Land Rover News

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Land Rover is working on a mid-cycle update for its Range Rover Sport and we’ve just spotted a prototype. The current Range Rover Sport, the nameplate’s second iteration, was all-new for the 2014 model year. The original had a lifespan of about eight years, and assuming the same for the current model it means we should see this mid-cycle update introduced for the 2018 model year. The various prototypes we’ve seen over the past several months all sport a new bumper design characterized by a new shape for the air intakes and license plate support. There is also a revised...

  • Teaser for Land Rover Range Rover Velar debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
    Land Rover teases Range Rover Velar ahead of Geneva debut

    Land Rover is expanding its luxury-oriented Range Rover family with a new model called the Range Rover Velar. The vehicle has been called everything from a Range Rover Sport Coupe to a Grand Evoque but Land Rover on Wednesday finally confirmed it as a Velar. Its arrival is no surprise as prototypes...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery
    Land Rover: What’s new for 2017

    SUV sales are booming and this has seen demand for Land Rover’s offerings soar. Last year the automaker sold 73,861 vehicles in the United States, up 5.0 percent on the previous year and a new record. Of course, many rivals are attempting to encroach on the luxury SUV turf carved out by Land...

  • 1978 Land Rover Range Rover Classic
    Land Rover offering factory-restored first-gen Range Rovers

    Would you buy a 132-horsepower vehicle from the 1970s for $170,000? Now's your chance. Land Rover Classic is now offering the second series in its line of Reborn classics. The first was the Land Rover Series 1, and now its the first-generation Range Rover. Only 10 of these vehicles will be restored...

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Coupe spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Coupe-like Range Rover SUV to be called a Velar?

    It’s been called everything from a Range Rover Sport Coupe to a Grand Evoque. Now, Land Rover’s new coupe-like SUV slotting between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport is being reported to be adopting the Velar name. The information was first reported by Autocar which points...

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Coupe spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Coupe spy shots and video

    Land Rover is set to emulate BMW’s niche-oriented lead with the introduction of a new sloped-roof SUV tipped to be called a Range Rover Sport Coupe. Land Rover already has the Range Rover Evoque Coupe in its lineup, but as confirmed by our latest spy shots and video the British automaker...

  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport 0-60 mph testing

    With its supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 engine, we already know that the Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR is fast on pavement. The thing has claimed the fastest production SUV lap time around the Nürburgring, for criminy sakes. But what happens when the surface changes? How fast is it then? Land Rover had that exact thought and decided to do something about it. CHECK OUT: 2016 Range Rover Sport SVR first drive review Armed only with the vehicle's standard Michelin 275/45R21 all-season tires, all-wheel-drive system, and Terrain Response 2 system, Land Rover set out to measure the SVR's 0-60...

  • View the evolution of the Land Rover Range Rover
    How the Range Rover has evolved over its lifetime

    The Range Rover has been the flagship machine for the Land Rover family for decades now. You know it as a wealthy suburbanite mall cruiser but it's actually a wonderfully luxurious and extremely capable four-wheel-drive beast. The history of the Range Rover runs all the way back to 1970, and if...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery, Los Angeles auto show
    2017 Land Rover Discovery video preview

    Land Rover retired the Discovery nameplate in the United States a decade ago. But it's not that easy to keep a good name down, and last year the British SUV brand revived it with the Discovery Sport. Now, for 2017, the Discovery itself is back, as a replacement for the Land Rover LR4. The Discovery...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery
    Land Rover debuts Dynamic Design Pack for Discovery in LA

    Although the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show this week wasn't the official debut for Land Rover's new Discovery, the company marked the revival of the nameplate for the United States market in sunny SoCal by releasing details about an optional Dynamic Design Pack. The Dynamic Design Pack can be added to...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery makes US debut in Venice
    2017 Land Rover Discovery debuts in US with $50,985 price tag

    Land Rover is ready to bring its all-new Discovery to market, and the first stop for the new SUV here stateside is in Los Angeles ahead of the upcoming auto show. Not only does it mark the Discovery's first arrival in the U.S., the automaker also says that its SUV will sticker from...

  • Ben Collins pilots a Land Rover Range Rover Sport down a massive ski run
    Ben Collins rips Range Rover Sport down impossible ski run

    The run is called the "Inferno Mürren." It's nearly 15 kilometers of steep and unforgiving terrain that's usually tackled by those with two planks attached to their feet. Ben Collins isn't one for skiing, as he is too busy being The Stig every chance he gets. This is such a chance, as he has...

  • Connected and self-driving car trial in United Kingdom

    A handful of automakers are taking part in a trial for connected and self-driving cars in the United Kingdom as part of a government-backed initiative called Autodrive. The initiative aims to make the UK a hub for the development of self-driving technology. The trial is taking place at the HORIBA MIRA test facility in Nuneaton and includes automakers Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], Jaguar, Land Rover and Tata. There are three main systems being tested, including one that tells you what speed to drive at to ensure the traffic lights are always green. Advanced Highway Assist: This is a fully...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery
    2017 Land Rover Discovery design and details video

    Land Rover on Thursday took the covers off its new 2017 Discovery at the 2016 Paris auto show. The vehicle is the British firm’s rival to premium three-row SUVs like the Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90, but as you’ll soon discover the Discovery is loaded with innovative technologies that make it...

  • New Land Rover Discovery Sport debut on Lego Tower Bridge
    Land Rover shows off 2017 Discovery with record-breaking Lego build

    It seems that Land Rover is a bit excited to show off it's new 2017 Discovery. So excited, in fact, that it pulled out all the stops for the global reveal of the new seven-passenger sport utility vehicle. Adventurer Bear Grylls was joined by British equestrian rider Zara Phillips and the entire...

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery, 2016 Paris auto show
    2017 Land Rover Discovery preview

    The Discovery is back. Land Rover will revive the nameplate it retired in the 2005 model year, while it sends the LR4 nameplate to the archives. The new Discovery will team up with the Discovery Sport on the more rugged side of the Land Rover brand, while the luxury side of the house continues to...

  • 2018 Land Rover Discovery off-road testing
    Land Rover shows off new Discovery’s off-road skills

    Get ready to say goodbye to the aging LR4 and hello to the new Discovery. The handsome SUV makes its world debut this month at the 2016 Paris auto show and will be on sale by mid-2017, arriving as a 2018 model. Although it’s aimed at soccer moms—it’s Land Rover’s rival to...

  • Jaguar Land Rover Transcend transmission
    Jaguar Land Rover developing innovative 8-speed transmission

    Jaguar Land Rover is leading the development of an innovative 8-speed transmission that can combine dual-clutch, hybrid and low-range elements all in the one unit. The development is being handled by a five-member research group called Transmission Supply Chain Excellence for Next-Generation...

  • Jaguar-Land Rover Classic Ice Drives

    Think you can really drive well on ice? Odds are that traction control, stability control, anti-lock brakes, and perhaps even all-wheel drive are helping turn you into the hero that you actually aren't. Still think you have the goods? Jaguar-Land Rover is giving you a chance to prove it, or better yet, learn how to truly handle a vehicle on ice. Starting this winter, Jaguar-Land Rover will offer a Classic Ice Driving school at the company's winter testing facility in the Arctic Circle. Located in the north of Sweden in a town called Arjeplog, the school will give students the chance to drive...

  • 2018 Land Rover Discovery
    2017 Land Rover Discovery first look

    Land Rover has given us a first look at its new full-size, seven-seat Discovery SUV ahead of the vehicle’s world debut on September 28 at the 2016 Paris auto show. It’s due to hit showrooms in mid-2017. The Discovery replaces the aging LR4 which was introduced for 2010 but largely based...

  • 2018 Land Rover Discovery spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Land Rover Discovery spy shots

    These are the latest spy shots of a prototype for Land Rover’s new Discovery. The vehicle replaces the aging LR4 and is expected to go on sale in 2017, as a 2018 model. It will be the second model in Land Rover’s new "Discovery" family of vehicles, the first being the smaller Discovery...

  • 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
    2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport preview

    Land Rover’s Range Rover Sport is a worthy alternative to the more common German offerings for buyers in search of a mid-size luxury SUV. Its powerful engines and lightweight aluminum construction ensure it remains dynamic, while its British charm and no-nonsense interior design make it stand...

  • 2017 Land Rover Range Rover
    2017 Land Rover Range Rover preview

    For years, the Land Rover Range Rover was unparalleled in the luxury SUV segment. But with demand for SUVs soaring over the past decade it was only a matter of time until rivals started to challenge it. The Range Rover is still hard to beat when it comes to an SUV that offers sublime luxury and...

  • 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review
    Report: Jaguar Land Rover going back to BMW engines

    Remember when BMW owned Land Rover and put BMW V-8s under the hoods of Range Rovers? History might repeat itself. According to Automobile, a deal is in the works between BMW and Jaguar Land Rover that would place BMW's next-generation V-8 engine under the hood of high-end Jaguar and Land Rover...

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