Land Rover News

  • 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport

    Land Rover has given its Discovery Sport a thorough update for the 2020 model year. Due in showrooms this summer, the 2020 Discovery Sport's virtually all-new under the skin, as the current model's aging D8 platform has been updated to the latest version found in the 2020 Range Rover Evoque for this refresh. Referred to as the Premium Transverse Architecture, or PTA for short, the updated platform has allowed Land Rover to add hybrid technology into the mix. It's also led to a quieter, more refined ride thanks to a 13-percent stiffer design and extra sound insulation. Two powertrains will be...

  • Land Rover Range Rover Astronaut Edition
    Land Rover Range Rover Astronaut Edition is for future space explorers

    The Land Rover Range Rover Astronaut Edition is truly limited in scope. Why? The only individuals with a shot at owning it are future astronauts. The British luxury brand announced the Astronaut Edition on Thursday, and it will be offered exclusively to members of the Virgin Galactic Future...

  • 2020 Land Rover Range Rover
    First details on the next Range Rover

    Land Rover in May announced its 2020 updates for the Range Rover, which include a new inline-6 engine and mild-hybrid system as the base powertrain. But the current Range Rover dates back to 2013 so a redesigned, fifth-generation version should be arriving in the not too distant future. We now have...

  • 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport spy shots and video

    Land Rover is working on a mid-cycle refresh for its Discovery Sport, which was introduced in its current form for 2016. A prototype has just been spotted and reveals a number of clues about the updated model. This won't be your typical facelift-style refresh as there will be substantial changes...

  • Prince Harry and 2021 Land Rover Defender
    Prince Harry got a close look Land Rover's new baby, the 2021 Defender

    The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, was treated to an up-close look at the next-generation Land Rover Defender on Thursday, right after welcoming a baby into the world. Jaguar-Land Rover is a presenting partner for the Invictus Games, an event that brings wounded, injured, and sick servicemen and...

  • PSA Peugeot Citroën logo
    France's PSA Group rumored to be interested in acquiring Jaguar-Land Rover

    French automaker PSA Group made a splash when it acquired Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors two years ago, and the company may not be done yet. A new report claims PSA Group is interested in acquiring Jaguar-Land Rover. India's Tata currently owns JLR, and the company is thought to be...

  • 2020 Land Rover Range Rover

    Land Rover's flagship SUV, the Range Rover, soldiers on into the 2020 model year with some minor updates, key among them a new base powertrain. Like we saw with the 2019 Range Rover Sport, the 2020 Range Rover swaps the old supercharged V-6 for a more powerful, more efficient turbocharged inline-6 as its base powertrain. The new engine is a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 mated to a 48-volt mild-hybrid system, and it offers outputs of 355 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque in base P360 guise and 395 hp and 406 lb-ft in sportier P400 guise. The latter is available exclusively with Land...

  • Teaser for new Land Rover Defender debuting in 2019
    New Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia

    It will be a sad day for the folks at Jaguar Land Rover's plant in Solihull, United Kingdom, as the automaker on Tuesday confirmed that the redesigned Defender coming later this year will skip the nameplate's traditional home in favor of a new plant in Slovakia. The original Defender was built in...

  • Teaser for new Land Rover Defender debuting in 2019
    New Land Rover Defender's shape revealed in latest teaser

    Few, if any, automotive icons have as wide and as immediate a recognition factor as the Land Rover Defender. Spanning the globe and over three decades of production, the boxy go-anywhere SUV is finally due for a redesign this year, and now we have our best look yet at what's coming down the line...

  • Jaguar-Land Rover Smart Wallet
    Jaguar Land Rover will pay drivers in cryptocurrency to report potholes, traffic jams

    Jaguar-Land Rover will encourage drivers to share their data voluntarily in exchange for compensation in the form of cryptocurrency. On Monday, the British automaker announced the data sharing and payment process, which uses Smart Wallet technology to unlock access to crytocurrency. JLR will...

  • Land Serwis 'new' Land Rover Defender
    Polish firm will build or restore original Land Rover Defenders

    The Land Rover Defender as we know it went out of production in early 2016 after a 67-year run, but a Polish company has left the light on for devout fans. Land Serwis announced it's begun production of new "original" Defender models, which customers can order and specify to their liking. The first...

  • 2021 Land Rover Defender spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Land Rover Defender spy shots and video

    Land Rover’s Defender is the stuff of legend. With a design that’s barely budged from the boxy shape of the utilitarian and mechanically bulletproof “Land Rover” unveiled in 1948, the Defender, just like its Germanic rival, the G-Glass, has a reputation for being one of the...

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

    Four years after Chinese brand Land Wind revealed the X7 SUV, a nearly identical copy of the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, the British luxury brand has scored a win in Chinese court. Autocar reported Friday that the Beijing Chaoyang District Court sided with Land Rover and found Jiangling Motor Corporation, the Chinese automaker that produces Land Wind vehicles, in violation of intellectual property laws. Specifically, the court named five areas Land Wind copied from the Evoque and JMC has caused consumer confusion. The Land Wind X7 looks identical to the Evoque, but it costs about $18,000...

  • Land Rover Range Rover Adventum coupe by Niels van Roij design
    Range Rover coupe not dead, coachbuilder picks up where Land Rover left off

    Cost cutting killed the Land Rover Range Rover SV coupe in January before it ever arrived. Don't shed a tear yet, know that it will live to die another day. British coachbuilder Niels van Roij Design will pick up the pieces Land Rover left behind for the Range Rover coupe and will put the swanky...

  • 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sentinel
    Updated Land Rover Range Rover Sentinel adds power to armored SUV

    Flashback to 2015 and recall Jaguar-Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations revealed an armored version of the swanky Range Rover with the Sentinel badge. On Monday, the Range Rover Sentinel got a shot in the arm of more power. SVO announced the armored SUV is now fitted with the supercharged...

  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport HST
    2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport nixes the V-6, debuts new inline-6

    As we've speculated for years, Jaguar-Land Rover has a new inline-6 engine, and on Monday the company announced it will first find a home in the Land Rover Range Rover Sport lineup. The new 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 replaces the dated supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 and is part of the Ingenium...

  • 1983 Land Rover Defender 110 art car by CoolNVintage and Lisbon artist Vasco Costa
    A twist on the concept of the art car

    Here’s a twist on the concept of the art car: Instead of painting the vehicle’s exterior, Portuguese Land Rover restoration shop CoolNVintage and Lisbon artist Vasco Costa painted only the frame, undercarriage and just a few other parts of a 1983 Land Rover 110. “Which, of course...

  • Land Rover Discovery SVX concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show
    Land Rover Discovery SVX cancelled, SVX name to live on

    Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations team has less to do than initially planned. Land Rover scrapped plans for an ultra-opulent Range Rover SV Coupe in late January, and now we learn that the hardcore Discovery SVX off-roader is no longer headed to production. Autocar reported the model's death...

  • Land Rover Defender-based 6x6 SUV

    Maybe a Land Rover Defender 6x6 isn't your first choice for a vehicle, but for those with healthy checking accounts, this would make a fine weekend warrior. Listed for sale via duPont Registry is this Defender-based 6x6 SUV. It comes from Ontario, Canada-based Urban Warrior, which builds the custom SUVs alongside a few other vehicles. The 6x6 is by far its wildest creation. Each model comes with the third axle as standard equipment and loads of other off-road upgrades to make the best of the unbeaten path. The SUV, which Urban Warrior calls the "Flying Huntsman," features a heavy-duty...

  • Land Rover Range Rover SVA Dynamic Edition
    2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition oozes opulence, boosts performance

    The name Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition may be a mouthful, but this luxury SUV means business. Land Rover revealed the limited-edition 2020 model on Tuesday and detailed how the luxury SUV earned its rather long title. The Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography (SVA)...

  • 2019 Land Rover Range Rover SV Coupe
    Land Rover nixes plans for an ultra-luxurious Range Rover SV coupe

    The Land Rover Range Rover SV coupe is dead before it truly ever took its first breath. The British luxury SUV maker confirmed the ultra-posh two-door model will not enter production. Auto Express first reported on the Range Rover SV coupe's premature death and confirmed the decision with Land...

  • Path projection system for self-driving cars
    New tech lights up the path of self-driving cars

    A world where we share the road with cars driven by computers will take some getting used to. In response, companies working on self-driving cars are looking at ways of making the transition as smooth as possible, by helping to gain the trust of the public. One of the companies is Jaguar Land...

  • 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake review update
    Jaguar-Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

    Jaguar-Land Rover plans to reduce its workforce around the world by 4,500 employees, citing a sales downturn in the United Kingdom over Brexit and in China. Bloomberg reported on the job cuts Thursday. JRL said they come as demand for diesel-powered vehicles continues to fall. The 4,500 cuts come...

  • 2021 Land Rover Defender spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    New Land Rover Defender to test locally in 2019, start sales in 2020

    Land Rover on Thursday confirmed its Defender nameplate will return to these shores after more than twenty years. (The last time it was here was in 1997.) The British firm is working on its first redesign for the Defender since the original debuted in 1983, with the covers to come off the new...

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