Land Rover News

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car (crossover SUV)

    Jaguar Land Rover is reeling from a sharp decline in sales in the third quarter as the automaker faces falling demand in its key markets of China and the United Kingdom. Global sales for the Jaguar and Land Rover brands were down 13.2 percent on the same period a year ago, coming in at 129,887 units for the quarter. To put that figure into perspective, Tesla sold almost 70,000 units in the third quarter...in the United States alone. The poor performance has resulted in a pretax loss of $116 million for Jaguar Land Rover. The result has also had a negative impact on the share price of parent...

  • Selfridges Edition Land Rover Defender Works
    Special Land Rover Defender completed inside London store

    Land Rover has built a special Defender for famed London department store Selfridges, located on Oxford Street. The iconic vehicle serves as the centerpiece of the new men's wear department, which was opened on Monday. To get the Defender into the store, the off-roader was stripped down to its...

  • 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Velar spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVR spy shots and video

    Land Rover’s striking Range Rover Velar only recently arrived in showrooms but a more potent version is already in the final stages of development. Our spy shots and video show prototypes for what will likely be a Range Rover Velar SVR. There are enlarged intakes in the front bumper plus a...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace S
    Jaguar Land Rover finally offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto continue to spread across automakers' infotainment systems. The latest to gain integration? Jaguar Land Rover. The automaker announced Tuesday that Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality will finally be optional for any vehicle equipped with the InControl Touch...

  • 2015 Land Rover Defender ‘2,000,000’
    Quiet talk could be big hint about new Land Rover Defender plug-in hybrid

    Our best evidence yet of a Land Rover Defender powered by electrons surfaced this week and hinted at a 2020 arrival. Employees at Land Rover-corporate parent Tata have posted publicly on social media about a "L663 PHEV" project due for 2020. A tipster pointed us toward a Tata engineer who reported...

  • 2018 Kahn Design Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car
    Kahn Design builds wild Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR

    Land Rover's brilliant Range Rover Sport SVR is already quite the wild beast but this latest take from Kahn Design significantly ups the wow factor. It's called the Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car, and like the vehicle it's based on it's been developed to offer the perfect blend of luxury and...

  • Future Land Rover Range Rover Sport

    Hulu has a new show out called "The First," and Land Rover provides some star power with a futuristic vision of one of its vehicles. A Range Rover Sport built for the 2030s plays a part-time role in this new series. The First takes place in the not-too-distant future and centers on a team of astronauts attempting to become the first humans on Mars. Actress Natascha McElhone portrays the aerospace director building her team. She is also the person piloting the special Range Rover Sport. According to Land Rover, the SUV was designed with help from Westward Productions as well as Hulu. It boasts...

  • Jaguar-Land Rover classic infotainment system
    Modern infotainment comes to classic Jaguars and Land Rovers

    Modern convenience, meet classic motoring. Jaguar-Land Rover announced last Friday that it now offers Classic Infotainment Systems with modern modern audio, navigation, and infotainment functionality for a number of its vintage vehicles. The Classic Infotainment Systems are compatible with most...

  • Self-driving prototype with “virtual eyes” technology
    Jaguar Land Rover tests self-driving cars that look alive

    Jaguar Land Rover has revealed a technology that will be trialed to see whether it helps build the public's trust toward self-driving cars. The technology is a set of “virtual eyes” that have been installed on a self-driving pod car currently used in trials for the Autodrive project in...

  • Jaguar Land Rover Classic
    Jaguar Land Rover building classic car department in US

    After consolidating its various operations under a single banner in 2016, Jaguar Land Rover's classic car division is set to reach the United States. The company announced last week that Savannah, Georgia will be home to the first Jaguar Land Rover Classic base outside of Europe. It will join two...

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
    Land Rover confirms 2 new model lines

    Jaguar Land Rover is counting on a new modular platform and new model lines to boost sales and profits in the coming years. The new platform, referred to as the Modular Longitudinal Architecture (MLA), will make its debut in a redesigned Land Rover Defender due around 2020 and will eventually...

  • Teaser for Bowler's V-8-powered Land Rover Defender
    Britain's Bowler plans V-8-powered Defender for the road

    Kahn Design isn't the only company churning out high-performance versions of the iconic Land Rover Defender. Here in the United States you have East Coast Defender with some impressive offerings, and even Land Rover has dabbled in the segment. Soon, British off-road racing expert Bowler will join...

  • 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e

    Land Rover Range Rover fans can now ease their guilt of driving big SUVs around town thanks to the addition of a plug-in hybrid option, badged P400e, for both the Range Rover and smaller Range Rover Sport for the 2019 model year. The 2019 Range Rover Sport P400e starts at $79,295, and the 2019 Range Rover P400e at $96,145. That places them close to the entry point for each model line; the 2019 Range Rover Sport starts at $67,745, and the 2019 Range Rover at $89,855. All prices mentioned include destination. The powertrain is common to both and consists of a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 and...

  • 2021 Land Rover Defender test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Land Rover to introduce new modular platform starting with redesigned Defender

    Land Rover is in the process of redesigning its Defender after the previous model ceased production in 2016 following a run that lasted more than three decades. It was thought the new Defender would ride on the modular platform known as the Premium Lightweight Architecture (PLA) found in the...

  • 2018 Chelsea Truck Company Land Rover Defender Double Cab Pickup
    Kahn Design's Chelsea Truck Company reveals posh Defender pickup

    The original Land Rover Defender was designed as a workhorse but that doesn't mean it can't do with a bit of luxury thrown in. Kahn Design knows this particularly well, as the company has been churning out posh Defenders for years. Its latest is based on the Defender Double Cab Pickup. The vehicle...

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover
    Land Rover Road Rover? British brand moves to trademark name

    Could Land Rover have a radical new model in the works? A new trademark filing has fueled speculation that the SUV-centric brand could bring a more road-biased model to market. Autocar reported on the trademark filing Wednesday, but little else is known about what Jaguar Land Rover may do with the...

  • Land Rover sets world record with Range Rover Sport SVR on two wheels
    Land Rover sets world record for fastest mile in a car on 2 wheels

    Those who attended the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week caught numerous firsts and debuts The list included the first self-driving car to tackle the hill climb, the new Toyota Supra on its dynamic debut, and Land Rover with a world record stunt. The British brand set a world record for the...

  • 2018 Lynk & Co. 02
    Report: Jaguar Land Rover mulls Lynk & Co. rival with Chinese partner

    Jaguar Land Rover may have plans for a new brand in China with its local joint venture partner, Chery. According to a report from Autocar published Thursday, JLR is keen to improve its presence in China and may do so with a new brand to rival Volvo and Geely's Lynk & Co. While Lynk & Co. is...

  • 2014 LAND ROVER DEFENDER SVX 'SPECTRE' 4X4 UTILITY

    In 2015's motion picture "Spectre," James Bond and the baddies got to play with a bunch of seriously cool machines. Aston Martin created an entirely new car, the DB10, for James while Mr. Hinx piloted the impossibly gorgeous Jaguar CX-75. One of our favorite rides, however, was the customized Land Rover Defender 110 crew cab SVX. Just ten examples were built for the film, and one is headed to auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Everything about this truck is perfect. First off, the registration reads OO07 SVX. Second, this is a crew-cab 110 pickup that's been reworked into an off-road...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace S
    Jaguar Land Rover increase electrification investment to $18B

    Jaguar Land Rover plans to increase its investment into electrification for future electric cars by 25 percent, the automaker said in an investor presentation Monday. The added investment will see the figure climb to $18 billion total by 2025, Bloomberg reported. JLR cited poor demand for diesel...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery
    Land Rover Discovery production moving to Slovakia

    Land Rover has finally put to rest rumors that its next Defender might be built at a new plant in Slovakia by confirming that all Discovery production will be moved to the site, which was first announced in 2015 and due to be operational in late 2018. “The decision to move the Land Rover...

  • Jaguar Land Rover off-roading self-driving technology
    Jaguar Land Rover developing self-driving system for off-roading

    Jaguar Land Rover is in the process of developing self-driving technology that can handle any type of terrain or weather a vehicle may encounter. The automaker that builds some of the most capable vehicles off-road is working on a system that can identity various surface conditions, adjust vehicle...

  • 2019 Land Rover Range Rover SV Coupe undergoes final testing at the Nürburgring
    Land Rover Range Rover SV Coupe hits the 'Ring

    Land Rover is bringing out an extra-exclusive coupe version of its popular Range Rover SUV. The vehicle, priced from a staggering $295,000 and limited to just 999 units worldwide, was shown for the first time in March at the 2018 Geneva auto show and is due to start deliveries later this year. It...

  • Zotye T800 is a clone of the Range Rover Sport
    Zoyte preps a Range Rover Sport clone for the Chinese market

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but that doesn't make it any less frustrating for western automakers when Chinese brands rip off their designs. The latest copycat car maker? Zotye, which is prepping a vehicle called the T800. It's an SUV that looks an awful lot like Land Rover's own...

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