of Its Big Debut In China

Spy photographers have caught the long-wheelbase Range Rover Evoque on multiple occasions, but the model has now been revealed by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Looking instantly recognizable, the Evoque LWB reportedly measures 178.3 inches (4,531 mm) long and has a wheelbase that spans 111.9 inches (2,841 mm). That’s an increase of 6.3 […]

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Create Your Dream Land Rover Defender With Niels van Roij Design’s Heritage Customs

Coachbuilder Niels van Roij Design has just unveiled a tweaked version of the Land Rover Defender that it dubs the ‘Valiance.’ The upgraded off-roader comes courtesy of Heritage Customs, a tuning company founded by Niels van Roij. Work on the first Valiance has just been completed and the brand is taking orders from Land Rover […]

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Land Rover Helps Virgin Galactic Unveil Its Latest Spaceship

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic, the first commercial “spaceline,” will continue to work together until 2024, the two brands announced today. The announcement was made on the occasion of the roll-out of Virgin Galactic’s latest spaceship, which a Range Rover Astronaut Edition pulled out of its hangar. Called the VSS Imagine, it’s the first of […]

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Honda E, Toyota Yaris And VW ID.4 To Battle For Title Of 2021 World Car Of The Year

The countdown continues as the finalists for the 2021 World Car Awards have been announced. In the title category of World Car of the Year, the candidates include the Honda e, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen ID.4. This crop is notable for a couple of reasons as two of them are electric vehicles and two aren’t […]

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Land Rover Defender Wins 2021 Women’s World Car Of The Year Trophy

The new Land Rover Defender has been declared the overall winner at the 2021 Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) awards. The announcement was made on March 8, coinciding with the International Women’s Day, which is no surprise considering that the jury, 50 motoring journalists from 38 countries on five continents, was comprised exclusively […]

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Rare Rides: The 2018 Range Rover Adventum Coupe, an Intense Luxury Conveyance

Today’s Rare Ride is a super luxurious two-door aftermarket Range Rover. Much like the Rolls-Royce Wraith Silver Spectre featured here recently, the Range Rover’s transformation was also designed by Niels Van Roij. Hopefully, your eyes are prepared for luxury. The only time the Range Rover was available as a two-door was in its first generation, now […]

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Houston Woman Accused of Spending $3.6 Million in COVID-19 Relief Money on Luxury Homes, Cars and Other Items

Photo: Vitalii Vodolazskyi (Shutterstock) People will never disappoint you as long as you expect people to be disappointing. Yes, that’s a cynical way to start a news story, but what else is there to say about a Texas woman who allegedly received millions of dollars meant to protect small business owners from the economically devastating […]

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Jaguar J-Pace And Land Rover Road Rover Apparently Axed

Jaguar Land Rover made headlines last month when they unveiled their Reimagine plan, which called for Jaguar to axe the XJ replacement and transition into an electric-only brand. It now appears the XJ wasn’t the only casualty. According to Automotive News Europe, JLR Chief Financial Officer Adrian Mardell confirmed development on vehicles based on the […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Deathwatch: Hitting Reset on EV Development

<img data-attachment-id="1629222" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/06/2019-jaguar-pace-crossover-ev-electric-avenue-now-traffic/jaguar-i-pace-global-drive-portugal-2018-3/" 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”> Jaguar Land Rover has canceled several planned vehicles and opted […]

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Next-Gen Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque To Move Onto Electrified Platform

As part of its electrification plan, Land Rover will move the Discovery Sport and the Evoque onto a new, “native electric” platform. That will mean that their replacements will be exclusively electric or hybrid. The revelation comes via Autocar and follows the recent announcement that the automaker will have two platforms for all its vehicles in […]

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Women’s World Car Of The Year Names 2021 Awards Category Winners

The Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) jurors have announced the 2021 winners in nine different categories. Selected by a panel of 50 motoring journalists from 38 countries across five continents composed exclusively of women, the winners were narrowed down from three models in each category, all of which had to be launched between […]

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1988 Restomod Land Rover Defender 130 Pickup Will Cost You $190K

Fully restored Land Rover Defenders are very pricey indeed, yet this custom project makes the new one seem like a bargain. Brought back to its former glory and extensively modified by Osprey, it is for sale on their official website for an eye-watering $189,950. By comparison, one could get two base 911 Carreras, or the […]

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Kahn’s 2015 Land Rover Defender Pickup Looks Ready For The End Of Days

Kahn will soon proceed to modify the new Land Rover Defender, but in the meantime, they have tuned yet another previous-gen example and named it the End Edition. A fine piece of automotive work, the pickup bears the British tuner’s signature design, with bolt-on fender extensions, new stainless steel front bumper with integrated lights, tweaked […]

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Jaguar Going All Electric By 2025, Cancels Electric XJ Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1629214" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/06/2019-jaguar-pace-crossover-ev-electric-avenue-now-traffic/jaguar_i-pace_event-extras_032-610/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Nick Dimbleby","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1527379200","copyright":"Copyright 2018","focal_length":"142","iso":"640","shutter_speed":"0.002","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title data-image-description=" JLR ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1629214″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610-610×406.jpg” alt=”2019 Jaguar I-Pace” width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jaguar_I-PACE_Event-Extras_032-610-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced that it plans to have transitioned the Jaguar side of the business entirely […]

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Land Rover Defender Model Lineup Might Include A Pickup Version After All

Land Rover has been going back and forth about launching a pickup variant of the current Defender, and it seems that the project might actually be greenlit. Don’t hold your breath for the utilitarian model just yet, because it is far from official, but a satisfactory comment came from JLR’s Executive Director of Vehicle Programs, […]

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New Jaguar XJ Canned At The 11th Hour As New Boss Reveals Sweeping Electrification Plans for JLR

Jaguar Land Rover’s new Chief Executive Officer, Thierry Bolloré, today revealed a wide-reaching set of plans that are set to transform the line-up of both British brands. JLR’s new global strategy, christened ‘Reimagine’, will see Jaguar transform into a pure-electric brand by 2025. On the other side of the business, we’re promised six new pure-EV […]

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2022 Range Rover Evoque LWB Spied, Can’t Come Soon Enough For Second-Row Passengers

Work continues on the long-wheelbase Range Rover Evoque as spy photographers have caught the model undergoing cold weather testing in Northern Europe. Dressed in heavy camouflage, the model has a familiar front fascia as the biggest changes occur aft of the A-pillar. While they’re hard to notice at first glance, the long-wheelbase variant features significantly […]

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